Iandra Castle Open Day
Grenfell Jockey Club Races
Grenfell Jockey Club Races are an annual TAB event with six races and thousands of dollars in prize money to be won. Entertainment includes children’s rides, live music, ‘Fashions in the Field’ and food and drink stands.
A courtesy bus runs [...]
7th Annual Le Tour de Greenethorpe
Not just a bike ride, but a day out for the family. There are bike rides for all levels
the 42km main ride
the 5km ride
and the lap around the block for the small ones
There will also be a garage sale and [...]
Caragabal Sheep Races
Henry Lawson Birthsite
Henry Lawson was born in a tent on a stormy night in 1867 on the claim mined by his parents.
The birth site now features BBQ facilities, a turn around for caravans and motorhomes and is close to the off leash [...]
The Blue Church
The church was built in 1887 and was moved by volunteer labour to its present site in 1916 on land donated by the Pereira family. Occasional services are still held in the church including local weddings.
George Street Historic Walk
A walk down George Street Grenfell is a great way to see some of the town’s early architecture up close.
Chrysler Car Museum
The Chrysler Car Museum is well worth a look for the motoring enthusiasts featuring 15 cars and assorted engines.
Grenfell Railway Station
The historic Railway Station is no longer in use, however it has been restored and lovingly maintained by the Grenfell Lions Club. The site features rail history as well as a great picnic area to relax and take a break. [...]
Wallangreen Sculpture Garden
This garden features native plants and over 100 sculptures made from recycled farm machinery.
Breakfast Table Pop Up Farmers Market
Private Art Gallery/Studio showcasing paintings and sculpture by Kathleen McCue. Group bookings welcome.
Grenfell Art Gallery
The Grenfell Art Gallery is a great place to stop and take in local and regional art and sculpture. Programs available on request.
Caragabal is a small village to the west of Grenfell. The drive from Caragabal to Grenfell provides great views of the Weddin Mountains.
The Big Pick and Gold Pan
Constructed under the supervision of the Grenfell Men’s Shed out of recycled materials, and built in recognition of Grenfell’s significant contribution to the Australian gold era during the mid to late 1860s.
Open 2-4pm Saturdays and Sunday and 9-11am on Mondays or at other times by prior arrangement.
Ben Halls Cave- Weddin Mountains National Park
Ben Halls Cave is a 30 minute round trip from the Ben Hall’s Cave car park. A great short walk for the whole family.
If you should happen to be driving through the Central West of NSW, past grazing sheep, amid paddocks of wheat and canola, the last thing you would expect to see is a castle! On the road from Greenethorpe to Young, [...]
Quandialla is a small farming village near the foot of the Weddin Mountains. Quandialla is a great place for a meal with the Bland Hotel a popular watering hole.
A convenient spot on the edge of Grenfell to take in some terrific views and stretch your legs on a short walk around this historic site.
Greenethorpe is home to the exceptionally significant Iandra Castle and Station. Greenethorpe village was purpose-built in 1908 to house the share-farmers who worked at Iandra.
Henry Lawson Festival
If you’ve never been to the Henry Lawson Festival, or if you’re looking for something different to do over the 2016 June long weekend in Central West NSW, then this might just be the perfect long weekend to come to [...]
An historically significant town in the heart of Weddin Shire, Grenfell is steeped in colonial history with much of its old world character and charm maintained. Known throughout Australia as the birthplace of Henry Lawson, Grenfell’s heritage is rich in [...]