Caragabal Sheep Races

Iandra Castle

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, however, this is just what you will see. Mount Oriel homestead, or Iandra Castle,  is [...]


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.


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 Grenfell and experience all that the town and surrounding areas have to offer.


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 poetry, heritage landscapes, gold and bushrangers.