CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope

The Dish (CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope) is one of Australia's most prominent landmarks with an amazing history!  The Visitors Discovery Centre has many displays, hands on exhibits and a 3D theatre featuring programs on space and astronomy. It's a must-see attracting for anyone visiting NSW.

O’Brien’s Hill

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.

Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins

Take a wander through the historic Adelong Falls Gold Mill Ruins, see close-up the gold processing works and enjoy the beauty of the rocky Adelong Creek. This hidden gem is the perfect spot for a picnic, taking some stunning photographs or to cool off in some of the deeper pools. Gold can still be found in [...]

Lambing Flat Chinese Festival

The Lambing Flat Chinese Festival marks Young’s turbulent gold rush history and the important contribution of the Chinese in the development of Australia.

Hill End

Discover the enduring legacy of colonial New South Wales and the roaring early days of the gold rush at the iconic Hill End Historic Site. With its museum displays and many preserved buildings, Hill End offers fascinating insight into the 19th-century gold rush.


Escort Rock,  near Eugowra is the site of Australia’s biggest and most famous gold robbery when Frank Gardiner’s gang held up the gold escort coach, travelling from the Lachlan goldfields at Forbes to Orange on 15 June 1862.