Orange and its fertile surrounds produce delicious local produce, including beef, lamb, fruits and wine with much of it available from regular farmers' markets in the Orange area. The city is also rich in local history, has a flourishing cultural scene, features beautiful parks and gardens, and is surrounded by natural attractions.
Bathurst offers a wealth of gold trails heritage including the iconic Hills End Historical Village where the roaring early days of the gold rush come to life, and the nearby Bald Hills Tourist Mine where you can step into an original 1870s mine shaft and walk in the steps of the original colonial goldminers.
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.
Echoes of gold heritage of the original Lambing Flat can be seen in the buildings and heritage sites of Young. Enjoy the serenity of the Chinese Tribute Garden, soak up a festival, pick your own cherries, peaches or plums and sample award winning Hilltops Region wines.