The Hilltops Region Wine Cellar is located within the beautifully restored Old Railway Station which is now the Young Visitor Information Centre and boasts some of the best wines from the region! By having the Cellar in the Visitor Centre, it allows you the visitor to see and purchase a selection of wines from the [...]
Young receives thousands of visitors from Australia and beyond during the National Cherry Festival, providing the opportunity to the community of Young – also known as the Cherry Capital of Australia – to celebrate not only the cherry season and harvest (November-December), but the strong sense of pride that exists within the town.
When Richard Taubman first met the late bushman and WWI veteran Syd Bayliss in 1973 the 13 year old school boy just wanted to learn to make his own stock whip for cattle work on the family property at Murringo. Yet that meeting changed his life and today, Richard exhibits a passion for Australian bush [...]
Murringo is a tiny historic village located 25 km east of Young and 137 km from Canberra (via Boorowa). It is one of those Australian villages where time has stood still. Driving through it today it is hard to imagine that in the 1860s, when the whole area was awash with bushrangers and gold prospectors, [...]
Travel along the Scenic Road to the Monteagle village, enjoy spectacular views from Tout's Look Out. Visit the pioneer cemetery and notice the church buildings. Drive on past the heritage listed Iandra Castle, open for group bookings and well publicised open days.
The Roberts family built the bluestone Anglican Church 10 km northwest of Murrumburrah in 1918-19 adjacent to Currawong Station, where James Roberts sheltered 1,274 Chinese miners from the Lambing Flat riots in 1861. The neat little cemetery in the grounds of the Church, Currawong contains inscriptions dating from 1919 to the present day. The monuments [...]