BIG4 Forbes Holiday Park
Forbes, NSW

Top Things to do in and around BIG4 Forbes

Make sure you stay long enough at BIG4 Forbes to explore everything that Central NSW has to offer!

  • Forbes Historical trail- beautiful buildings from the past
  • Walk/ Cycle around Lake Forbes and feed the pelicans and ducks, throw a line in and catch a fish!
  • Visit Ben Hall and Kate Kelly’s final resting place at Forbes Cemetery, explore the rich history of days gone by - Bogan gate road 6mins from post office.Visit the place where Ben Hall was shot. Very interesting history plaques mark the spot where he died. Bogan gate road, turn left Yarrabandai road, follow the signs to Ben halls Place. About 15km.
  • There is a very large mural out at the Bunning’s / Spotlight centre on the front of Spotlight. Have a sit in your car in the car park & see if you can guess what it is made off. Then walk over close to it & see if you are right. You will be amazed.  
  • McFeeters’ Motor Museum, cnr Newell Hwy and Oxford Street. 02 6852 3001
  • The Dish- Parkes Dish Satellite –  40 mins drive 02 6861 1777
  • Exclusive hot glass gallery West Wyalong 1 hour and ten minute drive closed Wednesdays 0269723403
  • Eugowra Township- amazing murals and quaint shops, the largest gold robbery was conducted there. In today’s standards its worth around 5milllion dollars. Fabulous  plaques telling of the local history .
  • Forbes Historical Museum 11 Cross Street Forbes  2- 4 pm daily
  • The Japanese garden at Cowra, 1hour ten minutes drive ,Japanese War cemetery  Cowra,POW camp Cowra
  • Trek Nangar National Forest  10 km past Eugowra 25kms of treks, beautiful scenery,dripping rock
  • Visit the Bird Hide- 20mins drive or 4km as the crow flies-view up to 60-70 species of birds within a few hours
  • Community Gardens in Reymond Street, towards the river on the right .Mon-Sat 9-11. Assorted plants and vegetables and fruit for sale . run by volunteers
  • Take a walk around or a guided tour at the Forbes livestock exchange. Bookings at the visitor’s centre at the railway. Cattle sales Monday; Sheep Tuesday, Pigs Friday fortnightly.
  • Utes in the paddock at Condobolin 1 hour drive
  • Canowindra; Fossil museum, clothing stores, handmade chocolates only 78kms from Forbes. Wed to Sun from 10am to 4pm
  • Grenfell only 70 ks away, gorgeous old buildings, silo art and try the Asian bakery across from the IGA .Delicious pies and sausage rolls
  • Dubbo zoo,2 hours north ,great day trip
  • Sweet Three vintage van at lions park on weekends, Belgian waffles, coffee ,ice cream and watch the dragon boats .2 Clarence street
  • Sculpture trail, towards west wyalong1.5k after 100k signs,greens road 500m giant goanna

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