Things to See and Do

Near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia

Mudgee has just been jointly named as Australia's Best Weekend Getaway Destination - a well deserved accolade. The foothills around Mudgee echoed with the sound of pick axes in the Gold Rush days, leaving a legacy of historic villages and buildings throughout the region. The abundant food and wine of the region can be discovered at wineries, farm gates, cafes and restaurants through the region. You…

Mudgee has just been jointly named as Australia's Best Weekend Getaway Destination - a well deserved accolade. The foothills around Mudgee echoed with the sound of pick axes in the Gold Rush days, leaving a legacy of historic villages and buildings throughout the region. The abundant food and wine of the region can be discovered at wineries, farm gates, cafes and restaurants through the region. You don't want to miss the Mudgee Farmers Markets or the wonderful Mudgee breakfasts served in our local cafes. Our vibrant lifestyle is complimented by a rich arts scene, amazing local designers and talented musicians. Ask our helpful staff what you can do on your visit to the Mudgee Region.

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Local Highlights

High Valley Wine and Cheese Co
The perfect way to start your Mudgee wine tasting tour, High Valley Cheese Factory/Café and Cellar Door offers everything from hand made cheese, wine tasting , seasonal menu for lunch and breakfast, full range of local produce, cheese platters, takeaway hampers and Toby's Estate coffee. Beautiful grassed courtyard for summer with open fireplace for those chilly days in winter. A great place to relax and enjoy great food wine and cheese.

Mudgee Brewing Co
Mudgee has a long history of brewing beer, starting in 1858 with Crossing's Brewery. Twenty-five years later, the Broombee Brewery came along. Mudgee's longest-running brewery, the Federal Brewery, was established in 1883 and operated until 1956, sending beer to Darwin and several Pacific Islands during World War II. The brewery's building is a little over 100 years old and used to be a Wool & Skin Store run by the Poulton family for 80 years. After a few renovations, it's perfect for enjoying some ice cold beer, local Mudgee wine and of course, local produce. The brewery is also the home of live music in Mudgee. Other services include catering, weddings, events and tours. As a family run local business, our main goal is to promote Mudgee, local wine makers and farmers while increasing tourism in the Central West region. And, as always, serve fantastic beer and food.

Lawson Park Mudgee
Spend the day at beautiful Lawson Park in Mudgee showcasing a childrens' playground, free electric barbecues, tables and chairs and covered picnic areas. There are walking and cycle paths, so don't forget your bikes. Take a picnic and sit by the river, watch the children play and take some extra bread to feed the ducks.

Mudgee Honey Haven
The Mudgee Honey Haven is one of Mudgee’s premier tourist attractions with a range of experiences for the whole family. They have the widest selection of honeys available you can taste trial each variety of honey before you decide on your favourites. Even the kids get to have a good time with a game of putt putt on our new 18 hole course. They’ll also love watching the bees hard at work through a special glass window which shows a cross section of a real working bee hive. There’s a wide selection of gifts, crafts and pottery and local Mudgee produce for which the region is well known. If wine tasting is more your style, sample some of our honey wines and liqueurs. And if that’s not enough, why not enjoy a cup of coffee or light meal at the adjoining Honey Haven Café – the food’s fresh and home baked.

Mudgee Tourist Bus - Wine Tours
Why drive when you can be driven - Brian & Sue Munns can accommodate small or large groups for winery tours, wedding parties, sporting events and work or social functions. Relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery whilst sampling some of the wines from our 40+ wineries. Call Brian or Sue on 0428 669 945

Mudgee Tourist Information Centre
Situated at 84 Market Street, the fabulous staff can help you discover all that Mudgee has to offer including, Wineries, Museums, Restaurants, Live Music, Events & Markets. Call 6372 1020 for more information.

Historic Gold Rush Villages
The Mudgee region is rich with gold rush history and the elegant buildings of the era. Mudgee has many grand buildings. You will also find fascinating historic walks, museums and shops of nearby villages such as Gulgong, Kandos, Rylstone and Hill End. You can even try your hand a fossicking. Either way, you will unearth many riches in the historic Mudgee region.

Local Events

What's On in Mudgee
from 10 December, 2014 to 30 September, 2017
Mudgee and the surrounding region offers a host of fabulous local events from winery open days to farmers markets, music festivals, tours and restaurant celebrations of our fabulous local produce. To find out What's On In Mudgee during your visit www.mudgeebusiness.com/whats-on-mudgee

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