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Belinda Satterthwaite, Tomolly

A renowned store in the historic village of Carcoar, Belinda has a unique personal style which favours earthy tones and natural textures. Her shop sells jewellery, bedding, candles, journals and fashion and is also a creative space for weaving, botanic flora and leather workshops, as well as styling services.

Jeremy Norris, Byng St Local Store

Jeremy owns the renowned Byng Street café in the heart of Orange serving up delicious treats and meals, as well as offering accommodation, events and catering. Jeremy loves the seasonality of the Orange region, after spending years living in Scotland this was the closest climate he could find here. After a long cold winter you appreciate the Spring and Summer months more! Jeremy can’t go past Spilt Milk Gelato for dessert!

Tommy Jeffs, Montrose House

Tommy led a colourful career in the fashion, entertainment and hospitality industries and has transformed what he calls ‘The Grand Dame’ of Canowindra’s heritage listed main street into a luxury B&B with dining. Jeff was recently awarded an OAM in the 2020 Australia Day Honours through his charity work and strong community spirit.

Fiona Schofield Millinery and Fresh Fodder

A genuine artist, Fiona makes the most beautifully unique hats, headpieces, veils and accessories of all sorts occasions, and also runs a small food producing business Fresh Fodder with her husband. Her top tips are to visit often and live like a local whilst you’re here. Embrace the weather and walk everywhere as much as you can! A visit to Mayfarm Flowers is a must, and enjoy Fresh Fodder dips, Racine Bakery sourdough, Second Mouse Cheese and smallgoods from Cured.

Tom Ward, Swinging Bridge Wines

Tom runs a family-owned cool-climate winery on the slopes of Orange and is passionate about supporting local produce. In his spare time he loves soaking up the scenery on a bike-ride, then taking his family to one of the local cafes for some breakfast or even just a coffee! Visiting the Orange Farmers Market each month is a must for supporting local!

Top 10 things to do all year round

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Spend the afternoon touring the region’s finest cellar doors

Discover Orange’s unique cool climate wines, one boutique vineyard at a time. Because of the altitude, the reliable rainfall and the rich volcanic soil, Orange NSW is a great place to grow grapes, make wine and most importantly, enjoy it!

Visit Wineries

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Experience fine dining in a country setting

Using local produce to create contemporary Italian-influenced food, Lolli Redini is a local institution; dine in leafy environs overlooking paddocks and vines at Racine, and savour rustic dishes translated into elegant showcases of regional produce at Tonic.

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Lake & Mountain Drive

Take a scenic drive by lakes and mountains.

Discover Drives

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Discover the historic village of Millthorpe

Explore this well-preserved 1900s town with a contemporary edge, where grand old buildings and cobblestone-lined streets happily coexist with fine restaurants and stylish accommodation. From sipping coffee in pretty courtyard cafes to wine-tasting in atmospheric, rustic cellar doors, there is plenty to do in this charming town.

Visit Millthorpe

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Visit one of Orange’s glorious parks and gardens

Grab a coffee and take a stroll through one of Orange’s many gardens. The town’s centrepiece, Cook Park, features 130 year old trees, bandstand and fountain; pretty Robertson Park is the proud home to the city’s war memorial; and The Orange Botanic Gardens offers dramatic landscapes of billabongs, woodlands and orchards.

Parks, Gardens and Reserves

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Sample and stock up on local produce

Known for our incredible and fresh local produce you will want to fill your basket with the wide range of produce and artisan goods available. Orange Farmer’s Market, held monthly is a local institution but if you miss them, never fear as the excellent Agrestic Grocer is open daily.

Go Shopping

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Experience a hot air balloon ride in Canowindra

Experience the exhilaration of watching the sun rise as you float effortlessly over the beautiful Belubula Valley, then return to earth with a luxurious vineyard champagne breakfast.

Discover Canowindra

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Explore the picture-perfect village of Carcoar

Soak up the old-world atmosphere of this heritage-listed village. Set against a spectacular backdrop of rolling green hills and tall golden poplars, Carcoar is the perfect destination for a Sunday drive or country escape. Discover perfectly-preserved 19th century streetscapes, boutique accommodation and sophisticated shopping.

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Experience the Orange Regional Museum Precinct

Discover the region’s history in a thoroughly modern setting. Located in Orange’s cultural hub by the library and theatre, this award-winning building houses the Orange Regional Museum, Museum shop and Visitors Information Centre. Don’t miss the excellent adjacent cafe, Groundstone.

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