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First settled in 1822, Mudgee today offers - wide streets, historic buildings, boutique shopping, a diverse range of great modern cafes and restaurants, renown artists and galleries, museums, antiques and markets. 
Located in the Central West of NSW on the banks of the Cudgegong River it is surrounded by spectacular scenery and countryside renowned for its honey, gourmet food produce and fine wines.
  • Mudgee Colonial Inn Museum - 19th-20th Century Australiana - Mudgee Historical Society (126 Market St)
  • Arena Horsemanship Centre - horse riding, trail rides - lessons for all ages (Enfield Nth)
  • Mount Dangar -  Goulburn River NP - spectacular views over the Goulburn River Valley
  • Flirtation Hill Lookout - provides scenic views over Mudgee
  • The Castle Rock - spectacular rock formation
  • Windermere Dam - water sports, camping, trout fishing (24km SE of Mudgee)
  • Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve - birdwatchers' Mecca with over 160 species (30km NE of Mudgee)
  • Mudgee Region Wineries - around 40 cellar doors - award winning fine wines
  • The Wallaby Track Drive - tour sites near Mudgee associated with Henry Lawson - Eurunderee old school, Sapling Gully, Golden Gully, Henry Lawson Memorial
  • Tour Mudgee Historic Buildings- the old Police Station & Stables (1860), St Mathew's Convent (1874), the Post Office (1862), Colonial Mecca Building (1850s), St Mary's Presbytery (1851), Joint Stock Bank (1865)...
  • Old Mudgee Railway Station (1884) - now a Craft Centre
  • Mudfest - short Film Festival - 3rd Sat in March
  • Mudgee Show - March
  • Mudgee Wine Festival - September
  • Huntington Music Festival - Nov/Dec
  • Mudgee Cup - December

Gulgong Events

  • Mudgee Anglican Church Markets - 1st & 2nd Sat ea month - local produce, arts & crafts, plants, leather, bric-a-brac, jewelry, honey, second hand stalls, and much more.
Just a 3.5 to 4 hour drive from Sydney (269km), Mudgee will become one of your favourite short breaks if you enjoy brilliant countryside, gourmet foods, great wine and an abundance of history, historic buildings and unique villages and towns.

  • Gulgong a 19th century goldrush town with around 130 National Trust listed buildings is just a 30 minute drive away.  
  • Kandos in the beautiful Capertee Valley is just 15 minutes on from Rylstone.
  • Dunedoo, a little over an hours drive to the North is the perfect spot to take a break if you are travelling on to Dubbo
Mudgee has become one of Australia's respected,  important wine growing regions with approximately 40 cellar doors serving wines of distinction from the Mudgee Region.
The region has a long history of food and wine production with grapes grown and wine made since 1858. When tasting at the cellar doors you will discern the unique individuality of the Mudgee Region wines.
As well as the fine wineries, the Mudgee region has many specialist food producers.  Producing award winning tapenades, pestos and wine jellies, honey, nuts, yabbies and chemical free vegetables.  This produce can be found at the monthly Mudgee Farmers Markets, at many of the wineries and cellar doors, at the Visitor Centre, local festivals and events and special Mudgee events in Sydney.
First settled by European settlers in the 1820s Mudgee grew with the 1850s goldrush in local surrounding areas such as Gulgong.
Many 19th Century historic buildings from that era still survive with Market Street and others, providing a historic streetscape.
Some of the buildings of note are -
  • The Catholic Presbytery (1851/2)
  • The Colonial Mecca Building (1850s)
  • The Colonial Inn Museum (formerly the West End Hotel (1856)
  • St Mary's Church (1857)
  • The Old Police Station and Stables (1860)
  • The Post Office (1862)
  • St Matthew's Convent (1874)
  • The Old Mudgee Railway Station (1884)
Memorial Clock Mudgee
Mudgee Town Centre - Central West NSW
Mudgee Railway Station
St Mary's Church Mudgee
Mudgee Wineries - wines of distinction, Central West NSW
Windermere Dam near Mudgee, Rylstone, Central West NSW
Mudgee Town Hall - Library - Theatre
The Castle Rock - spectacular rock formation near Mudgee NSW.
Mudgee Post Office
Mudgee Town Centre
Mudgee Town Hall
Library - Theatre
The Castle Rock
Railway Station Mudgee
Post Office Mudgee
St Mary's Church  Mudgee
Mudgee Wineries
Memorial Clock Mudgee
Windermere Dam
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Mudgee Visitor Information Centre
84 Market Street
ph 02  6372 1020
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