Attractions

Whether it is exploring a new hiking trail, art gallery, museum or even visiting the Parkes radio telescope there’s something for everyone. Our readers share some of their favourite family-focused activities for all ages.
Spanish Dinner Party With A Table Of Ten, Orange NSW

Spanish Dinner Party With A Table Of Ten, Orange NSW

Do you love hosting fun dinner parties but hate the End-of-Night clean up? Most of us love having friends over for the dinner parties, though baulk at the thought of […]

Orange FOOD Week, 30th Anniversary 2021 events, NSW

Orange FOOD Week, 30th Anniversary 2021 events, NSW

Are you a Foodie? Orange, NSW is a foodie mecca and has long been known for it’s fabulous produce, vineyards and breathtaking views. In April each year Orange F.O.O.D week, […]

International Women’s Day – How Duntryleague Is Walking The Talk

International Women’s Day – How Duntryleague Is Walking The Talk

Who inspires you in your local community around International Women’s Day? Central West Mums member Jo Hunter sat down with Michelle Carroll from Duntryleague Golf Club for an International Women’s […]

Central West, NSW, Mushroom Foraging

Central West, NSW, Mushroom Foraging

Mushroom Foraging in the High Country of the Central West region of NSW. Have you ever been curious about how to forage for mushrooms? Robbie Robinson shares his expert knowledge […]

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Orange to Eugowra

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Orange to Eugowra

Road Trip Part One – Art and Culture itinerary If you are looking for school holiday activities that are fun for the entire family, stimulating visually, as well as budget […]

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Eugowra To Grenfell

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Eugowra To Grenfell

Road Trip Part two – Art and Culture itinerary As part of our Art trail series, Eugowra to Grenfell was the second stop in our itinerary – a further 50 […]

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Grenfell To Carcoar

Road Trip – On The Art Trail From Grenfell To Carcoar

Road Trip Part three – Art and Culture itinerary If you are looking for school holiday activities that are fun for the entire family, stimulating visually, as well as budget […]

Offroad Adventure Tours – Central West

Offroad Adventure Tours – Central West

Extremely experienced and trusted The man behind the tours, Simmo, has been running Simmo’s Offroad Tours for 10 years. After moving from the hustle and bustle of the city  25 […]

Top 10 Attractions In Cowra For Families

Top 10 Attractions In Cowra For Families

If you’re looking for that ‘perfect’ country escape filled with fields of gold, fresh produce, friendly faces and a slow-paced style, then look no further than Cowra. We offer the […]

Summer Swimming Spots In The Central West

Summer Swimming Spots In The Central West

It’s Summer time Summer feels like it’s here and it’s time to get out the dusty cossies and get ready for the wonderful chaos that is taking the family for […]

Mayfield Gardens, Oberon

Mayfield Gardens, Oberon

Mayfield Gardens is one of those places I’ve always heard people rave about, though it’s convenient location near home in the Central West had me popping it in the “it […]

Blayney Skatepark and Adventure Playground – Central West, NSW

Blayney Skatepark and Adventure Playground – Central West, NSW

Allow me to start by saying that if you have children that won’t sit still and always up for the next adventure, then read on… Blayney is a small village […]

Like a Duck to Water

Like a Duck to Water

As a mum it’s easy to get stuck on the daily hamster wheel of mundane tasks and duties that require fulfilling. So, when the opportunity to try something completely out […]

Sculptures In The Garden Event – Mudgee

Sculptures In The Garden Event – Mudgee

In the lead up to the 10th Anniversary of Sculptures in the Garden (SIG) in Mudgee, we spoke with Curator of the event; Kay Norton-Knight to tell us a little […]

Fun Spring Holiday Adventures for Families

Fun Spring Holiday Adventures for Families

Mudgee Mini-break

Mudgee Mini-break

“Mudgee, oh yes I’ve been there it’s such a charming town you might think that you’re in country Victoria!” I once overheard this comment and well it has to be […]

Paddle Adventures Await

Paddle Adventures Await

It’s 20 people paddling in unison, it’s a drummer beating time, it’s low risk, high fun, it’s Dragon Boating!

‘Sparadise’ – Day trip to the Japanese Bath House

‘Sparadise’ – Day trip to the Japanese Bath House

The Japanese bathhouses was the biggest hidden gem I came across 5 years ago. It has transformed over the years and is now better than ever. I’ll note that the […]

5 Family Friendly Cellar Doors to Visit in the Orange Region

5 Family Friendly Cellar Doors to Visit in the Orange Region

When planning what cellar doors to visit with kids, it is no easy feat when there are approximately 50 in the Orange region. Here you’ll find a trusted guide of cellar doors that are both family-friendly and provide a lovely tasting experience too.

Borenore Caves

Borenore Caves

If you are looking for an adventure to suit even young children then Borenore Caves might work well for you. This fascinating area can also offer longer walks, great beauty, […]

The Age of Fishes Museum at Canowindra

The Age of Fishes Museum at Canowindra

A visit to the Age of Fishes Museum in Canowindra makes a terrific half-day expedition for Central West families. You could extend to a full day if you took a […]

The Best Hikes & Outdoor Adventures for Kids Around Orange, NSW

The Best Hikes & Outdoor Adventures for Kids Around Orange, NSW

In an effort to protect pretty much everything we own and obviously my sanity, during coronavirus I spent every day for weeks adventuring with my two little guys Byron aged […]

Snow Fun at the Pinnacle

Snow Fun at the Pinnacle

It’s bound to snow once a year in Orange, typically during a winter but even in November it’s been sighted. So if you have some energetic young kids there’s really […]

A Day of Fun in Parkes

A Day of Fun in Parkes

The Parkes Region offers is the perfect destination for a fun, memorable and safe regional adventure. Explore our wide open spaces, iconic attractions, quirky experiences, engaging play spaces and fabulous […]

Swap Your Crops

Swap Your Crops

An Orange, NSW community initiative designed to reduce food waste through crop sharing. Video by Marianna Saran. Disclaimer: This post is general in nature. It is not intended as a […]

Organic Drops With Pig In The House

Organic Drops With Pig In The House

It’s questionable whether wine runs through Jason O’dea’s veins instead of blood. He’s grown up around vines and wines all his life. Jason continued his family’s legacy studying Viticulture and […]