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A Beautiful Country Retreat: Mudgee

Located just over 250 kilometres northwest of Sydney, this charming holiday destination is tucked in the Cudgegong River Valley. Lush countryside, rolling vineyards and historic structures are just a few of the highlights of Mudgee. The region is known for its delicious wine and fresh-from-the-farm food. With a year-round population of approximately 8,500 residents, this town has a quaint feel and a vast history that entices visitors. While exploring nature is a popular option when staying in the area, there are many great in-town options that provide city dwellers with some of the conveniences of home. Even the holiday rentals in Mudgee are designed with amenities in mind, with updated finishes and furnishings throughout the many houses and cottages in and around town.

Get to Know Local Artists

The open expanses and fresh air in Mudgee make for a fantastic environment for artistic expression. There is a great community of artists in town, and holidaymakers have the opportunity to explore and even purchase one-of-a-kind art pieces. A number of galleries and art spaces are found throughout town, for a more formal art setting. Retail establishments throughout town stock some creative pieces, which gives visitors the chance to snag the perfect souvenir. Several times each month, local markets bring farmers, artists and creators of all types together. As a bonus, the open-air setup of the markets gives patrons the chance to explore the city further.

Nature Awaits

A beautiful spectacle of nature, the Drip Gorge is one site not to miss while in Mudgee. Getting to the gorge is a challenging trek, so those who are disabled must use caution. Flora, fauna and lovely views over the valley make the hike more than worth the effort. There are a number of lovely rock formations to see, and the water is clean. Keep your eyes peeled for echidnas and other forms of wildlife while you walk.

The track to the rock lookout in Mudgee provides another great option for a walk in the bush. Measuring at approximately 8 kilometres, the hike is challenging; however, the view from the top is unforgettable. Look over the winding river, prominent stone formations and treetops from high in the air.

Several national parks and natural sites are set within easy driving distance of Mudgee, for those who are comfortable getting out and exploring the area. Wollemi National Park, Goulburn River National Park, Coolah Tops National Park and Dunns Swamp are just some of the most popular options.

Have a Glass of Wine

Wine is serious business in Mudgee, and many of the wineries and vineyards in the area have a long-standing history. A handful of the wineries and vineyards, such as Gooree Park, feature award-winning wines that visitors simply must sample. Several varietals of wine are growth throughout the region, so there is something for every palette. Because wine is such a big draw for the area, there are many companies that offer private and group tours of some of the area's most prominent locations. For those who like exploring on their own, there is no need to pack snacks. Many of the wineries feature tasting rooms with delicious cheese and food pairings for the very best experience.

Much to do in Mudgee

The intimate environment of Mudgee makes the town a great place to explore. Boutique shopping options meet with cute cafes and interesting businesses to give the town an eclectic feel. While traipsing through Mudgee, keep an eye out for the many heritage-listed buildings. For a better look at the history of this holiday destination, the historical society is a great stop. Visitors that prefer a more modern entertainment enjoy the Mudgee observatory. This destination is open to the general public and includes interesting displays of both the day and night skies. Fun for kids, Mudgee even features its own miniature railway system.

Holidaying in Mudgee

Mudgee has a seasonal climate the sees hot, humid summers and cold winters that occasionally feature snow. Even in the winter, the stunning scenery of the area is captured easily, and there are ample indoor offerings to keep holidaymakers occupied. Notably the busiest time of year to travel to Mudgee, the spring and summer months provide all the colour and life that is to be expected from an agricultural region.

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                                                                                                      Great place for 8 friends

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                                                                                                      We went to Mudgee during the wine festival and the location of the place was great. There is a fire and a garden for a BBQ.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Gorgeous cottage

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                                                                                                      This is a fabulous cottage in a quiet street but close enough to walk into town. We were really impressed with the supplies provided such a nice touch after a long drive. There was plenty of wood for the fire places & Darren's suggestions for places to visit was spot on. Mudgee is lovely we will definitely be back to stay at The Tannery.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017