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Wellington NSW....the second oldest town west of the Blue Mountains
Wellington Attractions, Activities, Events
THINGS TO DO & SEE - in Wellington and its surround areas in Central West NSW Australia
Wellington Attractions & Activites - Wellington Caves, Osawano Japanese Gardens, Lake Burrendong, Burrendong Botanic Garden & Arboretum, Mount Arthur Reserve, The Lion of Waterloo, Gateway to Wellington, Phosphate mine and more...  Wellington local towns & villages - Stuart Town, Cumnock, Yeoval, Geurie, Eucharenna and Mumbil and Wellington Events.
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WELLINGTON EVENTS:
Wellington Antique Vintage Fair -
Annual Event in March - Wellington Show Ground

A premier event in the Central West Region attracting thousands of visitors each year.
Showcases vintage cars, bikes, trucks and tractors and antique stationary engines - including Wellington's own Fowler Steam Engine.
Old wares and bric a brac, antique and vintage engine, car and tractor parts.
Rides and amusements for children, arts, crafts and collectables and other displays.

More Information - www.wellingtonvintagefair.com/
Wellington Boot Racing Carnival weekend - 24th & 25th March 2012
Annual Event in March - Wellington Racecourse 

The 'Boot' as it is known locally has become one of the biggest country race meets in NSW.
An all weekend Country Race Meeting with the VB Gold Wellington Boot the centre of attention - an open 2 year old race over 1100 metres with $45,000 Prize Money.
Other Activities include -
Full TAB facilities; Miss Wellington Boot; Soldiers Club Calcutta; Children's entertainment; Bar and catering;
Fashions on the field; Pick the program; Yearling Raffle; Lucky Gate prize:

More Information -  www.wellingtonboot.com.au
Wellington Show - MAY
Annual Event in May - Wellington Showground

One day event - the 136th Annual Wellington Show has many new and returning entertainments -including the AWI fashion parade, wood chopping, Correctional Services dog handling display, children's petting zoo, local bands / music, practical craft demonstrations and much more. Plus the rides, food, showbags and sideshows and the evening topped off with the fireworks display commencing at 7.00pm.

More Information:  www.wellingtonshow.agshows.com.au/
Yeoval Mulga Bill Bicycle Festival Weekend - LAST Weekend in JULY
Annual Event in July - Yeoval Central West NSW

Features - BBQ and Fireworks, the Yeoval Mulga Bill Bicycle Ride, Art Exhibition, Photography Exhibition, Craft Show, Street Parade, Bush Poetry, wacky bike construction competition, street markets, model flying aircraft, vintage cars, motorbikes, and antique machinery.

More Information - www.mulgabillbicyclefestival.com.au/
Wellington Eisteddfod -
Annual Event in August - Wellington Civic Centre

Wellington Area Carols -
Annual Event in December - Cameron Park AND Wellington Caves
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Wellington Caves, Central West NSW
Phosphate mine and bones cave - Wellington Caves Complex, Central West NSW
Osawano Japanese Gardens, Wellington Central West NSW
Lake Burrendong Central West NSW - Water skiing, canoeing, walking/hiking trail, golf, fossicking, bird watching,  skateboarding, tennis, 4W driving..
BURRENDONG BOTANIC GARDEN & ARBORETUM, Wellington Central NSW
MOUNT ARTHUR RESERVE. Wellington Central NSW
WELLINGTON CAVES
Wellington Caves, Caves Rd - Spectacular cave formations
- Cathedral Cave, Gaden Cave and the Phosphate Mine
PHOSPHATE MINE & BONES CAVE
Wellington Caves Complex -
experience the conditions the miners endured when the mine operated almost 100 years ago
Gateway to Wellington - entrance to Wellington Caves
GATEWAY TO WELLINGTON
Cnr Caves Road & Mitchell Hwy, Wellington.  A visitor information bay with a piece of contemporary sculpture.
THE BOTTLE HOUSE
Wellington Caves Complex.

The Bottle House is a fairly new attraction at the Caves.

It is constructed from over 9,000 wine bottles and has a range of mineral specimens, crystals and fossils for sale. 
OSAWANO JAPANESE GARDENS
Wellington Cave Complex
A tranquil, peaceful retreat ideal for contemplation, relaxation & a picnic.
LAKE BURRENDONG
Water skiing, canoeing, walking/hiking trail, golf, fossicking, bird watching,  skateboarding, tennis, 4W driving..
The Oxley Historical Museum  - 1883
Cnr Warne & Percy Streets
Mon - Fri 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Other times by appointment http://www.oxleymuseum.org.au/
Wellington NSW one of 18 regions in the HIGHWAY WEST family of Town sites.
Highway West family of Central West, Central Tablelands & Blue Mountains NSW - Town Sites.
LION of WATERLOO & MONTEFIORES
The site of one of the original hotels in the Wellington area it dates back to 1841 and was first licensed in April, 1842
Wellington Attractions, Activities, Events
Wellington Gallery - phtographic tour of Wellington.
Animals on Bikes Tourist Drive
WELLINGTON GALLERY
A pictorial tour of Wellington - its Parks, Historic Buildings, beautiful Churches and tranquil Rivers.
Cumnock Central NSW
Euchareena Central NSW
Geurie Central NSW
Stuart Town Central NSW
Yeoval Central NSW
WELLINGTON LOCAL TOWNS & VILLAGES:
CUMNOCK CENTRAL NSW
Cumnock is a small town in a scenic rural area of Central NSW, 22 kilometres from Molong and about 45 minutes north west of Orange.  Inspired by the residents of Cumnock, Animals on Bikes is a series of over 100 creative Paddock Art sculptures along the Obley Road.
YEOVAL CENTRAL NSW
Yeoval is a lovely rural town in Central NSW.  Sitting on the cross roads of Molong, Dubbo and Wellington -  Yeoval is at the centre of the Dubbo-Wellington-Parks triangle on the NSW western plains.
EUCHAREENA  CENTRAL NSW
Euchareena, a small, quiet rural village in Central NSW is 43 km from Orange, 17 km from Stuart Town and 51 km from Wellington travelling along the Burrendong Way. 
STUART TOWN  CENTRAL NSW
Stuart Town, a small rural service centre in Central NSW, is an old Gold Mining town 34kms south of Wellington on Burrendong Way.
GUERIE  CENTRAL NSW
Geurie is a charming small village at the foot of Bald Hill situated between Wellington (21 km) and Dubbo (29 km) on the Mitchell Highway, Central NSW, Australia.
Wellington Tourist Centre
Cameron Park, Nanima Cres.
Wellington NSW 2820
1800 621 614
Mon - Fri 9am-4pm  :  Sat 10am - 2pm
Sunday 10am - 2pm
MUMBIL  CENTRAL NSW
Mumbil a small village in Central NSW is the closest village to Lake Burrendong.  Follow Burrendong Way and Circle Road for just under 10 km to reach Lake Burrendong.
Wellington Skate Park
Corner of Renshaw-McGir Way and Ferguson Lane, Wellington NSW.

Turn left at Maccas and the park is on the left just before the bridge over the Macquarie River.
BURRENDONG BOTANIC GARDEN & ARBORETUM
Established in 1964 on over 167-ha, it has one of the largest collections of Australian plants in cultivation.  Over 50,000 Australian flowering plants, trees, shrubs and wildflowers, including numerous rare and endangered plants.
MOUNT ARTHUR RESERVE
Picnic Areas, Trails and Lookouts with spectacular views of the river junction and the Wellington Valley.   The Mount Arthur Reserve takes in three peaks - Mount Arthur, Wellesly and Duke - covers 1300 ha of bushland creating a sanctuary for a large number of birds, animals and plants.
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Cameron Park photos - Wellington Gallery
CAMERON PARK
Cameron Park is hailed as one of the best public gardens in NSW. Lining one side of Nanima Crescent (also a section of the Mitchell Highway), it boasts a sunken garden and superb rose beds.
The lily pond was once a children's swimming pool. Cameron Park is linked to Pioneer Park via a suspension bridge over the Bell River.
ANIMALS ON BIKES TOURIST ROUTE:
Paddock Art sculptures along the Obley Road, Central NSW, between Molong and Dubbo Zoo, via Cumnock and Yeoval.
View some of the sculptures and learn about this self-drive tourist route - a visual fantasy for children.
WELLINGTON HISTORY
A brief history of Wellington & its surround areas - Mount Arthur, Montefiores & The Lion of Waterloo, Wellington, Stuart Town and Mookerawa, Wellington Caves.