Food and wine around Young
Young and its surrounds are home to many different stone-fruit orchards, wineries and gourmet food shops. Known as the cherry capital of Australia, the area's cherry industry has been booming since 1876. During cherry season (November and December), many cherry orchards offer the chance to âpick your own' straight from the tree.
About the Young Area
Nestled at the bottom of a beautiful valley in the Hilltops wine region is Young, a vibrant and progressive regional centre that buzzes with friendly locals, quirky shops, delightful cafes, interesting history and an exciting year-round events calendar. Set amid scenic rolling hills and showcasing four distinct and colourful seasons, Young offers an exceptional country experience.
This historic Country NSW town is known as the cherry capital of Australia â don't miss the annual National Cherry Festival that takes place in December. Pick your own cherries at one of Young's many orchards during the cherry season, which lasts from mid-November to late December. Try Main Range, Lavender Hill or Fairfields Orchard,
Walk the local heritage trail to see historic sites around town, including the Chinese Tribute Gardens and Lambing Flat Folk Museum. Find more history, natural beauty and plenty of accommodation in nearby Boorowa and Harden.
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Saturday 4 October to
Saturday 4 October
Bribbaree Annual Show
Come and experience an authentic co
Sunday 5 October to
Sunday 5 October
The Running of the Sheep at Boorowa
Saturday 11 October to
Saturday 11 October
Young Picnic Races
The Young Picnic Races is a six eve
Sunday 16 November to
Sunday 16 November 2014
National Cherry Festival and Youth Councils Fun Run
A fringe event of the National Cher
Hotel in Boorowa. Image Don Fuchs
Boorowa Court House, part of the Shamrock Trail. Image Don Fuchs
Boorowa streetscape including the Model Store. Image Don Fuchs
St Clements Monastery in Harden. Image Harden Shire Council
Memorial at Light Horse and Military Museum. Image Capital Country Tourism
Vast canola fields in Harden. Image Paul Foley
Vineyard at Ballinaclash Orchard and Cellardoor. Image Visit Young
Couple having a picnic among the vineyard at Binbilla Winery in Young, Capital Country. Image Holly Bradford; Capital Country Tourism
Young main street. Image Don Fuchs
Winemaker at Chalkers Crossing Winery. Image Don Fuchs
Countryside near Young. Image Don Fuchs
- Boorowa Follow the Shamrock Trails map and you'll uncover Boorowa's history and heritage.
- Harden Known for its scenic beauty, particularly during spring, Harden embodies a delightful old-world nostalgia.
- Young At Young, you can pick your own cherries, learn about the region's volatile history and indulge in fine food