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  1. Wallaby Walking Track

    This moderately challenging walk in Conimbla National Park runs between Ironbark picnic area and Wallaby picnic area, so you can enjoy a picnic in a lovely and scenic spot if you desire. The walk passes through a range of forest types, feat…

  2. Cowra Golf Club

    Cowra Golf Club boasts the best 18 hole, fully irrigated kikuyu fairways golf course west of the Blue Mountains where true country hospitality is assured. The 5954 metre Par 71 has four of the most challenging finishing holes on any co…

  3. The Morton Gallery

    The Morton Gallery in Cowra showcases a lifetime of art in the form still life, landscape and portraits by local artists Ann Morton, Ron Morton and Glen Morton. Ann Morton travels six days a week to her studio on Grenfell Road, Cowra an…

  4. Cowra Military and Migrant Camps

    The history of Cowra is marked by stories of the military and migrants from World War Two. Between 1940 and the end of the war, the Cowra Military Camp trained some 80,000 military personnel. After World War Two, the camp became home to bet…

  5. Bellevue Hill Lookout

    Comprising a large space for unstructured recreation, playground equipment, shaded picnic facilities, free barbecues and public amenities, Bellevue Hill Reserve is one of Cowra's most popular parks. To many local residents, the Reserve is r…

  6. Wallaby picnic area

    his pretty, quiet picnic area in Conimbla National park is located near Wallaby walking track and Ironbark walking track, making it a good spot to have a rest and a bite to eat after a bit of exertion exploring the park. Here, you’ll find …

  7. Ochre Arch Farm

    Visitors to 'Ochre Arch' have the opportunity to experience a guided farm tour, personally hosted by the owners Phillip and Jan Diprose. The 480 hectare farm is a fully operational beef and wool producing business with a practical 'real' su…

  8. Prisoner of War Camp Site

    This site is listed as one of the Top Heritage Sites in NSW. In 1944 over 1000 Japanese Prisoners of War (POW) staged a mass breakout that was the biggest in British and Australian War History. 231 Japanese POW and four Australians lost …

  9. Cowra Railway Station

    The Cowra Railway Station is open for visitors on the last Sunday of every month between 9am and 3pm. Take a stroll around the magnificent building that played a key role in Cowra’s railway heritage. Since the first train arrived in 1886 un…

  10. Cowra Regional Art Gallery

    The Cowra Regional Art Gallery was established in September 2000 and is located in a cultural precinct which includes the Cowra Library, the Cowra Civic Centre, the Australian World Peace Bell and the Cowra Shire Council Chambers. The Galle…

  11. Darbys Falls Observatory

    At Darbys Falls Observatory visitors can explore the universe with one of the largest telescopes available to the public, a 500 millimetre Newtonian. Also available are the 400 millimetre, 300 millimetre and 200 millimetre F10 Schmidt-Cass…

  12. Cowra Bridge Pylons

    Cowra Bridge Pylons are situated beneath the Lachlan River Bridge and feature aboriginal murals on the pylons. The murals were painted by local aboriginal artist, Kym Freeman and depict the history of the Wiradjuri people who inhabited the …

  13. Cowra Rose Garden

    The Cowra Rose Garden contains approximately 880 bushes of 130 varieties including a bed of the beautiful Cowra Rose. The garden was recommended by Ben Swane of Swane’s Nursery in 1987. He proposed landscaping the then new Visitor Informati…

  14. Lachlan Valley Railway

    A unique railway museum featuring an authentic (circa 1923) Locomotive Depot and Steam Roundhouse. Entry is by voluntary donation and DVDs, books and souvenirs can be purchased from the main entry building. Barbecue facilities, toilets and…

  15. Cowra Italy Friendship Monument

    The Cowra Italy Friendship Monument was officially opened on Australia Day 1998 to celebrate the Italian link to Australia. In particular it was erected in recognition of the Italians POW's and Internees in Cowra during World War Two. Many…

  16. Australia's World Peace Bell

    Cowra is the home of Australia's World Peace Bell. Located in Civic Square, the Australian World Peace Bell is a replica of the one that stands in the forecourt of the United Nations Headquarters in New York as a reminder of the continual n…

  17. Memorial Avenue in Cowra

    There's nothing like a living memorial to stir your soul. You'll find two impressive examples in Cowra when you drive down the "avenues of honour", located on the north and south of the Grenfell Road, and east and west of the Boorowa Road. …

  18. Sarah Jane Country Craft

    Sarah Jane Country Craft offers a range of quality handmade craft items to give your home a country touch or perhaps provide a perfect gift. They also have a range of craft accessories and kits for those that like to sew. You can find their…