An elegant destination with heritage streetscapes, Mudgee is on the banks of the meandering Cudgegong River and the perfect escape for wine tasting, delicious food and outdoor adventure. The National Trust describes the town as ‘one of the finest groups of townscape in a country area’.

You’ll be delighted with the many wonderful things to do and see, from visiting wineries and cellar doors to exploring nearby World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park. You can even try skydiving and hot-air ballooning, and there are delightful winery, heritage and wilderness tours to enjoy too.

Farmers Markets - St Mary's Catholic Church - Mudgee

Stroll along the pretty tree-lined streets and admire the colonial buildings, including the Mudgee Post Office, designed by architect Alexander Dawson and built in 1862. Parts of the sandstone St Mary’s Cathedral date back to 1857. Accommodation options are plentiful and suit various budgets.

Fine food and wine is a drawcard of Mudgee, which is about 3.5 hours’ drive northwest of Sydney. You’ll find acclaimed restaurants such as the Zin House, cool wine bars such as Roth’s, and scrumptious cafes. For locally made beers and hearty meals, try the Mudgee Brewing Company.

Country views of vines - Mudgee

The events calendar is enticing as well. The Mudgee Wine and Food Festival is a fun month-long celebration in spring. You can browse the Mudgee region’s fresh produce at the Mudgee Farmers Market, held on the third Saturday of the month in the grounds of St Mary’s Catholic Church.

The night skies in this picturesque region are marvellous for stargazing. A short drive from the town centre is the Mudgee Observatory, where you can marvel at the Milky Way galaxy through a range of telescopes. There are night and day tours plus a shop selling refreshments and astronomy items.


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  1. Mudgee Fine Foods Farmers' Markets

    Saturday 20 October 2018 to Saturday 15 December 2018 , Mudgee

    The Mudgee Fine Foods Farmers' Markets are held in the picturesque grounds of St Marys Church, every third Saturday of the month. The markets are always on – come rain, hail or shine. Find them in the hall if it is wet. Grab a bacon and e…

    20 Oct - 15 Dec
  2. Tunes at Burnbrae

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018 , Mudgee

    Pull up some grass, sit back with pizzas, platters, ice cold beers and wine whilst listening to some pretty awesome tunes at Burnbrae Wines. Bookings recommended.…

    21 Oct - 16 Dec
  3. Mudgee Farm Walks

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Sunday 18 November 2018 , Mudgee

    If you’ve ever wondered exactly what ‘free range’ means, wanted to get in touch with the seasons, or show your children exactly where their food comes from, Mudgee Fine Foods have come up with a great idea to get people back to grass roots …

    21 Oct - 18 Nov