Blayney

Blayney is a village in the beautiful Orange region of NSW that will ignite your imagination with its colonial architecture, delightful boutiques and country charm. Base yourself in Blayney or one of the surrounding towns and villages to better explore the Orange wine region, renowned for its cool climate wines and fresh produce.

Many of the historic buildings that line the main streets in Blayney and beyond are classified by the National Trust. Take a scenic drive to Barry, Carcoar, Lyndhurst, Mandurama and Neville to experience that step-back-in-time atmosphere at classic pubs such as the Royal Hotel Carcoar and the Royal Hotel Mandurama.

Royal Hotel Mandurama in Mandurama, Orange

Fishing and boating are two of the most popular things to do in the district. Join local fisher folk on the banks of Belubula River, which flows into Carcoar Dam, known for its stocks of golden perch, trout and Murray cod. The waterway is also popular for swimming, boating and picnicking, with barbecues on site.

Millamolong Station becomes a bustling hub when it plays host to world-class polo tournaments each year. Check out the events calendar for family fun at the Carcoar Village Fair and the Neville Show. Places to stay in Blayney and surrounds suit a range of budgets: book B&Bs, farm stays, motels, pubs, caravan or camping sites.

Polo at Millamolong station, Blayney

Getting to Blayney is easy. The small farming town is 30 minutes’ drive southeast of Orange or 30 minutes southwest of Bathurst. The drive from Sydney is 3h 25 min, via the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. The train also travels through the mountains. You can fly to Orange or Bathurst airports and rent a car.