Molong

Discover heritage charm and cellar doors in Molong, a delightful rural town in the beautiful Orange region with the main street classified by the National Trust. You’ll find many splendid colonial buildings in the pretty town, a short drive northwest of Orange. Enjoy galleries and gift shops, such as Jayes Gallery and Cafe.

You’ll find a range of places to stay in Molong and surrounds. The Orange wine region is acclaimed for cool-climate wines and at Molong the cellar door of award-winning Printhie Wines is next to the winery. A short drive southeast of Molong is Borenore and the cellar doors of Faisan Estate Wines and Orange Mountain Wines.

The Old Convent Borenore - Orange FOOD Week, Orange

For lovers of premium apple cider, Borenore is also home to champion cider maker Small Acres Cyder. You can taste various ciders made from local apples in the tasting room on weekends, and enjoy special food and cider events during the Orange Wine Festival in spring and the Orange F.O.O.D week in autumn.

There are many more fascinating things to do and see the area, such as Yuranighs Aboriginal Grave Historic Site, a Wiradjuri Aboriginal who was colonial explorer and surveyor Sir Thomas Mitchell’s assistant. Northwest of Molong is Yeoval, where famous poet Banjo Paterson grew up. He penned the epic The Man from Snowy River.

The whimsical Animals on Bikes scenic drive northwest of Molong is a great way to travel to Yeoval, home to the Banjo Paterson … More than a Poet Exhibition.The ancient limestone caves in the Borenore Karst Conservation Area are south of Molong. There are barbecues and picnic tables in the Borenore picnic area.

Passengers

Fly into Orange Airport

Orange Airport is located 15 km from Orange’s town centre. Use the taxi services to make the short trip southeast. Alternatively, rent a car from the hire services available at the airport and explore the region at your own pace.

Regional Express services the airport with various weekly direct flights to and from Sydney. For other major Australian cities, connect via Sydney for travel into Orange.

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO STAY

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  1. Australian National Field Days

    Thursday 25 October 2018 to Saturday 27 October 2018 , Molong

    Started in 1952, the Australian National Field Days (ANFD) is Australia's oldest annual agricultural exhibition where visitors will see a vast range of agricultural machinery, implements, services and ideas. Each year over 600 exhibitors fr…

    25 Oct - 27 Oct
  2. 100 Mile Dinner

    Event dates to be confirmed: April 2019 , Molong

    The F.O.O.D Week committee and the people of Molong welcome guests for the iconic 100 Mile Dinner under the stars on the Village Green in Molong. Food from Mudgee, Young, Cowra, Canowindra, Orange, Molong and Bathurst – and their wines – …

    08 Apr
  3. Yeoval Show

    Tuesday 14 May 2019 , Molong

    Come along to the Yeoval show to experience the warmth and entertainment that a small country show has to offer. Horse riding, wood chopping, needle craft, jams and preserves, photography, side show alley, rides and much more.…

    14 May