A great way to discover the splendid heritage in the enchanting city of Orange is on the self-guided Orange Heritage Trail. Pick up a brochure from the Visitor Information Centre, where the walk begins, and amble along pretty streets and through gorgeous parks. You’ll see more than 40 places of historical interest and beauty.

Delectable food and wine experiences await you, including a fine selection of restaurants and cafes. Lolli Redini and Racine have won awards in The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide. Relaxing wine bars such as Ferment, Union Bank, Percy’s and Byng Street serve the Orange wine region’s acclaimed cool-climate wines.

De Salis Wines at Lofty Vineyard, Orange

From apples and berries to truffles and succulent meats, the Orange region of NSW is renowned for fresh produce. A Slice of Orange, the Agrestic Grocer and the Orange Farmers Market sell gourmet delights and fresh produce. There are winery tours and delicious events, such as F.O.O.D Week and the Orange Wine Festival.

You’ll find plenty of places to stay, from the grand Duntryleague Guesthouse to charming cottages, bed and breakfasts, motels, classic pubs and caravan and camping sites. Getting to Orange is easy. The drive northwest from Sydney through the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains is 3h 40 min. You can also take a train or fly.

Country road - Orange

With a flourishing cultural scene and beautiful gardens, stretch your legs in the Orange Regional Gallery and in the Orange Botanic Gardens. The four distinct seasons in Orange create pretty colours in the parks and gardens, such as Cook Park. There are gifts shops, boutiques and private galleries to explore, too.

The wilderness near the city is spectacular. Mount Canobolas, an ancient volcano, is a dramatic backdrop and things to do and see in this conservation area include the Spring Glade walking track to the summit. Farther west is Nangar National Park, with abundant wildlife and breathtaking views from Mount Nangar lookout.

Things to do and places to stay

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  1. Orange Camel Races

    Event dates to be confirmed: April 2018 , Orange

    This is a fun new annual event for the Central West. Come along for a family fun day, with jumping castles, face painting, merry-go-round, variety stalls, and camel rides. Watch eight camel races with camels from New South Wales, Queens…

    01 Apr - 16 Apr
  2. Orange F.O.O.D Week

    Friday 06 April 2018 to Sunday 15 April 2018 , Orange

    Enjoy fine food and wine at the annual F.O.O.D. Week (Food Of Orange District). The 10-day event in April in northwest NSW showcases the region’s fresh produce, elegant wines, gourmet products, talented chefs and superb restaurants and othe…

    06 Apr - 15 Apr
  3. ASADO by Byng Street

    Saturday 07 April 2018 , Orange

    Byng Street is again hosting the popular annual Orange F.O.O.D Week event.... ASADO! Set in their spectacular location in the rolling hills just outside of Orange, you will watch the sunset whilst you soak up the vibes, beats and delicious…

    07 Apr
  4. Orange Apple Festival

    Saturday 07 April 2018 , Orange

    Orange and its surrounding villages will hold the annual Orange Apple Festival in April 2018. The aim is to celebrate the districts rich history of being an apple growing region. The Orange Apple Festival wants to extend the invitation …

    07 Apr
  5. Millthorpe Markets

    Sunday 08 April 2018 , Millthorpe

    The Millthorpe Markets are held twice a year, generally on the first Sunday in April and the first Sunday in December. The markets, which have been running since 2005, are hosted by the Millthorpe Public School P and C Committee, with all …

    08 Apr
  6. 100 Mile Dinner

    Monday 09 April 2018 , Molong

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

    09 Apr