Bathurst

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Enjoy the cooler climates of Bathurst, located in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales this city was once the Gold Country of Australia that now exists as a historical site rich in tourism, wine, and heritage. Every year people venture to the city to take part in the renowned motor racing circuits of Mount Panorama, learn about wine cultivation in the climate, and understand the history of the gold rush and its place and effect as the first gold rush location of Australia.

Upon arriving in Bathurst, head to the Abercrombie House, a mansion that stands as a testament to the heritage of the town where you can have high tea during your tour before navigating the grounds of the estate. As the gold rush has played such an influential role in the development of Bathurst, there are several architectural sites to admire amongst the restaurants and cafes of the town. Grab a glass of wine from the doors of any winery within the region before heading to the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery for local art inspired by the region.

Bathurst is home to Mount Panorama, a world site for motor racing that is open to the public to use and watch endurance racers from all over the world. For a step through history, the National Motor Racing Museum showcases popular vehicles used throughout various races and their evolution over the years. For a relaxing holiday, indulge in wine, history, and the beautiful surroundings of Bathurst on your next trip.