To Do & See

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Gloucester Local Attractions and Businesses

Gloucester Farmers Market

These markets are held on the second Saturday of every month.

The market is a dynamic growers market featuring farm produced foods, homemade preserves, gourmet fruit and vegetables among many other locally produced wines and products.

Wineries

Gloucester is increasingly becoming a wine destination.

Wine lovers will enjoy a tour of the cellar doors for tastings of the following local wineries

Copeland Gold Mine

To learn more about the history of mining in the local area and a bygone era, to see where these gold-hungry souls toiled, come along on a guided Discovery tour of Mountain Maid gold mine – one of New South Wales’ longest running operational gold mines.

Walk around some historic buildings and get up close and personal with old machinery such as a battery stamper, whirly-gig gold separator, air compressor and gold carts.

Opening hours for the Mountain Maid gold mine are: 9:30am – 3:30pm (Wednesday and Sunday for public tours)

Bookings can be made by contacting the Visitor Information centre on 0265581408

National Parks Walks

The Barrington’s are carved out of an ancient volcano; the Barrington Tops National Park rises to over 1500 metres above sea level and in the lower valleys, you will find World Heritage-listed subtropical rainforests. Up on the plateau, there is subalpine woodland which regularly sees snow in winter. There are six rivers that run through the forests of this mountainous park.

The park’s varied environment protects over 50 rare and threatened species, most of the area is declared wilderness, and it’s a very well-known destination for birdwatchers and bushwalkers.

The park is a bushwalker’s paradise, with an excellent walking track network that includes short and easy walks through to more difficult treks.

There are plenty of picnic and barbecue areas with amenities to be enjoyed and the views from the park’s lookouts are spectacular on a good day.

Fishing is also a popular activity in the park between October and May where you could land a rainbow or brown trout.

Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre

The place for some adventure during your stay, Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre can organize has it all for you.

They can do Kayaking, Canoeing, Mountain Biking, Rafting and canoeing with abseiling, orienteering and survival skills.

They also run Day Tours of The Barrington Tops so you can relax, sit back and let someone else do the driving.

Horse Riding at Camp Cobark

Contact: (02) 6558 5524

Camp Cobark offers guided leisurely trail rides with other horse lovers over these mountain trails, through crystal clear streams enjoying some magnificent panoramic views and wildlife sightings, all in the foothills of the Barrington Tops and Cobark Valley.

Riding instruction is given before the start of every ride, so you don’t have to be an experienced horseman to enjoy the thrill of riding beginners are well catered for and given a suitable mount to match their riding skills.

Gloucester Gallery

The Gallery hosts a program of monthly exhibitions by artists and community groups.

Details of exhibitions can be found on the Gloucester Gallery Exhibitions page.

The Gallery is situated in Gloucester on the Corner of Denison & Church Streets.

Black Pig Gallery

Oink, oink, and Gloucester’s newest art gallery is now open!

Drop in to view the ever changing exhibitions from local, regional and national artists.

Located at 29 Denison Street next door to the Visitor Information Centre

King Things to Do

  • Kayaking

  • Bush Walking

  • Bird Watching

  • Mountain Bike Riding

  • 4WD & Motorbike Riding

  • Exploring the Many Lookouts & Picnic Grounds

  • Fishing & Relaxing

  • Visiting the Local Attractions and Wineries

Golfers will be amazed at the quality of our nine-hole course at the foot of the Bucketts Mountains; our excellent tennis facility compliments the Bowling greens and the indoor heated pool next to the outdoor pool allows swimming all year round.

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