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A weekend in Mudgee – 13 things to do in the wine region in 2024

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Mudgee became a municipality back in 1860, which makes it the second oldest west of the Great Dividing Range; surprisingly, there was a population of 1,500, considering that today Mudges’s population is at 10,923.

Mudgee

How to get to Mudgee from Sydney

There is also a Sydney to Mudgee train, approximately 5.25 hours from Central Station. 

Mudgee NSW

Things to do in Mudgee

For such a small town, there is plenty to keep you busy during your time in Mudgee, and although the area is known for being a wine region, there are plenty of other fun things to do during your stay in Mudgee. 

Visit one of the boutique wineries

LOWES WINERY

Enjoy a beautiful lunch at the Pipeclay Pumphouse

If this is your only stop in the region, team it up with a winery tour at the Robert Stein tasting room, and while you are there, pop by and visit the motorbike museum. 

PIPECLAY PUMPHOUSE

Try a cellar door with a difference

Two Furlongs Wine

Get your taste buds working

High Valley Cheese Co Mudgee

Browse the local produce

Mudgee farmers market

Sample some delicious spirits and liqueurs at a micro-distillery 

Baker Williams Distillery

Make a reservation at the Mudgee Brewing Co

Mudgee Brewery
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Take off on a hot air balloon

Hot Air balloon Mudgee
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Explore the main streets in town

Mudgee has many historical buildings in the heart of town, with great little boutiques, beautiful churches and many restaurants and cafes. Browse the many stores, sit back and people-watch at a cafe or wander past heritage-listed buildings. 

Mudgee town centre

Order a steak at the Lawson Park Hotel

The Lawson Park Hotel
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Pick up a jar of Mudgee honey

Mudgee Honey

Dance the night away at the Woolpack Hotel

Woolpack Hotel Mudgee

Head over to an old mining town

Gulgong

Mudgee Accommodation

Cobb and Court Boutique Hotel 

This hotel is everything you would expect from this part of Mudgee. The Cobb and Court Boutique Hotel is housed in one of Mudgees oldest buildings; the cobblestone pathway is reminiscent of a time when it was used to retire horses for the night while their owners slept upstairs.

Cobb and Co Mudgee

Parklands Resort & Conference Centre

Parklands resort and conference

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