We want you back in Central NSW

Central NSW looks forward to welcoming back friends and relatives to our beautiful region. To help you plan your trip and give you inspiration, who better to ask than the locals? We’ve been on a road trip and interviewed 22 local tourism personalities to find out what they love about their home and gather their top tips on things to see, do and taste. These videos are a quick virtual trip into the Central NSW countryside and provide genuine inspiration on local food and wine experiences, boutique shops, places to stay, attractions, art and culture, nature and historic villages. Hear from accommodation hosts, a wine-maker, artist, foodie, milliner, event manager, fifth-generation farmer and shop owner. We can’t wait to share our stories and welcome you back.

Bill West – Cowra

Bill West – Cowra

Bill is a much loved and well-respected figure in Cowra, passionate about local attractions including the Cowra Japanese Garden and Wyangala Dam. Mayor of...

Jeremy Norris – Orange

Jeremy Norris – Orange

Jeremy owns the renowned Byng Street café in the heart of Orange serving up delicious treats and meals, as well as offering accommodation, events and...

Mel Sinclair – Forbes

Mel Sinclair – Forbes

Mel runs a tour company by bus and is passionate about taking locals and visitors around his beautiful hometown, Forbes. Mel’s storytelling will take you on a...

Jim O’Donoghue – Parkes

Jim O’Donoghue – Parkes

Jim is the owner and operator of Moo Ma’s Milk in Parkes, a well-known local business. He loves finishing off the daily milk run at the Kombi Café with its...

Maria Neill – Grenfell

Maria Neill – Grenfell

Maria runs a shoe store in Grenfell, a must-visit boutique in this historic town. She loves the relaxed family life and community of Grenfell and is...

Kim Jones – Condoblin

Kim Jones – Condoblin

Kim Jones’ Railway Hotel is the social heart of Condobolin and a great place for accommodation, dining and a place to meet the locals. Don’t miss unique...

Jo Treasure – Cowra

Jo Treasure – Cowra

Jo is a fifth-generation young female farmer with strong connections to the land and supporting local producers such as Cowra lamb. Her top tips in Cowra are...

Fiona Schofield – Orange

Fiona Schofield – Orange

A genuine artist, Fiona makes the most beautifully unique hats, headpieces, veils and accessories of all sorts occasions, and also runs a small food producing...

Tom Ward – Canowindra

Tom Ward – Canowindra

Tom runs a family-owned cool-climate winery on the slopes of Orange and is passionate about supporting local produce. In his spare time he loves soaking up...

Tommy Jeffs – Canowindra

Tommy Jeffs – Canowindra

Tommy led a colourful career in the fashion, entertainment and hospitality industries and has transformed what he calls ‘The Grand Dame’ of Canowindra’s...

Belinda Satterthwaite – Carcoar

Belinda Satterthwaite – Carcoar

A renowned store in the historic village of Carcoar, Belinda has a unique personal style which favours earthy tones and natural textures. Her shop sells...

Florist Skye Muddle – Cowra

Florist Skye Muddle – Cowra

Skye owns a vibrant florist business in Cowra and is thriving on her renowned community support. She sells quality fresh flowers, silk flowers and gorgeous...

Wendy Muffet – Forbes

Wendy Muffet – Forbes

Wendy and her husband Kim run Girragirra Green Living in Forbes. This architecturally designed eco retreat is a nature lovers and foodie haven. Guests can...

Penny May – Blayney

Penny May – Blayney

Penny supports the local arts industry through her work organising annual exhibitions, running workshops and leading the development a multi-purpose arts,...

Tiffany Steel – Parkes

Tiffany Steel – Parkes

Tiffany is a Parkes home-grown events and marketing specialist who works for the Parkes Elvis Festival every January, which her parents founded in 1993. She...

Denise Yates – Grenfell

Denise Yates – Grenfell

Denise runs a wellness clinic in Grenfell and is dedicated to helping people with their health. She is passionate about the lifestyle, produce and scenery of...

Meg Low – Oberon

Meg is regularly seen driving around the streets of Oberon in her sulky with her miniature horses (Chip & Posie). She is very supportive and proud of the...

Chezzi Denyer – Bathurst

Chezzi Denyer is known to thousands as a media personality, blogger and producer. She is also a proud Bathurst local living and working on a farm just outside...

Clr Kathy Sajowitz – Oberon

The Mayor of Oberon, Kathy loves the spectacular country, four very distinct seasons, perfect climate, diverse tourism options, historic villages, adventure...

David McMurray – Oberon

David is a huge advocate for the heritage in Oberon and with four museums and a railway display there is plenty to do. History buffs will love the Skoda and...

Chris Morgan – Bathurst

Christopher is the owner of the amazing Abercrombie House, a 50 room Scottish baronial mansion situated on the outskirts of Bathurst which has recently...

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