Travel time from Sydney: Around threeand- a-half hours.
Location: 270 kilometres west of Sydney — just take the Great Western Highway or Bells Line of Road to Lithgow.
Prominent townships: Gulgong, Kandos, Mudgee and Rylstone.
Natural features: There are a number of beautiful and serene national parks within the Mudgee region, including the gorgeous Wollemi National Park. Love animals? Visit the picturesque Taronga Western Plains Zoo and maybe even stay overnight at one of the their Zoofari Lodges.
Wedding hotspots: From quaint country churches to wineries and restaurants with luscious menus, you will be spoiled for choice in Mudgee. Parklands Resort Mudgee provides a perfect spot to get married, with the exquisite manicured grounds, complimented by rose gardens and water features, and the resort's newest addition — a stunning whitepolished garden gazebo, positioned right alongside one of the stunning lagoons, featuring tranquil water fountains.
Climate: The Mudgee area has an average temperature ranging from 8.3°C to 23°C, with an annual rainfall of 673.9mm. In spring and summer it tends to be quite warm, with temps soaring to almost 40°C some days.
The Central Tablelands is perfect for an out-of-town wedding. From the historic Springwood, Orange and Blackheath to the beautiful landscape of Mudgee, Bathurst, Lithgow, Wellington, Gulgong and Oberon, there are so many gorgeous towns to choose from. Among its scenic lookouts and great restaurants are some romantic and sunny wedding locations for your spring or summer wedding.
Mudgee is said to mean ‘nest in the hills’ and within the area’s rolling landscape and stunning countryside you will find many historic buildings and restaurants that may be the perfect wedding location for you. The national parks and wineries scattered within the region may also make beautiful backdrops for wedding photography.
Want to make your wedding a star-studded affair? Drop into the Mudgee Observatory, only a 15-minute drive from the town centre. Spend the weekend at Mudgee and you will have lots to see and experience. From boutique and market shopping, to relaxing at a day spa or cafe, your guests won’t run out of places to visit and activities to do. The best way to see the area, and maybe even enjoy an intimate experience with your loved one, is by hot-air
balloon. Starting at sunrise and lasting for an hour, this flight is defi nitely one not to be missed.
For more information, visit visitmudgeeregion.com.au or call Mudgee Region Tourism toll free on 1800 816 304.
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