Discover a haven for all outdoor enthusiasts at Wellington. Hike through a 2,100 hectare reserve, paddle a picturesque lake or meander through award-winning gardens.
Located on the Mitchell Highway, Wellington is an easy 4.5 hour drive from Sydney and is within one hour drive of Dubbo, Orange, Mudgee and Parkes.
From Sydney Central Station take NSW TrainLink's daily XPT service or daily train and coach service.
Or fly direct to Dubbo on one of four airlines and hire a car or take the bus or train to Wellington.
Sample seasonal produce fresh from the region at Wellington's monthly Rotary Markets or sip wine straight from the barrel in Bell River Estate's rustic underground cellar. If you're craving hearty home-cooking at its best head to the historic Lion of Waterloo, the oldest tavern still operating west of the Blue Mountains.
Wellington has a quality mix of over 20 motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks and camping grounds. You won't miss a second of the action when you pitch your tent onsite at two of the region's biggest attractions or snuggle up at Hermitage Hill, once the town's old hospital it's now a majestic country retreat.
POPULATION \ 8,850
TRADITIONAL CUSTODIANS \ Wirum Wirum People of the Wiradjuri Nation
ESTABLISHED \ Wellington was first settled in 1817 and was established as a town in 1823Wellington Caves was mentioned in what is believed to be the first children's book ever written in Australia, titled 'A Mother's Offering to Her Children'.
Wellington has a long and rich history with European settlement being traced back to 1817 when John Oxley first came upon the valley, which he described as a 'beautifully picturesque valley'.The second convict settlement established west...
Fall asleep in serene surrounds and awaken to the hearty laughter of the kookaburra when you choose to stay in Wellington.Whether you are a family travelling on a budget, a couple looking for a romant...
If you are craving hearty home cooking at its best, or an authentic country counter lunch, Wellington has an abundance of eating out options to indulge your senses.From cafes to r...
Welcome to Wellington. The second convict settlement established west of the Blue Mountains, Wellington is a town with a rich agricultural history. This heritage lives on in the town's proud farming families and the ...