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 of the Blue Mountains, Wellington's rich and vibrant heritage lives on with the 8,500 locals proud to call this growing town their home.
Located at the base of Mount Arthur Reserve where the Bell and Macquarie rivers meet, Wellington is a charming country town steeped in history with a laidback lifestyle on offer for visitors and residents alike.
Take a leisurely drive and discover a haven for all outdoor enthusiasts. Hike through a 2,100-hectare reserve, paddle a picturesque lake, go back thousands of years below ground or meander through award-winning gardens.
When you've had your fill of adventure, hang your hat in town and enjoy a dose of good old-fashioned country hospitality.