With cherry and harvest season in full swing in New South Wales, it can be overwhelming to decide which spots to go to. Relax against a scenic backdrop of rolling hills. Enjoy spring as the orchards bloom with cherries, citrus and stone fruit. Enjoy a sip in ancient wine country. Don’t worry, Caravanning Australia has you sorted with some of our favourite places to put on your New South Wales bucket list:
Ballinaclash Orchard, Young
This orchard is based in the ‘cherry capital’ of Australia – the beautiful Young! It hosts an annual National Cherry Festival, where visitors can see fireworks exploding in the sky. The program also includes cherry eating, live music and a grand parade to finish off the whole experience. While in the area, stop by Ballinaclash to pick your own cherries, and pay by weight. Make sure you try their cherry ice cream!
Warrumbungle National Park, Coonabarabran
As Australia’s first Dark Sky Park, with zero light pollution, Warrumbungle National Park is a great place to see the stars in their full glory. It’s a popular spot for stargazing, amateur astronomy and camping. This park’s high mountains and rugged landscapes make it a stunning daytime attraction, too. There are many bushwalks on which you can see the area’s diverse flora and fauna.
Yarran Wines, Yenda
Yarran Wines is a boutique cellar door, with a terrace that boasts amazing views in the Riverina. Yarran Wines was awarded Riverina’s ‘Best Small Cellar Door’ in 2018 and ‘Best Cellar Door with Food’ in 2020 by Gourmet Traveller Wine. There’s nothing dreamier than sitting out in the crisp open air with a glass of their delicious wine and a cheese board to match!
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