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Autumn in the Yass Valley

Autumn in the Yass Valley

In partnership with Yass Valley Council.

If you are planning a visit to the Yass Valley Region and are looking for the perfect time to come, may we suggest autumn? The weather is ripe for exploring – not too hot, not too cold. Imagine a kaleidoscope of red, yellow and orange all apparent in the falling leaves that line the roads, crisp country air, and a fresh breeze. The summer crowds have dwindled, so visitors can take full advantage of the peaceful and stunning atmosphere, and really indulge in the region. Yass Valley is shaped by rolling hills and natural beauty, and at every turn you will be sure to find something fascinating.

When visiting the region in autumn, you will never be short of things to see and do. Immersed in rich Indigenous and Australian history, heritage buffs will love the region’s connection to early rural Australia. Yass Valley’s towns and villages are home to many historical buildings and landmarks, which all tell the story of the region and how it came to be.

Yass Valley is also brimming with talented artists, sculptors, designers and creators, who are all just waiting to show off their creations in the many galleries, retail shops and design studios scattered throughout the region.

Nature lovers are sure to be impressed with the range of outdoor experiences on offer, from exploring limestone caves, bushwalking and camping, to strolling through the parks and gardens, and embarking on one of the many animal encounter tours.

With so much on offer, it is hard to deny that autumn really is the perfect time to discover Yass Valley. Whether you come for a day or a weekend trip, the region offers a wonderful mix for an autumn escape that is sure to please all.   

Start planning your autumn escape to the Yass Valley region today. To find out more, visit

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