Stroll through historic Millthorpe’s boutique shops and bluestone streets, visit the museum, follow the history trail, eat in the award-winning restaurants and café’s and taste some of the region’s cool climate wines.
Millthorpe is 3.5 hours from Sydney and Canberra, 30 minutes from Bathurst and 20 minutes from Orange – an ideal weekend getaway. The village boasts award winning restaurants, arts, and antiques, a museum, boutique shops, hotels, wine tasting and accommodation enhancing its charm, sophistication, and eclectic style. Millthorpe is located in Central NSW in the heart of a dynamic food and cool climate wine region, a centre for truffle production, is home to a vibrant community of local artists and has a diverse range of talented people living and working in the village.
Established in the pioneering era, Millthorpe has a rich agricultural history, a legacy of grand buildings, heritage architecture and a streetscape that has remained largely unchanged since the early 1900’s. The entire village is classified by the National Trust and the village centre has cobbled, bluestone bordered streets. Millthorpe is a living museum being home to a community of about 700 people and comes alive on weekends with locals, visitors and tourists alike.
Millthorpe is set in a rural landscape amongst gently rolling hills with Mount Canobolas in the distance a majestic backdrop. At 965m above sea level, Millthorpe’s elevation ensures a distinct four seasons experience. Winter sees cold nights and open fires with frosty mornings and snowfalls, spring brings green blossoming countryside with crisp nights, summer is a time of outdoor entertaining under magical starry skies and autumn delivers a spectacular display of colour. With such a rich heritage and seasonal climate, fabulous food, wine and wonderful people it’s always a great time to visit Millthorpe.
Take a step back in time, spend some time at the museum, take a stroll around the streets of Millthorpe and experience a place where horse and cart were tethered to verandah posts, locals chat on street corners and children play in the streets. Relax, unwind and soak up the beauty and elegance of a bygone era.