Have you been thinking about visiting the Mudgee Region this winter?

As a team full of both locals and transplants, we’ve put our heads together to create the ultimate itinerary for your stay in Mudgee! 

It doesn’t matter if you’re a wine-lover, foodie or simply want to sit back, relax and take in the scenic views of Mudgee’s rolling foothills, there’s something on this list for everyone. 

Scroll down to see our must-do cold-weather activities when visiting the Mudgee Region! 

First up: Grab coffee & breaky at Alby & Esthers 

Image via Alby & Esthers  

Alby & Esther’s is a quirky coffee house and wine bar. You will be greeted with big smiles and the unique alleyway location provides a vibrant and charming atmosphere. They offer seasonal menus with mouth-watering food options, delicious artisan coffee & many alcoholic beverages to try. 

Contact Alby & Esther’s 

Shop 8 61 Market Street  

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

6372 1555 

Alby + Esthers | Wine Bar + Coffee House (albyandesthers.com.au) 

Next, stroll over to the Mudgee Fine Food Farmers Markets 

Image via Mudgee Fine Foods 

The Mudgee Fine Food Farmers Markets is on every third Saturday of the month no matter what! They have an awesome range of stalls to look through as well as local musicians playing for you while you browse. The markets run under strict guidelines and all produce sold has been grown by the stallholders. The markets are held in the gorgeous grounds of Robertson Park. 

Contact Mudgee Fine Food Farmers Markets 

Church Street 

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

0407 288 797  


When in Mudgee…  

Images via Moothi Estate & Lowe Family Wine Co 

It doesn’t matter what time of year you’re visiting Mudgee, you need to visit the local wineries. (Who doesn’t love sipping on wine on a brisk winter’s day?) There is an immense variety of beautiful local wineries to choose from. Some of our favourites include Lowe Wines & Moothi Estate Winery which are featured in the pictures above. 

Contact Lowe Wines 

327 Tinja Lane 

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

6372 0800 

Lowe Wines – Zin House – The Pavilion (lowefamilywineco.com.au) 

Contact Moothi Estate 

85 Rocky Waterhole Road 

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

6372 2925 

Moothi Estate 

Click here to check out Mudgee’s full list of vineyards and cellar doors. 

Are you into craft beer? 

We have two breweries that are must-dos! 

Images via Visit Mudgee region 

Three Tails Brewery & Smokehouse  

Three Tails Brewery & Smokehouse delivers the towns largest selections of wine, spirits and beer! They have a whopping 18 craft beers on tap for you to try.  They have divine slow cooked Texan barbeque smoked in their famous meat smoker. Delicious!  

Contact Three Tails: 

13 Lewis Street  

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

0419 877 866 

Home | Three Tails Brewery 

Images via Visit Mudgee region 

Mudgee Brewing Company 

Mudgee Brewing Company offer a wide range of craft beer, with live music, delicious food and endless beer the Mudgee Brewing Company is a great place to go to hang out with friends and family while enjoying the laidback relaxed vibes and tasty beer! 

Contact Mudgee Brewing Company: 

4 Chruch Street 

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

6372 6726 

Home | Mudgee Brewing Company 

Stroll through town before dinner 

Images via Visit Mudgee Region & The Mudgee Project by Amber Hooper 

One of the things that makes Mudgee such a charming country town is the historical buildings. From the library to the law offices to the stunning churches, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when strolling down Market Street.  

If you’d like to learn more about the history, you can even book a Mudgee Heritage Walking Tour. 

Contact Mudgee Heritage Walking Tours 

Corner of Church and Market Streets 


Mudgee Heritage Walking Tours – Mudgee | VisitNSW.com 

Let’s Talk Dinner Options – Pub grub! 

Go and get a pub feed! Mudgee has some amazing pubs that offer you a delicious big pub feed and a smooth beverage. It’s too hard to choose a favourite when it comes to the pubs in town because they are all simply so good! No matter which pub you pick you will be greeted with a smile and amazing food accompanied with good vibes! Some top picks of ours: 

Kelly’s Irish Pub 

Images via Visit Mudgee Region 

Contact Kelly’s Irish Pub: 

49 Chruch Street  

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

6372 1842 

Kelly’s Irish Pub (kellysirishpub.com.au) 

Woolpack Hotel 

Images via Visit Mudgee Region 

Contact Woolpack Hotel: 

67 Market Street 

Mudgee New South Wales 2850 

Woolpack Hotel Mudgee – Eat | Drink | Stay 

Don’t forget to look up! 

Images via Mudgee Observatory  

While you’ll be busy taking in the town, wineries and wildlife, don’t forget to look up. Due to Mudgee’s remote location, we have stunning star speckled skies! Want to take a closer look? Visit the Mudgee Observatory, if you’re lucky you might even get to see the Milky Way! This experience can be both entertaining and educational, a great activity to do with the family. 

Contact the Mudgee Observatory 

961 Old Grattai Road  

Grattai New South Wales 2850 

6373 3431 

Mudgee Observatory 

Pop over to Gulgong!

Images via Visit Mudgee Region 

If you decide to come and enjoy the amazing things Mudgee has to offer, it’s the perfect chance to seize the opportunity and visit some of Mudgee’s surrounding towns – you won’t find anything else like them. A must visit town is Gulgong, a 19th century gold rush town, only 30km north of Mudgee. Here are some activities to do in Gulgong: 

Gulgong Holtermann Musuem  

Gulgong Holtermann Musuem is a contemporary museum set up in two restored 1870’s gold rush buildings. The museum has touch screens and mounted photographs, this creates a life like experience for visitors. 

Contact Gulgong Holtermann Musuem:  

125 Mayne Street 

Gulgong New South Wales  

5858 4002 

Featuring UNESCO Listed Holtermann Collection of 1872 photographs 

Gulgong Gold Experience  

Gulgong gold experience is located on the exact spot of the first gold finding in the town all the way back in 1870. Gulgong gold experience provides an educational and fun day out. You can even take part in some gold panning! 

Contact Gulgong Gold Experience: 

Tom Sanders Avenue  

Gulgong New South Wales 

0418 541 998 

Are you a sports fanatic?  

Images via Visit Mudgee Region 

Make sure you keep your eyes out for all sporting events and games that are played at the Glen Willows Regional Sports Complex. If your keen to see sporting events like the South Sydney Rabbitohs vs. The Saint George Illawarra Dragons you’re in luck because Glen Willows Regional Sports Complex is often home to major sporting events. 


If you’re interested in coming to visit the Mudgee Region and finding out for yourself all the great things the town has to offer, you can find even more information on fun filled events and activities over at www.mudgeetourism.com.au. 


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