Spend a weekend in Goulburn

Goulburn is a thriving city incredibly rich in heritage, contemporary services and natural beauty. Photo: Supplied
Goulburn is a thriving city incredibly rich in heritage, contemporary services and natural beauty. Photo: Supplied

Get out of the rat race and be enticed by the country charm of Goulburn, Australia's first inland city.

Winter is the perfect time to enjoy all that this progressive yet charming regional city has to offer.

The region presents a unique opportunity to enjoy stunning rural landscapes, heritage architecture, contemporary art, modern boutique shopping, casual dining and plenty of fresh air.

Perfectly positioned, just two hours from Sydney, one hour from Canberra and just under two hours to the coast.

Heritage

Discover the eclectic history through the abundance of museums, homesteads, cathedrals and stunning heritage architecture.

Take the hard work out of your visit and book a personalised Guide to Goulburn Tour; or they can prepare a personalised itinerary that features the must-see Rocky Hill War Memorial and Museum which recently received a Tripadvisor 2020 Traveller's Choice Award, ranking it in the top 10 per cent of tourist attractions worldwide, Garroorigang Historic Homestead, Riversdale National Trust Homestead and a tour of St Saviour's Cathedral.

Culture

Immerse yourself in the captivating galleries and performance venues.

Visit the Goulburn Regional Art Gallery to admire the work of acclaimed artists, then take a leisurely walk and enjoy the self-guided contemporary public art trail.

For high quality original artworks and unique giftware created by local and regional artists visit Gallery on Track.

Shop

The main thoroughfare of Auburn Street is lined with a plethora of boutiques and speciality stores.

Time your visit right and head to one of the weekend markets in the city and surrounding villages, or stop at the Visitor Information Centre for details where to pick up local and regional produce.

Taste

Find yourself in one of Goulburn's burgeoning foodie scene eateries. The city has a bustling café culture and a variety of brunch spots to choose from - complete with great coffee and character.

Enjoy a Devonshire tea at one of the historic homesteads served in a traditional tea pot with fine china cups, or a senior's special afternoon tea in one of their service clubs, while soaking in the country landscape.

Stay

From intimate guest houses, B&Bs, self-contained cosy heritage homes and pub stays to sleek and modern hotels - Goulburn has a broad range of accommodation to suit every occasion and budget.

For more information contact groups liaison officer Jacki on 4823 4531 or visit goulburnaustralia.com.au

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