Welcome to Cabonne, a rich rural shire in Central NSW, covering the villages of Borenore, Canowindra, Cargo, Cudal, Cumnock, Eugowra, Manildra, Molong, Mullion Creek Nashdale and Yeoval.
Neatly tucked in between the regional centres of Orange, Cowra, Wellington, Parkes and Forbes, Cabonne extends from Eugowra in the west, the site of Australia's biggest & most famous gold robbery at Escort Rock by Frank Gardiner, through to Ophir in the east, where Australia's first gold rush was. In the south is Canowindra, the ballooning Capital of Australia, a town full of historic pubs, antiques and wine, and to the north is the village of Yeoval, the childhood home of Banjo Paterson, one of Australia's most famous poets. Yeoval also hosts the Mulga Bill's Festival and Bike Fun Ride, the annual festival is a fun day out for the family with street stalls, vintage cars and bikes, novelty games and prizes.
Perfectly located a convenient three and a half hours from Sydney and Canberra, Australia's Food Basket produces a spectacular variety of foods including; dairy products, beef, lamb, venison, apples, berries, canola oil, wine, flour, eggs, honey and gourmet food products. You’ll discover a region thriving in quaint historical towns, spectacular rural scenes, a diverse range of wonderful attractions and the happiest people in the Central West of NSW.
Cabonne also produces an outstanding variety of wines which can be sourced from local outlets and major chains throughout Australia. Cabonne is in the unique position of having two distinct wine regions within its boundaries.
The Cowra Wine Region, of which Canowindra is a part, is a hot climate wine region famous for its magnificent golden chardonnays.
The Orange Wine Region, high on the slopes of Mount Canobolas, is a cool climate region which produces superb red varieties. Whatever your taste there's certainly something to enjoy.
Cabonne is over 6,000 square kilometres and its pristine environment is home to some of the most beautiful and bountiful country in New South Wales, including the magnificent Mount Canobolas, Borenore Caves and three National Parks. Mount Canobolas is the highest point in the Shire at 1395m above sea level with spectacular 360 degree views.
As well as being rich in landscape, Cabonne is also a region rich in history, including a 360 million-year-old fish fossil find and now museum in Canowindra, and endless amounts of bushranger history.
The natural environment and friendly people of Cabonne make it a safe and perfect place to raise a family or to be a valued member of the community.
You can unwind, relax, live your dreams and own your tomorrow...
For more information go to www.orange360.com.au, or find out more about each village by using the links below