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Cunningar: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Coddington Park and Roberts Park


Coddington Park is located on the Burley Griffin Way in Murrumburrah. The Murrimboola Creek runs alongside the park. Coddington Park and Roberts Park sporting fields adjoin which makes Coddington Park a busy hub during sporting competitions. Coddington Park is within walking distance of the Albury Street shopping precinct. It is filled with playground and barbecue equipment and public toilets.




Corner Albury Street and Iris Street
Murrumburrah, NSW, 2587

Located 6.2K from Cunningar

Light Horse Memorial


The Light Horse Memorial commemorates the birthplace of the First Australian Light Horse at Murrumburrah in 1897.

Bronze sculptures of Corporal William Bradford of the First Australian Light Horse, the 'Retreat at Romani' with horse, 'Bill the Bastard' carrying five men, and a diorama of Beersheba by Murrumburrah sculptor Carl Valerius, granite blocks, nearby is a wall of remembrance and a number of commemorative plaques are set in a garden near Murrimboola Creek.

On August 30 1897, the very first call up muster and enrolments to the First Australian Horse took place at Harden-Murrumburrah. Advertisements were placed in local papers inviting men to join in and they were promised comradeship, sport and good fun. Of the 80 who arrived on the day, 60 local men were picked to join as volunteers. They had prove themselves as competent riders and had to provide their own horses.




Albury Street and Bathurst Street
Harden, NSW, 2587

Located 6.3K from Cunningar

The Gold Trail Experience


The Gold Trail Experience museum in historic Murrumburrah takes you through the rich gold history of the local area via interactive touchscreens - with interactive multimedia.

Learn about the area's colourful past with bushrangers, troopers, Chinese and European miners, and all the characters that shaped this great land. A wonderful, informative experience for the whole family.

The museum is located next to Barnes Store Emporium and cafe, serving great coffee and scrumptious fresh homemade food.




354 Albury Street
Murrumburrah, NSW, 2587

Located 6.7K from Cunningar

Saint Clement's Retreat and Conference Centre


Saint Clement's is a contemporary, well-resourced retreat and conference centre set on 800 acres in a tranquil, picturesque setting.

Conducive to reflection, prayer and study, it is also an ideal conferencing and meetings centre with modern, air conditioned facilities. It has a peaceful ambience that will meet the needs of both individuals and groups.




Kalangan Road
Galong, NSW, 2585

Located 11.2K from Cunningar

The Black Swan Gallery


Travel along the Burley Griffin Way through the village of Binalong and find yourself at the newly renovated Black Swan Gallery, This is a slice of history you can't go past. Now a working gallery with a range of exhibitions, you can enjoy sweet and gourmet snacks, local wines and devonshire teas.

At 166 years old The Black Swan has a number of unique features. Built of pis? (rammed earth) and hand hewn hard woods, there are some non standard relationships between doors and walls, ceilings and floors!

The gallery includes one large room and two smaller rooms lending itself to group exhibitions or retrospectives.




25 Stephens Street
Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 22.8K from Cunningar

Peter Minson Art Glass


Peter Minson is a third generation glass blower. Unique products such as glasses, teapots, flowers, and necklaces can be admired and purchased. Private lessons and workshops can also be arranged.

Peter says he considers himself lucky to be the third generation in a family of glass blowers, and having followed a path of scientific glassblowing through to functional and artwork, to have worked with some of the best as an equal.

Today he has a studio in Binalong, a small village 95 kilometres north-west of Canberra. Here he continues his work and teaches glass to those who want to experience the magic of his everyday world.





21 Queen Street
Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 22.8K from Cunningar

Johnny Gilberts Grave


Situated on the outskirts of Binalong in NSW is a historic grave site you can visit, for the notorious bushranger, Johnny Gilbert.

There is an area to stop and park along Burley Griffin Way, at the foot of the hill, from where you can walk to view the grave.

As you explore Johnny Gilbert's stomping ground, you might consider whether he was the worst bushranger of all. With 630 armed hold ups he was certainly hard working! May 13th 1865 was a bad day for Johnny Gilbert as he was shot dead in a paddock on the bank of the Balgalal Creek near Binalong.

At the time of his death at just 23, he was the most infamous criminal in Australia, a one-time member of Ben Hall's gang with the notorious Frank Gardiner. Gilbert had come to Australia from his native Canada in search of gold.




Burley Griffin Way
Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 23.0K from Cunningar

Kuriong Sheep Station


Kuriong Sheep Station is a wonderful tourist attraction for coach or group bookings and is only one kilometre from the Binalong village.

They are a fourth generation working property in rural New South Wales, and their aim is to share everyday life on the farm with rural and non-rural people interested in learning about agriculture in Australia today.

This property has recently been taken over by fourth generation farmer, Max, and his wife Zoe. Together they run Merino sheep and, more recently, Murray Grey cattle.

Come down to the wool shed and watch some shearing, wool handling, drenching, branding, whip cracking and yard dog demonstrations. If you are feeling energetic, climb to the top of hill "Kileys", of the Banjo Patterson poem.




Bendenine Road
Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 23.3K from Cunningar

Cunningar: Events

Harden Picnic Races


The Harden and District Picnic Race Club organise an annual picnic race day for the whole family.

There is a full, six race card featuring the CLAAS Harvest Centre Harden Cup. Local and interstate bookmakers will be available as well as a TAB facility. Screens will be available on site for you to stay and watch the Cox Plate.


Event Dates
2016
      22nd Oct


Burley Griffin Way
Harden, NSW, 2587

Located 1.0K from Cunningar

Harden Kite Festival


The Harden Kite Festival is an affordable family-friendly event held in the beautiful Hilltops region of NSW. Enter the kite flying competitions suitable for all ages, to share in AUD800 cash prizes or join in the Ducks-in-a Row World Record Kite Challenge!

Featuring free live music and free activities such as the Stunt Jump, a rock climbing wall, face painting by Deborah Lane, balloon twisting and of course kite flying! Bring your own kite or buy one on the day. Browse the great range of interesting market stalls, look at the Classic Cars, join in on the rides and amusements for the kids or simply sit in the shade and watch the fun. There will be a variety of tasty food and good coffee available, or feel free to bring your own picnic.

Don't forget to enter the Bendigo Bank Lucky Gate draw for your chance to win AUD100. Entry is by gold coin donation and is an alcohol free event.


Event Dates
2016
      15th Oct
      15th Oct
2017
      14th Oct


Burley Griffin Way,
4559
Harden, NSW, 2587

Located 3.4K from Cunningar

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