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Mcmahons Reef: Where To Go / Sightseeing

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 14.4K from Mcmahons Reef

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 14.5K from Mcmahons Reef

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 15.2K from Mcmahons Reef

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 15.6K from Mcmahons Reef

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 16.4K from Mcmahons Reef

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 16.6K from Mcmahons Reef

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.

Bookings essential. Minimum 25 people for group bookings - Tours not available on Wednesdays.

Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 16.7K from Mcmahons Reef

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 30 minutes from Yass. 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 16.7K from Mcmahons Reef

Binalong Memorial Swimming Pool

Whilst travelling the roads of the Yass Valley, you are bound to reach Binalong with its many attractions. On a hot day it is good to know there is a pool here too - great for the whole family. Staffed with life guards fully trained by Royal Lifesavers, a kiosk, grassed areas with plenty of shade, and right on the main street.

Binalong Memorial Swimming Pool was built by the citizens of Binalong and District in honoured memory of those who died and appreciation of all who served from 1914 to 1918 and 1939 to 1945.

Stephen Street
Binalong, NSW, 2584

Located 17.0K from Mcmahons Reef

Mcmahons Reef: 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.

Burley Griffin Way
Harden, NSW, 2587

Located 10.5K from Mcmahons Reef

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