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Wellington Osawano Japanese Gardens


Visit Wellington Osawano Japanese Gardens located eight kilometres south east of Wellington on the Mitchell Highway. Wander around the manicured gardens, which include a man-made mountain, cascading stream and reflection lake.

The gardens were constructed between February and November 1999. The funding for the project was a gift donated by Osawano Town Council, the design and construction of the gardens was undertaken by Wellington Council. The gardens were officially opened by the Mayor of Osawano Maachi, Mr Tadao Nakasai on 21 November 1999 in conjunction with Wellington Mayor, Mark Griggs.

There are 1,500 individual plant specimens within the gardens comprising 126 different species. The garden is designed to give spring cherry blossom colour, autumn leaf colour and provide shade during the summer months with a most impressive blend of exotic and Australian plants. The Wellington-Osawano Japanese Gardens can be booked for functions and weddings.





Wellington Caves Complex,
Caves Road
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 3.4K from Apsley

Wellington Caves and Phosphate Mine


The Phosphate Mine is located at the Wellington Caves Holiday Complex. The mine dates back to 1914, with 6000 tons of phosphate mined during its four years of operation. The phosphate was used as a fertiliser. Megafauna bones dating back to the Pleistocene Period two million years ago, were first discovered at Wellington and many are visible in the mud walls of the mine. Charles Darwin became interested in this discovery as it was influential on his thoughts on evolution.

The restoration and refurbishment of the mine as a tourist attraction began in 1995 opening in 1996. The mine is accessible to those in wheelchairs, prams and the elderly. A tour of the mine takes one hour to complete. Hard hats are supplied and must be worn in the mine.




Mitchell Highway
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 3.4K from Apsley

Tharpa Choeling, Wellington Buddhist Centre


Tharpa Choeling, Wellington Buddhist centre was founded by Gelupa lineage western sangha, following the teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. They take seriously the 43 ordination vows as given by their ordination master, Geshe Thubten Dawa plus the main Boshisattva vow which incorporates 18 root vows and 46 subsidiary vows. They are not a cultural centre and as such their main focus is study of the Buddha's teachings; the three turnings of the dharma wheel, which they are always happy to share with others.

The Tharpa Choeling Wellington Buddhist centre offers classes in meditation, breathing, relaxation and yoga.




166 Arthur Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 4.3K from Apsley

Wellington Patchwork and Craft


Wellington Patchwork and Craft sell a range of craft supplies and hold weekly sewing and craft lessons, together with speciality workshops, open to everyone. It is very popular with visitors and locals alike.

Wellington Patchwork and Craft have gift vouchers, craft items, folk art paints, ribbons, books, patterns and other accessories.







146 Percy Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.2K from Apsley

Cameron Park


The award winning Cameron Park is in the perfect location right in the middle of Wellington's Central Business District. The park is a great spot to enjoy a picnic, laze under the huge leafy trees or enjoy a leisurely stroll through the beautiful gardens. The park has excellent modern playground equipment provided for children of all ages. A highlight is the Suspension Bridge which links Cameron Park to Pioneer Oval and the Sunken Rose Garden.

Cameron Park is also home to a 25 pounder Gun-Howitzer, a Band Rotunda, granite Cenotaph supporting three majestic figures, a cascading fountain, and the Lone Pine grown from a seed from Gallipoli. Cameron Park celebrated its 100th birthday in 2010.




Nanima Crescent,
Corner of Percy Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.4K from Apsley

Apsley: Events

Wellington Arts and Sculpture Festival


Save the dates for the third annual Wellington Arts and Sculpture Festival!

The Wellington Arts and Sculpture Festival will be held at Hermitage Hill Resort in Wellington.

Two full days of entertainment will accompany an exhibition of Arts and Sculpture in the theme of 'Sound and Movement'.


Event Dates
2017
      2nd Sep
      2nd Sep
      3rd Sep
      3rd Sep


135 Maxwell Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 4.2K from Apsley

Town Common Art-a-facts Exhibition


The Wiradjuri Wellington Aboriginal Town Common Aboriginal Corporation (WWATCAC) is hosting an exhibition in the 'Old Western Stores' building. Titled 'Town common Art-a-facts' the exhibition will include works from Doug Ah-See and other local artists.




Swift Street,
Corner Nanima Crescent
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.1K from Apsley

Lions District 201N4 Convention


Wellington is proud to host the Lions District 201N4 Convention at the Wellington Civic Centre. Proudly supported by Dubbo Regional Council.

Lions around the world have been changing lives for 100 years through humanitarian service. Lions Centennial Celebration is a time to mark this milestone, celebrate their legacy and look forward to the next century of service.

Please see the web site for further information.


Event Dates
2017
      13th Oct
      13th Oct
      14th Oct
      14th Oct
      15th Oct
      15th Oct


Swift Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.1K from Apsley

Wellington Quota Art Exhibition - Opening Night


The Wellington Quota Art Exhibition is being held in conjunction with SpringFest.

The art exhibition provides local and regional artists and photographers with the opportunity to showcase and sell their work while competing for major prizes on offer. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to vote for their favourite art work and photograph. Quota encourages young people to exhibit with a section in the competition being held just for them.

Included in the exhibition will be a special display of Indigenous and Polynesian art and craft.

They kick off with a musical start this year with local acapella group, Stray Notes, performing for guests. Young local talent will also be providing background music all weekend.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Sep
      22nd Sep


Wellington Memorial Soldiers Club
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.2K from Apsley

Wellington Quota Art Exhibition


The Wellington Quota Art Exhibition is being held in conjunction with SpringFest.

The art exhibition provides local and regional artists and photographers with the opportunity to showcase and sell their work while competing for major prizes on offer. There will also be the opportunity for visitors to vote for their favourite art work and photograph. Quota encourages young people to exhibit with a section in the competition being held just for them.

Included in the exhibition will be a special display of Indigenous and Polynesian art and craft.

Young local talent will also be providing background music all weekend.


Event Dates
2017
      23rd Sep
      23rd Sep
      24th Sep


75 Arthur Street
Wellington, NSW, 2820

Located 5.2K from Apsley

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