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Bakers Swamp: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Eris Fleming Gallery


Eris Fleming is one of the great artists of Central NSW with his work being exhibited in Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and other major centres across Australia and internationally.

His paintings focus on the fringe dwellers of outback society and their eccentricities, with the artist capturing the spirit of these people and their landscapes. The gallery is set at the base of the Catombal Range about 24 kilometres from Wellington.




344 Woodside Lane
Bakers Swamp, NSW, 2820

Located 3.9K from Bakers Swamp

Boehme's Hall


Step back in time and follow the history of Stuart Town, her early settlers and the gold rush in pictures at Boehme's Hall. Discover the personalities of Ironbarks, as the town was formerly know, and the Hall's namesake, Charles Henry Boehme 'a quaint little man of fantastic ideas and a heart of gold', who emigrated to Australia from Silesia, Central Europe, to become a celebrated member of the community.

Boehme's Hall is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm with brunch and lunch available on Saturday mornings. Come in for homemade ice creams, tea and coffee and light refreshments.

And don't forget to visit the Open Air Museum, which is next to Boehme's Hall.




Bell Street
Stuart Town, NSW, 2820

Located 14.4K from Bakers Swamp

Stuart Town Historic Town Walk


Stuart Town was originally called Ironbarks, the village Banjo Paterson used for his poem, 'Man from Ironbark'. The Historic Town Walk encompasses the Open Air Museum, Railway Station, Bicentennial Rock, Cobbler's Cottage, the Ironbark Inn and much, much more!

Pop into the Rural Transaction Centre for a detailed map and further information.

The Historical Walking Tour and Heritage Drive brochures are also available at the Visitor Information Centre in Cameron Park, Wellington which is open Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm and 10am to 2pm Saturday and Sunday and Public Holidays 10am to 3pm.




Molong Street
Stuart Town, NSW, 2820

Located 14.7K from Bakers Swamp

Goldfields at Ironbarks


Between 1875 and 1914 it is estimated that 140,000 ounces of gold was mined here. You can stroll across The Common and see many old mines. There are over 50 mine shafts and a Chinese oven which is evidence of the strong role Chinese miners played in the development of the Central NSW goldfields.

Today you can fossick and pan for gold at two sites. Details can be obtained at Mookerawa Waters Caravan Park or purchase a Metal Detecting Map 'Gold Relic Sites - Stuart Town Goldfield'.




Wellington Street
Stuart Town, NSW, 2820

Located 15.0K from Bakers Swamp

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 17.7K from Bakers Swamp

Bakers Swamp: Events

Rumble in Mumbil Charity Bike Show


Enjoy a relaxed family day out at the Rumbil in Mumbil Bike Show at Griffo's Burrendong Hotel Mumbil . Open to all classes of bikes from vintage through to custom made. Entrants will be awarded commemorative medallions for participation and winners will receive trophies.

Revel in the family fair atmosphere with a sausage sizzle, beef and gravy rolls, egg and bacon rolls, pop corn, fairy floss, ice cream for the kids, jumping castle and face painting.

Live entertainment from Little Jim.

All proceeds raised will be donated to the Variety Children's Charity and Mumbil Public School.


Event Dates
2017
      30th Sep


36 Railway Parade
Mumbil, NSW, 2820

Located 13.3K from Bakers Swamp

Blackwattle Fair


The Mumbil Blackwattle Fair is an annual event.

The main feature of the day is the famous 'Chuck Akubra'. This is a competition where participants literally throw an Akubra hat. The person who throws the hat the furthest wins a hat donated by Akubra.

Other activities on the day include market and food stalls, fashion parade by the Wellington Historical Society, Black Wattle Prince and Princess, (Senior and Junior) fishing competition, (every player wins a prize) chocolate wheel, raffles (win an original painting), and the fire brigade challenge.

There will be music at the Burrendong Hotel 4pm to 8pm.


Event Dates
2017
      1st Oct


Burrendong Way
Mumbil, NSW, 2820

Located 13.6K from Bakers Swamp

Man from Ironbark Festival


The Man From Ironbark Festival is held in the historic village of Stuart Town. (Formally known as Ironbark as featured in Banjo Patterson's Man From Ironbark).
Staged on Easter Saturday, this annual event has become one of the districts largest events attracting over 4000 people to the village. Featuring market stalls, poets and buskers, food stalls, amusement rides and much more there is something for the entire family.


Event Dates
2018
      31st Mar

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Molong Street
Stuart Town, NSW, 2820

Located 13.7K from Bakers Swamp

Mumbil Black Wattle Fair


The Mumbil Blackwattle Fair is an annual event held over the October long weekend.

Featuring the famous 'Chuck Akubra' where participants literally throw an Akubra hat. The person who throws the hat the furthest wins a hat donated by Akubra.

Other activities on the day include market and food stalls, billy cart races, fishing competition, (every player wins a prize) chocolate wheel, raffles.


Event Dates
2017
      1st Oct


Burrendong Way
Mumbil, NSW, 2820

Located 14.4K from Bakers Swamp

Boehme's Hall Markets


Head out to Historic Stuart Town and enjoy a classic country experience at the Boehme's Hall Markets. You'll find an abundance of local produce, bric'a'brac, art and craft, food, coffee and more. While you're at the Markets why not also discover the rich history of Stuart Town with a peruse inside Boehme's Hall. Light meals, tea and coffee are available from 10am to 2pm.

The recreation ground surrounding Boehme's Hall is a designated free camping area, with public toilets and showers available on site.

For further information or to book a stall please contact Mel Howard on the number provided.


Event Dates
2017
      9th Sep
      9th Dec


Bell Street
Stuart Town, NSW, 2820

Located 14.4K from Bakers Swamp

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