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Essington: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Water Garden at Mayfield Garden


The Water Garden at Mayfield Garden is a spectacular water and stone feature garden purpose built to provide visitors with a breath-taking garden experience, year round. The Water Garden boasts hewn blue-stone walls guiding visitors along winding paths past cascades, across bridges to a wide circular pond with 16 metre high obelisk at it's heart.

Features within the Water Garden include a water dripping copper tree fountain, stone and steel wisteria arbor, an all?e of London Plane trees, and a stunning blue-stone bridge with cascade folly.

The Nursery with its great range of cool climate plants, and the Kitchen Caf? with delicious food, coffee, cold drinks and gifts are all part of the nearby garden centre, welcoming visitors year-round.

Mayfield Garden's expansive private family garden (beyond the Water Garden) is open to visitors during the Mayfield Garden Spring or Autumn Open Days events. See website for details.




Water Garden at Mayfield Garden,
530 Road Mayfield Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 9.4K from Essington

Oberon Railway Station Group


Oberon Railway Station is now the focus of an outdoor museum. Inside the station are displays about the beginnings of the town, while outside one of the most popular attractions are the two railway carriages. There are also settlers huts, a working blacksmiths shop and many piece of fascinating machinery rarely seen today.

Located one block off Oberon's main street in Scotia Avenue the Museum is situated adjacent to the Oberon railway station and shunting grounds.

Apart from over 150 pieces of early farm machinery dotted around the nearly two acres of level display area the Museum also boasts a wide and varied collection of artefacts and memorabilia housed inside the original 1920s railway station with its two (circa 1925) passenger rail carriages.





Tarana-Oberon Railway,
Scotia Avenue
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 15.0K from Essington

Vale Creek Wines


Vale Creek Wines is located in a very special spot, nestled beside the Queen Charlotte's Vale Creek about 15 minutes south of Bathurst.

Vale Creek Winery specialises in Italian varietals and their wines include Sangiovese, Dolcetto, Barbera, Vermentino and Moscato. At the Cellar Door which is open open Saturday 12pm to 4.30pm and public holidays 10.30am to 4.30pm you're very welcome to try the wines. They are also open every Sunday for light lunch! So if Italian wines are best enjoyed with good food, then what better way to celebrate the wines of Vale Creek than at one of their light Sunday lunches.




438 Cow Flat Road
Georges Plains, NSW, 2795

Located 23.0K from Essington

Essington: Events

Mayfield Garden Private Garden Autumn Open Days


Mayfield Garden is one of the world's largest privately owned cool climate gardens and is home to a private garden, and the Water Garden which is a year-round visitor experience.

The Private Garden Autumn Open Days at Mayfield Garden offer visitors a rare chance to experience the expansive private family garden beyond the Water Garden. In 2016 the Private Garden opens from 16 April to 1 May (closed ANZAC Day). See the stunning autumn colours across over 160 acres (64 hectares) of manicured garden.

Private Garden Open Days occur for set days each autumn and spring and there's something for everyone with the Kitchen Caf? serving delicious food and the Nursery selling a range of cool climate plants and some kids activities too.

Just 2.5 hours from Sydney and 15 kilometres from Oberon, Mayfield Garden Private Garden Open Days are not to be missed.






530 Mayfield Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 9.2K from Essington

Mayfield Garden Private Garden Spring Open Days


Mayfield Garden is one of the world's largest privately owned cool climate gardens and is home to a private garden, and the Water Garden which is a year-round visitor experience.

The Private Garden Spring Open Days at Mayfield Garden offer visitors a rare chance to experience the expansive private family garden beyond the Water Garden. See the vibrant spring colours across over 160 acres (64 hectares) of manicured garden.

Private Garden Open Days occur for set days each autumn and spring and there's something for everyone with the Kitchen Caf? serving delicious food and the Nursery selling a range of cool climate plants and some kids activities too.

Just 2.5 hours from Sydney and 15 kilometres from Oberon, Mayfield Garden Private Garden Open Days are not to be missed.

Closed on Public Holidays. Please check the website for details.


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530 Mayfield Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 9.5K from Essington

Rockley Rodeo


The Rockley Rodeo Committee presents the annual Rockley Rodeo. This is the major event of the year for the historic village of Rockley, with profits placed back into the community to support Rockley Primary School, community projects and Care Assist.

The event offers something for everyone, including an opportunity to wander the historic buildings and village of Rockley.


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Rockley Showground
Rockley, NSW, 2795

Located 11.7K from Essington

Oberon Show


Oberon's annual Agricultural Show returns.

Enjoy plenty of action and activity at the Oberon Show. A colourful showcase of country life with plenty of action and activity including dog championships, equestrian events, ute competition, stationary engines, fireworks, and a wonderful display of produce, flowers, and craft in the pavilion.

Children can enjoy rides and sideshow alley as well as the animal nursery. Saturday's program ends with spectacular fireworks. Appetising refreshments are also on offer.





Oberon Show Grounds,
Ross Street
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 15.6K from Essington

Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair


If it's heritage, then the Oberon Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair has it.

The fair is held annually in Oberon, with event set up, and the tractor trek, and car and truck road runs (entrants only), on Friday.

Saturday has a street parade at 10am, followed by all the action at the Fair Ground. Sunday starts with the early bird tractor trek and displays until noon. No entry fees on Sunday due to reduced activities and displays.

Free entry for exhibitors, on site camping available (limited space available).

Featuring historic machinery, vintage and classic car displays, steam traction engines, steam portables and stationary engines, vintage trucks and lots of tractors. Tractor treks, fun tractor pull, car and truck rally, the flying pieman organ, market stalls, drum maker, timber working, military displays including Lithgow Living History Group.




Lowes Mount Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 15.7K from Essington

Oberon and Villages Spring Festival of Open Gardens


Come and visit an abundance of beautiful open gardens this Spring in the Oberon region.

Mayfield Garden will be opening its gates once again to show off Spring in all its splendour. Mayfield Garden Water Garden will open daily. Gairloch Garden is open for you to enjoy this beautiful haven.

The Rotary Club of Oberon presents Daffodil Dawdle where you can view seven large country gardens in Oberon and surrounds.

Oberon Garden Club hosts Open Gardens in the region, some of which have never been open to the public before.

As part of the Spring Festival enjoy some other events in the region.

For more information on these events please visit their website.


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Oberon
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 16.1K from Essington

Essington: Travel Tips

Oberon Visitor Information Centre


Call into the award winning Visitor Information Centre for information on the local area and activities. Souvenirs, local merchandise and food products are available for purchase, including local truffle products, local gourmet honey, and local cold press olive oil.

During Autumn and Spring enjoy the open Gardens including the amazing Mayfield Garden. During Winter, experience the thrill of hunting for truffles or maybe make a snow man. Experience the wonders of Jenolan Caves all year round.




48 Ross Street,
Corner of Edith Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 15.6K from Essington

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