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Rylstone

On the banks of the Cudgegong River, Rylstone is one of the oldest settlements west of the Great Dividing Range. it retains it pioneering character in fine architecture: the magnificent Post and Telecommunications Office, police station, courthouse and Shire hall will prompt you to park and take a walk along the towns heritage trail. Tindle park reserve is on the river's banks and makes a pleasant picnic, barbeque, and swimming spot.

Rylstone: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Kandos Museum


In 1919, the first manager of Kandos Cement envisioned a proud future for modern Kandos leaving a legacy of his beloved Spanish Mission-styled church. The church is now Kandos Museum, telling the story of that thriving 20th Century town that made the cement that made Sydney. The general opinion is that he would have approved - come and see.




22 Buchanan Street
Kandos, NSW, 2848

Located 6.8K from Rylstone

Ferntree Gully Reserve


Ferntree Gully is a highly scenic rainforest area 17 kilometres north of Rylstone. There are many walking tracks at Ferntree Gully that take you down into the cool narrow fern-tree studded valley floor, and/or around the top edge of the rocks where you can get an overview of the valley and the unusual rock formations on either side. A loop walk takes you through unique plant communities ranging from western dry sclerophyll to lush rainforest in and around a deep and narrow gully of eroded sandstone rock.

Plants to look out for include large fig trees, the Pandora pandoreana with its entangled maze of roots and rock orchids, some of which are unique.

Keep an eye out for a lyre bird, rare powerful owl, scrub turkey or a glossy black cockatoo. Echidnas, marsupial mice and several species of snake are also found here, along with grey kangaroos, wombats and wallabies.




Bylong Road
Rylstone, NSW, 2849

Located 16.8K from Rylstone

Dunns Swamp


Dunns Swamp is a spectacular car based camping and picnic area on the headwaters of the Cudgegong River on the western edge of Wollemi National Park. The area has excellent bushwalking, cycling, fishing, swimming and canoeing which can all be done commencing from the camping area. The area has towering sandstone pagoda rocks surrounding it.

Dunns Swamp is 30 kilometres from Rylstone.




Wollemi National Park
Rylstone, NSW, 2849

Located 22.3K from Rylstone

Rylstone: Events

Bogee Crafters' 2017 Quilt Show


The Bogee Crafters will be holding their second Quilt Exhibition and Sale at the Rylstone Memorial Hall over Easter 2017. It will run from Sunday April 16 through to Thursday April 20 from 10am to 4.30pm daily. The opening night will be Saturday April 26 from 5.30pm to 7pm.

There will be free admission and everyone is welcome to go to both opening night and the general exhibition. The show will feature their 'One challenge, many outcomes....' display. Quilts, wall hangings, other beautifully hand-crafted and knitted items as well as raffle quilt tickets for sale.


Event Dates
2017
      16th Apr
      17th Apr
      18th Apr
      19th Apr
      20th Apr


Rylstone Memorial Hall,
Louee Street
Rylstone, NSW, 2849

Located 0.2K from Rylstone

Rylstone Rambler - Show Special


Catch the iconic Railmotor set 661/726 to the Rylstone-Kandos Show. Leaving from Lithgow station, this delightful journey take you through the magnificent Capertee Valley and on to Rylstone where a bus transfer waits to take you on a two minute transfer to the Rylstone-Kandos Show.

Known near and far as one of the best country shows in NSW, the Rylstone-Kandos Show has it all - wood chopping, cakes and jams, ute muster, livestock and much much more.

Your ticket on the Rylstone Rambler includes train travel, show entry, shuttle transfers and show bag!




Louee Street
Rylstone, NSW, 2849

Located 0.4K from Rylstone

Kandos Annual Bob Marley Festival


Kandos, at the foot of a mountain in the Mudgee winemaking district, and just three hours drive from Sydney, is having its annual Kandos Bob Marley Festival.

The festival starts at noon with reggae music and market stalls. There will be music and entertainment all afternoon and into the evening

Just bring your banana lounge and chill out, absorbing the music and performances in a breathtaking setting.




Angus Avenue
Kandos, NSW, 2848

Located 6.5K from Rylstone

Cementa17


Cementa is a biannual contemporary arts festival that takes place in the post industrial town of Kandos. This tiny regional town is located on the side of Coombermelon Mountain between Lithgow and Mudgee in Central West NSW. The region provides the stunning backdrop to which invited artists make, exhibit and perform work relating to the social, historical, or environmental context of Kandos and its surrounds.

Cementa17 takes place in April and offers a unique festival experience of a free four-day event showcasing independent and experimental arts. Performance, sound, cabaret, interactive and electronic arts, video, installation, photography, painting and ceramics will all be presented at multiple venues across town.

Artworks will pop up in Kandos' shopfronts, cafes, on the streets, the local museum and nursery, in parks, garages, cars, backyards, the tennis courts, the pub, a golf club, community halls, church yards and for the first time beyond to Ganguddy, Dunns Swamp camping grounds, a World Heritage natural arena .

Cementa17 is a celebration of contemporary art in Australia and of the small town that hosts it. Plan your trip well in advance and take the opportunity to stay over and visit the region of Kandos, Rylstone and Mudgee.


Event Dates
2017
      6th Apr
      7th Apr
      8th Apr
      9th Apr


Angus Avenue
Kandos, NSW, 2848

Located 6.6K from Rylstone

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