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Tarana: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lake Wallace

Lake Wallace is situated at Wallerawang off the Great Western Highway, fifteen kilometres south west of Lithgow.

Facilities include: children's playground, picnic and barbecue areas, hot showers are available.
Activities include: sailing (no power boats) and fishing (rainbow and brown trout) walking and bird watching.

Lake Wallace is RV friendly.

Great Western Highway
Wallerawang, NSW, 2845

Located 19.6K from Tarana

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 20.2K from Tarana

Tarana: Events

Rydal Show

The Rydal Show is known as 'the biggest little show in the west', and this year will the 94th show for Rydal.

There is something for everyone with yard dog trials, wood chopping, prize winning arts and horticulture. See the best wool, the best cattle, and the best vegetables the district can produce. See the horse riding events and enjoy the Rydal Show country dining room where there is a two course lunch as well as morning and afternoon tea. Snacks are available at the canteen and liquid refreshments at the Bar.

Experience a real country show in a great bush setting on the edge of the village of Rydal, just 25 minutes from Lithgow.

Rydal Showground,
Market Street
Rydal, NSW, 2790

Located 12.5K from Tarana

Rock and Road Cycling Race

The Rock and Road Cycling Race is a first for the area, and a first for Australia in cycling sport. A race where riders get to prove themselves across both road and mountain bike disciplines.

Rydal and surrounding areas will host the inaugural Rock and Road race event. Riders can choose a solo race where they can prove their skills on two bikes. Starting on the road bike riders will take in an 80 kilometre route out of Rydal and through the surrounding scenic countryside, before returning to the event hub and transitioning onto their mountain bike for the 40 kilometres rock route through Lidsdale State Forest.

There's also a Mini option which allows solo riders to complete a half distance course. Riders can choose to compete as a Duo, with one rider undertaking the road section and one rider taking on the rock route, with a tag-transition.

Event Dates
      14th May

Market Street
Rydal, NSW, 2790

Located 12.8K from Tarana

Sunny Corner Sunday

Sunny Corner Sunday Local Arts and Crafts - the artists and craftspeople of Yetholme, Tarana and Meadow Flat will open their doors this year for the traditional Sunny Corner Sunday.

There will be some old favourites plus new exhibitions such as mosaics, prints, fashion handbags, jewellery, garden sculptures, local produce and more.

Bring your friends and a hamper and picnic in their gardens.

Event Dates
      4th Dec
      4th Dec
      6th Dec

Sunny Corner
Sunny Corner, NSW, 2795

Located 16.4K from Tarana

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 18.9K from Tarana

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.

Event Dates
      28th Oct
      29th Oct
      30th Oct

530 Mayfield Road
Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 19.5K from Tarana

The Zig Zag Motel Ladies National Karting Event

The Zig Zag Motel Ladies National Karting Event is the only Karting event in Australia exclusively for women and girls.

The event has entrants from throughout Australia as well as girls from New Zealand, and is recognised by the sport's governing body, Karting Australia, as an event of national importance.

The event also raises funds for the National Breast Cancer foundation. So far the club has raised over AUD150,000.

Event Dates
      21st Jan
      22nd Jan

Lithgow City Raceway,
Oakey Forest Road
Marrangaroo, NSW, 2790

Located 20.0K from Tarana

Clyde Marshall Memorial

In 1963, some 50 years ago, the Lithgow kart Club was formed. Clyde Marshall is a Memorial event. He was the original founding member of Lithgow Districts Kart club. And this event keeps the legend of Clyde alive.

Clyde Marshall initially owned the land on which the track was built. The club bought the land off him in 1981 to establish the Combined Districts Kart Club. Clyde was always there. He is in the clubhouse on the wall - king of the mountain.

The event has been ongoing since 1986 - 27 years of history of karting in Lithgow, New South Wales. Clyde is now deceased.

The Lithgow track has superb spectator facilities and the Combined District Karting Club welcome spectators, and it's free.

Event Dates
      29th Oct
      30th Oct

Oakey Forest Road
Marrangaroo, NSW, 2790

Located 20.0K from Tarana

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.

Event Dates
      28th Oct
      29th Oct
      30th Oct

Oberon, NSW, 2787

Located 20.3K from Tarana

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