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King of the Ranges Stockman's Challenge and Bush Festival


King of the Ranges Stockma's Challenge showcases the traditional skills of Australian Stockmen and women through an exciting and intense competition over four days. Competitors accumulate points for cattle work, pack-horse work, bareback riding, target whipcracking, horseshoeing, and cross country jumping. Then finalists further display their skill and courage in catching and leading a wild horse and riding a buckjumper, to determine who will be the next King of the Ranges.

Throughout the King of the Ranges Event, the Bush Festival program features a host of traditional and entertaining activities including fun competitions, displays of horsemanship, demonstrations of bushcraft, live music, great food and good old fashioned country hospitality. The King of the Ranges Stockman's Challenge and Bush Festival offers something for all the family. Enjoy this celebration of Australian bush skills, tradition and heritage in beautiful Murrurundi the "Crown of the Hunter" at the foot of the Liverpool Ranges where the New England Highway leaves the Hunter Valley to cross the Great Dividing Range.


Event Dates
2017
      24th Feb
      25th Feb
      26th Feb


Rosella Street
Murrurundi, NSW, 2338

Located 9.4K from Blandford

Scone Horse Trials


Since 1979 the Scone Horse Trials Inc. committee have hosted the Olympic Equestrian sport of Eventing at Broomfield near Scone. Two events are staged each year, in spring and autumn. In 2016, 2017 and 2018 the NSW State Eventing Championships will be conducted at the March Event. With a strong group of sponsors headed by the region's thoroughbred breeders, a stunning and challenging cross country course and recent innovations such as the spectator friendly Twilight Showjumping, the Scone Horse Trials have gone from strength to strength. The March event is now one of the most popular events on the National calender with over 500 local, NSW and inter-state competitors regularly attending.




Gundy - Nundle Road,
Gundy,
Scone
Scone, NSW, 2337

Located 23.4K from Blandford

Blandford: Travel Tips

Murrurundi Visitor Information Centre


Be sure to stop into the Murrurundi Visitor Information Centre on your next trip to Murrurundi.

The friendly staff can provide you with a range of information on local attractions, upcoming events, assistance with accommodation, and other services as required.

Maps and brochures are also available, together with a selection of souvenirs and other merchandise.




113 Mayne Street
Murrurundi, NSW, 2338

Located 9.5K from Blandford

Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre


Call into the Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre, the friendly staff are happy to help you with your enquiry and assist you to experience and enjoy the unique rural lifestyle of the region. The foyer of the Visitor Information Centre greets the visitor with a historic desk which was owned by the AA company who ran Warrah Station in the early 1930s. Read about the local history or learn about agriculture from a stunning wall display before morning or afternoon tea at the adjoining Cafe 2339.

Their knowledgeable staff can give you advice and help with itineraries well beyond their own area, and are happy to share their knowledge - they also love a challenge! Your stop is enhanced by their Kamilaroi, a Highway a People display, and the historic Sunshine Header.

You can't go wrong travelling through Liverpool Plains with 'a postcard around every corner', starting right here!




King George V Park,
New England Highway
Willow Tree, NSW, 2339

Located 24.8K from Blandford

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