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Wingham

Wingham offers visitors a step back in time. Its rich heritage is evident in the many splendid National Trust listed Federation buildings, which surround the town common modelled on the English square.

Take a self-guided Heritage Walk around Wingham. The walk highlights a number of built and natural items of significance to the history of the town. The walk is approximately five kilometres and brochures are available from the Manning Valley Historical Society Museum at Wingham. The Museum is located in the town centre and is open seven days.

Also found at Wingham is Wingham Brush Nature Reserve, part of the last 10 hectares of sub-tropical flood plain rainforest in New South Wales. Giant Moreton Bay figs dominate the Brush along with the grey-headed flying foxes; the Brush is a roosting and maternity site for the flying foxes. There are also over 100 species of birds and many native marsupials.

Wingham: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Not a Cafe


Not a Cafe is a beautiful shop in Wingham that sells all things local. It is Wingham's hub of creativity, assisting people to sell wares that have been made with love in the Manning Valley. It is where you will find local art, photography, books, toys, clothes, jewellery, soaps, woodwork, metalwork, craft and more!

Not a Cafe also has a music room that has been designed to give local musicians somewhere to both sell their music and perform on a regular basis. The music room gives everyone, locals and visitors, the chance to browse through CDs and listen to music they're interested in via tablets/headphones. You're invited to come in and browse or spend time kicking back on the lounge taking in the arty surrounds or listen to the live music when it's happening.




41 Isabella Street
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.1K from Wingham

Manning Valley Historical Society and Museum


Manning Valley Historical Society Museum and Archives is located in an historic building once used as a grocery and produce store, circa 1880. The museum overlooks Wingham Town Square (or Central Park) that is surrounded on four sides by heritage or historic buildings.

Visitors to the museum are instantly captivated by the step back in time, demonstrating the differing lifestyles pioneers had and their tools/aids.

On display are pioneer family portraits, old cedar furniture, lamp collections, scales, bottles, folk craft, clothing, fabrics, ironmongery, crockery, glassware, patent medicines and memorabilia related to our proud sporting achievements.

At the rear of the Museum is Wingham's 19th Century police cell which housed Jimmy Governor (Blacksmith) following his capture and prior to his transportation to Sydney for trial and execution.

Archive resources are also available. Researchers are in attendance on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am to 4pm.






12 Farquhar Street
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.2K from Wingham

Wingham Self-Guided Heritage Walk


This self-guided Heritage walk around Wingham highlights a number of built and natural items significant to the history of the town. Wingham Museum is located along the walk.

The full walk is approximately five kilometres long. As a guide, it is recommended that to visit all the items of interest you allow about 2.5 hours, take drinking water with you, and wear comfortable shoes.

You may also like to allow time to visit the many cafes and shops along the route or stop at the river for a picnic lunch.

The heritage walk brochure is available at the Manning Valley Historical Museum in Farquhar Street, Wingham and the Manning Valley Visitor Information Centre on Manning River Drive, Taree.





Wingham Township
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.2K from Wingham

Edgey's Manor


Edgey's Manor is a Celtic Britain themed destination. It offers visitors a relaxed atmosphere to dine-in for breakfast and lunch (takeaway available).

In the spacious Great Hall, you'll see a number of historical displays including a replica of William Wallace's sword. Edgey's Manor also offer activities such as gentle exercise classes and historical games. Regular evening functions are held with a medieval theme.

As well as stocking a range of British Candy, the gift shop (named the Viking's Hoard) offers a fantastic range of gifts from a variety of cultures. Edgey's Manor is located in historic Wingham, just three hours drive north of Sydney.




55 Farquhar Street
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.6K from Wingham

Wingham: Events

Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival


The Manning Valley Historical Society annual Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival.

Clans from all over the country descend on the town of Wingham to enjoy a Scottish Concert on Sunday, 22nd May. From Thursday 26th, visit the genealogy fair (tutorial and research); Friday 27th, a cooking school, poet's breakfast, bus tour, baking competition, nine hole golf tournament, social bowls; and on Saturday 28th May the main festival with markets and clan stalls, street parade, Highland games, grand Scottish ball; an on Sunday 29th: blessing of the banners, barbecue breakfast, luncheon, and concert/Ceilidh.

A Mayoral reception and official opening ceremony also take place during the weekend. Some events require you to purchase a ticket - order your tickets online on the Bonnie Wingham website.

A complete programme of events and functions is available for perusal and/or download from the website on the Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival page.


Event Dates
2017
      26th May
      27th May
      28th May


12 Farqhar Street
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.2K from Wingham

The Wingham Akoostik Music Festival


The Wingham Akoostik Festival is a three day celebration of music showcasing local artists as well as some of Australia's best loved musicians. Previous festivals have seen performances from James Reyne, Grace Knight, Wendy Matthews, Richard Clapton and Rick Price, just to name a few.

Included over the three day event are workshops catering for all ages and interests. Camping is available for the entire weekend at the Wingham Showground.

For tickets and a full list of performing artists please refer to the Akoostik Festival web site.





Event Dates
2016
      14th Oct
      15th Oct
      16th Oct


Gloucester Road
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.2K from Wingham

Wingham Community Markets


The Wingham Community Markets are held on the second Saturday of each month, and the new revitalised markets are thriving in their new home at the Wingham Skate Park.

The markets stalls include local grown fruit and vegetables, home baked goods, plants, wine, sauces, jams and pickles.


Event Dates
2016
      9th Jul
      13th Aug
      10th Sep
      8th Oct
      12th Nov
      10th Dec
2017
      14th Jan
      11th Feb
      11th Mar
      8th Apr
      13th May
      10th Jun


Dennes Street
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 0.6K from Wingham

Wingham Annual Show


The 131st Wingham Annual Show will be three days full of competitions and rides with all the fun of a true agricultural show. Wood chopping, chainsaw competitions, a cattle section and campdrafting.

Popular exhibits will be on show in the Exhibition Hall and also, the popular poultry sections, for the children to enjoy. The Friday night Rodeo will have the crowd on their feet with all the excitement happening in the rodeo ring.

Saturday will be the People's Family Fun Day from 8am right through until the fireworks at 7.30pm.

A crowd favourite, the Demo Derby will be on Saturday afternoon followed by the fireworks spectacular. The main ring will come to life with families filling all vantage points for a view of the action once again.

There is something for everyone to enjoy at the Wingham Show in March 2016.






Wingham Showground,
1292 Gloucester Road
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 1.3K from Wingham

Wingham Beef Week


Wingham Beef Week has been running since 1987 and is now in its 29th year in 2016. Starting with the Junior Field Days on Monday and finishing with the Beef Barons Ball, there are parades and competitions held all week. With the support of their sponsors, local schools and the beef producers of the Manning Valley, they've put together a great program of events to get everyone involved in the festivities.




1292 Gloucester Road
Wingham, NSW, 2429

Located 1.3K from Wingham

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