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Bectric: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Hazeldean at Quandary, Ariah Park and Temora


Enjoy an old-fashioned morning tea served on English bone china in the gardens of "Hazeldean" at Quandary, just off Burley Griffin Way, 22 kilometres west of Temora and 14 kilometres east of Ariah Park.

Look through the two railway carriages used in award-winning, tourism accredited Country Carriage Bed and Breakfast and have a guided tour of the Pioneers Cottage displaying family memorabilia from the late 1800s through to the 1920s on this fifth-generation family farm.
Minimum of six to a maximum of 40 welcome. Prior bookings essential.

Explore Ariah Park, a 1920s heritage village with a free booklet "A self-guided tour to Ariah Park" and learn the history and stories of buildings within the Village.

Contact details for luncheon options available on request.

Visits to Temora Aviation Museum and Temora Rural Museum will complete your day in Temora Shire.




809 Quandary Road
Ariah Park, NSW, 2665

Located 10.1K from Bectric

Ariah Park 1920s Heritage Village


Step back in time and enjoy a self-guided tour of this well maintained village established at the beginning of the twentieth century. A free 32 page booklet provides the history and stories of buildings within the village, the story of the original settlement at Broken Dam and explains the connection of Dame Mary Gilmore to the area.

Post Office, Supermarket and Pharmacy cater for all essential requirements. Meals available at Ariah Park Hotel and White Rose Cafe. 24 hour fuel and NRMA mechanic. See the ever changing decorated shop windows, visit Second Glance Op Shop and Echoes of Ariah Park Museum.

Bushwalkers and birdwatching enthusiasts will enjoy nearby Ingalba National Forest, Mandamah and Yarranjerry State Forests, nature reserves and Mirrool Creek walking trail.

The village provides facilities for a range of sporting activities. Lake Arbortree, six kilometres north, is a picturesque recreational and picnic area.




Intersection of Burley Griffin and Mary Gilmore Ways
Ariah Park, NSW, 2665

Located 14.6K from Bectric

Temora Aviation Museum


The Temora Aviation Museum has one of the world's finest collections of flying historic aircraft. Established in 1999 the Museum collection includes the only two flying Spitfires in Australia as well as the only flying Gloster Meteor F.8, Boomerang and Hudson Bomber in the world, the only Canberra bomber and the oldest flying Tiger Moth in Australia.

The Museum also features air-conditioned display buildings and hangars, allowing close up inspection of the aircraft, mezzanine level overlooking the engineering hangar, landscaped garden, picnic areas, an aviation themed children's playground and a theatrette.

The Museum holds an Aircraft Showcase on the first and third Saturday of most months where the aircraft take to the sky, accompanied by commentary and music. Warbirds Downunder is a large biennial airshow which displays Warbird aircraft from all over the country.




1 Tom Moon Avenue
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 21.4K from Bectric

Temora Rural Museum


Temora Rural Museum is a beautifully presented showcase of the changing lifestyles of country Australia. Set in carefully tended grounds, the numerous exhibition buildings house diverse collections ranging from fine china and delicate textiles to extensive displays of stationary engines and tractors, all maintained in working order.

Feature exhibits include Sir Donald Bradman's first home, a collection of Jimmy Sharman's boxing tent memorabilia and the Temora Rock and Mineral Museum.

With the support of the NSW Ambulance Service, the museum is presently developing a comprehensive ambulance service exhibition comprising vintage ambulance vehicles and memorabilia spanning the twentieth century.




29 Junee Road
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 22.6K from Bectric

Bectric: Events

Horsepower Ariah Park


Horsepower is a two day event for ridden and harnessed horses hosted at the historic village of Ariah Park

Saturday: 20 kilometre ride or drive horses in harness commencing from Ariah Park Showground and travelling via the main street of Ariah Park to Lake Arbortree for a picnic lunch.

Sunday: Starting at 9.00 am at the Ariah Park Showground
Watch the harness horses in action and see the skill of horse and driver as they compete in show driving events, precision driving and exciting timed novelty events for Clydesdales, light horses, ponies, Shetlands and miniatures.

Rides in sulkies and wagons driven by competing members of the Australian Carriage Driving Society will be available.

There will be market stalls, craft demonstrations and displays, barbecue and canteen.

Part of Temora Shire Council events under the National Trust Heritage Festival 2017 and proudly supported by Temora Shire Council Heritage Committee.


Event Dates
2017
      22nd Apr
      23rd Apr


Barnes Street
Ariah Park, NSW, 2665

Located 15.4K from Bectric

Ariah Park Centenary of Bulk Grain Handling


A celebration to mark 100 years - Ariah Park: Birthplace of Bulk Grain Handling.

Friday: 2.00 pm Launch of Ariah Park Heritage DVD "Under the Peppercorn Trees" at Ariah Park Bowling Club; 7.00 pm Doors open at Ariah Park Memorial Hall - Music at 8.00 pm
Centenary Ball - 1960s theme with "Fendermen" re-union band. Bar facilities provided. Bring your own supper.

Saturday: 11am Main street parade of floats; Machinery through the ages; Trucks Tractors Headers from every decade; Food and coffee stalls; 1.30 pm Unveiling of life-size wheat lumper sculpture; Regency Ramblers Street Rods Show and Shine.

Sunday: Special Centenary Church Services
10.00 am Ariah Park Anglican Church. Speaker Bishop Rob Gillion, Bishop of the Riverina
10.00 am Ariah Park Catholic Church. Speaker Father Simon Falk
10.30 am Ariah Park Baptist Church. Speaker Pastor Anthony Webb
1.30 pm - 3.00 pm Unveiling of Heritage Panels at "Ariah Park Homestead", Old Methodist Church; Peters Creek /Wells Crossing new bridge; Broken Dam Rest Area
2.00-3.00 pm Open House with Owners of old Methodist Church, Les and Diane Choice
7.00 pm Centenary Variety Concert.


Event Dates
2016
      2nd Oct
      2nd Oct


Coolamon Street
Ariah Park, NSW, 2665

Located 16.0K from Bectric

Bectric: Travel Tips

Temora Visitor Information Centre


The Temora Visitor Information Centre provides a diverse range of information and assistance to tourists travelling through the area. The Centre provides free WiFi and has a great range of merchandise for sale.

The Centre's friendly staff are all local residents with extensive knowledge about Temora's Shire and what it has to offer. There is plenty of parking for cars, caravans, and motorhomes.




29 Junee Road
Temora, NSW, 2666

Located 22.6K from Bectric

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