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Tarcutta

A small farming town in softly-undulating country on the Hume Highway about half way between Sydney and Melbourne, Tarcutta is a farming community relying for its prosperity mainly on sheep and cattle and the interstate truckies who use the town as a change-over point in the trade between the two capital cities. The local park houses a poignant memorial to the truck drivers who have died on the infamously-dangerous local stretch of the Hume Highway. Dozens of names are engraved on the memorial. The local café, which has sustained generations of truckies, has also been the source of inspiration for a brace of Australia's best modern poets, Les Murray and Bruce Dawe. Murray wrote The Burning Truck while recharging on the café fare in 1961 and Dawe immortalised the eatery in a couple of lines in his poem Under Way. Tarcutta is about 40km south-west of Gundagai - the town that has the strongest claims through song , poems and anecdotal evidence to being home to the legendary dog that sat on the tuckerbox.

Tarcutta: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Rustique Lavender Farm


Why not take a leisurely 30 minute drive from Wagga Wagga to Rustique Lavender Farm, where you can surround yourself with the calming and relaxing atmosphere of lavender.

Take a stroll through lavender and heritage roses, or browse in the shop with its delightful range of products, gifts, craft, rose products, ceramics, and culinary delights.

Bring some friends for a cuppa, or take some time out to have a refreshing and uplifting massage.

Bus and group tours are welcome by appointment.




7979 Tumbarumba Road
Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650

Located 21.7K from Tarcutta

Tarcutta: Events

Tarcutta Markets


Come and enjoy the day in Tarcutta. Markets are held on the third Saturday of each month.

A large range of stalls including home grown products, plants, homewares, jewellery, pre-loved goods, books and much more.

Barbecue, sandwiches, cakes and drinks available for purchase.

New stallholders are always welcome, AUD5 per stall.


Event Dates
2018
      15th Dec
2019
      19th Jan
      16th Feb
      16th Mar


Sydney Street
Tarcutta, NSW, 2652

Located 0.2K from Tarcutta

Ladysmith Tourist Railway Open Day


The Tumbarumba railway took nine years to build, and was operational between 1917 and 1974.

Ladysmith is one of the few stations remaining on the old line. Visit their heritage station and museum, with trikes on display.

Open day times: 12pm till 3pm


Event Dates
2018
      8th Dec
2019
      12th Jan
      9th Feb
      9th Mar
      13th Apr
      11th May
      8th Jun
      13th Jul
      10th Aug
      14th Sep
      12th Oct
      9th Nov
      14th Dec


Cunningdroo Street
Ladysmith, NSW, 2652

Located 21.6K from Tarcutta

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