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Young's central location really lends itself as an ideal base for touring holidays of the South West Slopes and Central West area of NSW.
It's close proximity to Canberra also means that it is easy for visitors to see the Nation's Capital and enjoy the various festivals and activities on offer such as Floriade.
CHERRY BLOSSOM - September - October
YOUNG CHERRY FESTIVAL - November -December
YOUNG LAMBING FLAT FESTIVAL - April
Harden Kite Festival
The Young area has many cherry and stonefruit orchards, and is widely known as the ‘The Cherry Capital of Australia’ .
Highlights of the year include Cherry Blossoms in September - October, and the National Cherry Festival in late November - Early December.
‘Pick your Own' cherries are available from mid-November until Christmas.
Young is centrally located in the ‘Hilltops’ Wine and Food region, increasingly recognised for producing quality cool climate wines, foods and offering an authentic country experience. Cellar doors offer tastings and sales of fine wines and quality produce are available in abundance.
The Young Town & Around website will continue to grow. Young is one of 18 regions in the Highway West family linking the Blue Mountains, Central Tablelands and Central West towns of NSW together, providing a guided circuit tour of the areas.
Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Gardens - and Chinaman's Dam - Pitstone Road Open Daily
Lambing Flat Folk Museum - Campbell Street
Burrangong Art Gallery - Visitor Information Centre
Young area Wineries & Orchards
Young area Museums
Landra Castle - heritage listed homestead. Located near Greenethorpe - By appointment.
Follow the Gold Trail.....Young is centrally located in the historic villages when following the Gold Trail of Australia's goldrush period. Goulburn - Upper Lachlan - Yass - Adelong - Harden - Boorowa - YOUNG - Grenfell - FORBES - OPHIR - LUCKNOW - BATHURST
Young is Celebrating the 62nd National Cherry Festival in December 2011 and it is going to be bigger and better than ever.
The Cherry Festival is from the 2nd - 4th December, 2011, with the Street Parade on the 3rd December.
There will be Bush Poets, markets, stalls, the Cherry Festival Carnival and Cherry Queen Ball and much, much more.
Chinaman's Dam & Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Gardens