A NSW Top Tourism Town Finalist

Welcome to Millthorpe

Category: population under 5,000 residents.
Voting open from 09:00 Friday 7 May 2021 till 17:00 Friday 14 May 2021 AEST.
Members of the public may only lodge one vote for one town in each category.
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Spending time with your girlfriends is always memorable

There’s nothing quite like piling into the car for a long weekend away to get that much needed quality time with your nearest and dearest. Whether it’s an annual tradition or a spontaneous trip – Millthorpe, in the gorgeous countryside of the Central Tablelands has got everything you need for a well-deserved weekend with your girl-gang. Just 3.5 hours west of Sydney, you’ll find this beautiful little village. The stunning heritage-listed 19th-century buildings lining the main street testifies to its age, but don’t be fooled.

Millthorpe has moved far beyond its past to become a haven for curio hunters, culture buffs and those in need of some unique retail therapy. The historic village comes alive on weekends with elegant accommodation, acclaimed restaurants and cellar doors showcasing local wines. With a short, picturesque drive to neighbouring hotspot Orange and surrounding historic villages, you’ll find everything you could possibly want for an unforgettable trip. 

Where to stay? Above the Tamburlaine cellar door, is Tamburlaine on Pym which offers the perfect weekend retreat. With three bedrooms and private rear-access, this self-contained loft apartment is the ideal oasis to catch up with friends over some locally made wine and cheese. 





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A morning in Millthorpe Whilst browsing the eclectic mix of boutique, art and antique shops, pop into The Old Mill for some breaky. It’s set in a charming building with an open fireplace and pretty, flower-filled gardens.

Old-fashioned hospitality goes hand-in-hand with the food menu which focuses on classic dishes prepared using high-quality, fresh ingredients to create beautiful modern Australian meals.If you are in search to soothe the soul, take a self-guided stroll through the 3km country/village walk and see the rewarding view of Mt Canobolas, or book a private meditation session with Ann Harrison, at the Millthorpe Meditation Centre. 

Both locals and weekenders’ bustle into rustic and relaxed Millthorpe Providore for their daily brew and a bite to eat. Indulge your inner-foodie desires and seek their speciality local gourmet goods, peruse the shelves in search of the perfect gift, or some tasty additions to enjoy throughout your stay and take back home.  Afternoon tipple The town has three notable cellar doors (Angullong, Slow Wine Co and Tamburlaine Organic Wines) that harness the benefits of high altitude, cool climate varietals. They have banded together to create the ‘Millthorpe Wine collective’ which offers the best of all three. Enjoy a 45-minute tasting of award-winning wines at each cellar door with a picture perfect 2-minute stroll between them. 

Fine dining dinner Tonic Restaurant is a Millthorpe icon, a one hatted restaurant that makes the most of the region’s abundant seasonal produce. A girl’s trip isn’t complete without a dinner cooked by chef Tony Worland who has worked alongside Gordon Ramsey and Matt Moran. Menu mainstays include renowned Mandagery Creek venison and Cowra lamb. Lock it in ladies!Send out that group message and start planning your trip here. 

Voting open from 9:00 AEST, Friday 7 May 2021
to 17:00, Friday 14 May 2021. 

Members of the public may only lodge one vote for one town in each category. Subsequent votes by the same voter will be excluded from consideration.  See full Terms & Conditions


Four days in Millthorpe

Welcome to Millthorpe! A picturesque heritage-listed town, Millthorpe is a step back to the 1900s with a contemporary edge.

Cobbled streets border relatively unchanged 19th century buildings. Millthorpe boasts award-winning restaurants, country pubs, arts and antiques, a museum, boutique shops, cellar doors and boutique accommodation enhancing its charm, sophistication and eclectic style.



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