About MillthorpeSet in the heart of the truffle-growing country, Millthorpe is a vibrant town with an enticing food and wine culture. Its historic streets are home to award-winning restaurants and one-of-a-kind boutiques, with picturesque rolling hills in the rural surrounds.
Things to do
Stroll along the National Trust-listed streets of Millthorpe, which have remained largely unchanged since the early-20th century. Bluestone features prominently in many of the Heritage-listed buildings, which are now occupied by eclectic cafes and art galleries.
Millthorpe is a great base for touring the Orange wine region to taste the award-winning Tempranillo at Angullong Wines and learn about the viticulture craft at the Slow Wine Co. Visit the mid-19th-century Millthorpe Railway Station that now showcases Edgecombe Wines.
Stop in at the Golden Memories Museum, set across eight buildings in the centre of Millthorpe. Aboriginal artefacts, Australian inventions and vintage machinery are all on display, together with a Craft Cottage where you can find locally-made souvenirs.
Want to sample Millthorpe’s gourmet produce? Head to the Millthorpe Providore on the main street or stop in at the Old Mill for a relaxed brunch in their alfresco courtyard. Millthorpe is also home to the acclaimed restaurant, Tonic, which dishes up seasonal fare within an iconic 19th-century building.
Millthorpe is 20 minutes’ drive from Orange Regional Airport and 30 minutes from Bathurst. It’s a picturesque 3.5-hour drive from Sydney to Millthorpe, while the town is small enough to explore on foot.