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South West & ACT Region Area Highlights & Essential Things To Do
Discover Your Local South West & ACT Region Area
South West NSW through to the ACT region is home to many regional historical towns and attractions. The numerous regional towns within the area possess natural beauty for those wanting a taste of the outback country life. Goulburn is one of the most populated towns in the area with plentiful attractions within it. Pack a picnic lunch and set up camp at Belmore Park, situated smack bang in the middle of the city or play the part of tourist for a day and visit the Big Merino.
Young is also one of the small historic towns within the region, nestled among the slopes of the countryside. Every year without fail, hundreds of locals and tourists flock to Young for The National Cherry Festival, bringing to life the town’s historic culture and friendly nature.
Just a 45 minute drive from the heart of Canberra is the Yass Valley. Explore the homely, quaint villages and embark on a tour to discover NSW’s gold trails. Also not far off from central Canberra is the beautiful natural attraction, Brindabella National Park. Pack your car for a weekend of serenity or gather friends and family for a picnic lunch. Whether you choose an easy or challenging trail to hike down, all have spectacular views of the Australian Alps.
Canberra may be the capital of Australia, but there is more to the ACT region than Parliament House.If you venture a little bit outside the city centre, you will find numerous hidden towns and treasures to explore. Explore national parks, reserves and the famous wine regions. South West & ACT Region presents multiple opportunities to discover our truly beautiful country –definitely worth a visit.
South West & ACT Region Events & What's On
- Fairy Party at Goulburn Mulwaree Libary Goulburn Mulwaree Library
- 2017 Australia Day Celebrations - Gunning Barbour Park
- 2017 Australia Day - Yass Valley Yass Coronation Park
- 2017 Australia Day Celebrations in Young Carrington Park
- 2017 Australia Day Celebrations - Taralga Taralga Showground
- Young Army Cadets Open Day & Fundraiser The Young Army Cadet Unit
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