Bathurstlocated on the banks of the Macquarie River was proclaimed a town in 1815, then with the discovery of gold, it experienced rapid growth in the 1850s and '60s. Today one of Australia's fastest-growing modern regional cities it is just two and a half hours drive from Sydney at the junction of the Great Western, Mid Western and Mitchell Highways.
It is accessible by plane, train and automobile.
Bathurst Region LOCAL PRODUCE - Wine and Fresh Produce supplies
There are a number of Wineries and vineyards in and around Bathurst. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables will be found at the Bathurst Farmers Markets along with local Assorted Cheeses, Boutique Cordials, Free Range chickens and eggs, Fresh and smoked Fish, Gourmet Breads and Pies, Honey, Jams and Mustards, Olives and Olive Oil, Smoked Hams and Bacon, Blended Coffees, Plants and shrubs, Fresh and Dried Flowers, Lavender Products, Organic Food and Herbs, Venison to name just some..... Local delicatessens have great ranges of gourmet local procude and Bee and Pollination services are close by. First grade meats are available from Bathurst Butchers serving local produce and Fine dining is available in Restaurants serving meals prepared with local produce.