Food, wine, and shopping galore in Orange NSW

Heading out to the Central Tablelands of NSW, you’ll never be short of exploring the thriving food and wine scene, the stunning landscapes, the up and coming retail scene and the rich and fascinating history of the Orange region.

A good five-hour drive from Newcastle, the regional NSW area of Orange is calling you over for a short foodie inspired break or extended adventure getaway.


The Sonic

A trip to Orange wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the colourful and creative concept store of home, fashion and of course coffee that is Jumbled. Located on the main street in a renovated masonic lodge renamed ‘The Sonic’.

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Jumbled is home to colourful pieces and original art pieces. Think brands such as Kip & Co, Sage and Clare, Rolla Bottle, Tigerlily, Talulah and PE Nation just to name a few.

Head on in to have a browse, grab a coffee and enjoy the buzz that The Sonic has to offer. 

Where: 33-35 Sale St
When: Mon-Wed | 10am-5.30pm
Thu | 10am-6pm
Fri | 10am-5.30pm
Sat | 10am-4pm
Website: click here 

The White Place

Bringing an eclectic mix of scouted contemporary and modern treasures for your home over at The White Place. The space is an ever-changing lifestyle store with a selection of stylish homewares, cushions, rugs, furniture and art as well as clothing and jewellery. 

Where: 100 Byng St
When: Mon-Sat | 10am-3pm
Website: click here 

Hillside Harvest 

Hillside Harvest is a 75-acre property that produces many varieties of cherries, apples, pears, stone fruit and berries. The orchard was established in the 80’s with the Jones’ family purchasing the property in 2014. Refurbing the tired fruit packing shed to become what is now a popular destination for fresh fruit, vegetables and locally sourced products for tourists and locals alike.

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Where: 1209 The Escort Way
When: Mon-Fri | 9am-5pm
Sat-Sun | 9am-3pm
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Angus Barrett Saddlery & Leather Goods

Orange designed and manufactured boutique range of high-quality saddlery and leather goods by Angus Barrett. Expect to see traditional saddlery tack to modern leather accessories including a range of belts, bags, wallets and even dog collars!

Where: 191 Summer St
When: Mon-Fri | 10am-5pm
Sat | 10am-3pm
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Produce Picking 

Huntley Berry Farm

Situated in the basalt plans of Mount Canobolas, you can arm yourself with a bucket and start picking your very own berry produce. Set in picturesque farmland, Huntley Berry Farm has over eleven berry varieties and is a great spot for a day-long picnic.

Drop into the farm’s shop and pick up some fresh berry syrups or choose from the large selection of homemade jams, chutneys, vinegar and sauces. 

Where: Huntley Rd
When: Mon-Fri | 9am-4pm
Sat-Sun | 10am-4pm
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Norland Fig Orchard

Home to more than 600 trees, Norland Fig Orchard varities include Black Genoa, Brown Turkey and White Adriatic.

Where: 158 Bradleys Rd
When: Mon-Sun | 9am-5pm

Thornbrook Orchard

Be guided through the Thornbrook Orchard and pick the freshest and ripest fruit. The team are available to provide a demonstration on how to select and pick the fruit, as well as answer any questions you may have. Once you’ve finished picking, your goodies are weighed and packaged ready to be taken home. 

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Where: 39 Nashdale Ln
When: Dec Mon-Fri | 9am-4pm
Jan-Apr Sat | 9am-4pm
Sun | 9am-2pm
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Spots To Explore

Pinnacle Reserve & Lookout 

The view atop the lookout at sunrise or sunset is well worth the hike to the peak. Set amongst the tall shady gum trees, the reserve is also home to picnic shelters if you’re keen to make a day of it.

Lake Canobolas Reserve 

Right near the foot of Mount Canobolas lies the beautiful and tranquil Lake Canobolas Reserve. Take the kids to check out the Apex Adventure Playground on the eastern bank or grab lunch from the Lakehouse kiosk.

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The Orange Wine Trail 

Keen to sample the booming liquid gold from Orange’s wine region? Look no further than our go-to guide for exploring The Orange Wine Trail.

Eat & Drink 

Not sure where the best spots are to eat and drink? We’ve made it easy for you to explore the foodie haven in Orange with our guide to where to eat and drink.

Make the most of exploring Orange and book yourself a spot wutg local tour operator, Silver Compass Tours