This immaculately preserved 19th-century country town, 30-minute drive south of Bathurst, is one of the oldest settlements west of the Blue Mountains. Declared as National Trust Historic Village, Rockley is home to over two dozen Insta-worthy heritage buildings and beautiful parklands. You can book into local Bathurst artist Tim Miller’s beloved studio for an art class, enjoy a scrumptious high tea and end the day with a fine Italian wine en route back to Bathurst. Visiting in Spring? Plan your trip to coincide with the Rockley Art and Gardens Festival in November 2020. A magical weekend of sensational gardens brought alive through music, art and even wine tasting!
And don’t miss the famous delights of Buddens Tea room located in the Banking Chamber, also a comfortable relaxed environment for your special occasion.