Bathurst, Australia

About two and a half hours west of Sydney, over the Blue Mountains, lies the regional city of Bathurst. A beautiful, historical country town of about 33,ooo population.

Bathurst has a good choice of dining experiences from cafes and patisseries to hotel bistros and higher end restaurants. Favourites- The Hub cafe (especially breakfast and lunch), Legal patisserie cafe (possibly the best citron tarts in existence), The Church for fancy pizza in an historic setting and Cobblestone Lane for a special occasion.

Just out of town is a great little place to stay – The Coach house at Perthville. True peaceful country lodgings in a charmingly renovated coach house with stable doors, original fittings and modern conveniences.

Enjoy the warmth of a slow combustion fire, comfortable lounge area, a cute  vintage kitchen with modern appliances, a newly appointed bathroom and luxury beds for a restful stay. All natural brickwork and recycled wood add to the warmth and atmosphere. Delicious local origin food supplies are included – enjoy free range eggs and local bacon, excellent Fish River roasters coffee, flavoursome organic milk, fresh sourdough bread and cultured Pepe Saya butter.

Owner Liz has this accommodation available through Vale Creek Winery-


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