Millthorpe is 3.5 hours from Sydney and Canberra, 30 minutes from Bathurst and 20 minutes from Orange – an ideal weekend getaway. The village boasts award winning restaurants, arts and antiques, a museum, boutique shops, hotels, wine tasting and accommodation enhancing its charm, sophistication and eclectic style. Millthorpe is located in Central NSW in the heart of a dynamic food and cool climate wine region, a centre for truffle production, is home to a vibrant community of local artists and has a diverse range of talented people living and working in the village.
Established in the pioneering era, Millthorpe has a rich agricultural history, a legacy of grand buildings, heritage architecture and a streetscape that has remained largely unchanged since the early 1900’s. The entire village is classified by the National Trust and the village centre has cobbled, bluestone bordered streets. Millthorpe is a living museum being home to a community of about 700 people and comes alive on weekends with locals, visitors and tourists alike.
Millthorpe is set in a rural landscape amongst gently rolling hills with Mount Canobolas in the distance a majestic backdrop. At 965m above sea level Millthorpe’s elevation ensures a distinct four seasons experience. Winter sees cold nights and open fires with frosty mornings and snowfalls, spring brings green blossoming countryside with crisp nights, summer is a time of outdoor entertaining under magical starry skies and autumn delivers a spectacular display of colour. With such a rich heritage and seasonal climate, fabulous food, wine and wonderful people it’s always a great time to visit Millthorpe.