T O V I S I T
We want to encourage our guests to slow down and embrace the unique location of the Guest House hidden in the hills of the Upper Lachlan Shire. Soak up the panoramic vistas, curl up in the many cosy corners and enjoy the serenity and solitude of the open country.
Moorabinda Guest House is located only a half hour drive from its closest town centre Crookwell, 3 hours drive from Sydney or a comfortable 2 hour drive from Canberra.
Centred in the Upper Lachlan Shire, the Guest House is an easy drive to many of the local attractions for those wanting to explore.
C R O O K W E L L
Crookwell is the Guest House's closest town centre with a local IGA and liquor store for any grocery requirements. If you do plan to cook during your stay we recommend planning ahead and bringing your supplies either from your home destination or on your way through Crookwell as we love to support our local businesses.
Crookwell features 2 pubs, a handful of local cafes, retail stores, antique shops, a Bowling club, Golf club, 2 local Butchers and all service centres if you need and assistance with your vehicle or require a hospital.
T A R A L G A
If you are wanting a picturesque country drive, we recommend setting aside some time to visit Taralga, the village is a comfortable 1 hour drive from the Moorabinda Guest House.
Taralga is home to the Argyle Inn, the oldest still trading hotel in Taralga and a hatted restaurant with a locally sourced seasonal menu and a historical facade that takes you back in time. (Reservations recommended)
There are a handful of antique stores and cafes dotted along the main street as well as the Taralga Hotel, the charm of walking along the street itself is well worth the drive.
A little further on if you are enjoying the drive, we recommend visiting the Wombeyan Caves.
M O O R A B I N D A F A R M
We have some of the best sundowner drink spots and picnic locations in the heart of the hills with views of the Lachlan and Crookwell River.
There is a mapped out walking track touring through the property paddocks, gorges and native wild life. Be sure to pack your walking shoes and a good hat. Feel free to bring your mountain bikes as these tracks also entertain wonderful bike rides.
River Swims in the Lachlan River. There is a lovely sand beach only 10 minutes drive down the main road. This river also features a number of wonderful fishing holes for those who have packed their fishing rod.
We have a brand new Kitchen with all appliances ready for our guests to indulge in their latest recipes and a large dining room to entertain. We encourage you to cook, use the recipe books and make yourself at home for your dinner parties.
L A G G A N
Laggan is a small village 10 minutes outside Crookwell and 40 minutes drive from the Guest House. Laggan is home to the Laggan Pantry which includes a wonderful restaurant, Brewery and supplier of local home grown produce. There is also a great village pub with outdoor seating area.
G U N N I N G
Gunning is a beautiful historical town an easy 40 minute drive from the Guest House with a great pub, The Telegraph Hotel and a few lovely local cafes and stores.
Visit the Gunning Markets, held in and around the historic Courthouse where you'll find jams, honey, arts and crafts, and homemade goods.
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B O O R O W A
Boorowa is a beautiful drive approximately 50 minutes from the Guest House. It has a selection of great coffee shops, one of our favourites is the Pantry on Pudman, a great cafe paired with fabulous vintage pieces for sale.
Opposite the cafe is ‘Home Finch’ a fashion and homewares store with the existing charming old men’s tailor shop front. An absolute must when passing through.
Boorowa is world renowned for its fine Merino wool and hosts the annual Irish Wool Fest. It is a great day involving markets with local produce and artisans, entertainments and infamous running of the sheep.