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The Village Trail

A delightful meander through the historical village of

Millthorpe, NSW

Spend a day in the heritage-listed village of Millthorpe. Taste delectable local delights, browse quaint boutiques, and uncover history on your guided village walking tour.

 

Highlights

Discover history

An exclusive guided walking tour of the village, followed by a visit to the museum.

Taste organic wines

Try wines made from Tamburlaine’s 300 acres of certified organic vines.

Devour deliciousness

Indulge in local produce and culinary charms with a grazing lunch and sweet afternoon treat.

Purchase direct from the farm

Meet passionate local growers and buy from the farm.

Spend your day meandering through the quaint country village of Millthorpe. It’s listed by the National Trust and we’ll show you why.

Your village tour includes:

● A lovely drive through the rolling countryside between Orange and Millthorpe (passing through the historic mining village of Lucknow)
● Discovering local history with an exclusive guided walking tour of Millthorpe village
● Wine tasting at Tamburlaine Organic Wines
● Lunch featuring a mouth-watering and plentiful grazing plate of local produce
● A delicious afternoon treat; perhaps a famous Millthorpe lemon meringue pie
● Visiting a local potato farm or apple orchard to buy fresh produce direct from the grower

You’ll also have time to wander through Millthorpe village visiting local boutiques, art galleries, antique stores, and regional produce providores.

The Village Trail has something for everyone. Enjoy this delightfully quaint historical village, only 25-minutes from Orange.

  Sundays (or available on alternative days as a custom tour)

  10 am to 5 pm

  1 to 7 guests

  Private group driving tour – relax and enjoy the scenery

  Entry to Millthorpe Museum, private village tour, lunch, wine tasting, afternoon tea, private transport, local expert tour guide

  From $235 per person, depending on number of guests

   Complimentary pick-up and drop-off

 

Testimonials

Loved our adventure

Just had an awesome afternoon with Nicole doing her Heritage Trail. Such a lovely way to spend the afternoon. She is so knowledgeable and so so personable as well. Can't recommend her new business highly enough. Loved our adventure.

Margi Johnson

The Heritage Trail

An absolute must

My partner and I had an amazing time with Nicole. She definitely made the tasting trail an absolute must at Orange. Great historical walk tour ending with a stunning food and wine tasting.

Theresa Gin

The Heritage Trail

Meet your tour guide, Nicole

Nicole Farrell is the founder of Country Food Trails and has been an Orange local for most of her life. With years of experience taking small groups on textile safaris of India and Morocco, Nicole knows how to plan a tour that's fun, flexible and filled with exciting hands-on experiences you won't find anywhere else.

If you're looking for a down-to-earth food and wine tour of Orange, NSW, join Nicole on one of our signature tours, or let her design a fully customised private tour for you.

A focus on sustainable agritourism

At Country Food Trails, we're committed to practising sustainable tourism and running zero waste tours. We use cloth napkins and reusable containers, cups and cutlery. And we'll happily take home food scraps to feed to our chooks.

As part of our commitment to reducing food waste, we've partnered with Love Food Hate Waste. We also contribute to Greenfleet to offset our carbon emissions. 

To help us reduce waste on our tours, please remember to:

 

  • Bring a reusable water bottle
  • Bring reusable shopping bags
  • Recycle any packaging you take home

FAQ

Is this tour suitable for children?

If you’re travelling with children, we recommend booking a custom tour so we can plan a more family-friendly experience. We’ll be glad to tailor a tour the whole family will enjoy.

Note: children must be supervised at all times. If you need equipment such as car seats or high chairs, please contact us.

Can I book this tour for 2 people?

Yes. To be COVID safe, our driving tours are for private group bookings only. We can cater for any small group between 1 and 7 people. The price of your tour depends on your group size.

Is the cost of the farm produce included?

No. You’ll pay the grower for any fruit or vegetables you pick.

Can you accommodate my food allergies?

We’ll do everything we can to ensure you can join in on the delicious delights of this tour. Please contact us to discuss your dietary needs.

Can we customise our tour?

Absolutely! We’d love to create a fun, informative, and delicious tour of Orange, tailored to your food, wine or other interests. Our range of local contacts and insider knowledge will take you behind the scenes of one of Australia’s most exciting food and wine regions. Learn more about our custom tours.

What happens if it rains?

All tours operate rain, hail or snow, (after all it is Orange). You should dress for the day’s weather conditions. It’s impossible to cancel a tour at the last minute due to circumstances beyond our control.

Last-minute bookings

Got a question or want to enquire about last-minute availability? Call Nicole 0402 650 190

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