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The Village Trail

A delightful meander through the historical village of

Millthorpe, NSW

Spend an afternoon in the heritage-listed village of Millthorpe. Enjoy a guided walking tour, platter of local produce and wine tasting.

 

Highlights of your Millthorpe Private Tour

Discover history

A guided walking tour of the village.

Taste cool climate wines

Wine tasting at one of the three cellar doors in Millthorpe.

Devour deliciousness

Indulge in local produce with a grazing lunch while wine tasting.

Purchase direct from the farm

Meet passionate local growers and buy from the farm.

Spend an afternoon 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, Slow Wine Co or Angullong Wines
● Lunch featuring a mouth-watering and plentiful grazing plate of local produce
● Visiting a local potato farm or apple orchard to buy fresh produce direct from the grower

Our flexible itineraries mean you can swap one of the activities for shopping in the plentiful local boutiques. 

Enjoy this delightfully quaint historical village, only 25-minutes from Orange.

  Any day

  12.30 pm to 5 pm

  1 to 7 guests

  Private driving tour – relax and enjoy the scenery

  Guided village walking tour, lunch, wine tasting at 2 cellar doors, private transport, friendly local guide

  From $155 per person, depending on number of guests

   Complimentary pick-up and drop-off

We accept dine & discover vouchers. Enter the code ‘dine&discover’ in the promo section when booking online. You must present your voucher for scanning at the start of the tour.

 

Testimonials

More than the guide book

I’ve lived in Orange my whole life, and I found out things I’d never known. She shows you more than what’s in the guide book.

I’m very impressed with Nicole. She goes out of her way to make sure everyone has a great time.

Judy Driscoll

The Village Trail

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

Fun and educational experience

What an amazing, fun and educational experience my friend and I had with Nicole. We leisurely walked around the historical village of Millthorpe. We visited the local museum, sampled delicious organic wine and enjoyed variety of restaurants and shops. I would highly recommend this tour as it is well organized and caters for all ages and different interests.

Donna Thornton

The Village Trail

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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. 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, please remember to:

 

  • Bring a reusable water bottle
  • Bring a 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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