Dreaming of a Winter Country Escape?
Check out our Winter Preview!
As the last of our mild Autumn days conclude, the magnificent Canowindra countryside has finished off what has been a spectacular display of colour.
Autumn leaves and sun filled days are making way for crisp frosty mornings with the landscape covered in a blanket of magnificent white.
Now is the time to get your camera out and capture the dramatic fog and plays of light through Wintery trees or the bright blue sky fading through to the best sunsets you will see.
It’s never too soon to throw yourself into the Season and plan some warming nights out or that Winter country escape you have been craving.
The Old Vic Inn is renowned for authentic country atmosphere, exceptionally comfortable accommodation and delicious themed dinner nights. This Winter’s line-up is guaranteed to have something for everyone.
The Old Vic Inn events have proven highly popular for locals and are a great drawcard for visitors looking for a taste of the region. Why not book your weekend away to include a themed night and enjoy one of the many package deals or create your own itinerary with lots to see and do during one of our most magical seasons!
Warm yourself with our Winter Pasta Night!
We are kicking off Winter in style with a Pasta Night on Friday 2 June. The meals are exceptional value with a range of delicious pastas available for just $16.
Delight in our bountiful Beef and Burgundy Dinner!
A Beef and Burgundy night will be held on Saturday 17 June. This is sure to be a great night out at $25 a head and includes a warming glass of red.
Celebrate Christmas in July Canowindra style!
Forget navigating snowy roads and slippery pavements, Canowindra is the place to do a Wintery Christmas! Don’t miss out on our Christmas in July celebrations planned for Saturday 8 July and 22 July.
Christmas banquets will include nibbles, banquet style traditional Christmas fare and of course Christmas Pudding. Get a table of eight together at $45 a head. Book a cosy room to stay and you won’t even have to leave the warmth of the building!
Get Out and About with Winter Country Golfing!
Why not bring the clubs along on the road trip and hit the golf course? Canowindra boasts a great course – easy to navigate and a pleasure to be on in all seasons.
Check out our Country Golfing Package. Experience golfing country style at one of the best courses in the area.
Stay two nights at The Old Vic Inn with two rounds of golf and golf kart hire (subject to availability). Enjoy dinner one night at the Canowindra Golf Club – probably the best Chinese Restaurant around! Experience an al a carte taste of the Region with dinner at The Old Vic Inn on the alternate night.
Tis the Season for Food and Wine!
Taste true country hospitality with our Food and Wine Package. Enjoy two nights’ accommodation and dining at The Old Vic Inn. Start off on the right note with champagne on arrival, followed by an award winning white wine with a three course a la carte meal in The Old Vic Inn Restaurant.
Follow the evening up with a full bodied local red wine. The alternate evening can be spent sampling another local bottle of white and a red along with a regional platter of lamb, olives, organic vegies, beef and cheese.
Lift Your Winter Spirits with Canowindra’s Speciality – Ballooning!
By far one of the most amazing things you can do in the region is sample it from above. Canowindra is renowned for perfect conditions for hot air ballooning.
Enjoy our Up, Up and Away Ballooning Package - an amazing weekend escape with dinner and accommodation at The Old Vic Inn and an hour joy flight over the beautiful Canowindra Valley with Balloon Joy Flights. Cap your visit off with the customary post flight champagne breakfast at Toms Waterhole Winery.
Explore the tourism, arts and niche retail destination at your own pace!
Canowindra's Old Vic Inn provides the perfect base to explore the region's ample attractions...meander through the engaging township...taste the abundant country hospitality...or just sit back on the veranda and drink in the charm!
Canowindra has emerged as a tourism destination, but has still maintained a charmingly friendly small-town atmosphere. The town is well known for art galleries, ballooning, and the Age of Fishes Museum. The historical main street features an unusual bent shape and late nineteenth century architecture.
The town features a collection of one of a kind shopping and dining experiences and is well known for authentic country pubs, music, niche fashion and homewares. Canowindra also has a colourful bushranger and agricultural heritage to explore along with breathtaking natural landscape and national parks.
The Events Calendar for the Region is jam packed with festivals, markets, sporting and cultural events celebrating everything the area has to offer.
Tour the surrounding attractions and villages yourself or in a guided tour!
Do a village drive and discover the local gems – cafes, country pubs, quaint and quirky shops, art galleries. Use this link to discover the local village riches!
If food and wine are your thing – take a day to drive the country roads and enjoy the fruits of the land yourself with a self-drive food and wine tour or take the opportunity to be chauffeur driven on a guided tour such as the Cowra Wine and Forage Tour.
There are also a range of other interesting tours available throughout the region like the quirky Blind Freddy Bushranger Tours. Ask us when you call to make a booking and we can help you plan your visit.