Forbes in the heart of the Lachlan Valley is one of New South Wales' primary producing areas - and regarded as one of the richest.
With its gold rush past, history comes alive for you in Forbes. Beautiful heritage buildings from the late 1800s still retaining their original appearance and notorious bushranger artifacts, graves and locations. Bushranger exploits in the area have become part of the folklore.
With the guidance, help and country hospitality of the 'very friendly locals' you will discover a beautiful natural environment with distinctive local attractions. From the Lachlan River and Lake Forbes to the colourful gardens and old shady trees, the sanctuary of Gum Swamp Wildlife Refuge, spectacular rural landscapes golden at harvest time to the state of the art Central West Livestock Exchange saleyards.