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Cultural tour and a laidback afternoon by the riverside in Forbes

Posted in Local Attractions @ Apr 9th 2014 3:02pm - By Administrator
The Platypus Gallery

From exploring museums and art galleries to enjoying a picnic by the riverside, Forbes offers fun and exciting ways to spend a great day.

Forbes is teeming with a great variety of attractions with its beautiful natural landscape as well as its vibrant arts and culture scene. For a cultural trip, head over to Platypus Gallery where you can see amazing works of art such as art, sculptures and craft made by brilliant local artists. You can then follow it with a tour of the Forbes and District Historical Museum and discover diverse displays such as remnants from the bushranging days of Ben Hall, you can also see a vintage kitchen old-fashioned farm machinery and an exhibition of Aboriginal artefacts, among others.

Car enthusiasts can also witness a huge collection of carefully restored motor cars at the McFeeters Motor Museum. Here, they also allow visitors to have a taste of the delicious local wines at the cellar door, and they can also have a great snack or meal at the café.

You’ll also enjoy the natural charm of Forbes especially when you visit Gum Swamp and Bird Hide. Delight in the sight of beautiful species of native bird and fauna.

For a lovely and laidback afternoon, visit the Lachlan River where you can find many scenic spots for a fun and exciting picnic. This is also a great place for fishing and bushwalking.

Equally attractive is Lake Forbes, a natural lagoon and a great place to go walking and cycling. You can also discover a wealth of birdlife, and enjoy picnics.

Our Forbes Accommodation allows you to enjoy all these wonderful adventures in a day so always make us your choice of Australia Motor Inns when in Forbes.

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