Things To Do in Yass and the Yass Valley + Where To Stay

Have you visited Yass and the Yass Valley? It’s a beautiful region around three hours’ drive from Sydney, or a 45-minute drive from Canberra.  Check out the map at the bottom of this post.

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Murrumbateman Moving Feast

Things To Do in Yass and the Yass Valley

Yass is a pretty and pretty interesting rural area which is ideal for a weekend, short break or longer stay with the family. You could visit Canberra and Yass on the one trip, mixing the best of city and country life.

You’ll never be short of things to see and do in Yass Valley.

History and heritage buffs will love the region’s connection to early Australia which you can experience at several museums, historical sites and antiques centres.

Families love the Yass Railway Museum and Cooma Cottage.

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Cooma Cottage House. Thanks to Yass Valley Tourism for proving the images used in this post

Yass Valley is also brimming with talented artists, sculptors, designers and creators just waiting to show off their wares at the many galleries, retail shops and design studios.

Nature lovers will be impressed with the range of outdoor experiences on offer in Yass Valley like exploring caves in Wee Jasper and bushwalking, strolling through parks and gardens – let the kids enjoy a run around in Banjo Paterson Park -, camping and water sports on the lake.

Mum and Dad will enjoy touring the region’s cool climate wineries. Choose your favourite wine variety, or sample them all, with over 20 cellar doors to visit.

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Tulips at Top Gardens

Taste your way around the region with everything from quaint eat-in options to top quality food producers, cosy cafes, country pubs and fine dining.

And to stay – whether you’re after a motel room, cabin, boutique B&B, historic home stay or a spot of camping – you can rest easy that you’ll find something to suit all tastes and budgets.  See Deals Finder below.

Yass Valley Tourist Information

Yass Valley Information Centre is at:

259 Comur St, Yass NSW 2582

Phone: 1300 886 014

Yass Valley Tourism website

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Murrumbateman Field Days
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Barton Estate Winery
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Sculpture in the Paddock takes place in September-October
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Sunset over the Yass Valley

Accommodation in Yass and the Yass Valley

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Vineyards in the Yass valley

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