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Enjoy Local Food and Wine


Taste the delicious offerings from various wineries around  Murrumbateman.

Take a short trip to Jugiong to have a coffee at Long Track Pantry, dine at the Sir George Hotel or enjoy a spa treatment.

Take Exercise 


Try canoeing at nearby Childowlah, or playing golf at Binalong or Yass. Bookham boasts tennis courts and a cricket ground. 

Experience Rural Hospitality


Take a short drive to the many towns and villages around  Bookham. Visit the Alpaca farms and wineries at Murrumabateman, Gilbert's grave and unique shops in Binalong, the pubs and restaurants of Boorowa and Galong, and the waterways at Wee Jasper.

Take a Walk


The Hume and Hovell Walking Track starts at Cooma Cottage in Yass and follows the route taken by the famous explorers. Numerous options are available, so contact the Yass Valley Information Centre to find out more.

Explore Local History


Visit Cooma Cottage, the home of explorer Hamilton Hume, and enjoy a personal tour and the unique surroundings of this important heritage property on the original 100 acres. Pre-purchase tickets at Eventbrite.

You can also visit local towns and their museums to understand the history.

Book a Horse Ride


Experience the unique beauty of the Yass Valley countryside in the saddle at one of the specialist horse riding centres.

  • Hume Highway - Bookham

  • Gundagai

  • Jugiong

  • Yass 

  • Yass Valley

  • Murrumbateman

  • Canberra

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