The grandeur and beauty of bygone days is a well-maintained backdrop to a thriving, vibrant city alive with great food and wine, galleries, markets, history and natural beauty in all seasons.
Goulburn was proclaimed Australia’s first inland city by Queen Victoria in 1863 and became an important administrative centre. Its rich history and heritage buildings have been well preserved and it remains a fascinating place to visit whether you stay for a day, a weekend or a week.
Just two hours from Sydney and an hour from Canberra and the Southern Highlands Goulburn is the perfect base from which to explore the area.
Explore Riversdale, the magnificent National Trust home, museum and garden, which was once a Coaching Inn built on the original site of Goulburn in 1830.
Goulburn was home to Australia’s first motorcycle and first motorcar grand prix in 1927 and is still has a major motor racing centre at Wakefield Park, a 2.2 km motor racing circuit recognised as one of the most popular motor racing venues in NSW.