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Enjoy the culture near Bathurst holiday homes to rent

Bathurst has a diverse range of options for a fun-filled holiday. From heritage-listed buildings and historic sites to art galleries and spectacular natural wonders, Bathurst attractions offer memorable experiences for all types of travellers, all within reach of holiday homes to rent.


Heritage sites near Bathurst holiday homes

Several heritage-listed sites can be found in Bathurst to delight the history buff. Holiday homes are available near places like the National Motor Racing Museum, a museum with cars, motorcycles and memorabilia related to the motor racing history of Australia, and Abercrombie House, a 19th-century home with guided tours, high tea and jazz-themed events. The Bathurst Rail Museum shares stories of the local area and how they connect to rail history with artefacts and exhibits, and the Bathurst War Memorial Carillon remembers the men of Bathurst who served in World War I.


Activities and attractions in and around Bathurst

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Bathurst a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Mount Panorama Winery (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Vale Creek Winery (9.9 mi / 16 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bathurst

Fly into Bathurst, NSW (BHS), the closest airport, located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Orange, NSW (OAG), which is 26.2 mi (42.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Bathurst Station.

How to get around

Transport to holiday rentals in Bathurst

Bathurst is ideally located within a short distance of Sydney, giving you plenty of options for transport to the area. Bus and train lines run from Sydney and other areas into Bathurst. You can also fly into Sydney and catch a connecting flight to Bathurst. Several major motorways service the area as well, so a car hire is a great option for exploring at your own pace and getting to and from your holiday accommodation.

Food & drink 

Sample delicacies in Bathurst

Bathurst is a melting pot of culinary tastes and styles that explore flavours of the world. The town’s main street has everything from pizza joints and bars to bakeries and fine-dining establishments to enjoy the recipes of innovative local chefs. Whether you’re in the mood for Mediterranean fare, seafood platters, contemporary Italian cuisine or simple and classic European dishes, you’ll find something to satisfy your craving near your Bathurst holiday accommodation.

Family friendly

Family fun near your Bathurst holiday accommodation

Kids will love the sights and attractions in Bathurst. Family-friendly holiday homes are available near kid-focused places like the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum, a formal schoolhouse turned into a museum with renowned fossil, mineral and dinosaur specimens, and Bathurst District Historical Society, a local history facility with displays and artefacts tracing the heritage of the area. The Bathurst Miniature Railway, a complex with scale-model trains for kids to ride, and Ash’s Speedway Museum, a premier museum with a large collection of speedway memorabilia and artefacts, are also great for kids.

Good for couples

Romantic holiday rentals in Bathurst

Bathurst has romantic attractions for couples who enjoy both culture and the outdoors. Holiday homes are available near romantic places like Machattie Park, a Victorian park with a magnificent fountain, begonia house and duck pond, and the Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, an arts venue with works from local and international contemporary artists. Chifley Home, the former home of the prime minister that showcases life during World War II, and Macquarie River Bicentennial Park, a vast parkland with walking areas and tranquil scenery, are also great for couples to spend the day together.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bathurst?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 41 holiday rentals around Bathurst. From 7 cottages to 34 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bathurst is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bathurst?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Bathurst. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bathurst Visitor Information Centre: 53 holiday rentals
  • Bathurst Station: 53 holiday rentals
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery: 54 holiday rentals
  • Bathurst Courthouse: 53 holiday rentals
  • Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum: 52 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bathurst listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Bathurst?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 7 Cottages in Bathurst. Our other popular types of Bathurst holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 34 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bathurst?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Bathurst. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.