The Mudgee region in Central NSW is 3½ hours or 250km from Sydney – accessible on Highway 86 from the Blue Mountains or . The region includes Mudgee, Kandos, Rylstone and Gulgong, the town on Australia's original $10 note, and has a long history of food, wine and wool production. There are also four major coal mines operating in the region.
Australian writer, Henry Lawson, went to school in Mudgee and many of his stories are set in the region.
- Mid West Regional Council includes local information and a map
- Mudgee Region Tourism Association
- Accommodation in Mudgee available through booking.com