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climate The Forbes District is located about 390 km west of Sydney in the Central West Wine Region in New South Wales. Forbes is a town with a rich gold-mining heritage and is famous for its links with the notorious bushrangers Frank Gardiner Ben Hall and. You can enjoy discovering the details about the town's history by following the Heritage Trail which showcases the town's many wonderful historic buildings and the remains of the tunnel system dug to foil the bushrangers, when transferring funs between businesses. Forbes is also a rich and thriving agricultural area focused on sheep, wheat, dairy and fresh fruit and viniculture, with several fantastic wineries in the surrounding area. Some of the local attractions and activities include: # Fantastic birdwatching in the Gum Swamp Bird Hide, which is a wetland sanctuary that features more than 155 bird species. # Go bushwalking, swimming and enjoying a picnic or a barbeque at Jemalong Weir. # Enjoy the Forbes Camel Races, on Good Friday each year, with races for camels, guinea pigs and yabbies. # The Forbes Show, held September, features exhibits, rural displays, food and wine and competitions. # The Festival of Roses held in Spring.# Visit the Bushrangers Hall of Fame at the Albion Hotel, to see a fascinating displays of bushranger memorabilia. # The Forbes and District Historical Museum that has fascinating displays of Aboriginal history, the bushranger days, the gold era and the development of the town and its culture. The Central West NSW Region Central West Region is home to over 30 vineyards in seven districts: Forbes ; Dubbo ; Bathurst ; Gilgandra ; Coonabarabran ; Warren ; Dunedoo.
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