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A world of heritage, culture, natural beauty and adventure is ready to be explored in Goulburn.

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy all that Australia's First Inland City has to offer.

What's on?

The Spring Racing Carnival kicks off on Sunday November 3, when the Goulburn Race Club will host its blue-ribbon day of horse racing, the Goulburn Cup.

This year they look forward to showcasing plenty of galloping action, live entertainment, Fashions on the Field and entertainment for race-goers of all ages.

Girl's Day Out, the biggest event on the Goulburn Spring Carnival social calendar, is back on Saturday November 9.

Enjoy a fabulous social experience and book one of the many packages available online. Strut your stuff for Fashions on the Field, enjoy a host of entertainment, along with an exciting local program of horses racing.

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Heritage

Discover an abundance of museums, homesteads and stunning heritage architecture dotted throughout this City, each telling their own unique story.

Visit the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre where the friendly staff can create your tailor-made heritage experience.

Art and culture

Let your imagination run wild and immerse yourself in the captivating galleries and performance venues.

Admire the unique work of acclaimed local and regional artists on the new contemporary public art trail, which provides some great Instagram opportunities.

Adventure

Explore unspoiled bushland with plenty of wildlife and sweeping views. Take some time to tee off at one of the golf courses or wet a line at one of the many fishing locations.

Put your foot to the floor around a racetrack, or change gears and follow an open and winding road to a quiet country village.

Family Fun

Goulburn is bursting with kid-friendly activities to form lifelong family memories. Boasting a variety of exciting playgrounds, parks and recreational areas, as well as indoor play centres, a cinema and an aquatic and leisure centre, kids of all ages will be kept entertained.

Shop

Auburn Street offers a traditional country mile of retail therapy. Shop for stunning homewares and fashion at contemporary boutiques such as Your Home Matters and Something Special, or quality family style at The Country Outfitters.

You can also explore one of the many weekend markets in Goulburn and the surrounding villages.

Taste

Embrace the bustling café eats scene and treat yourself to on-trend meals at Grit Café or Harvest Café.

A country escape is simply incomplete without experiencing a classic pub stop. For true country hospitality and a great meal try the Hibernian Hotel or the Southern Railway Hotel.

You can also pick up local and regional wines, olive oil, honey and preserves at the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre. While you're there, ask for a copy of the Dining Guide.

Stay

From cosy heritage homes, quaint B&Bs to National Parks campsites, authentic farm stays or modern motels, Goulburn has accommodation options to suit everyone and their tastes.

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