|Most expensive month:||August|
|Average price in Cootamundra:||£70/night|
|Cheapest price found:||£44/night|
|Most expensive day:||Saturday|
Tucked into the lush Riverina region, Cootamundra embraces its heritage with public art pieces, quirky galleries and attractions that pay homage to its famous cricket star. Cootamundra also offers easy access to dozens of wineries and vineyards for relaxing days in the countryside.
Cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman hails from Cootamundra, and you can celebrate his remarkable career at Bradman’s Birthplace Museum on Adams Street by browsing its collection of cricket memorabilia. Walk next door to the Memorabilia Cottage to find nostalgic artefacts and Australian curios from the early 1900s.
A remarkable amount of public art adorns Cootamundra, starting with the Captain’s Walk in Jubilee Park. Stroll the park to spot 42 bronze sculptures depicting Australian Test cricket captains as well as Unaarimim, an Aboriginal cricket player from the 1800s. On Parker Street, you’ll find the Milestones Sculptures honouring the wheat growers of Cootamundra and Wallendbeen.
Discover diverse aspects of the city at the Cootamundra Heritage Centre, including Aboriginal history and railway legends. Take a peek at the town’s ties to aviation and the military in 14 smaller galleries. Visit the Arts Centre Cootamundra for live music, cabaret, films and theatrical performances at The Tin Shed Theatre.
Looking for some keepsakes or gift items? Head over to the Cootamundra Art and Craft Centre for local handmade treasures, then stop in at Khaya, a cafe, gift shop and gallery. If you’re a wine aficionado, visit the Cootamundra Creek Vineyard’s cellar door or drive about five minutes to Manorbier Vineyard to see kangaroos grazing the paddocks.
Cootamundra is about 560 kilometres from Sydney, with trains and buses operating regular routes. You can also rent a car at the airport in Wagga Wagga, about 70 minutes away. Taxis and local buses are the most convenient ways to get around town.
Wattle Tree Motel is a very popular hotel in Cootamundra, with a score of 7.1 from 291 reviews. Cootamundra Heritage Motel (8.9 from 433 reviews) and Bradman Motor Inn (7.9 from 262 reviews) are also highly rated Cootamundra hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.