“4 days Bathurst to Gloucester and return” is a motorcycle ride in New South Wales, Australia.
Thom Primrose
Thom Primrose
October 19, 2021

Day 1 - Bathurst to Tamworth - 450 Kilometres

Depart Bathurst, ride through fantastic towns such as Ilford, Kandos, Rylstone, Muswellbrook and Nundle. Ride the Bylong Valley Way, among the top 10 rides in the country, including the 140-kilometre stretch between Ilford and Sandy Hollow was named in the drive.com.au Top Ten Great Aussie Drives. Spend the night in Tamworth.

Day 2 - Tamworth to Gloucester - 390 Kilometres

Breakfast followed by a visit next door to the Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, a must see for any bike enthusiast. Hit the road to the motorcycle friendly township of Walcha. Ride the Oxley Highway to Wauchope through the gateway of mountains of the Great Dividing Range.

Make your way to Gloucester for the night.

Day 3 - Gloucester to Windsor - 330 kilometres

Depart Gloucester and ride some glorious byways via Stratford, Stroud and Dungog, then start the Putty Road at Singleton. At the end of the Putty Road, arrive in Windsor.

Day 4 - Windsor to Bathurst - 450 Kilometres

The morning will be spent tracking from Windsor to Dapto, followed by Robertson, then Goulburn, the home of the Big Merino, then follow the great country roads north through Taralga and Oberon back to Bathurst.

This
1605km
ride visits Wollongong, Peel, Muswellbrook, Tamworth, Kootingal, Cundletown and 9 other places.
  • Singleton

  • Start of Putty Road

  • Peel

    at 14km
  • Sofala

    at 45km
  • Ilford

    at 76km
  • Start of the Bylong Valley Way

  • Kandos

    at 94km
  • Rylstone

    at 100km
  • Sandy Hollow

    at 214km
  • End of Bylong Valley Way

  • Muswellbrook

    at 249km
  • Scone

    at 272km
  • Optional loop via Gundy and Timor, rejoin main route at Blandford

  • Blandford

    at 306km
  • Willow Tree

    at 332km
  • Nundle

    at 391km
  • River Road Rest Area

    at 396km
  • Bowling Alley Point

    at 406km
  • Tamworth

    at 446km
  • Overnight at Rydges Powerhouse Hotel. Visit Powerhousr Motorcycle Museum in the morning before getting back on the road.

  • Tintinhull

    at 463km
  • Turn right onto Sandy Road

  • Kootingal

    at 464km
  • Limbri

    at 482km
  • Danglemah

    at 495km
  • Woolbrook

    at 511km
  • Turn right onto Oxley Highway

  • Walcha

    at 536km
  • Wauchope

    at 700km
  • Cundletown

    at 758km
  • Gloucester

    at 838km
  • Overnight at the Roundabout Inn

  • Stroud

    at 885km
  • Dungog

    at 909km
  • Singleton

    at 979km
  • Windsor

    at 1153km
  • Overnight at the Crowne Plaza Windsor

  • Campbelltown

    at 1208km
  • Wollongong

    at 1267km
  • Albion Park Rail

    at 1288km
  • Princes Motorway

    at 1289km
  • Exit left onto Terry Street - ignore map error directing you to continue on Princes Motorway

  • Albion Park

    at 1300km
  • Turn right onto Tongarra Road

  • Robertson

    at 1326km
  • Stop at Robertson Pie Shop

  • Moss Vale

    at 1348km
  • Goulburn

    at 1420km
  • Turn right onto Union Street

  • Taralga

    at 1457km
  • Porters Retreat

    at 1516km
  • Turn right ontop Shooters Hill Road

  • Turn left onto Edith Road

    at 1544km
  • Turn right onto O'Connell Road

    at 1558km
  • Oberon

    at 1558km
  • Kelso

    at 1602km
  • Bathurst

    at 1604km
  • End

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