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See And Do

The Bland Shire Visitor Information Centre is now open seven days a week and located at the Bland Shire Library in Shire Street, West Wyalong -

Opening hours are -

Monday to Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 9.30am-3pm

Sunday: 10am-3pm

VIC location map

To find public toilets in the Bland Shire visit the National Public Toilet Map

The Bland Shire boasts a number of exciting and interesting attractions, including -

  • Bland. Dull and Boring Sign

    The Shire of Bland is a member of the League of Extraordinary Communities alongside Dull in Scotland and Boring in the United States. Visit Lions Park in West Wyalong to get your photo taken with the Bland, Dull and Boring Selfie sign.

    Bland, Dull and Boring sign
  • Chainsaw Tree Sculpture

    The McCann Park Tree Sculpture is a large scale artwork which has added significantly to the Bland Shire’s emerging art trail.
    One of the world’s best chainsaw carvers Brandon Kroon from Melbourne has created a spectacular wooden sculpture from a Redgum tree stump in West Wyalong’s McCann Park. showcasing two local birds, the Wedge Tailed Eagle and the Mallee Fowl.
    The sculpture took about a week to complete and is a must see attraction..

    Chainsaw art
  • Bland Big Bull Mural

    Zest International artist Zac Craig painted the Bland Bull mural on the Splatter Gallery wall in October 2019. People are encouraged too interact with the mural by posing in front of it to create the illusion they are either being chased or have been thrown off the bull. West Wyalong's Main Street was shaped around an old bullock track.

    Bull Mural
  • Horsing Around Mirrool Mural

    Zest International artist Anton Pulvirenti has created the "Horsing Around" mural in Mirrool. The mural is located on the Rural Fire Service Shed adjacent to Sunshine Park and the historic Royal Hotel Mirrool.

    Mirrool mural
  • The Big Football

    Australia's biggest Football was unveiled in March 2018 in the Bland Shire village of Ungarie.

    The 800 kilogram fibreglass replica Sherrin stands proudly in Bing Wallder Park as a permanent tribute to Ungarie and Australia's most famous footballing family - the Danihers.

    Ungarie born and bred Terry, Anthony, Neale and Chris Daniher are legends of Australian football and to this day remain as the only set of four brothers to step onto the field together in an AFL/VFL premiership match. The construction of the football was led by the Ungarie Advancement Group and local community and delivered by Bland Shire Council in conjunction with Triple M Rocks Footy. Significant funding support was also received from the NSW Government.

    It is a unique photo opportunity for anyone travelling in and around the Bland Shire and a mecca for Essendon and Australian football fans in general.

    The Big Football
  • West Wyalong Heritage Walk

    Download the Izi Travel app for a free audio tour of some of West Wyalong's most famous and iconic buildings and landmarks

    Izi Travel Heritage Walk West Wyalong

  • Weethalle Silo Art

    The Weethalle Silo Art Project was completed by Melbourne based artist Heesco in June 2017.

    The stunning image was developed by the artist based on a concept developed by a local committee comprising representatives from Bland Shire Council and the Weethalle community in recognition of the districts rich agricultural history.

    Weethalle is located approximately 55 kilometres west of West Wyalong. Download the brochure HERE

    Weethalle Silo Art project

  • Barmedman Mineral Pool

    This large mineral swimming pool is run by locals and situated on a four-hectare reserve looking out over the bush, with barbeque and changing facilities. Entry is free. The water is said to have health giving properties.  Pool is open during the summer months.

  • Ungarie Pool

    Ethel Street, Ungarie. Phone (02) 6975 9191

    Open October to March

  • Main Street-Neeld Street Walk

    The 4.4km walk Joins the townships of Wyalong and West Wyalong. The walking and cycling track journeys past interesting outdoor art, parks with barbeque facilities and The Wetlands.

    Main Street walking track
  • McCann and Barnado Parks

    These two superb parks are equipped with picnic facilities and safe play equipment, and are inked by the Green Corridor walkway. McCann Park has a stylish a café, beautiful lake and water features.

  • Garden Club 2000 Rose Garden

    Corner of Newell and Mid WesternHighways, West Wyalong

    With over 220 roses, the garden, designed and tended by volunteers, provides a pleasant picnic setting.

  • Douglas DC3 Dakota Plane

    Lions Park. Newell Highway, West Wyalong.

    Built in 1943 in Oklahoma City, the plane was donated to the West Wyalong Lions Club who made it a striking feature in Lions Park

  • Beckett's Pioneer Farm

    Railway Rd, West Wyalong

    Visits by appointment only, please call 02 6972 3286.

    Take a step back in time with its original settlers buildings from around the district. See the Gypsy Wagon, Old Chapel and friendly farm animals.

  • Aboriginal Artifact Shop

    76 Main Street, West Wyalong Phone (02) 6972 3493

    To explore Wiradjuri art and culture, visit the West Wyalong Aboriginal Artifact Shop.

    Of particular interest is the magical meeting place — the Bai-Yai Room.

  • True Blue Mining Poppet Head

    Just off the Newell Highway, between Wyalong & West Wyalong.

    An authentic replica of a gold mining poppet head and miners hut located in bushland setting with a picnic area, public toilets and lovely bushwalks at Cooinda Park.

    Wyalong Poppet Head
  • West Wyalong Skate Park

    Park Street, West Wyalong (near the Tennis Courts)

    The West Wyalong Skate Park is open to the public and is a fantastic outdoor area for both the town's youth and the young at heart.

  • Lake Cowal Conservation Centre

    The Lake Cowal Conservation Centre (LCCC) is a community educational facility where school students, land managers and community members can learn about and experience a variety of issues associated with natural resource management.

    As the number and variety of groups accessing the LCCC grows, the LCCC is increasing in importance as a hub for the sharing of knowledge and expertise between educational institutions, technical advisors, research centres, natural resource management organisations and the community.

    For more information on the LCCC, please contact:

    Sally Russell, LCCC Education Officer: 0407 754287, Email:

    Natalie Mangelsdorf, LCCC Education Officer: 0428 541877, Email:

    Mal Carnegie, Lake Cowal Foundation Projects Manager: 0418 370 927, Email:

  • Lake Cowal

    Lake Cowal is New South Wales' largest natural inlandlake at approximately 21 kilometres long and 9.5 kiliometres wide.

    It is a dedicated bird and wildlife sanctuary and listed on the Register of the National Estate for the diversity and the number of species that inhibit the lake. It can be accessed from a public reserve off Clear Ridge Road, West Wyalong.

  • Holland Park Pool

    Kurrajong Street, West Wyalong Phone (02) 6972 2135

    An Olympic size swimming pool with a recent $2 million dollar upgrade it features a fantastic Hydro Play area for children, large water slide and cafe,

  • Weethalle Whistlestop

    Railway Street, Weethalle Phone 6975 6134

    The Whistlestop is a delightful old renovated railway station building and carriage located in the Bland Shire village of Weethalle, on the Mid Western Highway, approximately 30 minutes drive from West Wyalong.

    The Whistlestop has a range of crafts while devonshire teas are served in the railway carriage.

  • Wheatley's Wares

    Newell Highway, between West Wyalong and Wyalong Phone 0404 152 731

    Wheatley's Wares offer a great range of items including antiques, collectibles, bric-a-brac, blokey things as well as garden cement items, jewellery and of course their famous pure eucalyptus oil.

  • Splatter Gallery and Cafe

    Main Street, West Wyalong Phone: 0458 424 225

    Splatter Gallery and Cafe combines an art and photographic gallery with a health food and juice cafe, located in the main street of West Wyalong. Splatter also specialises in custom picture framing from artworks and photographs.

    Splatter Gallery and Cafe runs art classes and workshops for all ages and hosts cultural events. They also sell pure eucalyptus oil and other local produce.

    Visitors can enjoy exhibitions by local and visiting artists, with the exhibits changed on a regular basis to keep the gallery fresh and also to give local artists a chance to exhibit their works in their own exhibitions.

    For more information:

  • Exclusive Hot Glass

    64 Neeld Street, Wyalong Phone (02) 6972 3403

    Exclusive Hot Glass specialises in creating one of a kind hand-made glass art pieces, including plates, platters, bowls, vases and jewellery.

    Glass Artist, Elaine Marshall, originally commenced leadlighting as a hobby which developed into a business.  Over the years a passion developed for art glass and glassware creations.  Elaine’s interests expanded into fusing and slumping glass and jewellery making, using the amazing dichroic glass.

    To share her interest in art glass, Elaine and her family opened the Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery at their home at 64 Neeld Street, Wyalong - directly across from the newly renovated Wyalong Museum.

    All Glassware is kiln fused & slumped on the premises.

    The Gallery is open six days a week from 9am-5pm, only being closed on Wednesdays. With prior arrangement, the gallery can be open outside these hours. Elaine can be contacted on 02 6972 3403 or 0429 723 403 or email

    More information, as well as the Exclusive Hot Glass online shop, can be found on their website at

  • Wyalong Museum

    69 Neeld St, Wyalong Phone (02) 6972 2117

    The Museum is located on the Newell Highway, on the corner of Neeld and Slee Streets, and housed in the historic old Wyalong Court House.

    The Museum exhibits a broad spectrum of exhibits illustrating the growth of the town and district over the past century.

    The Museum is open from 2pm-5pm on Tuesdays through to Sundays and closed on Mondays. The Museum is managed by the Bland District Historical Society Inc

    Visit the Museum website

    Wyalong Museum
  • The Wetlands

    The Bland Shire's best kept secret, The Wetlands is a spectacular and peaceful environmental and passive recreational area for both the Bland Shire community and our visitors.

    The Wetlands is located on the Newell Highway, between Wyalong and West Wyalong. Click here for more information on The Wetlands.