O’CONNELL

O’Connell is a village in New South Wales, Australia. The village, classified by the National Trust of Australia, is 23 kilometres from Oberon on the O'Connell Road. At the 2006 census, O'Connell and the surrounding area had a population of 355.

The village has a long history situated on the original road between Bathurst and Sydney. The existing hotel was built in 1865 and today is a popular meeting place in pleasant surroundings. The historic former Catholic Church now operates as a bed & breakfast. The Anglican church is still in use.

O'Connell Post Office opened on 14 August 1834 and closed in 1980.

The O’Connell War Memorial is a significant Tree Lined Avenue. Planted in 1926

The O'Connell Hotel is one of the historic landmarks of the NSW's central west. Built in 1865, it has preserved the character of its early days. To step into the O'Connell Hotel is to step back in time. Today, the O'Connell is renowned for its fine beer, great food and intimate atmosphere. The O'Connell Hotel is at O'Connell, halfway between Bathurst and Oberon on the O'Connell Road. Bar open 7 days a week Lunch served 7 days a week Dinner served Wednesday to Sunday.

Whilst a diversion is most likely the pub is worth the visit.

 

 

 

 

  Fireplace   Dump Station
  General Store   Bottled Gas
  Internet   Caravan
  Camping   4WD
Kitchen Facilities   Disabled access
  Laundry Toilets
  Campervans Accommodation
Meals   Airport
Pets Allowed   Boat Ramp
Telephone Picnic Area
Roadside Rest Area Electricity
  Scenic   Swimming
Tap water   Thermal Area
  Stream Water   Walking tracks
  Rotary Club   Lions Club
  Gymnasium   Gardens
  Winery   Whitewater Rafting
  Surfing   Skydiving
  Skiing   Scenic Flights
  Postal Service   Police
  Movie Location   Mountain Biking
  Kayaking   Jet Boating
  Information   Hospital
  Hang Gliding   Golf Course