Weddin Mountains Region



Step back in time, relax and enjoy authentic country village hospitality with a visit to Quandialla - the rural oasis nestled in the Weddin Mountains Region. Set in the shadow of the Weddin Mountains National Park, Quandialla is worth a visit to explore local history, bushwalk to Ben Hall’s Cave, discover Seaton’s Farm, enjoy the newest art installation at the Memorial Hall - the Quandialla Mural, cool off with a dip in the local pool or a cold one and a chat at the end of your adventure.

The village lies in the southwest corner of the Weddin Shire and is within easy reach of the larger towns of Grenfell, Young, Temora and West Wyalong for a day trip. It’s also a wonderful place to stay or camp to take advantage of all the area has to offer.

About Quandialla

Established in 1914, Quandialla, was a product of the railway which was catalyst for the development of a strong agricultural economy. Today the village is distinguished by imposing grain silo’s, the north/south rail line, an active collection of businesses and a highly committed local community.

If history is your thing… don’t miss the historic Quandialla main street which is famous for appearing in the Logie winning Australian mini-series “1915” in the 1980’s. Don McAlpine, one of Australia’s most distinguished filmmakers, was also born in Quandialla.

Buildings in the village are indicative of the early 1900’s. The community has a strong pride and interest in sharing the history which is set out in the centenary publication, “Quandialla, The First 100 Years”, produced in 2014.


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Take the road less travelled and stay at Quandialla while you explore the Weddin Mountains National Park and surrounding areas. Enjoy an authentic country camping experience with camping facilities available at the Bland Hotel. The Quandialla Showground also offers powered sites, amenities and free camping.

Locals and visitors alike appreciate the hospitality of the Bland Hotel which also offers rooms, meals and an interesting chat around the bar. The Quandialla Bowling Club is also another popular venue which is open over the weekend. The club is run by volunteers and is a great place for Friday night meat raffles and a chance to learn more about the village from the locals.

Visitors to the village enjoy reading family names on the Fettlers and Settlers Wall and the list of volunteer soldiers from WW1, WW2, Korea and Vietnam on Cenotaph beside the Quandialla Soldiers Memorial Hall. Artist Simon White has painted a mural on the southern wall of the Quandialla Soldiers Memorial Hall that tells a story of our regions rich agricultural history, starting with the soldier who pays homage to our local service men and women.

If family history is your interest, don’t forget to include the Bimbi Cemetery in your search.

Apart from the rich history and excellent country hospitality, a real drawcard for visitors to Quandialla is the Weddin Mountains National Park. This pristine area is ideal for bushwalking, bird watching on the Weddin Bird Trail, camping or picnicking. Highlights include the walk up to Ben Hall’s Cave, the magnificent Eualdrie and Peregrine Lookouts and the Weddin Gap walking track.