While Covid certainly had an effect on accommodation venues, and residents of the village – we have bounced back! Hayes Café and the whole Heritage area down Hayes Lane (1 km south of the township) is busy as it has ever been. The Café producing great Coffee and amazing food, made daily on the premises.
Again, in 2023 there will be another Writer’s retreat. 30 aspiring writers have signed up for the September event.
If you do stay for a day or more (advised), be prepared to be captivated by the topography, scenery, and the dry (= low humidity) climate. You can’t get much further inland.
Machinery doesn’t rust down here! Many have visited, only to be seduced by the area, and have ended up living here! Beware.
At the moment (February to April), lots of cyclists coming through and competing in the Sounds to Sounds event. It’s not a race – but rather demanding hills and streams to be tackled.