The Miner's Cottage Tea Room is located in a renovated cottage on the Red Hill Mining Precinct where gold was first found. The Miner's Cottage Tea Rooms is the ideal spot to start your Gulgong holiday experience!
On 2 April 1870, Tom Saunders discovered gold on Red Hill and so began what has often been referred to as ‘the last of the poor man’s gold rushes’. By June of that year, 500 people were on the Gulgong gold fields, and by 1872, when the first official census was taken, it was estimated that the population of Gulgong and its satellite villages was approximately 20 000.
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