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Apsley Falls picnic area is perched on the edge of the Great Escarpment, with impressive views of upper Apsley Gorge. It's just off the Oxley Highway, making it an ideal pit stop on a road trip. As you pile out of the car, breathe in that clean mountain air and inhale the scent of the eucalypts. Apsley Gorge is ... Visit website for more info view details
Inspired by the Gunnedah's iconic landmarks and local heroes - travel the Poets Drive and explore the essence of bush life and the challenges and adventures of rural Australia.
Spot the 17 poems mounted on plaques at various locations around town and take time to stop and read each poem.
Be sure to stop off at the 'Lyrical Loos' at Wolseley Park, the... view details
The Inverell Art Gallery has a diverse range of original art and craft items on display and for sale. The Gallery is placed within two unique heritage buildings, the old School of Arts building built in 1877, and Butler Hall which served as a supper room for balls and other social events.
The buildings were combined in 1995 to accommodate a fast growing Art Gallery. The... view details
Originally part of Gostwyck Station, Deeargee Station and its unique octagonal woolshed gained their name from the old Gostwyck wool brand, DRG, which stood for "Dangar, Gostwyck". The woolshed was built in 1872 replacing an earlier shearing shed that had been destroyed by fire.
Designed and erected by Alexander Mitchell, who also built McCrossin's Mill in... view details
A must see for historians and genealogists is the historic Moree cemetery.
Amongst the headstones, you will find the names of Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, the youngest son of author Charles Dickens.
Mary Brand (nee Geddes), first European woman to settle in Moree and her daughter Janet Elizabeth Williams, the first European child born in Moree. Mary Band Park is another... view details
Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area features rare dry rainforest, dramatic gorges and waterfalls, extensive wilderness areas, wild and scenic rivers and an amazing array of wildlife. It's best explored as a scenic drive along the Waterfall Way. Explore the Apsley Macleay Gorges, one of Australia's largest... view details
230 Saumarez Road Enter via Armidale Airport, ArmidaleNSW2350
Saumarez Homestead, an historic country homestead and ten hectare grazing property, was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s. Today it includes an elegant, extensive, fully furnished Edwardian homestead, built between 1888 and 1906, and 15 farm and other buildings dating up to 1910, with their collections of early farm equipment.
In 1874 the... view details
Riverside Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, WalchaNSW2354
Riverside is located on the banks of the Apsley River within the World Heritage listed Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Bushwalking, fishing (permit required) and canoeing trips into the surrounding Macleay Gorges Wilderness Area are just some of the activities on offer as well as picnics, swimming and camping.
Vehicle access is limited - 4WD vehicles with Low Range capacity... view details
2km (one way) - 1.5 hour - Easy difficulty
It's all waterfalls and wilderness on this easy walk around the rim of the Wollomombi Gorge high in the falls country of the Northern Tablelands, near Armidale. A great way to reacquaint yourself with the great outdoors, this scenic walk offers great wildlife spotting and birdwatching. Passing the Falls lookout, keep your eyes... view details
Located on the edge of Guyra, 37km north of Armidale, Mother of Ducks Lagoon Nature Reserve offers a special birdwatching experience. The reserve is a rare breeding place for several freshwater wetland bird species and a resting place for numerous migratory birds. Plan a visit or stop over while driving through the northern tablelands. You'll see an ever-changing array... view details