Discover a unique natural playground.

Nestled along the Great Dividing Range a mere five hours north of Sydney, is the picture perfect New England High Country. The region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, rivers, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. At around 1000 metres above sea level, New England High Country offers a truly evocative and unique experience with four distinct seasons.

Historic charm and idyllic settings abound in the city of Armidale and towns Guyra, Walcha, Uralla, Glen Innes and Tenterfield. Visitors can discover a selection of fascinating galleries and museums, as well as more than a few top quality restaurants, cafes and eateries. Each town also hosts their fair share of exciting events throughout the year, from festivals, music shows and theatre through to markets, book fairs, major sport events and everything in between.

The New England High Country offers a bounty of treasures, and they’re just waiting to be discovered.


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