Experiencethe highs


The Armidale region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage.

What's on?

There's plenty happening all year round in Armidale.

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The thrill ofhigh country

At around 1000 metres above sea level, Armidale offers visitors a truly evocative and unique experience.

The city of Armidale and the town and villages of Guyra, Wollomombi and Ebor share a rich history and stunning natural environment. Where else can you experience World Heritage wilderness in the morning and indulge in the sophistication of world-class galleries and vineyards in the afternoon?

This is all part of the experience in the Armidale region – there are hundreds of thousands of hectares of national parks and state forests to explore.

What’s on inArmidale?

Rotary Book Fair

May 24 2024

Attention All Book Lovers! Thousands of quality used books will be on sale from as little as $2 to $3. The books reflect all genres from fiction, children’s, cookery, history, reference, arts and crafts, military and photography. There is also a range of rare and collectable items at very attractive prices. Come one, come all … and bring your money with you! EFTPOS welcomed and encouraged.

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Friday Night Raffles @ the Royal

May 24 2024

Come along and support the Children’s Ward at Armidale Hospital. Raffle tickets: $2 (single ticket) or $3 (for five) or $7 (for 10) – ticket sales from 6.00pm, drawn 7.00pm. Five meat trays, donated by Pete’s Mountview Butchery, to be raffled. Happy hour from 4.00-7.00m, drink specials and delicious meals available.

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Studio8 Australian Album Tour

May 24 2024

Into the New Studio8 is country songwriting duo, Luke Johnson and Michelle Morgan, with Luke on guitar and vocals and Michelle on keyboard and backing vocals. They perform regularly at venues in the Southern Highlands and at festivals including Tamworth Country Music Festival, Parkes Elvis Festival and Hats Off to Country (Tamworth).

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Dumaresq Dam Redfin Muster

May 25 2024

OzFish is celebrating the unveiling of the new amenities, thanks to the investment from Armidale Regional Council. But that’s not all – we’re also on a mission to support our native bass population! Help give this year’s bass fingerlings a fighting chance by reeling in as many redfin as possible. Get involved and join us for a day of fishing, fun, and conservation. Please bring fishing gear, bait, a hat,…

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New England Yard Dog Championships

May 25 2024

Sheep kindly donated The Clayton Family Annaleey; cattle kindly donated by Lynoch Pty Ltd. Friday, 24 May – 2.00pm: Open Cattle Dog Trial; Novice Yard Trial; may start Feature Maiden Yard Trial depending on entries Saturday, 25 May – 7.00am: continue Novice Yard and Feature Maiden Yard; continue Open Cattle Dog Trials; Encourage Yard Dog Trial (commence Saturday lunch); Open Championship Yard (will follow the Feature Maiden) and the Improver Yard Trial (will follow…

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10 Things to do for over 40s

Guided Heritage Tour. A leisurely 2½-hour city bus tour with a lively and personal commentary from tour guides. The bus departs 10.00am Monday to Saturday (excluding Public Holidays) from the Visitor Information Centre Natural Wonders, Waterfalls and Gorges. Explore the Oxley Wild Rivers, Cathedral Rock and New England National Parks…

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Plan yourstay

Situated within a day’s drive or short flight from Sydney and Brisbane, getting to Armidale is easier than you may think.

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