Experiencethe highs


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

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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?

Goldheist & Ash Morse – Live music in Uralla

Apr 13 2024

Songs + Stories to Warm the Heart: A Cosy Evening at the Piano (Uralla) Goldheist and Ash Morse come together for a beautiful evening of songs and stories at the piano, exploring human connection through music and the power of the storytelling experience.  

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The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race

Apr 13 2024

Welcome to Appleton, a tidy country town with a population of 1557. Stop in at the pub in the arvo, try your luck with the pokies and why not stay for the annual Potato Race? It’s the highlight of the year. Only this year Dr Penny Anderson is back home in Appleton, and she has a question. Why should the prize money for the race be more for the men…

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TAS Rugby Carnival

Apr 14 2024

This Carnival is the largest junior rugby carnival held, over two days, in Australia, attracting young rugby enthusiasts and their coaches, along with committed families and supporters from all over the country. The carnival caters for under 12 teams and a girls 7s Competition for 14s and 16s players. In previous years, visitors have travelled from the Sunshine Coast in the north, the NSW Southern Highlands in the south and…

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Armidale Farmers’ Market

Apr 14 2024

A monthly open-air market that offers fresh seasonal produce, meat, cheese, eggs, baked goods, coffee and other food products from growers and producers around the New England and Coffs Coast regions. Celebrate our community and the unique offerings of this wonderful region! BYO bags and re-useables.

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NSW Khanacross

Apr 14 2024

An autotest (essential skills of car control and judgement) under controlled conditions – quickest times whilst navigating courses. Snacks and drinks available Saturday at the canteen with full BBQ available Sunday for purchase. Spectators welcome.

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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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