Stories toinspire

The Armidale region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. Canyoning, mountain biking, birdwatching, trout fishing and other outdoor adventures take on an exciting new dimension up high. And you’ll be delighted all over again when you come inside to discover our galleries, museums, fine food and wine. Come up and see us soon!

Experience Armidale with Soundtrails

Experience our region’s history and culture through Soundtrails – self-paced locative audio walks delivered to you through an interactive app platform suitable for most mobile devices.

Discover a rich weave of memories, voices, myths, and archival footage. With original compositions, local voices, and world class production, Soundtrails uses locative storytelling to truly bring places and their stories to life.

When you visit Armidale, you’ll create your own stories. Until then, be inspired by some of ours.

8 Best Motorcycle Trips of New England High Country

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1. Oxley Highway Arguably Australia’s most iconic motorcycling road, the Oxley Highway runs from the coast at Port Macquarie to Walcha and then through to Tamworth.This stretch of road snakes through a variety of landscapes, from rainforest to vast open farmland, offering some truly beautiful scenery. 2. Waterfall Way There...

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Road Riding in New England High Country

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We took three Beemers on a tour of New England High Country, just as the region had its coldest week in 20 years. Staring out the window at 2am, it is hard to believe what I am seeing. That’s got to be sleet swirling around the streetlight, though it looks...

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Exploring Tourist Drive 19

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If you find yourself in Armidale or Uralla needing to while away a few hours, Tourist Drive 19 is for you. It comprises 86km of country back roads, including 20km unsealed, and will easily fill half a day or more. You’ll need to pack walking shoes, a picnic spread, a...

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