Want to try some local food and produce? The major events not to miss are the Australian Celtic Festival, Minerama fossicking, Gem and Jewellery Show the largest of its kind in NSW, the Glen Innes Pastoral and Agricultural Show and the prestigious Glen Innes Cup race day. Arts are prevalent in the area, with theatre productions, and live entertainment filling the monthly calendars, beautifully handcrafted products available and multiple art galleries to browse.
Other attractions include the town parks, fishing, fossicking areas and the Australian Standing Stones. You can also enjoy fishing, swimming and canoeing along the Boyd River.
Visitors can search for sapphires, zircon, gold and diamond.
Perfect for lunch, dinner and refreshments. Glen Innes & Inverell District This fossicking map is presented for your information. Enjoy a counter meals or drink and have a chat with the locals in one of the town’s original hotels. If you are seeking a relaxing escape you will not be disappointed with a Glen Innes Highlands holiday. Perfect for lunch, dinner and refreshments. There are some great areas to explore: Gibraltar-Washpool World Heritage walk, Raspberry lookout, Gibraltar Range morning tea and tour, Washpool walking track, Dandahra Crags walking track, Forest walking track - Gibraltar National Park, Mulligans campground, Lyrebird Falls walking track, Murrumbooee Cascades walking track, Gibralter Range National Park - NSW Parks. Economic View the Maps Collection on the Glen Innes Highlands Shop online store Wellingrove—a designated fossicking area.
Push your canoe out into the river, or take a summer dip while listening for the distinctive chink of the bellbirds. Phone 6734 7210. There are numerous guided field trips for those of you who’d like to try your hand at fossicking.
If camping in remote, unspoilt beauty surrounded by dramatic landforms while neighbouring the beautiful Nymboida River appeals, point your 4WD towards Nymboida River campground. The picturesque village of Glencoe is 22km south of Glen Innes.
#9. The village was established in 1838 and is home to a thriving community of 400 people, many still directly related to the original settler families. Nundle . As a recognized RV friendly town, feel welcomed and at home in one of our caravan parks, or camping in one of beautiful camping sites. 15 October 2013 08:20 am.
Tamworth . 4-bedroom accommodation for up to 8 people. It’s internationally famous for the deep rich, royal blue sapphires. The Glen Innes Highlands ‘Fossicking around Glen Innes’ brochure is full to the brim with ideas, details and even a treasure map to the best gem hunting spots in the district. The Glen Innes Highlands is packed full of adventure and experiences with distinctive seasons, gourmet foods along with its picturesque town and villages.Great for road touring, kayaking and canoeing, mountain biking, fishing for the mighty Murray Cod or meandering along its historic colonial main street or museums. Our National Monument - the Australian Standing Stones, combined with the towns Celtic heritage provide the perfect setting for a wonderful Celtic experience. Washpool National Park located 78km east of Glen Innes Highlands on the Gwydir Highway’s World Heritage Way, is best known for its lush, beautiful rainforest, the largest remaining wilderness rainforest in NSW, the world’s tallest stand of coachwood rainforest – and crystal streams.
© Glen Innes Visitor Centre | All rights reserved. Leases and other areas managed by third parties may not always be shown on these maps. Glen Innes Highlands is a very close knit community that loves to welcome visitors and newcomers to town. Experience history with over 30 heritage buildings in the main street of Glen Innes. Talk to the staff at the museum for local knowledge and fossicking mud maps of the Emmaville and other areas of Torrington area. Fossickers Way is a great touring route that explores the history and flavour of the beautiful New England region. Discover local art, uniquely hand-crafted by our many talented artisans. Moderator From: Central Coast, NSW Joined: 29 April 2013 Posts: 13,603. Download the app and discover your heritage tour adventure today in the picturesque town of Glen Innes.
Website designed by gocrossmedia and built by Cloud Concepts, © Glen Innes Visitor Centre | All rights reserved. Heatho. The small farming village has an elevation of 1,150 metres and population of approximately 200. After a long day of fossicking and fishing stop into the newly renovated Red Lion Tavern, as atmospheric old English style pub. Located north of Glencoe is the Balancing Rock and the scenic views and large boulders at the Stonehenge Recreational Reserve. Dundee is the gateway to Rangers Valley Feedlot. Information is also available at the Glen Innes Visitors Centre. Minerama would like to thank all the property owners that are supporting the 2017 Minerama and for their contribution in making Minerama in 2016 a success. Click here to access maps showing areas where fossicking is and is not permitted. If you’re keen on fossicking, you might like to consider staying right in the main fossicking areas. Cast your imagination into the past and you may hear the snap of the reins on the Cobb & Co. coach team, the thud of the timber getter’s axe, or the cry of the bullocky hauling down the track to Clarence River. of Glen Innes to see extensive mineral collections, replica mine, blacksmiths shop, bottle collections and rare photographs. Held every year in March, Minerama is perfect for all gem lovers, rockhounds and outdoor adventurers. Economic If you’re keen on fossicking, you might like to consider staying right in the main fossicking areas. Find out about the History of our region and why we are known for our Celtic Heritage.
Full details for Topaz Cottage . The major events not to miss are the Australian Celtic Festival, Minerama fossicking, Gem and Jewellery Show the largest of its kind in NSW, the Glen Innes Pastoral and Agricultural Show and the prestigious Glen Innes Cup race day. The Glen Innes Highlands is packed full of adventure and experiences with distinctive seasons, gourmet foods along with its picturesque town and villages.Great for road touring, kayaking and canoeing, mountain biking, fishing for the mighty Murray Cod or meandering along its historic colonial main street or museums. Other times by appointment. Website designed by gocrossmedia and built by Cloud Concepts. Open Friday to Wednesday 10 am to 4 pm.
2020 © All Rights Reserved. The Glencoe Sports ground is located on the northern side of the village and is a great spot for birdwatching. Capturing existing historical photos, documents, stories and life experiences, and showcasing over 50 of the towns Heritage buildings; the app allows users to travel back in time whilst viewing the modern-day town. Maps. Moderator.
Gibraltar National Park is located 79km east of Glen Innes Highlands on the World Heritage Way, is best known for its spectacular granite areas weathered into fantastic outcrops, huge granite tors with names like The Needles, Anvil Rock, Old Man’s Hat – and dazzling spring wildflower displays. Glen Innes . Today you will find historic buildings still in existence including the Picture Theater, Court House, Post Office, School of Arts, Deepwater Public School, and the General Store. Cheers. Topaz Cottage. This agricultural town has a proud Celtic Heritage and is home to the Australian Standing Stones - the National monument erected to honour all the Celtic pioneers of Australia – hosting the Australian Celtic Festival in May each year. In January the town comes alive with over 3,000 people visiting for the annual Deepwater Races. Other attractions include the town parks, fishing, fossicking areas and the Australian Standing Stones. Deepwater is located 35km North of Glen Innes on the New England Highway. Glen Innes Tourism: 02 6730 2400; Bingara Visitor Centre: 02 6724 0066; Both Inverell and Glen Innes Visitors Centres have their own fossicking brochures, which provide detailed information and maps. About 150km west of Sydney, this small town nestled in the shadow of the Blue Mountains has five unique fossicking sites designated for the public.
You can also drop into the Visitor Information Centre and talk to our friendly Tourism Assistants and Volunteers to get the local knowledge face-to-face. Find out more here…. The World Heritage Washpool and Gibraltar Range National Parks, Stone Henge and the Minerama Fossicking Gem & Jewellery Show are just a few of the other great attractions on offer. Offering a range of hands-on experiences an opportunities to learn where our food comes from and get involved with daily farming life.
The park is popular with experienced bushwalkers who want to explore the Guy Fawkes River Valley, but there are lots of great activities to enjoy among the peaceful gorges and slow-flowing rivers. There is weekly fossicking trips out at Glenn Innes every Friday. The Visitor Information Centre has a range of free maps as well as specialty maps to help you get around without Google! There are numerous guided field trips for those of you who’d like to try your hand at fossicking. Dwyers—this is private property, information available from Glen Innes Visitors Centre. Said to be one of the world’s richest mineral diversity belts, sapphires are one of the many treasures to be found in the plentiful fossicking areas. Development. Guy Fawkes National Park is a wilderness paradise popular for bushwalking and birdwatching. Surrounded by stunning National wonders the highlands is the perfect setting for your adventure holiday. Development.
Our traditionally high rainfall average combined with a cool climate, rich soils and temperate pastures makes the region perfect for fine wool, lamb and beef production. Don’t miss the Emmaville Mining Museum for a real glimpse into the local history. While in town you can enjoy a meal from one of the two hotels, bakery, roadhouse or Deepwater brewing. Touch base with the Tourist Info Centre at GI and they will be able to put you in touch with the tour leader. By the early 1900s the mining town’s population swelled to 7000 including 2000 Chinese, with 5 hotels, a joss house, school, postal services and a hospital. Visit the historic cemetery with magnificent wrought iron gates and enjoy the scenic countryside. If you are seeking a luxury getaway we certainly won’t disappoint, check out our premium and boutique accommodation for your next holiday. It’s a small wonder that more and more people are flocking to Glen Innes Highlands to fossick.We're part of the most prolific sapphire region in New South Wales which has the world’s richest mineral diversity belt. Located north of Glencoe is the Balancing Rock and the scenic views and large boulders at the Stonehenge Recreational Reserve. Take time to explore the streets and many of the original public buildings, miner’s cottages and cemetery. The area is largely agriculturally focused, with the main pursuits being wool, fat lamb and beef cattle production.
Cheers Bisho, Grass Stone sounds interesting. Emmaville boomed after the discovery of tin in the local creek in 1872 and was initially known as Vegetable Creek after the Chinese market gardens planted to feed the settlement. With the opening of the Great Northern Railway Line in 1886, Deepwater became a bustling township exporting, wool, dairy, livestock, meat and mining products.
Old Glen Innes-Grafton Road passes through a historic hand-cut tunnel into the stillness of the deserted valley.
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