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Waterfall Way boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. When you visit, you’ll create your own stories, but before you visit, be inspired by some of ours…

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Cafe Patisserie

Armidale foodies seeking fare with a French twist head along Rusden Street to find Café Patisserie. This cosy café buzzes with activity as locals stop by for a warm buttery croissant to go with their morning coffee, in rustic surrounds of painted brick, recycled timber, trailing greenery and Edison bulb...

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Tattersalls Hotel Armidale

The Tattersalls Hotel is now your premier destination in the New England, a major renovation and revitalisation project has been completed. With blended minimalist geometric forms, rich timber detailing inside the hotel, punchy jewel tones and elegant drapery to evoke the mood of a bygone age. The hotel provides you...

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Loloma Bed & Breakfast, Armidale

There are some places where attention to detail really sets them apart. Loloma Bed and Breakfast in Armidale, is certainly one of those places. Rhonda Morris has been running the boutique accommodation since the beginning of 2017 and the moment she greets you at the front door and you glimpse...

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Wild Swimming

Looking for a beautiful spot to cool off after exploring the national parks along the Waterfall Way? Well these picturesque swimming locations are sure to be worthy of an Instagram post or two? First stop Gara Gorge, or otherwise referred to by the locals as the Blue Hole. Gara Gorge...

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Exploring the Arts

Both classical and contemporary music contribute enormously to Armidale’s cultural vibrancy. The old Teachers College is home to the New England Conservatorium which nurtures the Armidale Symphony Orchestra, Armidale Youth Orchestra, Fiori Musicali and many other choral and musical groups. The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) in Armidale is...

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Exploring National Parks around Armidale

In the depths of winter, mist can drape New England National Park like a chiffon veil, settling silently in the valleys and lingering for hours. Moss-covered Antarctic beech, which have thrived on the Great Dividing Range for aeons, assume a ghostly appearance on such mornings – and deep within the...

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10 Things To Do In Bellingen

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Bellingen is a bohemian inland town right smacked in the middle of Sydney and Brisbane. It may be small, but the list of things to do in Bellingen goes on and on, much like the rolling Teletubby hills and pastures of its lush surrounds. Here are 10 to get you...

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Urunga Wetlands

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The site of an old antimony processing site, the Urunga wetlands is a great destination for locals and visitors to the region. The site has an accessible 150-metre boardwalk allowing people to wander over the wetland and a 450-metre walking track surrounding the park. Open to the public in 2017,...

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Sail Urunga

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Sail Urunga’s “Discover Sailing Adventure” is open to people of most abilities and is approximately a three-hour sailing adventure from Urunga to Mylestom Village and back. It is provided without the technical detail of an accredited sailing course and is an ideal way for you and your friends or family...

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Urunga Art Space

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The Art Space Urunga is a community gallery located in the heart of the Urunga township. It started out as a pop-up gallery in a commercial shop that was empty. The gallery was so successful that the community approached the Council to see if the Art Space was able to...

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Urunga Boardwalk

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The Urunga boardwalk is one of the most iconic places that people visit when they come to the Bellingen Shire and Coffs Coast. Starting at the Urunga lagoon, otherwise known as the ‘lido’, and stretching 1.2 kilometres along the river to the coastline, you can see all sorts of wildlife...

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