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Tamworth Area

  • Tamworth Golden Guitar
  • The Bendemeer Hotel. Established 1864


Nature around Tamworth

Discover the natural beauty of the Tamworth region. Surrounding country towns, such as Nundle, Manilla, and Barraba are charming, and Lake Keepit, not too far away, is great for camping and fishing for golden perch.

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About Tamworth Area

The Tamworth region sits within the heart of the New England North West. Encompassing Nundle, Manilla, Barraba, and the city hub of Tamworth, the region hosts a wide range of events.

Tamworth is Australia's country music capital, home to the huge annual country music festival in January. In April, the region showcases its top restaurants, produce, and wine during the 10-day festival, Taste Tamworth.

At Quirindi, you can admire the spectacular sunflower fields from December to March; see koalas in the wild around the town of Gunnedah or at Waterways Wildlife Park.

Easily accessible by car, plane, or train, the area has a great variety of accommodation, restaurants and cafes to suit a wide range of needs.


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Local areas

  • Barraba Barraba is a birdwatcher's paradise. Spot the rare Regent Honeyeater on one of the region's 14 bird routes.
  • Gunnedah Welcome to koala country! This bustling historic town is the self-proclaimed koala capital of the world.
  • Nundle The historic village of Nundle lies 60 km south-east of Tamworth.
  • Quirindi Quirindi is famous for its vast fields of sunflowers that erupt in a blaze of colour from December to March.
  • Tamworth Discover country music, year-round entertainment, glorious countryside, and sublime food and wine in Tamworth.

Explore Tamworth Area

Tamworth Countryside
The DAG Sheep Station, Nundle