Established during the 1880s, Alma Park received its name in 1893 when local school children assembled to plant one hundred trees within its grounds. The first tree was planted by Alma O'Connor, daughter of the Mayor,...
Home to giant slides, bike tracks, a dual flying fox and a huge German-engineered Skywalk, Tamworth Regional Playground is a great spot to stop and let the kids stretch their legs. Boasting an onsite cafe and fitness circuit, as well as free Wi-Fi, BBQ and picnic facilities, this is the perfect place to make a relaxed stop that will keep the whole family happy.
Family activities in Tamworth
Come face to face with a menagerie of native animals during a visit to Tamworth Marsupial Park and Adventure Playground. Hand feed joeys, spot colourful birds in the free flight aviary or let the kids run wild at the community-built adventure playground.
You can also enjoy an animal encounter of another kind at the Sunhill Dairy Goats Farm. Situated just 10 minutes from Uralla, your little ones can meet the farm’s resident goats here as they learn about life on the working dairy farm. You can also sample the delicious goats’ cheeses made on site.
While in the Tamworth region, be sure to make your way to Nundle, a historic gold rush village, and spend time fossicking in the Peel River. Hire equipment at the Mount Misery Mine or the Nundle Country Cafe and enjoy a family day out panning for gold and sapphires.
Stop by the Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre in Tamworth for a great family photo opportunity with the regional city’s iconic monument. See life-like figures of country music artists, such as a Lee Kernaghan, John Williamson and Slim Dusty, at the Wax Museum in the centre, or spend time exploring the Sir Donald Bradman-themed Collectors’ Museum.