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  1. Oxley Walking Track

    If you love scenic views and wildlife, the easy Oxley walking track traces the northern rim of the Apsley Gorge. With waterfall views from every angle, it makes a perfect day outing or a great spot for a break on a road trip. You’ll wander…

  2. Budds Mare Lookout

    Budds Mare lookout is a well-equipped picnic area set in beautiful bushland above the Apsley River Valley. There are wonderful views from the lookout across the World Heritage-listed rainforest and over the Apsley River. You’ll be able to s…

  3. Apsley Gorge Rim Walking Track

    The Apsley Gorge Rim walking track packs a lot of scenic views into one short walk. With waterfalls and rugged ravines, you’ll be spoilt for scenic views of this dramatic falls country in the Northern Tablelands. Perfect for wildlife and b…

  4. Riverside

    Riverside is beside the Macleay Gorges Wilderness Area. Remote and unspoilt, being on the Apsley River makes it ideal for a day trip, or an overnight camp. You can swim, fish, walk and canoe here. To get to Riverside, travel 50 kilometre…

  5. Cafe Graze

    Offering great coffee and fabulous food with friendly, welcoming staff. As well as being one of Walcha's favourite spots for coffee and a bite to eat, Café Graze also sells giftware, jewellery, cards and delicious produce for your pantry o…

  6. Langford House

    Langford House is a grand Edwardian Mansion, located one kilometre south of Walcha on Thunderbolts Way. Guided tours are available with the owners, by prior arrangement only. A tour takes around an hour. Construction of William Fletcher…

  7. Antique Junque

    Antique Junque is a large rambling antique and collectables store that sells furniture, linen, china, antique dolls, furs, old suitcases, silverware, books, and much, much more. Situated on the corner of Apsley and Derby Street in an hist…

  8. Walcha Gallery of Art

    Walcha boasts a vibrant artistic community that embraces both local and international artists, making the gallery a must see on the itinerary of any art lover across the globe. The locals have embraced their reputation as a very art-friend…

  9. Pioneer Cottage and Museum

    Walcha Pioneer Cottage and Museum complex houses a variety of historical buildings dating back to the 1860s. Amongst the buildings are the Museum, the Pioneer Cottage, Tool Shed, Wool Hall, Blacksmith's Shop, and a hangar with a Tiger M…

  10. Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

    Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, near Armidale contains world heritage listed rainforest, historic sites and waterfalls. It’s perfect for walking, camping and fishing. Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Aus…

  11. Apsley Falls Picnic Area

    Apsley Falls picnic area is perched on the edge of the Great Escarpment, with impressive views of upper Apsley Gorge. It’s just off the Oxley Highway, making it an ideal pit stop on a road trip. As you pile out of the car, breathe in that …

  12. Historic Buildings Walking Tour

    Walcha's Walking Tour of Historic Buildings brings an added interest to a pleasant walk around the picturesque township of Walcha. Walcha is the oldest town and settlement in the New England, with the first European discovery being in 18…

  13. Walcha Royal Cafe

    The Walcha Royal Café is another one of Walcha's favourite coffee haunts, also offering great breakfasts and lunches. The Walcha Royal Cafe is an old Hotel building which has been converted into a café and boutique accommodation without lo…