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  1. Platypus Picnic Area

    Not far from the popular Dandahra picnic area, Platypus Picnic Area is a quieter alternative for travellers on the Gwydir Highway who want to get a sense of Gibraltar Range National Park without driving too far off the road. A good pit sto…

  2. Ugly Corner Falls Walking Track

    Meandering through the bush and along the creek, this walk is a fantastic way to get back to nature and experience unique plants and animals of Torrington State Conservation Area. You’ll begin your walk on the old fire trail to the Oaky Cr…

  3. Fossickers Way

    The Fossickers Way is one of the oldest and most picturesque touring routes in New South Wales and provides an alternative route between Sydney and Brisbane for those who enjoy an easy, more leisurely scenic drive on sealed roads. Escape …

  4. Made in Glen Fabric and Crafts

    Made in Glen is a fabric and craft shop located in the stunning Glen Innes heritage CBD, directly opposite the Town Hall. Stocking a range of sewing and craft supplies, Made in Glen offers a unique yet affordable shopping experience. Prod…

  5. Glen Gowrie Distillery

    Glen Gowrie Distillery is a unique, small scale craft distillery that manufactures a range of vodkas, gins and liqueurs. Their products are handcrafted on site, including analysis and bottling. They use a range of raw ingredients from their…

  6. Torrington State Conservation Area

    Get off the beaten track and experience the serenity of Torrington State Conservation Area. It has dramatic views and granite formations, secluded camping and peaceful picnic spots. Whether you’re a keen bush walker, birdwatcher, fossicker…

  7. Glen Innes Art Gallery Inc.

    The Glen Innes Art Gallery was established in 2005 and provides artists, both local and regional, the opportunity to exhibit in a modern and dedicated space within the Glen Innes Severn Learning Centre. The gallery volunteer exhibition sub…

  8. Mystery Face Walking Track

    The Mystery Face walking track takes you through open woodland and past remarkable granite rock formations. Awaken your imagination and see what shapes and figures you can see along the way. The Mystery Face itself will be revealed towards…

  9. Emmaville Mining Museum

    The historic village of Emmaville in the Glen Innes Highlands is home to the Emmaville Mining Museum, the dream of Mr and Mrs Jack Curnow who ran the Emmaville bakery. After closing the bakery in 1969, they used the shop to display their v…

  10. Balancing Rock

    The Glen Innes District is renowned for its unique rock formations, one of the most unusual is Balancing Rock, 12 kilometres south of Glen Innes on the New England Highway. The gigantic boulder of granite rests precariously on a 300 millim…

  11. Mann River Nature Reserve

    A beautiful riverside spot for picnicking and camping, Mann River Nature Reserve offers scenic views, swimming and fishing near Glen Innes. Nestled amongst the magnificent mountain range of northern NSW lies a tranquil riverside setting. W…

  12. Australian Standing Stones

    The Australian Standing Stones in Glen Innes pays tribute to the Celtic heritage of the early European settlers to the district. The site serves as a cultural gathering place for people from the Celtic communities; the Irish, Welsh, Cornish…

  13. Gibraltar Range National Park

    Gibraltar Range National Park offers scenic natural sites and a wide range of attractions, from picnic spots to multi-day hikes. Gibraltar Range has so many plants and animals descended from the dinosaur age, that it’s part of the Gondwana…

  14. Peppermints Coffee Lounge

    Peppermints Coffee Lounge offers home style cooking with a friendly face. Open Monday - Saturday enjoy a hot Zentvelds coffee or something cool from the ice cream bar. Peppermint's delicious menu is reasonably priced with a great variety th…

  15. Coombadjha Nature Stroll

    Whether you’re picnicking, camping or just passing by, the Coombadjha nature stroll is a Washpool National Park must-do. From Coachwood Picnic Area, the 400 metre bitumen track takes you through World Heritage listed Rainforest to a viewin…

  16. Dandahra Picnic Area

    Situated right on the doorstep of iconic Gibraltar Range and Washpool World Heritage Area, Dandahra picnic area is a perfect pit stop on a driving tour of NSW North Coast. Located halfway between Glen Innes and Grafton, right next to Gwydir…

  17. Granite Picnic Area

    Granite picnic area is a lovely lunch spot just a stone’s throw from the stunning views of Granite lookout. Located just 300 metres from the Gwydir Highway off Coachwood Drive, it makes for an enjoyable stop-off if you’re passing by, or an …

  18. Dandahra Crags Walking Track

    With its crags and swamps, Dandahra Crags walking track is a unique track within Gibraltar Range National Park. Through spring and summer, the wildflowers are on display around Surveyors Swamp, which the track skirts. In winter, get up earl…

  19. Coachwood Picnic Area

    Coachwood picnic area is a scenic retreat in a rainforest clearing near the Coombadjha creek. Pack a picnic hamper and settle in with the sounds of the forest as your lunchtime soundtrack. When the gourmet goodies have been devoured, why n…