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Eleanor Knight2 years ago

The top places to visit in the Armidale region

If you're local to the area, you'll already know how many beautiful attractions the Armidale region has. From stunning lookouts and heritage museums to nature walks and local markets, there really is something for everyone to enjoy! Keen to explore the region? We've found some of the best places to visit while you're in Armidale—as well as a couple of great accommodation options for a comfortable night's sleep. For all you need to know when planning a trip to the Armidale region, read on!

Looking for a few things to see and do while visiting the lovely region of Armidale? Check out the attractions below that will be sure to impress!


Weeping Rock walking track

For a scenic experience, be sure to visit Weeping Rock walking track. This route is approximately half a kilometre long, meandering through the Gondwana rainforest, past Antarctic beeches and finally ending up at the basalt cliff face. Be sure to take your camera as Weeping Rock makes for a great photo opportunity!


Armidale Railway Museum

If you’re one for a bit of history, why not spend an hour or two at the Armidale Railway Museum? Built in 1882, this historic building is a local landmark, which commemorates the crucial role that the station played in the region’s history. Admission is free and donations are welcome.


Oxley walking track

Home to gorgeous waterfalls and native wildlife, Oxley walking track is a must-visit location in the Armidale region. Perfect for a day-long adventure with the whole family, here you can take a stroll along the walking tracks and enjoy a packed lunch in the picnic area located at Apsley Gorge.


Walcha Open Air Gallery

Situated around an hour’s drive from Armidale, Walcha is a great place to visit for a day trip! While you’re in the area, be sure to visit Walcha Open Air Gallery. This location is home to more than 40 different sculptures and artworks, all of which have been crafted by local, national and international artists.


Armidale Farmers’ Market

For a truly local experience, be sure to visit the Armidale Farmers’ Market. Held on the first and third Sunday of every month, here you can pick up a range of deliciously fresh produce, homemade gourmet food and much more.


Point lookout

Located on the edge of the Great Escarpment, Point Lookout offers some of the most breathtaking scenery that this region has to offer. Wheelchair-friendly, this spot is a popular place to visit for the sunrise, and has to be one of the most photographed landscapes of the region.


Now you’ve got an idea of what to see and do while visiting the Armidale region, check out these awesome accommodation options for a great night’s sleep!


City Centre Motor Inn

Friendly and welcoming - City Centre Motor Inn - Armidale
Friendly and welcoming – City Centre Motor Inn – Armidale

With more than 40 units to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect accommodation option at City Centre Motor Inn. All rooms are fully equipped with comfortable beds, ensuites and air-conditioning, as well as a number of commodities including TVs, refrigerators and much more. Enjoy a a delicious meal from the on-site restaurant as well as a complimentary breakfast during your stay. For a comfortable and enjoyable stay in Armidale, talk to the friendly staff at City Centre Motor Inn.
Where: 146 Dangar St Armidale NSW 2350


Armidale Tourist Park

Great facilities - Armidale Tourist Park - Armidale
Great facilities – Armidale Tourist Park – Armidale

For more than 10 years, Armidale Tourist Park has been providing travellers with comfortable accommodation. Whether you’re travelling to Armidale with your caravan or would like a quaint cabin to call home during your stay, this quality option will deliver. Located near to the National Parks of New England and Oxley Wild River, Armidale Tourist Park offers a prime location that cannot be missed when visiting Armidale! Talk to the welcoming staff about booking your escape today!
Where: 39 Waterfall Way Armidale NSW 2350


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