What's on in Glen Innes, New England Region NSW


Glen Innes is a charming heritage township established in the rich grazing areas on the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales, about 620 km north-east of Sydney, in the New England Region. The local rural enterprises are mostly focused on agriculture and tourism is very important for the district. Glen Innes has a famous reputation as Australia`s Celtic Capital, which is celebrated every year at the famous Australian Celtic Festival, staged annually in Glen Innes, and the unique tourist attraction of the Australian Standing Stones located close to the township. Glen Innes has many antique stores, museums and specialty stores, arts and craft shops, home wares and collectibles stores. Horse riding, bush walking, angling and fossicking for gemstones are the favourite activities as well as hiking and camping in the picturesque National Parks in the region. The wilderness areas in Washpool and Gibraltar Range National Parks are listed as World Heritage areas. The gigantic range of enticements, amusements, happenings and tourist attractions and activities in Glen Innes and the surrounding district include: #Tasting the unique boutique wines at the local wineries and the olives at Inverell`s Olive Grove # Bushwalking in the State Forests and National Parks # Exploring the delights of the local villages incluing: Deepwater, Torrington and Emmaville # Enjoying visiting the unique Australian Standing Stones and the Australian Celtic Festival # Fossicking for sapphires and other gemstones # Bushwalking and climbing the huge granite rock in the Bald Rock National Park # The Countrywide Festival held during October in Inverell # Visiting the Beardies History House and the Cooramah Aboriginal Cultural Centre # Tasting local food and wines at the Gourmet in the Glen, festival held in September.


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