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Spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. Canyoning, mountain biking, birdwatching, trout fishing and other outdoor adventures take on an exciting new dimension up high. And you’ll be delighted all over again when you come inside to discover our galleries, museums, fine food and wine. Come up and see us soon.

At around 1000 metres above sea level, New England’s High Country offers visitors a truly evocative and unique experience with four distinct seasons. The city of Armidale and the towns of Guyra, Uralla and Walcha share a rich history and stunning natural environment. Where else can you experience World Heritage wilderness in the morning and indulge in the sophistication of world-class galleries and vineyards in the afternoon?

Armidale is one of the few towns in Australia to offer a free guided heritage tour of the town's attractions. The two hour guided tour includes stops at the New England Regional Art Museum, the Railway Museum, Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place and the University of New England.