Discover a place where nature finds its way into every experience and story. A place with incredible natural landscapes, where the air is fresher and your senses are heightened. Our distinct four seasons offer spectacular year-round displays across the countryside. The experiences you have here will exhilarate, thrill and inspire you. And when the time comes to return home, a little piece of this place will stay with you forever.
Our regional city of Armidale, towns of Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Inverell, Guyra, Uralla and Walcha, and surrounding villages are brimming with awe-inspiring natural experiences, country charm, history and unique local characters, beautiful heritage architecture, great dining options, and welcoming community spirit.
New England High Country is located in Northern NSW, within a day’s drive of Brisbane and Sydney and only 2 hours from the coast, on the highest tableland of the Great Dividing Range (around 1,000m above sea level).
With multiple intersecting highway routes traversing the region, getting here is easy!
Visitors will enjoy a truly evocative and unique experience with our contrasting landscapes of dramatic gorges, stunning waterfalls and awe-inspiring views to the east and rolling granite landscapes and open plains to the west.
Map as seen in Australian Traveller’s 100 Amazing Road Trips Edition – May 2022
This adventure seeker’s paradise, with many magnificent natural attractions and World Heritage-listed national parks to explore, offers something for all ages and interests across multiple experience levels. For a more relaxing escape, soak up the country charm, culture and history of our unique towns and villages. And there are plenty of opportunities to taste your way around the region, discovering the superb quality of our cool-climate regional produce.
The High Country is Calling Located along The Great Dividing Range in north-eastern NSW, New England High Co...
No matter how you decide to explore New England High Country, there are plenty of scenic adventures waiting ...
Whether you’re after relaxed scenic drives and picnicking, fishing or fossicking, or the most rugged extre...
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the New England High Country region and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging – and acknowledge the important role Indigenous Peoples continue to play within the New England High Country community.