The Blog

12 Nov

Saving Armidale’s Trees

The relentless drought has already taken a huge toll on Armidale and its residents. The latest casualties are the oaks and conifers in Armidale’s heritage-listed Central Park. With Level 5 water restrictions already in place, it is estimated that there are less than 400 days of water left in the local dam. The Council is

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12 Oct

Forage Fest 2019

Armidale will once again host Forage Fest in 2019 and hopes are high it will become an annual event in the city. Date: 7th December Location: 117 Rusden Street, Armidale, 2350 Time: 11.30am to 11.30pm   The top deck of the Rusden Street car park will be converted into a mini concert venue complete with

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24 Jun

The Man From Snowy River With Orchestra in Armidale

If you love the classic Australian film The Man From Snowy River, then this special concert event in Armidale is not to be missed. On October 11th, 2019 a 75-piece orchestra will pay tribute to the legendary film by performing the entire soundtrack live in time with the movie. There will be guest appearances from

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19 Feb

Elite Motor Inn Reviews

Looking for honest Armidale accommodation reviews? Read what our customers have been saying about their recent stays with us. “I stayed at this hotel with six young athletes in three rooms – rooms were clean, bathrooms were clean and best of all even though the motel was full it was QUIET. Close and handy to

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13 Nov

Forage Fest 2018

If you like beer, good food and live music you’ll love Forage Fest 2018! Expect food trucks,15 of Australia’s finest Craft Beer Breweries as well as a stellar line up of live entertainment. Let’s take a closer look. When: Saturday December 8th Where: Rusden Street Carpark (117 Rusden Street Armidale NSW 2350) Time: 11.30am –

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21 Aug

Walcha Mountain Festival 2018

The popular Walcha Mountain Festival is back again in 2018. Pencil in 20th and 21st October as a weekend of music, markets, boutique wine, locally sourced food and much more. Activities and exhibitions will take place at different locations in the historic town of Walcha including Langford House and McHatten Park. The festival is family-friendly

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08 Jun

Natural Wonders Of Armidale

The City of Armidale sits between Sydney and Brisbane, making it an ideal inclusion on a road trip between the two capital cities. As part of the New England region, Armidale is also lucky enough to be surrounded by many national parks and areas of natural beauty. While many visitors to Armidale come for the

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05 Mar

Discover Wayward Trails

If it’s your first time in Armidale and you’re a bit of a foodie, then you should definitely book a tour with Wayward Trails. Wayward Trails is a local food, produce and beverage tour which showcases the best of the Armidale region. Using their local knowledge, the local team are dedicated to providing a memorable

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15 Dec

Have You Been to Walcha Farmers Market?

There are many markets in Armidale that you can visit to sample a wide range of products offered by local artisans, farmers, and manufacturers. But if  you’re looking for something a bit different, you might want to check out the Walcha Farmers’ Market. One of the most popular farmers’ markets in the region, it is

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29 Sep

Best Family Restaurants in Armidale

When you’re travelling with kids, finding family accommodation in Armidale is not the only thing you should do. You also have to look for places that serve healthy and delicious meals your children will enjoy. Because kids are known for being hungry all the time, it’s important to have an idea of where you can

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