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November 1, 2023
Make the most of springtime in Glen Innes Highlands when you visit by experiencing the many sights, activities, and exciting events to enjoy at this beautiful time of year.As we're approaching the holiday season, be sure to check out the great range of products from local and regional suppliers in-store at the Glen Innes Highlands Shop, which you can browse at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre or online via our website (shipping available).Read on for inspiration to start planning your trip, and look forward to discovering your next adventure in the beautiful Glen Innes Highlands.
Don't miss your chance to spot the beautiful Gibraltar Range Waratah, which only flowers at this time of year in Gibraltar Range National Park near Glen Innes. With so many walking trails to explore, there are plenty of opportunities to admire spring wildflowers and experience the beauty of heritage-listed ancient Gondwana rainforest.
When visiting our national parks and nature reserves, be sure to plan ahead, check for alerts beforehand, and keep hydrated. Learn moreImage credit: Glen James via Instagram
Sweetie Pie’s Bake Shop in Glen Innes recently took home nine medals from the 2023 Great Aussie Pie Competition, including four golds and first place in the Vegetarian category for their Vegetable Mornay pie. Be sure to stop in and taste test these winners for yourself when you next visit. And don't say we didn't warn you about the temptation of their many delicious sweet treats too!Image credit: Amanda Woods via Instagram
Looking for an ideal destination for your next biking adventure? Look no further than Glen Innes Highlands! Whether you're into gravel grinding, mountain biking or road riding, our routes cater to all riding terrains and traverse diverse landscapes. Additionally, the annual gravel fondo event is a great experience and challenge for riders of all experience levels. Learn more
Glen Innes Highlands offers a diverse selection of accommodations, ranging from cosy boutique getaways to immersive farm stays and everything in between, catering to various preferences and budgets.Image credit: The Rest Point Motor Inn and Hereford Steakhouse Char Grill
Visit us at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre to browse our range of locally and regionally sourced items, unique souvenirs, and gifts, or shop online.
Locally designed by Glen Innes Celtic artist Peter Grimes.$28Shop now!
Locally made in Glen Innes by Chazzico.$15Shop now!
Please note:Event information published here is subject to change.Check the information in our online events calendar and contact the event organiser for more information if required.
Sat 11 Nov10am to 4pmThe Makers Shed123 Grey St, Glen InnesGet across the entire silver-working process with Richard Moon (resident Silversmith at The Makers Shed) as your guide, from designing your piece through to cutting, soldering, heating, cold-connecting, fold-forming, bezel-setting and polishing.Book now
Until Fri 24 NovThe Christmas Exhibition10am to 4pm Mon to Fri;10am to 1pm SatGlen Innes Art Gallery71 Grey St, Glen InnesDiscover a vast collection of local creative and decorative arts, crafts, and Christmas gifts for sale.More info
Sat 25 Nov4pm to 9pmGlen Innes Railway StationLambeth Street, Glen Innes
Experience a vibrant fusion of market stalls, cuisine, music and an immersive neon light trail set against the charming backdrop of the historic Glen Innes Railway Station.More info
Thur 30 Nov5pmAustralian Standing StonesWatsons Dr, Glen InnesHear about the patron saint of Scotland and toast St Andrew in style as you listen to the hauntingly beautiful sounds of pipers and drummers. Light refreshments available - gold coin donation.
Every Tue10am to 11amThe Croft Celtic Cultural Centre & CafeWatsons Drive, Glen InnesLearn Scottish Gaelic during a friendly and casual weekly lesson. Arrive a little earlier if you want to order food or drink to enjoy during your lesson. And be sure to allow extra time to discover The Australian Standing Stones National Celtic Monument while you're there. $5 per lesson. Payment on arrival. More info or contact [email protected] or 0421 470 900.
Every Fri12pm to 12.30pmOutside Town Hall265 Grey St, Glen Innes A member of the Glen Innes Pipe Band attends the front of the Glen Innes Town Hall each week to perform and showcase Glen Innes' rich Celtic heritage and traditions. Come along to listen and watch outside this beautiful heritage building in the main street.
Every Sat7am to 12.30pmLions Park, Cnr East Ave& Ferguson St, Glen Innes Check out this great little community market, with stallholders selling fresh produce, plants, craft, gifts, food, coffee & so much more.More info
Every Sat8am startThe Australian Standing Stones,Watsons Drive, Glen InnesA free, weekly, timed 5k event every Saturday morning. Everyone is welcome to walk, jog, run or volunteer. More info & registration
Pop in and chat with a friendly local at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre to access a wealth of information on all there is to see and do in Glen Innes Highlands. The centre has maps, brochures, displays about local history and attractions, and a variety of items for sale in the shop. Location:152 Church Street, Glen Innes NSWOpening hours:Mon to Fri: 9.00am to 5.00pmSat: 9.00am to 3.00pmSun: 9.00am to 1.00pm
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