Discover Your Next Adventure
in Glen Innes Highlands
With a long weekend upon us and another week left of school holidays in New South Wales, why not visit for a weekend or day trip to discover all there is to see and do in the beautiful Glen Innes Highlands?

Discover the Perfect Coffee

Coffee lovers will be delighted to discover so many great places in Glen Innes Highlands to start the day right with a good quality caffeine fix.

Check these out:

The Coffee Incident
191 Grey St, Glen Innes
The Local
305 Grey St, Glen Innes
Town Hall Coffee Shop
269 Grey St, Glen Innes
The Furry Cow
251 Grey St, Glen Innes
Peppermints Cafe
215 Grey St, Glen Innes
The Croft Celtic Cultural Centre & Cafe
Australian Standing Stones
37 Watsons Dr, Glen Innes
The Super Strawberry
9922 New England Hwy, Glen Innes
Susies Diner
34 Young St, Deepwater
Deepwater Hotel
49 Tenterfield St, Deepwater
Deepwater Bakery
86 Tenterfield St, Deepwater
Emmaville General Store
36 Irby St, Emmaville

You can also grab a delicious bite to eat at each of these locations.

There are so many more places to enjoy delicious food & drinks.
Click here to discover more in our local directory.

Image credit: The Coffee Incident & The Local Glen Innes

Discover Local Artisans

Stop in at The Makers Shed to check out their wonderful range of handmade art and goods, including jewellery, ceramics, books, preserves, woodwork, candles, body products, and more.

You can also attend creative workshops to learn a new skill, including full-day silver-working workshops with resident silversmith Richard Moon.

Opening hours:
Wednesday to Saturday
10am to 4pm
(closed public holidays)

123 Grey St, Glen Innes

0450 039 320
Image credit: The Makers Shed
Attend a workshop

Discover Local History

Step back in time when you visit the Land of the Beardies Museum. Check out the machinery, transport, schoolroom, slab cottage, Celtic room, children's room, bridal display and more. Kids can win an ice block if they spot all of the hidden "beardies" around the museum. You can also enjoy a free cup of tea and biscuits.

Opening hours:
10am to 4pm (closed 12pm to 1pm for lunch)
Weekends 1pm to 4pm

Entry fees:
Adults: $10
Seniors Card holders, pension & concessions: $8
Children (with responsible adults): $2
Students (secondary & tertiary): $2

Cnr West Ave & Ferguson St, Glen Innes

More info

Image credit: Glen Innes From Above & Glen Innes & District Historical Society

Discover Your Home Away
From Home

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: Emmaville Panther Tattersalls Hotel
Find a place to stay
What's On
Discover what's on in Glen Innes Highlands by viewing our online Events Calendar and following us on Facebook

Please note:
Event information published here is subject to change.
Contact the event organiser for more information. 

Save the Date for the Inaugural
Margarita & Taco Festival in Glen Innes!

Get ready to embark on a culinary and cultural journey like no other. Set against the charming backdrop of the historic Glen Innes Railway Station, the Margarita & Taco Festival will be a vibrant fusion of market stalls, cuisine and music aimed at bringing visitors and locals together in the spirit of unity and shared experiences.

Join us on Saturday 25 November 2023 as we set the stage for a new chapter in the Glen Innes Railway Station's history.

Let's come together to revel in the beauty of culture, art, and togetherness, and to envision a future where this iconic space thrives as a beacon of creativity and community.

Together, we'll create a symphony of flavours, colours, and voices that resonate with the heart of our town.

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The Margarita & Taco Festival is part of The Festival of Place’s reVITALise 2023 Creative Program and is proudly funded by Transport for NSW and supported by Glen Innes Severn Council.

Deepwater Brewing's 6th Birthday & Long Weekend Celebrations

Fri 29 Sep, 11am to 8pm
(pizza 12pm to 3pm; 5pm to 8pm)
Sat 30 Sep, 11am to 4pm
(pizza 12pm to 3pm)
Sun 1 Oct, 11am to 4pm 
Deepwater Brewing
52 Wellington Vale Rd, Deepwater

Celebrate Deepwater Brewing's sixth birthday over the long weekend with special beer releases, delicious pizzas on Friday and Saturday, and live music from Zoey Connie Music and the Gourmet Drovers food truck on Sunday.
More info

Silver-working Workshop

Sat 30 Sep; Thurs 5 Oct; Sat 7 Oct
10am to 4pm
The Makers Shed
123 Grey St, Glen Innes

Get 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

Glen Innes Art Gallery

Until 20 Oct:
Ngarabal Country Exhibition
10am to 4pm Mon to Fri;
10am to 1pm Sat
Glen Innes Art Gallery
71 Grey St, Glen Innes

The Glen Innes Art Gallery proudly represents local artists, hosting exhibitions that reflect our wonderful region and helping artists connect with their audience.
More info

Issi Dye Legends of Rock n Roll Show and Tribute to Olivia Newton-John & Friends

Fri 6 Oct
Glen Innes Services Club
120 Grey St, Glen Innes

Come and be entertained by rock n roll songs and great stories with one of Australia's original cabaret stars who's spent over 50 years in showbiz.
More info

Evan Ayres Live
at Emmaville Club Hotel

Sun 8 Oct
Emmaville Club Hotel
37 Irby St, Emmaville

Come along for a Sunday session in this great old-school country pub with Evan Ayres. Think Michael Buble meets Ed Sheeran performing jazz, pop, rock n roll, and country. While you're there, enjoy a tasty meal at this great old-school country pub.

Triple Challenge Show & Shine and Markets in the Highlands

Sat 14 Oct
Markets from 9am; Show & Shine from 10am
Glen Innes Showground
10 Torrington St, Glen Innes

With free entry to see cars, trucks, bikes, and a display by Glen Innes Emergency Services, as well as markets, food and drink, and more, it will be a fun day out for the whole family.

Mud Band Live
at Emmaville Club Hotel

Sat 21 Oct
Emmaville Club Hotel
37 Irby St, Emmaville

Enjoy a great night out listening to Mud Band perform songs by Bob Seiger, The Doors, The Church, Talking Heads, Hunters and Collectors, Paul Kelly, Aussie Crawl, and more! While you're there, enjoy a tasty meal at this great old-school country pub.

Glen Innes Anglican Church Fete

Sat 28 Oct
From 9am
Glen Innes Anglican Church
138 Meade St, Glen Innes

Come along to this good old-fashioned annual fete where you'll find cakes, plants, produce, pre-loved clothing, toys, books, craft & handiwork, a beautiful floral display (open to public after fete Mon & Tues 10am to 12pm), gourmet barbeque lunch, ice cream, waffles, hot chips, fairy floss, entertainment, and more!

Scottish Gaelic Lessons

Every Tue 10am to 11am The Croft Celtic Cultural Centre & Cafe, The Australian Standing Stones Watsons Drive, Glen Innes
Learn 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[email protected] or 0421 470 900.

Lone Piper

Every Fri
12pm to 12.30pm
Outside Town Hall
265 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.

Glen Innes
Cottage Markets

Every Sat
7am to 12.30pm
Lions 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

Australian Standing Stones parkrun

Every Sat
8am start
The Australian Standing Stones,
Watsons Drive, Glen Innes

A free, weekly, timed 5k event every Saturday morning. Everyone is welcome to walk, jog, run or volunteer.  
More info & registration

Glen Innes Highlands Shop
Supporting Local & Regional Businesses
When it comes to homegrown and handmade, we've got you covered! Visit us at the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre to browse our range of local goods, unique souvenirs, and gifts or shop online.

Hand Painted Cap

Designed locally by Aboriginal artist Lloyd Gawura Hornsby.
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Decorative Boomerang

Decorative boomerang with goanna artwork designed locally by Aboriginal artist Lloyd Gawura Hornsby.
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Visit the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre

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. 

152 Church Street, Glen Innes NSW

Opening hours:
Mon to Fri: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Sat: 9.00am to 3.00pm
Sun: 9.00am to 1.00pm

Share Your Adventures

We love sharing our visitor's experiences on our social media accounts.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and tag us in your posts! 

Facebook: @GlenInnesHighlands
Instagram: @gleninneshighland

Visit our website for more ideas of things to see and do in Glen Innes Highlands.

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