Discover Your Next Adventure
in Glen Innes Highlands

Spring Has Sprung!

Spring has arrived in Glen Innes Highlands, bringing with it a delightful display of colorful blossoms from the cool-climate gardens and trees throughout the area. As the weather begins to warm up, now is the perfect time to explore the region's national parks, nature reserves, and picturesque towns and villages. After a day of adventuring, wind down by a cozy fireplace or campfire with a local drink in hand and take in the stunning sunset and twinkling night sky above. Come and enjoy all the beauty and charm that spring has to offer in Glen Innes Highlands.

How beautiful is this magnolia tree in full bloom? Some other trees you'll see adorned with blossoms here include Manchurian Pear, Prunus, and Crab Apple.

Image credit: Glenmore Bed & Breakfast

Fun on the Farm

Looking for a fun family vacation during the school holidays? Look no further than Glen Innes Highlands! This beautiful destination has plenty to offer, especially during this time of year. For a taste of life on the farm, check out the 'Small Animal Friendship Farm' located at the back of the Waterloo Homestead at Waterloo Station. Parents can accompany their kids to feed the chickens and collect eggs, see the running ducks, and even make friends with the two miniature horses. Don't miss out on this exciting adventure!

Image credit: Waterloo Station

Cultural Discovery

The Glen Innes Highlands is a hub for talented artists and creatives, including Lloyd Gawura Hornsby, an internationally acclaimed Aboriginal artist who hails from the NSW Aboriginal Yuin People.

Lloyd's passion for art began in his childhood and continued to develop throughout his adolescence. He uses the traditional dot technique to bring his artwork to life, and his exceptional skills in sketching and drawing are evident in the intricate details he incorporates. Lloyd's bold use of colours adds to the overall impact of his work, which has earned him global recognition, including from major galleries across Europe.

You can view Lloyd's outstanding range of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal artworks and fine art prints, photography, and pieces by other exhibiting artists at Gawura Gallery in Glen Innes.  

Opening hours:
Wednesday to Saturday
10am to 4pm

9979 New England Highway, Glen Innes

0403 383 080

Above image: "Cultural Discovery" stretched canvas print by Lloyd Gawura Hornsby; Below image: Gawura Gallery

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: Kings Plains Castle B&B
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What's On
Discover a multitude of exciting events in Glen Innes Highlands, including regular open mic nights, theatre productions, and movies at the Chapel Theatre. Don't miss out on the weekend markets either. Stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings by checking our Events Calendar and following us on Facebook.

Glen Innes Art Gallery Exhibitions

Until Fri 8 Sep:
Cameron Art Group Exhibition
18 Sep to 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

Rock Rhapsody

Fri 1 Sep
Doors open 7pm
Glen Innes Services Club
120 Grey St, Glen Innes

The ultimate high-energy rock show with big visuals, sound and lighting supporting performances of hard rock songs by Guns N' Roses, Metallica, KISS, Queen, Bon Jovi and more! Tickets $25 - Available at Glen Innes Services Club Mon to Fri, 10.30am to 5pm. 

Mud Band Live at
Glen Innes Services Club

Sat 2 Sep
From 7.30pm
Glen Innes Services Club
120 Grey St, Glen Innes

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!

High Country Music Musta

Sun 3 Sep
From 12pm
Afternoon tea 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Radio Centre Hall (behind 2CBD FM radio station)
131 Church St, Glen Innes

Enjoy performances by The Rugged Rustlers Outfit band, a free afternoon tea, and a lucky door prize. Singers and musicians from the crowd are welcome to participate and have a sing-along with the band. $10 entry.

Mud Band Live at
The Longhorn Bar & Grill

Fri 8 Sep
From 7.30pm
The Longhorn Bar & Grill
102 Tenterfield St, Deepwater

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!

Markets in the Highlands

Sat 9 Sep
9am to lunchtime
357 Grey St, Glen Innes
(behind Coles supermarket)

Come along to this great community market and meet local stallholders offering a great range of unique and creative items, many of which are handmade. 
More info

Silver-working Workshop

Sat 9 Sep
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

The Barefoot Betties
Live at Emmaville
Club Hotel

Sat 9 Sep
From 5pm
Emmaville Club Hotel
37 Irby St, Emmaville

Enjoy a fun night out with good food and a great atmosphere at this old-school country pub listening to live music by the Barefoot Betties performing pop, rock, blues and country hits.

Spring Equinox at the Australian Standing Stones

Thur 21 Sep
The Australian Standing Stones,
Watsons Drive, Glen Innes

The Spring Equinox reflects the changing seasons and the imminent return of winter to the southern hemisphere. Watch the solar noon shadow align with the point of the ground plaque, and listen to the piper along with an explanation about solar noon and the changing of the seasons.
More info

Errol Gray Live at
Deepwater Hotel

Thur 21 Sep
From 6.30pm
Deepwater Hotel
49 Tenterfield St, Deepwater

With his acoustic guitar and politically incorrect Australian sense of humour, Errol Gray leaves his audience in stitches. His Aussie classics such as 'Working for Centrelink', 'An Old Millard and a Tinny', 'Backing in the Van', and 'The Handbag' have been brightening up people's lives for over 20 years.
More info

The Scotsman Live at
The Red Lion Tavern

Fri 29 Sep
From 6.30pm
The Red Lion Tavern
8025 New England Hwy, Glencoe

Settle in for a night of great tunes and ukulele sounds as you try out the tavern's new Celtic-inspired spring menu and latest selections of whisky and gin from Celtic nations.
More info

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

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.

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.

Beautiful Handmade Celtic Teddy Bears

We have just received a new batch of handmade teddy bears by Judith Anderson, using genuine clan tartans and high-quality materials. These teddy bears would be a great gift for collectors or anyone who loves bears, and they're perfect for young children to snuggle with. Each bear comes with a card that explains the significance of the tartan colours.

These bears are all unique, and they're so adorable that we're going to miss them when they're gone. They were very popular last year, and we sold out quickly, so don't wait too long to get yours!

You can find them online or at the Glen Innes Highlands Visitor Information Center.

Fergus Teddy Bear

Fergus is handmade with a hand-knitted jersey. His trews and hat are genuine pure wool in the Glen Innes tartan.
Shop now!


Hamish Teddy Bear

Hamish is handmade with genuine pure wool in the Glen Innes tartan and blue corduroy trim. 
Shop now!

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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

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