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July 1, 2022
Experiencing winter in the highlands evokes a certain kind of magic. From frost-covered tablelands and misty morning horizons to big-sky days, breathtaking sunsets, and starry night skies, Glen Innes and the surrounding villages welcome you to don your winter woollies and experience heart-warming moments. It's time to book your visit to Glen Innes Highlands, where heritage charm, friendly country hospitality, scenic landscapes, and the beauty of nature combine to offer the ultimate country escape.
Download the Heritage Tour App on your mobile or tablet, before setting off in your car, bike or motorcycle to discover 19 heritage sites around the Glen Innes township on a self-guided tour. Learn more.
We have a myriad of options when it comes to dining out during your stay. Whether it's a hot coffee, breakfast, brunch, lunch, a snack, takeaway goodies, dinner, dessert, or drinks, you won't be disappointed! Once you've refuelled, browse our local shops. Learn more.
Located just off the Gwydir Hwy, Raspberry lookout offers tremendous views over the Bindery-Mann wilderness and is the perfect spot to break up your drive or venture out for a day trip. Sometimes mist rolls in, creating a dazzling scene of ghostly hollows above the peaceful rainforest below. Learn more.
Glen Innes Highlands has many accommodation options to suit all budgets, from the humble motel to the luxurious bed & breakfast and secluded farm stay. There’s also a great range of caravan parks and some free camping areas. Find accommodation.
Discover the stories of local service and cultural organisations around Glen Innes Highlands. The latest edition features an interview with Richard Moon from The Makers Shed and a live Silversmithing Workshop. Listen here. Brought to you by 2CBD our community radio station.
5 July: Tynwald Day (Isle of Man) Flag Lowering 25 July: St James’ Day (Galicia) Flag Lowering 5.00pm to 5.30pm Australian Standing Stones, Centennial Parklands, Watsons Drive, Glen Innes
Fri 8 July 10.00am to 4.00pm The Makers Shed, 123 Grey Street, Glen Innes Make your own unique piece of sterling silver jewellery with Richard Moon as your guide.
Sat 9 & 23 July 7.30am to 12.30pm Lions Park, East Avenue, Glen Innes Fresh produce, plants, craft, gifts, food, coffee & so much more.
Sun 10 July From 9.00am 357 Grey Street, Glen Innes (behind Coles) Come along to this great community market and meet local stallholders who grow, make, create, and bake. Hot food and coffee available.
Sat 16 July 10.00am to 12.00pm The Makers Shed, 123 Grey Street, Glen Innes Each month, one title published by an independent press or an independent author is discussed. These books are available to buy from The Makers Shed. This month: A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville.
Show: Thurs 28 July; Sale: Fri 29 July 11.00am to 2.00pm Glen Innes Sale Yards, 36 Lang Street, Glen Innes The sale will be conducted on the Friday at 11:00am using online platform AuctionsPlus.
Until Fri 29 July 10.00am to 4.00pm Mon to Fri; 10.00am to 1.00pm Sat Glen Innes Art Gallery, 71 Grey Street, Glen Innes Works by Mike Gilbert, Raelene Watson and Peter Grimes.
Heathergems are uniquely Scottish and a beautiful reminder of the landscape. Hand-crafted in Scotland. $43 Shop now!
Keep your hands warm in winter and drinks cool in summer with this cooler featuring an effortlessly beautiful highland cow. $12 Shop now!
This stylish and artistic macrame wall hanging features intricate knot work crafted from 100% cotton. $200 Shop now!
Specially made for the Glen Innes Highlands Shop to evoke the deep blue sapphire for which the area is well known. $25 Shop now!
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Glen Innes Highlands acknowledges and pays respect to the Ngoorabul people as the traditional custodians of this land, their elders past, present and emerging, and to Torres Strait Islander people and all First Nations people.
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