Explore Glen Innes Highlands This July

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. 

Plan Your Next Relaxing Escape

Uncover Local Heritage

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

Relax and Refuel

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.

Feel on Top of the World

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.

Local Accommodation

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.

Listen to The Heart of Glen Innes Podcast

Latest Podcast Features
The Makers Shed

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.

Upcoming Events
There are always events happening around Glen Innes Highlands, including regulars like the weekly Cottage Markets, movies and productions at the Chapel Theatre and the monthly Markets in the Highlands. For more event info, visit our Events Page and follow us on Facebook.

Celtic Cultural Events

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

Silversmithing Workshop

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. 

Glen Innes Cottage Markets

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.

Markets in the Highlands

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.

High Country Book Club

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. 

Glen Innes 77th Hereford Bull Show & Sale

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

Celtic Country Artists Exhibition

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.

Glen Innes Highlands Shop
Supporting Local Business
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.

Heathergem Round Satin Ring

Heathergems are uniquely Scottish and a beautiful reminder of the landscape. Hand-crafted in Scotland.
Shop now!


Highland Cow "I woke up like this" Drink Cooler

Keep your hands warm in winter and drinks cool in summer with this cooler featuring an effortlessly beautiful highland cow. 
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Macrame Wall Hanging

This stylish and artistic macrame wall hanging features intricate knot work crafted from 100% cotton.
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Glen Innes Sapphire Candle

Specially made for the Glen Innes Highlands Shop to evoke the deep blue sapphire for which the area is well known.
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