Welcome to ARMIDALE, population
25,000 and altitude 980 metres, on the Northern Tablelands of New South
Wales, about half way between Sydney (560 km)
and Brisbane (470 km) & 2 hours from the
coast - Coffs Harbour.
The inland University City of Australia, Armidale is an education
centre of excellence, many old and historic schools and the University Of
New England with 4,000 full time & 12,000 external students.
Easy access by air, fast train, car, bus and coach.
The Armidale district is famous for its superfine merino wool similar to
that grown in Tasmania - the best in the world.
4 distinct seasons make for a comfortable break from the heat and humidity
of the coast.
Activities - Bushwalking and gentle walking, gem stone fossicking,
trout and fly fishing, horse riding, golf, tennis, bowls, farm stay,
spectacular gorge country, Historic homesteads, helicopter flights, 400
metre waterfalls, cool rainforests.
Accommodation - an excellent choice of self contained holiday
cottages, B and Bs, guest houses, motels and historic hotels and inns.
Dining - Wide choice of cafes, coffee shops, bakeries, and fine
For the best in Hospitality and Value choose from our Recommended
Accommodation providers presented below.