Werris Creek is the first and last railway town in NSW and is located on a major railway junction. The Werris Creek railway station is the third largest in NSW.
The Australian Railway Monument commemorates railway men and women who have lost their lives in railway accidents since 1850. The landscaped monument area features six large sculptures of railway workers, an amphitheatre for public concerts and over 2400 names on walls of remembrance.
Calala Cottage is a historic cottage built in 1875 by Phillip Gidley King, Superintendant of Peel River Land and Minerals Co. as part of the Australian Agricultural Company Co and now exhibiting Tamworth and Region's history.
Also includes the oldest standing building in Tamworth, an original slab hut, used by the AA Company shepherds, a one-teacher schoolhouse, blacksmith's shop and various displays.
Nundle Woollen Mill is a must-see attraction for travellers within striking distance of Nundle, off the New England Highway 60 kilometres south east of Tamworth. Antique machinery, the earliest machines dating back to 1914, vibrant pure wool 8, 12 and 20-ply yarn made and dyed on-site, and exciting handknits and Australian designer wool fashion make for an extraordinary combination.
Enjoy a picnic, or sit and knit in the extensive landscaped grounds with ample shade.
Guided group tours for co...
Visit the historic village store, Odgers and McClelland Exchange Stores, at Nundle in New England north west NSW.
Inspired by almost a century of retail heritage, they stock only designs that have stood the test of time and contemporary goods with traditional roots; all useful, relevant and elegant.
Shop in store for fine tea and coffee, tin toys, gardening tools and kitchenware. Choose your favourite loose leaf tea, soap cut from the slab, Falcon enamel pie dishes in a dozen sizes, or garden...
Furniture hand crafted from beautifully aged timbers, restored antiques, and quirky vintage treasures that will add character to your home. Kevin Blackwell's trademark bird houses, made from recycled coloured glass and timber, stand pride of place in many tranquil gardens. Explore Kevin's renovated shed and much loved garden on the bank of the Peel River at Nundle.
The Gill Bennet Gem and Mineral Collection is the work of Tamworth local, the late Gilmore (Gil) Thomas Bennet who spent years collecting the unique and wondrous selection of fine stone and rock.
The rocks, gems and minerals on display represent the finest specimens of his extensive collection assembled over more than 20 years. As a dedicated collector, Gil travelled extensively and frequently across Australia and he earned the respect of lapidarists and his collection was highly regarded by m...