Armidale Region

Arts & Culture

Armidale boasts a rich history in both the arts & culture. There is always something new at our region’s museums and galleries with exhibitions changing regularly. These are the current Exhibitions as of May 2019: Armidale Art Gallery - 168 Beardy Street Mall 🎨 Armidale Art Priz ... read more

New England Festival

The New England Festival - previously known as the Armidale Autumn Festival is held in the middle of March each year.  Start the day in Civic Park with the popular Breakfast with the Band. Indulge in a delicious brekky and listen to the sweet-sounding melodies from Armidale City Band. The Mass ... read more

A Delightful Mix of Shopping Opportunities

Westwood Motor Inn is ideally situated to make your Armidale stay pleasant and stress-free. We are two minutes from the CBD, where you will find a delightful mix of shopping opportunities.   🔸 The Armidale Mall offers a tranquil space to window shop then sit and enjoy the centra ... read more

Great Reasons to Stay with Us

New kitchens and bathrooms Self-contained family accommodation with full kitchen facilities & laundry Conveniently located close to shops, cafes, restaurants & supermarket Rooms are serviced daily NBN connected - free wireless internet Off-street parking Austar - sport, movies & ... read more

Armidale - Annual Events

January Guyra Lamb & Potato Festival - Rotary Park, New England Highway, Guyra. This event runs over 10 days, with more than 40 market stalls. Australia Day - Civic and Curtis Parks. There will be a variety of local market and food stalls or pack a picnic basket to enjoy with friends and fam ... read more

Wayward Trails - Foodie Tours

Looking for something different to do whilst exploring the New England? Why not check out Wayward Trails. Wayward Trails showcase the Armidale region through its local food, produce and beverage tours. You will hop on a bus with a designated driver, ready to explore the New England High Country ... read more

High Country Vineyards, Wineries & Cellar Doors

At nearly 1,000 metres above sea level, Armidale in the New England High Country is a wine growers and producers paradise. The high altitude creates a milder climate, with long, cool winters and warm summers, making Armidale the perfect climate to create some of the best Cool Climate Wines in Austr ... read more

Natural History Museum at UNE Armidale

The UNE Natural History Museum is a library of life; a place of activity, interaction and discovery, displaying specimens from the world around us – and around the globe. Come and explore the natural world! A curated selection from our collections is currently on display in the Museum, includ ... read more

Armidale Accommodation near UNE

Westwood Motor Inn is located near the Armidale CBD, close to shops, restaurants and cafes. We are an 8 minute drive to the University of New England which is on the outskirts of town. Are you coming to the University to: Attend a graduation? View more information on UNE Graduation. Attend ... read more

Armidale in Autumn

Armidale Autumn Festival is held in the middle of March each year.  The festival has night markets, breakfast with the band, market stalls, carnival rides and of course the grand parade. “The Autumn Festival weekend is a great weekend for visitors to get a taste of our community spirit ... read more

Armidale Heritage Bus Tour

The Heritage Tour operates on the generosity of donations.The Tour bus departs 10am daily Monday – Saturday from the Armidale Visitor Information Centre at 82 Marsh St, behind Mobil Service Station.Bookings are essential - phone: (02) 6770 3888. The Guided Heritage Tour is a 2½ hour ta ... read more

Surrounding Towns

Armidale is surrounded by beautiful little towns. Scroll down to find details on a few. Speak to us in the office about the latest events, restaurants, and places to visit. Uralla 20min south-east. The home of boutique wineries, local markets, cafes, bakeries and restaurants. Discover the wo ... read more

Armidale Accommodation near Hospital

We have accommodation near the Armidale Hospital for those coming to Armidale for medical reasons. For those that have an appointment at the hospital, an appointment with an Armidale Doctor or are needing accommodation to be close to a relative or friend while they are in hospital, Westwood Motor I ... read more

Where to eat in Armidale

Below we list recommendations for places to eat out in Armidale. This is based on our personal experience and feedback from our customers. Breakfast Altitude Coffee Roastery - Trip Advisor, Facebook, Website Gold Fish Bowl - Trip Advisor Fresh at 110 - Trip Advisor Little Coco's - Trip Ad ... read more

Saumarez Homestead

Armidale has some amazing heritage within its surrounds, none quite so classy and elegant as the historical Saumarez Homestead, situated about five kilometres south of Armidale. The homestead was built in 1888 as a single storey residence and vastly extended 18 years later. Saumarez Homestead remai ... read more

Heart of the New England

As the leaves turn yellow and fall, temperatures are just perfect to get out and explore what this beautiful town has to offer. Surround yourself in nature with a visit to Armidale, in the Northern Tablelands. Take a guided tour through Saumarez Homestead, a 30-room Edwardian mansion complete wi ... read more