Glen Innes & Inverell Area


Enjoy gem fossicking, explore World Heritage wilderness and discover colonial and indigenous heritage in the magnificent Glen Innes and Inverell area, part of the New England region of NSW. You’ll be delighted with rural hospitality and wonderful events such as the Australian Celtic Festival.

  • Fossicking
  • Australian Standing Stones


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Local areas

  • Bingara Enjoy fishing and birdwatching on the banks of the beautiful Gwydir River and explore art deco and indigenous heritage.
  • Glen Innes In Celtic Country relish the Australian Celtic Festival, the Australian Standing Stones and a sparkling gem show.
  • Inverell Try your luck fossicking for sapphires and other gems, and browse the town’s jewellery shops for polished gems.
  • Tenterfield Visit the museum where Sir Henry Parkes delivered his famous Tenterfield Oration in 1889 and savour wine tasting.
  • Warialda A delightful spot for gem fossicking, and enjoy picnicking and camping at picturesque Cranky Rock Nature Reserve.