About tamworth, nsw, australia

About Tamworth, NSW, Australia

If you are looking for a holiday destination that is rich in culture and heritage and also has plenty to see and do, from attending festivals, to equine shows, bird watching to paragliding, with plenty of accommodation, Tamworth is a great option. Get away from the city and to a place that describes itself as having a City Heart with a Country Soul.

About Tamworth:

Tamworth in New South Wales is popularly known as the country music capital of Australia and come January and you will see more than 50,000 visitors coming in from all around the world to attend the famous Tamworth Country Music Festival, which is the second biggest country music festival in the world. This city is also known to be the National Equine Capital of Australia because of the large number of equine events that are held here. Another contributing factor is the world class construction of the Australian Equine and Livestock Events Center which the biggest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. Another name the city is known by is the First City of Lights as it is the first place in the Southern Hemisphere to use electric street lights making a big impact on the fight against wastage of energy and precious resources.

The Telstra Country Music Festival, Tamworth

This event has to be one of the main attractions of Tamworth, with over 800 artists making up acts of over 2500 at 1200 different venues. It is the home of the Golden Guitars which are equivalent to the Academy Awards of Country Music. You can check out the 12m tall Golden Guitar and the 20 different icons at the wax museum. Another attraction is the Busker Boulevard where you can visit the archives bronze bust, song maker tributes and check out the Hands of Fame.

More to see:

Tamworth has more than 160 parks and open spaces, from the Bicentennial Parkland to the Botanic Gardens, along with numerous play places and sports fields. The regions of Tamworth include:

  • Tamworth
  • Barraba
  • Manilla
  • Bendemeer
  • Kootingal
  • Moonbi
  • Nundle

Where is Tamworth?

This fine city is situated at the junction of the New England and Oxley Highways. It as an easy five hour drives from Sydney and six hours from Brisbane. Tamworth is ideally situated on the main track inland from Victoria to Queensland.

Tamworth Accommodation

There are a number of world class establishments, from B&BS to 5 Star accommodations, in Tamworth. There are caravan parks, camping grounds, country inns like Ashby House Motor Inn http://www.ashbyhousemotorinn.com.au, self contained cottages and apartments too. You will never be short of a place to lie down after an enjoyable day out.

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Опубликовано 16 Jan 2008 в 6:56 pm. Рубрика: A. Вы можете следить за ответами к этой записи через RSS.
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