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Tenterfield, New South Wales

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Escape into a world of whimsical towns, iconic landscapes, and high-country wonders in the Tenterfield Shire. Nestled within six national parks and world heritage sites, Tenterfield is just a stone's throw from Brisbane and a mere 30-minute drive across the NSW border. Explore the picturesque villages of Tenterfield, Urbenville, Drake, Jennings, Legume, Liston, Torrington, and Mingoola, each with its own fascinating story to tell. Stroll past stunning Federation buildings in Tenterfield that'll transport you to a bygone era and bask in the natural beauty of Tenterfield's dreamy seasons. In Autumn, the entire town is swathed in a kaleidoscope of colours, creating the perfect backdrop for those Instagram-worthy snaps. When the chill sets in, snuggle up by the fireplace or toast marshmallows around an open-air fire as the night sky dances with twinkling stars. In Spring, surround yourself with a mix of perfectly manicured garden beds and rugged displays of Australian natives. Whether you're an adventurer, history buff, hiker or coffee lover, Tenterfield has something for you. From country pubs and quaint cafes to local restaurants and locally produced food and wine, there's no shortage of delicious treats to enjoy. Browse specialty shops, galleries and studios for handmade art, crafts, artisan pottery and homewares. Uncover the captivating story of Tenterfield, where notorious bushranger Captain Thunderbolt once reigned supreme, and Sir Henry Parkes delivered his famous Tenterfield Oration to unite Australians. Get lost in the breathtaking beauty of ancient forests, rugged landscapes, and epic sunsets that will leave you speechless. No matter your age or skill level, Bald Rock National Park offers unforgettable bushwalks through incredible terrain that'll make you feel like you're on top of the world. Take a leisurely drive along Tourist Drive 9 and marvel at the stunning granite formations of Mount Mackenzie and beyond. See friendly kangaroos and wallabies hopping around, and listen to a symphony of birdsong. Get ready to leave Tenterfield feeling recharged, revitalised, and renewed. It’s time for you to come up and let Tenterfield speak to your heart.

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