The Who’d A Thought It Lookout is on Ray Carter Drive, off the Kamilaroi Highway, in Quirindi. It offers spectacular 360 degree views from the Great Divide to the Breeza Plains. There is a children’s playground, tables and chairs for a picnic and toilets. Make sure to check out the gumtrees for Koalas, […]
You will find Bob’s Shed on Ray Carter Drive, half way up the Who’d A Thought It Lookout. Be amazed. Bob’s shed is the envy of any collector: at the general store you will find boxes and tins from the fabulous 40s and 50s., the Pub is full of beer cans, bottles, coasters and Pub […]
Rates : Package 1: $6.00 per head with bottomless tea, coffee and hot chocolate Package 2: $12.00 per head with devonshire morning tea, scones, cake with bottomless tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Minimum 12, bookings essential. Package 3: $15.00 per head with fully catered lunch, sausage sizzle, salads and sweets, bottomless tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Minimum 12, bookings essential Package 4: $22 per head with morning tea and lunch (as above), sweets and bottomless tea, coffee and hot chocolate. Minimum 12, bookings essential.
Contact : 35 Ray Carter Drive, Quirindi NSW 2343 - 02 6746 2009
Be inspired by the development of rural Australia. The Quirindi Rural Heritage Village is set on 13 acres, just 3kms from Quirindi on the Gunnedah Road, in the heart of the rich farming area – the Liverpool Plains. The village has been designed to collect, preserve, restore, interpret and exhibit artefacts that relate to the […]
Rates : Adults $5, Under 16 $1, under school age Free
Contact : Kamilaroi Highway, Quirindi 2343 - (02) 6746 2992 or (02) 6746 1479
The Quipolli Recreation Area is the perfect spot for a picnic, a spot of fishing or simply to chill out. There are picnic tables, a toilet with disabled access and walking paths. Bring your own BBQ. Follow the road past the recreation area to the old quipolli dam, where you find the bird hide. A […]
Rates : Free
Contact : - (02) 6747 1226 (Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre)
When the Quirindi and District Historical Society was formed in 1960 it set out to collect and record the history of Quirindi and district, and to publish this information for the benefit of local people and researchers. This important aspect of the Society’s work began in 1965, and 12 journals (“Historical Notes”) were printed […]
Rates : $3 Adults 50c Children
Contact : 44 Station Street, Quirindi 2343 - Kay Pittman 0434 879 362
As you stroll along George Street in Quirindi, you will find stock brands of the Liverpool Plains in the pavement. On the roundabout with the War Memorial Clock, opposite the Terminus Hotel, you can read up on an information board about all these stock brands. Evidence suggests that sheep and cattle were moving through the […]
Rates : Free
Contact : Station & George Streets, Quirindi 2343 - (02) 6747 1226(Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre
With funding from Shenhua Watermark Community Fund, a local mother lead a band of volunteers in replacing the old playground in Bell Park with state-of-the-art play equipment. Since its opening in June 2013 the adventure playground has supplied hours of fun to an army of kids of all ages.
Rates : Nil
Contact : Corner Waterford and Hawker Streets, Quirindi NSW - 2343 – 02 6747 1226 (Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre)
Rose Lee Park was named after Mrs Rose Lee, who was born in 1830 and gave many years of hard work to the efforts of the Women’s Radio Club and other Charities raising funds for local community needs. Mrs Lee was affectionately known as “Mrs Rubber Boots” for her constant working attire, a pair of galoshes.
The Quirindi Cycle path starts at the R.S.L Park near Henry Street and winds along Quirindi Creek to the skate park at Rose Lee Park. There is outdoor exercise equipment along the way. Walk, run or cycle along the path, have a go at the equipment and enjoy the fresh air.
Doubling up as an Information Centre, the Arts & Craft Shop is located in the historic National Trust Railway Station building. An army of dedicated volunteers sell a wide range of locally hand-crafted items including needlework, art, woodwork, lead lighting, pottery, jewellery, knitting, card-making as well as jams, pickles, local honey and biscuits. There is […]
Contact : Railway Square, Quirindi - 02 6746 1096
Hand carved tablets, by master stonemason Ray Collins, list the names of passengers, the crew, convicts, and civilians who travelled on the ships of the First and Second Fleet. Read of the tales from those who were on the voyages and explore the list of livestock and provisions that were brought. After walking around The […]
Rates : Free
Contact : New England Highway, Wallabadah 2343 - (02) 6747 1226 (Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre)
A celebration of Australian history in the first and last railway town in New South Wales, the Australian Railway Monument & Rail Journeys Museum capture the essence of railway life in Australia. Built as a memorial to those who died whilst working to develop our nation’s infrastructure, the Australian Railway Monument is a sight to […]
Rates : Donation
Contact : Railway Avenue, Werris Creek 2343 - (02) 6768 7929
Werris Creek remembers its great railway past by paying tribute to the trains of the Northern Line. Pavers of all the trains that played a part can be found on the pavement along the main street.
Rates : free
Contact : Single Street, Werris Creek NSW 2341 -
You can find the most stunning sunflowers and sunflower crops in the Liverpool Plains, an easy 4-hour drive from Sydney and 3 hours from Newcastle! The sunnies flower anytime between December and March, depending on when they are planted and on weather conditions. Once they flower, they offer stunning photo opportunities for about three weeks […]
The Kamilaroi Highway, the only Highway with an Aboriginal name in Australia, starts just north of Willow Tree and takes you for 600km from the Great Divide to the Great Outback, from Willow Tree to Bourke. The Kamilaroi People are the traditional owners of this land that goes through the Liverpool Plains, Gunnedah, Narrabri, Walgett, […]
Rates : Free
Contact : King George V Park, New England Highway, Willow Tree NSW 2339 - 02 6747 1226
The Liverpool Plains Visitor Information Centre, on the New England Highway in Willow Tree is the perfect stop for weary travellers. It boasts clean toilets, comfy chairs to have a sit and relax, a vast range of free maps and brochures well beyond the local area, souvenirs and gifts to buy and friendly staff who […]
Contact : King George V Park, New England Highway, Willow Tree - 02 6747 1226
The Willow Tree Inn, built in 1913, was bought by the Hanna Pastoral Group Pty who redeveloped the Inn using the services of avid historian and architect Darryl Lock and local trades people. Reproducing traditional designs of the original Inn and using recycled timbers resulted in a fascinating mixture of young and old. Today the […]