Armidale is located on the banks of the Dumaresq Creek in the Northern Tablelands in the New England region of NSW approximately 567 km’s from Sydney, 467 km’s from Brisbane and 191 km’s from Coffs Harbour.
The annual event calendar in Armidale encompasses a range of festivals throughout the year including the New England Wool Expo in May and the Australian Wool Fashion Awards which showcases the use of Merino wool by fashion designers. There are street parades, food stalls and celebrations regularly with the Council embracing culture and diversity.
The presence of four distinct seasons, unlike most of the rest of Australia, is the reason for the New England" moniker and the autumn colours are a notable feature of the city creating a picturesque haven at certain times of the year. Whether its rural pursuits that take your interest Armidale is a town rich in things to do and see.