GLEN INNES

About Glen Innes

Glen Innes is a charming and attractive rural service centre set amidst rolling countryside on the Northern Tablelands 1075 metres above sea-level. The town is surrounded by impressive national parks and the district is known for its fishing, fossicking and bush walking.
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The Australian Standing Stones in Glen Innes pays tribute to the Celtic heritage of the early European settlers to the district. The site serves as a cultural gathering place for people from the Celtic communities; the Irish, Welsh, Cornish, Scottish, Manx and Bretons.

Home of the Australian Celtic Festival in May each year, the Standing Stones have great cultural significance. Call into the Visitor Information Centre for a detailed brochure explaining the significance of the array of the Standing Stones.

Find out more about Glen Innes area from these links…

Accommodation

Staying at:Glen Rest Tourist ParkWikiCamps Link
Address:9807 New England Highway Glen InnesTel:(02) 6732 2413
Google Maps route:Approx 143kms & 1hr 47mins from Bingara
Arrival date:Sunday 9th May 2021
Staying for:2 nights
Departure date:Tuesday 11th May 2021
Accom notes:The park has a dump point
NO fire pits are allowed in the park

Places of interest in the area

Tourist Info

The nearest tourist info centre is the Glen Innes Visitor Information Centre, located at 152 Church Street Glen Innes - 3.7km north of the CP. Tel: (02) 6730 2400

Here’s some suggestions of places to visit and things to do around Glen Innes:

Australian Standing Stones

Created in 1991/92, the Australian Standing Stones in the Glen Innes Highlands is the national monument to Celtic people, past and present.

The Super Strawberry

Call in and enjoy their fresh strawberries & cream, milkshakes and delicious home-made scones. There is also a wide range of home-made jams on sale.

Gawura Gallery

Gawura Gallery is home to internationally acclaimed Aboriginal Artist Lloyd Gawura Hornsby whose work comes together using the traditional dot technique. His strong knowledge base of sketching and drawing are evident in the detail with his bold use of colour to finish the experience.

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