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Barrington Tops State Forest

Barrington Tops Forest Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Located halfway between Gloucester and Scone is Barrington Tops State Forest. Within the forest, on the banks of the Manning River in cool highland forest, is a stunning camping and picnic area popular with four wheel drive enthusiasts and freshwater fisherman. Cobark Lookout is on the eastern edge of Barrington Tops State Forest, and provides beautiful views looking south.
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Woko National Park

Woko National Park, Dewitt NSW 2422
Woko is wild. A steep and rugged landscape with large swathes of wet and dry rainforest, rocky outcroppings, and eucalypt groves - this is a national park for people looking to escape the frantic bustle of everyday life.
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Brush Turkey track

Curricabark Road, Dewitt NSW 2422
1km (return) - 0.5 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty Starting right from Woko campground, Brush Turkey track is just as interesting as it is convenient. The loop twists through a sampling of the park's dry rainforest habitat, with brush turkeys foraging in the undergrowth for grubs and insects, giving the trail its name.
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Copeland Tops State Conservation Area

Sleepy Hollow Track, Copeland NSW 2422
Two types of gold have been discovered within the New South Wales area now known as Copeland Tops State Conservation Area. The first was 'red gold', which was red cedar highly sought after by Australia's European settlers.
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Basin Loop track

Old Copeland Road, Copeland NSW 2422
7km (return) - 4 hour (each way) - Medium difficulty For those who really like to stretch their legs, Basin loop track is the longest walking trail in Copeland Tops. This continuation of Hidden Treasure track follows, for the northern part of its loop, historic Old Copeland Road. The track will lead you through dry rainforest to open forest that lines the ridge tops of this area.
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Hidden Treasure track

Copeland Road, Copeland NSW 2422
4.5km (return) - 2 hour (each way) - Easy difficulty Hidden Treasure track is an easy walk through dry rainforest following Copeland Creek beneath a canopy of grey myrtle, shatterwood, yellow tulip and other dry rainforest species. This hike also takes you past remnants of the area's mining history. Look out for adits, which are tunnelled entrances to underground mines.
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Mountain Maid gold mine

Copeland Road, Copeland NSW 2422
In 1876, a man by the name of Saxby first discovered gold in the district. He found it around Back Creek, now Copeland Creek, near to what is now the village of Copeland. After his discovery, miners from everywhere descended on the area and the population grew to 1,100.
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Hidden Treasure picnic area

Copeland Road, Copeland NSW 2422
All paths in Copeland Tops lead from Hidden Treasure picnic area. This lovely picnic spot, in a red cedar and dry rainforest setting, is situated at the main entrance of the park and is the access point to Basin Loop and Hidden Treasure tracks as well as being the meeting point for guided tours.
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The Steps Mountain Bike Park

The Steps of Girrba Campground, 535 Manchester Road, Barrington NSW 2422
The Steps Mountain Bike Park is a new purpose-built attraction for mountain bikers at Gloucester near Barrington Tops. This scenic location includes a cross country loop with multiple challenges and a skills area for practising body position, balance, gearing, braking, cornering, and riding obstacles. The mountain biking experience at The Steps offers fun and challenges for all skills levels, so parents can join their kids for a family day on the trails. The Cross Country Loop is 3.5 kilometres of single track suitable for riders of all skill levels. The loop rewards riders with flowing downhill sections, technical climbs and log bridges set amidst a scenic riverside location on the Barrington River. Additional features of the bike park include a Pump Track for a full-body biking work out plus The Playground, a dedicated mountain biking obstacle course with options available designed to suit the specific skill levels of riders.
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Trudgalong Farm

65 Stantons Lane, Gloucester NSW 2422
Trudgalong Farm is a small working farm nestled on the banks of the Gloucester River at the southern end of the Buckets Range. They offer farm tours on request and farmstay accommodation where you can enjoy this diversified farm with aquaculture, Boer goats, miniature ponies and a plant nursery. Trudgalong Cottage: Stay in the delightful house resting on the banks of the Gloucester River with beautiful views. Situated on Trudgalong Farm with lots of interesting farm activities. Sit on the veranda and you may be able to see platypus playing in the river below. The top floor is self-contained with own entrance and has a double bedroom, twin room with trundles and folding cot. It has a large bathroom with shower and bath. The large lounge room has a double sofa bed, television and DVD. The kitchenette is fully equipped and all linen is provided.
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Gloucester Museum

12 Church Street, Gloucester NSW 2422
The Gloucester District Historical Society Inc operates the Gloucester Museum which contains material of historical significance to the district. The collection and preservation of photographic records, memorabilia and archival material dates back to 1826 when Gloucester and surrounding towns were named by the Australian Agricultural Company's Agent Mr. Robert Dawson soon after his arrival. Friendly staff are on hand to assist in providing a most enjoyable experience down memory lane for a small entry fee. Bus groups visiting Gloucester are welcome and are offered personalised guided tours of the Museum and/or the district at a time convenient to you.
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Barrington Tops National Park Walks

Barrington Top National Parks, Southern Gateway, Gloucester NSW 2422
This rugged park is full of contrasts. Carved out of an ancient volcano, Barrington Tops National Park rises from near sea level to over 1500 metres. In the lower valleys, you'll find World Heritage-listed subtropical rainforests. Up on the plateau, there is subalpine woodland which regularly sees snow in winter. Most of the area is declared wilderness, and it's a well known destination for bushwalkers. But the park is accessible even to those with limited mobility. Its excellent track network extends from short, easy walks to steep overnight treks. The varied environments are home to a wide range of plants and animals, and it protects more than 50 rare or threatened species.

Faulls Ridge

611 Bucketts Way East, Gloucester NSW 2422
Faulls Ridge is perched atop the scenic ridges above Gloucester, just like a European vineyard but so much nicer. Don't miss their new vintage 'William Carter' red! Visitors are welcome to Faulls Ridge to enjoy intimate wine tastings and share plates made up of local produce. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in their beautiful garden and soak up the magnificent view as you enjoy a fine wine experience.

Tugwood Wines

450 Mograni Creek Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Located in a scenic Gloucester valley under the stunning Mograni Mountains to the east of town. Chambourcin and Chardonnay thrive on the gentle slope of the rich loam soils under the shadow of Mount Mograni and are handcrafted by the passionate winemaker, just 10 minutes from Gloucester. Open most days, light meals and refreshments available.
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Water Gums Retreat

401 Manchester Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Water Gums Retreat is the ideal getaway for couples, families and small groups seeking a secluded natural retreat within easy range of the Barrington Tops. The property enjoys a 320 metre frontage to the Barrington River and among its most appealing features is a pair of billabongs, close to the house, which are magnets for wildlife of many kinds. Platypus are commonly seen in the early morning and around dusk. Water Gums is a modern, four-bedroom fully self-contained house. It can sleep nine guests in comfort: two bedrooms have queen-size beds, one has a double, and one has three single beds. With generous living areas and large deck and veranda, Water Gums is perfect for a couple of families or a group of friends to use without getting in one anothers way. The house features a fully equipped kitchen with oven, microwave, hotplates, fridge and all utensils; outdoor furniture and gas barbecue; slow combustion stove (wood provided), electric heaters and fans; CD player, great library, games cupboard and toys for the littlies; canoe for use only in the billabong; a striking design featuring local timber and locally made mudbricks. The property has many beautiful and secluded picnic spots to enjoy....

Dam It Getaway

81 Kia-Ora Hill Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Dam It Getaway is a beautiful property set on 78 acres of farmland in the country. It is the perfect pet friendly country property offering self-contained accommodation in the Gloucester and Barrington Tops area. Situated eight kilometres from Gloucester and only 30 minutes to the World Heritage Barrington Tops National Park. They offer whole house or cabin accommodation for your stay. The property has an outdoor pool and spa with magnificent views over the valley. The perfect place to sit back and relax. Take a walk to the river where you can swim, or go for a paddle in the canoe provided, or catch and release fishing in the dam. The kids can ride their push bikes, play games in the gardens with your pet or theirs, feed the birds or pat the animals and get a taste of what country life can offer....

Villa Medici

100 Gloucester Tops Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Villa Medici offers delightful Bed & Breakfast accommodation in a scenic rural location 10 minutes from Gloucester. A purpose-built villa with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the property is furnished in the French Provincial style. It features luxury linen and a range of complementary beauty pampering products. With its heated plunge pool and spa, the Villa Medici B&B is a perfect weekend stay for a couple. Fully air conditioned for your comfort, choose from the Hampton Room with a king size bed or the Lemo room with 2 king single beds. Bathrooms feature deep European Duo bath designed with room for two! Each room has its own verandah to relax, watch the grazing cattle and enjoy the sunset. In addition to the heated plunge pool and spa, there are bicycles available to explore the property. The property is located close to all the conveniences of the Gloucester township. The world heritage parks of Barrington Tops are a short drive away. Villa Medici is designed to provide you with the experience of a luxury couple weekend away within the pampering of a quiet country atmosphere....

Poleys Place

814 Thunderbolts Way, Barrington NSW 2422
Poley's Place is a working cattle property and primitive camping ground located on the banks of the beautiful Barrington River that offers country style accommodation near Gloucester. Open all year round, Poley's Place is pet friendly and hosts Country Music Hoedowns over Easter and October long weekends. Situated eight kilometres from Gloucester along the picturesque Thunderbolts Way, Poley's Place comprises over 500 acres of rich grazing land including five acres of rainforest only a five minute walk from the camping ground. For the fisherman the Barrington River is a great spot for fishing where there are perch, mullet, catfish and herring. Trout can be caught further up river towards the beautiful Barrington Tops. You can enjoy camping, fishing, swimming in the river, canoeing, nature walks, bird watching, barbecues, tube riding over the rapids. There are hot showers, flushing toilets, an animal farm for children plus Poley's Place is pet friendly!...

Kia Ora Lookout Retreat

127 Kia Ora Road, Gloucester NSW 2422
Nestled in the hills overlooking Gloucester Valley, Kia Ora Lookout Retreat is a unique property situated on 30 acres, combining the best of rural lifestyle with modern creature comforts. The Retreat is a captivating getaway for couples, families and friends, less than 10 minutes north Gloucester. The Retreat is a purpose built home that can accommodate up to 10 people. It has five double bedrooms and they all have their own individual bathrooms. The main living room was originally used as a restaurant, and is framed by vaulted wooden ceilings and open fire. The commercial grade kitchen adjoins a breakfast room, and is supplied by its very own kitchen garden in the formal courtyard. ...

Gloucester Visitor Information Centre

27 Denison Street, Gloucester NSW 2422
Gloucester is the closest town to the renowned wilderness destinations of World Heritage Barrington Tops, Woko and Copeland Tops. Your short detour off the Pacific Highway to Gloucester via the Bucketts Way is one of the state's oldest tourist drives, and for good reason. Short scenic drives around the district take you to dramatic mountain ranges, breathtaking views, beautiful valleys and platypus-filled rivers. Gloucester is a pretty country town with a remarkable backdrop of the Bucketts Mountains surrounded by three rivers, productive farming valleys and high forested mountains. Plus the golf course is the prettiest in the state! Outdoor activities are their specialty. Try white water paddling by canoe or kayak, the rivers are good for all experience levels, or try horse riding along scenic riverside trails. Plus there are plenty of walking trails in the parks that take you to rarely visited waterfalls, wetlands and breathtaking lookouts....
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Barrington Hideaway

312 Thunderbolts Way, Gloucester NSW 2422
Barrington Hideaway is designed for couples seeking an intimate and relaxing stay, or a family looking for adventure to explore. The four completely private deluxe cottages are in true harmony with the serene and tranquil bush surroundings. The cottages overlook the Barrington River, which is accessible by a set of stairs for swimming and fishing. Each cottage is presented and furnished to reflect a luxury standard and is equipped with a twin bedded room, a queen room, stylish bathroom, spacious lounge area with television and DVD player, well equipped kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining areas and Weber barbecue. The balcony is perfect for alfresco dining, or simply relax as you look upon the native gardens, wooded valley and river beyond. Barrington Hideaway is situated just a five minute drive from the scenic town of Gloucester, and an easy day trip to the world heritage listed Barrington Tops....
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Faulls Ridge Winery

611 The Bucketts Way, Gloucester NSW 2422

Faulls Ridge is perched atop the scenic ridges above Gloucester, just like a European vineyard but with a relaxed Australian feel with charming hosts Debbie and John. 

Open most weekends by appointment, visitors are welcome to Faulls Ridge to enjoy intimate wine tastings and share plates made up of local produce. 

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the beautiful garden and soak up the magnificent view as you enjoy a fine wine experience. On long weekends you don't need to book ahead. 

The grapes from Faulls Ridge are sent to Cassegrains Winery at Port Macquarie where their winemaker Alex Cassegrain makes the wine: a Verdelho, Rose and Chambourcin/Shiraz....