Glen Innes Town - Glen Innes, NSW

680 kms from Sydney

Glen Innes, with its picturesque lay-out and English trees, is one of the prettiest towns in the New England district. It is on the Northern Railway Line, 680 kms from Sydney and midway between Armidale and Tenterfield.

The visitor may enjoy many sports including golf, bowls, tennis and trout fishing (in season). Hotel accommodation is escellent.

The mining boom and introduction of the railway line in 1884 brought a prosperity to the town that is today evident in many beautiful buildings such as the ANZ Bank building (1884) with its porch and cast iron balconies, Town Hall (1875) featuring parapet and tower and the magnificent and ornate National Australia Bank (1890). The Courthouse was built in 1874 from local granite.

Today Glen Innes is a magnet for fossickers looking for sapphire, topaz and other precious stones.

Location

Glen Innes, NSW, 2370