In these days of uncertainty,
turbulence and stress, escape to the lifestyle and country
hospitality that Gloucester has to offer. You will not be
Acclaimed for its friendliness and
serene surroundings, Gloucester, Basecamp to World Heritage
Barrington Tops, is the perfect place to relax, unwind and do
nothing, or alternatively go for a drive - enjoy the
breathtaking views, dramatic mountain ranges, the beautiful
rivers and valleys.
Boasting a huge range of outdoor
activities from bush drives and walks to a game of golf, bowls,
fishing, horse riding, 4WD tours, skydiving or canoeing. Visit
the Folk Museum or Gloucester Gallery to learn more about the
local history and culture.
Copeland’s historic Goldtown has
long been a major attraction for the district with group guided
tours of the Mountain Maid Gold Mine.
Known for its clean, green image,
Gloucester is the home to Barrington Beef, Barrington Perch and
many other alternative types of farming activities. These
operate under the umbrella of “Essentially Barrington Co
operative” and will open by appointment.
There are three licensed clubs
within the town where special entertainment is often scheduled
and almost every palate is catered for in our extensive choice
of eating houses and fine dining outlets, ranging from Thai,
Chinese, Italian and others who produce dishes specializing in
locally grown produce.
Gloucester hosts a variety of
events such among which are the Shakespeare on Avon Festival,
the Gloucester Mountain Man Tri Challenge, The Gloucester
Ceilidh, Rodeos and Country Music camps. Community markets are
held on the Saturday of each long weekend.
Accommodation in the Gloucester/
Barrington Tops area is varied and there is something to suit
all tastes ranging from retreats to farmstays, bed and
breakfasts to camping.