Guyra is located in the heart of
the New England 35klms north of Armidale on the New England
Highway mid-way between Sydney and Brisbane and only two hours
drive from the beaches of Coffs Harbour. The town is the Gateway
to the Outback with sealed roads taking travellers from Coffs
Harbour in the east to the back of Bourke in the west.
At 1320 metres [4330 feet] above
sea level, Guyra is the highest town on the tablelands. The
climate has four distinct seasons with warm sunny summers and
cool evenings, all the colours of autumn and winters with
occasional snowfalls and warm log fires.
You will be captivated by the
natural beauty and spectacular scenery of the many National
Parks and Nature Reserves within the area. The Guy Fawkes River,
the New England and Cathedral Rock National Parks offers
visitors secluded, rugged wilderness, scenic rivers, waterfalls
and native flora and fauna whilst the Mother of Ducks Lagoon and
the Little Llangothlin Nature Reserves provide an opportunity to
experience rare high-country wetlands which are home to many
There is something for everybody
in the Guyra district. Take a look at the three heritage
preserved railway stations at Black Mountain, Guyra and Ben
Lomond or browse through the Antique Machinery Museum located at
the Guyra Railway Station.
Imagine trying your hand at trout
fishing in pristine streams, fossicking for gemstones, playing a
round or two of golf, or joining the locals for a game of bowls.
You will be pleasantly surprised
by the unique village style shopping on offer in Bradley Street
and the true country hospitality. Take time to browse through
our boutique shops and then relax and enjoy a coffee or meal at
one of our eateries.
Just a short drive to the west of
Guyra you will discover Tingha, a wonderful old tin mining town.
Take a journey through time at the Wing Hing Long Heritage
Emporium. As you step inside, you will experience links to the
past, present and the future. You will encounter: the rise and
decline of a tin mining town, the buildings, fittings and
flavour of a rural General Store from early in the twentieth
century, and the importance and diversity of the contribution
made by Chinese Australians to rural commerce and life. And trip
to Tingha is not complete without visiting Green Valley Farm – a
great day out for the family featuring waterslides, mini golf
course, animals and Smith’s Museum and Mineral Collection.
Come and stay a few days with us
and experience the wide variety of friendly and cosy
accommodation that we offer from motels, hotels, a caravan park,
B & Bs, farm stays, cottages and campsites.