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Tamworth Guide

What are the best things to do in Tamworth?

Australian Country Music Hall of Fame

This museum is one of the city’s most famous attractions and a must-visit for all country music fans who book flights to Tamworth. The Hall of Fame displays all different types of artefacts related to Australian country music stars, including instruments, stage outfits, photographs, and concert posters. Some of the musicians you’ll see represented at the Australian Country Music Hall of Fame include Keith Urban, Smoky Dawson, Buddy Williams and Beccy Cole.

Cathedral Rock National Park

Explore the nature of rural New South Wales while holidaying on flights to Tamworth by spending a day at Cathedral Rock National Park. There are many different hiking trails, and the most popular is the Cathedral Rock Track, which is a six-kilometre (3.7 mile) loop. There are many things to see along this route, including Round Mountain, native forests, and Cathedral Rock itself – a 200-metre (656 feet) boulder stack. There are stunning views from Cathedral Rock and from other points along the trail that look out over the landscapes of the New England Tablelands.

Tamworth Powerstation Museum

Tamworth was the first Australian town to have electric street lights and this museum is a tribute to that piece of local history. The museum is located on the same spot where the original steam engines powered the street lights. Plan a visit to the Powerstation Museum when you book flights to Tamworth to learn about the city’s original street lights as well as the overall impact that electricity has had on daily life. Exhibits showcase the original electrical equipment used in Tamworth as well as displays on how electricity has evolved over the years.


What’s on in Tamworth?

Tamworth Country Music Festival

There’s no better time for fans of country music to travel on return flights to Tamworth than during the Tamworth Country Music Festival. The event takes place over 10 days and showcases some of the top talent in Australian country music, plus several international musicians. The festival isn’t limited to one venue – country music concerts pop up in locations all across Tamworth. Book your airfare to Tamworth for travel in mid- to late January to attend the Tamworth Country Music Festival.

Taste Tamworth Festival

Try some of the New England region’s best food by booking tickets to Tamworth for this event. Taste of Tamworth Festival is held over five days and showcases some of the top food and wine from across the region. There are several different events during the festival, including Taste in the Park that highlights local produce and offers cooking demonstrations, Laneway Pop-Up where you can try small dishes and drinks from local vendors, and the Flavours of the Region five-course dinner held at Kitty Crawford Vineyards. Attend the Taste Tamworth Festival by booking return flights to Tamworth for a holiday in mid-April.

Fiesta La Peel

Fiesta La Peel celebrates the many different cultures that can be found across the Tamworth region. The cultures of more than 40 different countries are represented, including Brazil, China, Italy, and Mexico. Festival attendees are able to learn about each of these cultures through performances and cultural displays throughout the day. Each culture also has a food stall to showcase their traditional cuisine. Take in the excitement of Fiesta La Peel by booking cheap flights to Tamworth for a trip in mid-October.


What is the best way to get around Tamworth?

Tamworth has a compact and walkable CBD, but many of the area’s top attractions are located outside the centre. Hiring a car will give you the freedom to explore all that NSW’s New England region has to offer while holidaying on flights to Tamworth. Get your airfare to Tamworth booked, then have a look through the rental car options available through Webjet. Your rental car will be available to pick up from Tamworth Airport (TMW) once you arrive, then it’s a quick 10-minute drive into town along Oxley Highway. There are plenty of places to visit outside of town in between your return flights to Tamworth, such as Hanging Rock, the Moonbi Museum, and Cathedral Rock National Park.

Tamworth Buslines operates nine routes around the city and neighbouring towns that are available to visitors who choose not to rent a car after booking tickets to Tamworth. Seven of the nine routes run on Saturdays, but there’s no Sunday service, so a rental car is the way to go if you book cheap flights to Tamworth that have you in the city over a weekend.

Taxis and Ubers are also available to catch while holidaying on flights to Tamworth. A taxi ride from Tamworth Airport (TMW) to the CBD costs about $25 AUD ($26.80 NZD), while an Uber ride is slightly cheaper at about $20 AUD ($21.40 NZD).