The Glen Innes Highlands is packed full of adventure and experiences with distinctive seasons, gourmet foods along with its picturesque town and villages.replacenewlinereplacenewlineGreat for road touring, kayaking and canoeing, mountain biking, fishing for the mighty Murray Cod or meandering along its historic colonial main street or museums. replacenewlinereplacenewlineThis agricultural town has a proud Celtic Heritage and is home to the Australian Standing Stones - the National monument erected to honour all the Celtic pioneers of Australia – hosting the Australian Celtic Festival in May each year. replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe World Heritage Washpool and Gibraltar Range National Parks, Stone Henge and the Minerama Fossicking Gem & Jewellery Show are just a few of the other great attractions on offer. Said to be one of the world’s richest mineral diversity belts, sapphires are one of the many treasures to be found in the plentiful fossicking areas.

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Around Glen Innes NSW 2370

Our Picks on what to Do in Glen Innes NSW

Fossickers Way

Country Art Escapes - New England North West Regional Arts Trail

Australian Standing Stones

Our Picks on where to Stay in Glen Innes NSW

Apartments on the Park

Carelle's Apartment

Sapphire Cottage

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Glen Innes NSW

Taj Curry House Indian Restaurant

Coffee Incident

Cuisine Cafe

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Location Information 

  • Elevation: 1,062 m
  • Population: 6,155
  • State electorate(s): Northern Tablelands
  • Federal Division(s): New England
  • Established (yr): 1852
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Grafton NSW 2460 (164 km, 2 hrs 1 min)
Guyra NSW 2365 (58.8 km, 41 mins)
Inverell NSW 2360 (70.1 km, 52 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Glen Innes NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.