• Notable Residents

    (past & present)

    Bruce Devlin (Golfer) Judith Wright (Poet) Kate Bell (Actress)

  • Population: 25,000

    • About Armidale

      Armidale is centrally located between Sydney and Brisbane. With a cosmopolitan culture, a university city that prides itself on being dynamic, progressive and innovative. 

      It enjoys great natural beauty and has a thriving arts and cultural scene. Armidale has been acknowledged as one of only 20 cities in Australia with an abundant, long-term water supply, and its cool mountain climate is regarded as a major environmental asset against a backdrop of climate-change issues. 

       The region boasts spectacular waterfalls, gorges, world-heritage national parks, cool-climate vineyards and a fascinating and diverse cultural heritage. Canyoning, mountain biking, birdwatching, trout fishing and other outdoor adventures aplenty.

      Points of Interest

      Map Key

      • City Centre
      • University of New England (Australia)


      Nearby Universities

      Interesting Facts

      • Widely considered the ‘capital’ of the New England High Country

      • The main street Beardy Street, is named for two of the founding settlers who had beards

      • Named after Armadale on the Isle of Skye in Scotland