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
- City Centre
- University of New England (Australia)
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