Kingsthorpe is 15 minutes drive west of Toowoomba and offers excellent tourism accommodation and emerging wineries. Both Gowrie Mountain Estate Vineyard and Cellar Door and also Wedgetail Ridge Estate Winery are open by appointment. Gowrie Mountain Estate offers accommodation onsite in the historic homestead, while Sugarloaf Mountain Country Retreat offers accommodation close to both wineries.
The eastern part of Rosalie Shire has several scenic lookouts which provide expansive views over Rosalie Plains and portions of the Darling Downs.One of the most easily accessible is located just outside Kingsthorpe at Mt Kingsthorpe Park.
A graded walking track from the lookout's car park takes visitors to the summit, which provides expansive views as well as a glimpse of some of the original rainforest vegetation that once covered all of Mt Kingsthorpe.
Temperatures for Kingsthorpe
Kingsthorpe has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Kingsthorpe is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 17 °c.
Kingsthorpe has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Kingsthorpe is approximately 19 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 4 °c.
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