Tamworth welcomes over 50,000 visitors each January to its internationally acclaimed, ten day Telstra Country Music Festival. If you looking for information on the 2005 Telstra Country Music Festival please contact our Information Centre and we will be more than happy to assist, or follow through to the events section of this website and find a list of events that Tourism Tamworth are selling tickets for.
Tamworth has a wealth of attractions for the traveller, the Tamworth Regional Botanic Gardens are a lovely viewpoint for our sunsets. There's historical walks and scenic drives all designed to help you on your journey of discovery, not to mention the Country Music attractions, such as the Big Golden Guitar, Australian Country Music Foundation Musuem , and one of the city's main Country Music attractions - Walk A Country Mile located in the guitar-shaped Information Centre. This musuem allows you to experience the story of Australian Country Music in a unique and interactive environment.
The city's leafy heart has been growing, literally, in recent years. The Peel Street beautification project has seen the creation of paved walkways, welcome seating, palm trees, inviting street cafes and a large range of interesting stores to attract the casual browser or the serious shopper.
Day trips from Tamworth can take you all over this lovely part of the world, from Manilla - Australia's premier site for hang gliding and paragliding to Nundle - where the trout are always tastier! With over 50 motels, hotels, B & B's, farm stays and caravan parks to choose from, it's a great stopover on your way through and an even better place to base yourself for a few days of exploring the surrounding areas and attractions.
After a day out, Tamworth will delight you with a great range of eateries, friendly cafes and multi award winning restaurants, topped off with our local wineries. Aboriginal legend states that Tamworth is a "meeting place" and people meet here for every reason -major sporting, equine, musical and trade exhibitions are part and parcel of Tamworth's year round attraction.
Call us before you leave or drop in to see our friendly team at the Tamworth Visitor Information Centre and we will help organise a range of things for you to see and do: from Country Music highlights, arts/crafts & galleries, speciality shopping to sparkling waterways and picturesque parks. We look forward to giving you a country welcome.
Temperatures for Tamworth
Tamworth has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Tamworth is approximately 31 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 16 °c.
Tamworth has mild winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Tamworth is approximately 16 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 3 °c.
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