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Glen Innes

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Grey St., Glen Innes

Glen Innes is situated 608 km north of Sydney at the intersection of the New England Highway and Gwydir Highway in the New England region of New South Wales.

Get in[edit]

Road: Glen Innes is about 4 hours by road from Brisbane, 2 hours from Grafton and approximately 7 hours from Sydney.

Coach: Brisbane-Sydney return via New England Highway (includes Armidale, Tenterfield): daily on Greyhound; Greyhound on 132030. Greyhound

AIR: Qantaslink has 4 return flights daily Sydney-Armidale. Bookings: Qantas 131313, E-ticket (tollfree) 132 639 Qantas

CAR HIRE: Budget (02) 6732 2688.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Town Hall and other heritage buildings in the town centre
  • Australian standing stones, erected in 1992 to celebrate the strong Celtic roots of the local population
  • Washpool National Park
  • Gibraltar Range National Park
  • Churches

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Eat and Drink[edit]

  • Glen Innes District Services Club, 120 Grey St (Cnr Grey and Lang St), +61 2 6732 1355. Wide range of quality meals, including lunches and dinners. The Club has Friday and Sunday night smorgasbords and Saturday night theme dinners, from Hawaiian to Italian.

Sleep[edit]

Motels

  • Alpha Motel, New England Hwy, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2688.
  • Amber Motel, 135 Meade St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2300. Fax: (02) 6732 2423
  • Central Motel, Meade St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2200. Facsimile: (02) 6732 5607
  • Clansman Motel, New Enlgand Hwy, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2044. Fax: (02) 6732 5633
  • Glen Haven Motel, Cnr New England Hwy & Heron St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 3266. Facsimile: (02) 6732 3146
  • Glen Masterson Motel, Church St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 1211. Fax: (02) 6732 3110
  • Jillaroo Motor Inn, New England Hwy, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 3388. Facsimile: (02) 6732 3378
  • New England Motor Lodge, Church St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2922. Facsimile: (02) 6732 2509
  • Rest Point Motel, Church St, Glen Innes NSW 2370. Telephone: (02) 6732 2255. Fax: (02) 6732 1515. Basic queen size bedroom $99 (May 2008).

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Go next[edit]

Have a meal at the Red Lion Tavern, New England Highway, Glencoe. Good selection of dishes in a country style inn.\

Tingha is 75 km southwest of Glen Innes via Gwydir Highway, Dodds Lane, Elsmore Road, Stannifer Road, Old Mill Road, Guyra Road (1 hr 3 min)

Emmaville Mining Museum is 45km north of Glen Innes, and is home to a huge collection of gems and stones, and various heritage items. Entry $2

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