The town of Tamworth boasts a vibrant and friendly atmosphere that attracts people who are interested in relocating to the state of New South Wales. Tamworth is home to around 50,000 people and charming suburbs such as Calala, Oxley Vale, Westdale and Hills Plain are particularly attractive and feature a wide range of amenities.
The town’s central business district is situated just to the north of the Peel River and boasts a large number of shopping centers as well as restaurants and public facilities. The large and lovely Bicentennial Park is also situated close to this section of the town, while Tamworth also features an impressive cricket oval, where many of the town’s sports fans gather on sunny days to watch and take part in cricket matches.
People who really want to get to know the town of Tamworth should follow the impressive heritage walk. This well-planned trail runs past many of the town’s most prominent landmarks such as museums, churches and stunning lookout points including the impressive Powerhouse Museum.
Tamworth is often hailed as being the Nashville of Australia, and country music is very popular there. The colourful Country Music Festival runs for ten days from the middle of January and attracts thousands of music lovers from the state of New South Wales and beyond. Visiting the Australian Country Music Foundation Museum is also a good way for music lovers to get a feel for Tamworth’s country music connections.
Tamworth is surrounded by one of the largest gemstone fossicking regions in the state, while it also supports a thriving arts and crafts center. People who have an interest in local history will also want to pay a visit to the nearby sheep station of Goonoo Goonoo, while stunning views can be enjoyed at Moonbi Lookout.