Local maps show many loop roads with great views of rolling hills, lush pastures in spring and the vibrant changing colours in autumn. Ask for advice at the Visitor Information Centre or just head east to our world famous Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and see the magnificent Apsley and Tia waterfalls.
There are many loop roads taking in our surrounding villages. Explore the villages of Yarrowitch, Nowendoc, Niangala, Woolbrook, Walcha Road, Wollun and Kentucky, many of which have places where you can stop for a bite to eat.
There is an abundance of good gravel roads that take you slightly off the beaten track and enable access to some magnificent views. Most are suitable to 2WD vehicles (drive to the conditions, take care in the wet and avoid after heavy rains.
Take day trips to …
Uralla … taking in the historic Gostwyck Chapel & Deeargee Woolshed, antique shops and craft beer brewery.
There is an absolute myriad of roads and trails through the vast wilderness area taken up by National Parks, State Forests and Conservation Areas. This area drops off the escarpment to the east of the New England tableland, where the climate, altitude and surrounding environment are under constant refinement, and in turn the scenery is forever changing.
There are plenty of campsites for you to use as a base or overnight stop while exploring this awe-inspiring part of the country.
Please research your trip carefully as there are a few restricted areas that require a permit and key and don’t allow trailers or motorbikes.
Nundle Forest Way
Enfield Forest Road
Kangaroo Flat Road & Fenwickes Road loop, OR
Kangaroo Flat Road & Hastings Forest Way (4WD) onto Wauchope.
Mummel Forest Drive
Myrtle Scrub Road
More self drive adventure suggestions can be found in our WALCHA BROCHURE