Local Area

The City Sider Motor Inn is the closest motel to the towns CBD which hosts the Toyota Country Music Festival each year in January; it’s the largest music festival in the southern hemisphere and one of the top 10 in the world!

There is a wide variety of country music showcased during the festival, with over 2,800 events and 4,000 different performances or gigs across 120 different venues.

The Tamworth Country Music Hall of Fame features an unmatched collection of memorabilia from Australian country music artists. Displaying clothing, musical instruments and other collectibles from the earliest pioneers like Smoky Dawson, Buddy Williams, Slim Dusty, Tex Morton and many more right through to current artists like Beccy Cole, Troy Cassar-Daley and more.

The Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) is a state of the art facility located in the major regional

hub of Tamworth in North Western NSW, Australia. Situated high on the Great Dividing Range, nestled above the village of Nundle, (about 80km South-East of Tamworth NSW), Arc-en-Ciel Rainbow Trout have been hatching and growing the finest rainbow trout for more than twenty years.

In walking distance to this property are also some of Tamworth’s largest attractions:

  • Walk a Country Mile – located at the information centre
  • Hands of Fame Park – located on the corner of Bridge St and Cable Ave
  • Capitol Theatre / Forum 6 cinemas – located inside the Centre Point Tamworth just a short stroll down the road
  • Town Hall – located  just a short stroll down the road


To find out about events happening in the region while you are visiting, head to www.destinationtamworth.com.au