Below are some of our picks for highlights that are close to City Sider Motel, or within the Tamworth area. For more local attractions, including tips on our favourite restaurants and cafes, speak to our friendly team.
With full street frontage and easy parking, the gallery offers a large bright and open planned exhibition space and shop area. On display in our gallery shop is a large range of Australian made and designed products including ceramics, glass, wood, jewellery, textiles, pewter and resin homewares.Visit Site
Children of all ages will find endless enjoyment at the Tamworth Regional Playground. It has a skywalk, three giant slides, four towers, a bike track, junior and senior fitness circuits, a dual flying fox and a waterfall with a three metre sway bridge.Visit Site
Australia’s Big Golden Guitar is situated on the New England Highway at the Tamworth Visitor Information Centre in New South Wales. The centre is open seven days a week. The guitar, a symbol of the Country Music Festival and foundation of the Golden Guitar Awards, holds a special place in the heart of Tamworth and country music fans.Visit Site
The Gallery offers a rotating program of touring exhibitions of national significance, alongside curated exhibitions of works by regional artists and exhibitions from our permanent collection. Every year, Tamworth Regional Gallery delivers a rich and varied series of workshops, lectures, artist talks, events and engaging public programs.Visit Site
The Tamworth Regional Skate Park is a state-of-the-art facility unique in the New England North West, and caters to all abilities. Located at the northern end of Peel Street, the park includes a modern skate park, “learn to ride” space, lighting, toilet block, BBQ with sheltered spaces, and a car park.Visit Site
Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures are a fully working cattle station located just 27 kilometres east of Tamworth. Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures offer two-hour trail rides departing three times per day, seven days per week. Catering for large groups, from the novice rider to the very advanced riders.Visit Site
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. They hosts more than 50 events per year, from agility dogs to alpacas and show jumping to rodeos.Visit Site
The Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum in Tamworth, NSW is a must-see for any bike enthusiast. The museum houses a private collection of over 50 motorcycles in pristine working order from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. The collection of bikes includes Ducati, Triumph, Honda, Velocette, Laverda and an extremely rare limited edition F4 MV Agusta Series ORO & a 1924 Harley Davidson postie bike.Visit Site
The Marsupial Park is a native animal experience unlike any other in NSW, the 14-hectare park has free entry. Children can get close to kangaroos, wallabies, cockatoos and emus, spot the species in the free-flight aviary and hand-feed the Indian peacocks.Visit Site
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.
Located at the information centre
Located on the corner of Bridge St and Cable Ave
Located inside the Centre Point Tamworth just a short stroll down the road
Located just a short stroll down the road