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Tamworth offers a range of cultural activities with art galleries, a Conservatorium of Music, museums, libraries and a newly constructed Capitol Theatre.
There is plenty of accommodation with five star hotels to apartments, units, bed and breakfasts, farm stays, caravan parks and camping grounds.
The Tamworth Region also has a high quality reputation for its education with 35 schools and open learning, TAFE and university campuses.
Tamworth has many star attractions year round including the award winning Walk A Country Mile Museum interpretive exhibit at the Tamworth Visitor Information Centre, the Australian Country Music Foundation Museum featuring some of Australia’s best loved artists, the Gallery of Stars Wax Museum to see favourite stars immortalised in wax.
Also the bronze cast Country Music Legends busts in Bicentennial Park and Galaxy of Stars where top artists are honoured with a star in the footpath, at the entrance to the Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre.
Visitors to this region all year round not only soak up the musical atmosphere, but with landscapes that cover 9,653.25 square kilometres from the Nandewar Range north of Barraba, south east to Peel and the Great Dividing Ranges, the Tamworth Region is one of the most progressive and exciting places in inland Australia, combining country living with city style, history, sport and culture.
Tamworth is the 2009 title holder of the NSW Overall Tidy Towns Award and the Australian Tidy Towns Award.
Tamworth beat the Winners of each state and territory in Australia: Atitjere (Harts Range), in Northern Territory, Kambalda in Western Australia, Stansbury in South Australia, Oatlands in Tasmania, Horsham in Victoria, and Caloundra in Queensland.
As well as being the centre of country music, Tamworth is also an environmental leader!
So when you’re at the Tamworth Country Music Festival, remember to ‘do your bit’ for the environment.
Check out Keep Australia Beautiful NSW website for more details www.kabnsw.org.au