Step out of your imagination and into the unspoilt beauty of Tenterfield. An experience like no other. Its humble. It’s authentic. It’s true.

Distinguished by its warm hospitality and earthly delights, Tenterfield is full of simple, honest treasures waiting to be found. In Tenterfield, you’re on Tenterfield time; time to reconnect, time to explore and time to enjoy life’s simple pleasures. Tenterfield will make you feel right at home.

Tenterfield is surrounded by various villages with their own unique personalities and characteristics. Well worth a visit, the stunning scenery, fascinating histories and interesting locals combine to provide a perfect opportunity for a day trip or a weekend away.

Tenterfield is the centre of a large cattle and sheep region. It was here that Sir Henry Parkes made his famous speech in 1889 which led to Australia’s Federation in 1901. Plus, this is the birthplace of Peter Allen, the Australian songwriter and singer. Allen made Tenterfield famous in the song ‘Tenterfield Saddler’ that he wrote about his grandfather, George Woolnough who worked in Tenterfield as the saddler. The saddlery is still there at 123 High Street and produces leather goods plus has some other interesting stuff on display. There is also the Peter Allen Festival which occurs in September paying tribute to the contribution of this entertainer to the world of entertainment. While in Tenterfield have a walk along the streets as there are a number of homewares, fashion and gift stores plus a number of eateries.

Before Travelling

  • Before travelling, check road closures and traffic conditions via the QLD Traffic and Live Traffic NSW apps and websites:

Hit the road:

  • Via Gatton/Warwick/Stanthorpe: Warrego Hwy, Gatton Clifton Rd, Warwick Allora Rd, New England Hwy > Tenterfield
  • Via Boonah: Head Rd, Spring Creek Rd, Border Rd, Killarney Rd, Mount Lindesay Rd continues through Liston > Tenterfield
  • Via Beaudesert: Mount Lindesay Hwy, Summerland Way, Mt Lindesay Rd > Tenterfield
  • Via Gold Coast/Byron Bay/Lismore/Casino: Pacific Mwy, Bruxner Hwy > Tenterfield

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