Gloucester basecamp for Barrington Tops

Welcome to Gloucester, on the Barrington Coast,

Where the leaves touch the waters from the mountains to the sea.

Welcome to Gloucester in the Barrington Coast of New South Wales, the closest town to world heritage Barrington Tops.

Just one hour from the Pacific Ocean, the pretty drive to Gloucester via the Bucketts Way is one of the state’s oldest tourist routes.

Here you’ll discover many scenic drives around the district with beautiful valleys, dramatic mountain ranges and breathtaking views.

Encompassing the Great Lakes, Manning Valley, Gloucester and the Barrington plateau, the region spans 10,053 kms² from World Heritage Barrington Tops to the Pacific Ocean on the mid north coast of New South Wales, Australia.

More than a holiday destination, the Barrington Coast is a place of discovery, from the mountains to the sea and everywhere in between. Located at the highest point of the region is Barrington Tops at 1586m above sea level, the highest point in the country outside the Australian Alps.

Indulge your curiosity, seek the road less travelled and take delight in the wonders of our region.

Explore high-altitude ancient rainforests and fertile valleys rich in agriculture; embrace charming towns and welcoming smiles; discover mighty rivers, untouched waterways and breathtaking beaches.

(Photo: Beth Miller)