At Gloucester Tops within Barrington Tops National Park step behind the green curtain into a dimly lit world of ancient Antarctic beech, towering tree ferns & pure mountain streams. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Welcome to the Barrington Coast, where the leaves touch the waters from the mountains to the sea.
Touch relics from gold rush days at the heritage Mountain Maid mine, hidden deep in the cool rainforest at Copeland Tops State Conservation Area. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Horse riding in the scenic foothills of Barrington Tops will inspire you with panoramic views, wildlife sightings & the prettiest river crossings of the Cobark River. #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Designated motorcycle parking has finally made it to Gloucester’s main street. Part of the Rotary Club’s Motorcycle Friendly Project, the motorcycle-only parking zone is located outside the Avon Valley Inn on Church Street.
At The Firs you’ll think you’re in Vancouver until you realise the dozen different bird calls are all coming from that lyre bird perched on a log in the deep shadows. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Barrington Tops gets a regular dusting of winter snow so it’s not too far to drive for your family’s first snow ball fight. Just don’t forget to duck. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Pick a scenic country drive, they are all so beautiful around Gloucester & Barrington Tops. Take one of our winding country roads & it may just straighten out your thinking! Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Swim in platypus habitat in the Gloucester River close to town or a short drive takes you to the platypus-friendly Barrington River, Barnard River or Manning River. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Gloucester is the closest town to World Heritage Barrington Tops for bushwalking, camping, fishing, scenic drives plus more authentic country experiences.
Gloucester is famous for authentic country experiences offering outdoor adventure and activities for all ages and interests.
A race for skilled athletes: 20km mountain bike ride, 10km kayak paddle, plus 8km run. Yes, all on the same day, back to back. Do you have what it takes? Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Wash aware your cares at The Steps rapids on the Barrington River, it may be the only wellbeing treatment you need. #Gloucesterswimming #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
Situated 7km north east of Gloucester via tar-sealed road, Ironbark Estate is a delightful Federation farmhouse.
The Bucketts Way Motel is centrally located at the end of the main street of Gloucester within easy walk of pubs, cafes, shops and parks.
Take a tour of the night sky with an experienced guide and powerful telescopes! You’ll marvel at the star clusters, planets, nebulae, our own awesome Milky Way galaxy and learn about our place in the solar system.
Commercial or domestic, Gloucester Laundromat offers a gold coin operated do-it-yourself or you can simply leave it to us!
Sunny Acres is a modern refurbished cottage in a rural setting close to Gloucester.
Barrington River Lodge is a contemporary mudbrick lodge perfect for schools, church groups & large family groups.
A very comfy B&B at the most convenient location in Gloucester: across the road from the lovely Gloucester District Park, minutes walk from the town centre.
Elk and Willow offers a beautifully curated collection of men’s & women’s clothing, shoes & accessories, homewares, gifts and lifestyle pieces.
Let the delightful country views carry you away to a place of rest & relaxation at Farthings B&B, just 5 minutes from the town centre.
For quick and professional rego checks, honest mechanical repairs, log book servicing plus the biggest range of tyre brands & wheels for your vehicle, trailer, tractor or van.
For views of Gloucester rarely seen, take this scenic walk up to the base of the Buccan Buccans. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester
There’s no other experience like this on the Australian mainland!
The pure waters of Barrington Tops tumble off the high volcanic plateau via discreet falls & cascades, in many hidden ravines & secret gullies. Add this experience to #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester #TheBuckettsWay
Nothing beats a real book and the Gloucester Bookshop has the best books in town! An independent bookshop that’s full of treasures, plus a comprehensive range of maps, road atlases and topographical maps.
Gloucester Falls Track at the Gloucester Tops precinct within Barrington Tops offers a short & easy walk that rewards you with a lookout & waterfall at the end of a very scenic drive. #coolforestwalks
Gloucester River Track has it all: scenic views, walking, swimming, picnicking, wildlife & birdwatching… all at the Gloucester Tops precinct of Barrington Tops. #coolforestwalks
Discover the ancient forests of Gondwanaland in Gloucester Tops with towering Antarctic Beech trees, tree fern groves & moss-covered cascades. #coolforestwalks
Honeysuckle Forest Track is a short & very beautiful amble through ancient Antarctic Beech rainforest, your perfect introduction to Barrington Tops National Park. #coolforestwalks
Basin Loop Track is part of a longer walk with scenic views of Copeland Tops State Conservation Area via historic Old Copeland Road. #coolforestwalks
Hidden Treasure Track in Copeland Tops State Conservation Area takes in remnants of the area’s gold mining heritage hidden in the rainforest. #coolforestwalks
Summertime swimming with free entry, now that’s hard to beat! The Stroud Swimming Pool opens early & closes late so it’s perfect for those long hot summer days. #Stroudswimming
Enjoy wilderness swimming in the Manning River, the longest river in the Manning catchment with its source high in the Barrington Tops plateau. #Gloucesterswimming
Mudaridge is an eco-friendly bushland retreat on 50 acres with walking trails & access to your own private river frontage on the Gloucester River.
You’ll find plenty of family-friendly swimming spots on the Gloucester River with easy 2WD access close to Gloucester. #Gloucesterswimming
The Barnard River is one of the many “secret” rivers around Gloucester, passing through remote locations for swimming in the wilderness. #Gloucesterswimming
The Barrington River is fed by high-altitude wetlands in Barrington Tops & offers the best river swimming around the Gloucester region. #Gloucesterswimming
With the World Heritage of Barrington Tops as our backdrop, nature favours our region, as evidenced by the quality and diversity of our produce.
Nanna’s Homewares & Antiques stocks a range of classic furniture, clothing, decorations & jewellery to give you & your home a touch of charm. There’s also a great range of accessories for home & for camping too plus fun stuff for kids & gifts for all occasions. Nanna’s Homewares & Antiques will be open every…
Gloucester’s premier chemist is the Max Value Pharmacy, a local business focused on the importance of helping you & your family stay healthy. They do far more than just fill your prescriptions.
In the scenic mid north coast hinterland of New South Wales, Gloucester offers authentic Australian country experiences. Gloucester is the closest town to the renowned wilderness destinations of World Heritage Barrington Tops, Gloucester Tops, Copeland Tops and Woko.
Held on the second Sunday of September each year since 1991, the Gloucester Mountain Man Tri Challenges draws competitors from across the state.
Universities of the Third Age (U3As) are voluntary, self-help organisations. No qualifications are required to join, neither are qualifications awarded, but you’ll have lots of fun & meet lots of new friends!
At Riverview Cottage at The Steps you’ll enjoy mornings or sunsets with the views over the Barrington River, swim or paddle your own canoe, watch the wildlife, or take your bike to the mountain bike trails.
Barrington Hideaway is nestled on the banks of the Barrington River & offers luxurious cabins for your deluxe holiday experience in Gloucester.
The Steps is what camping in the Barrington Tops region should be: natural beauty & friendly wildlife at the most picturesque rapids on the beautiful Barrington River.
Barrington Riverside Cottages offers beautifully appointed 2 bedroom holiday cabins for riverside peace & quiet.
Cockadilly is a secluded 10 acre rural retreat next to the Gloucester River, it offers peaceful relaxation where the loudest noise is the river.
Callicoma Hill Eco Cabins offers self-contained cabins or rustic bunkhouse accommodation in the Mount Royal precinct of Barrington Tops, high above Singleton.
Dam It Getaway offers beautiful self-contained accommodation on a rural property with swimming pool, spa & magnificent views over the valley.
Avon View Stays is beautifully located on 5 acres of manicured gardens overlooking the Avon River Valley & the Bucketts Mountains.
Allworthit is in the village of Allworth, a well-appointed holiday home overlooking the Karuah River, not far from Stroud.
Roseleigh Cottage is a genuine early settlers cottage with rustic simplicity & a back verandah overlooking the Gloucester River.
Water Gums Retreat is a secluded riverside cottage perched on the edge of the beautiful Barrington River just 15 minutes from Gloucester.
The Ridge offers luxury self-contained accommodation in Gloucester where you can enjoy stunning views from its commanding position at the foot of the Bucketts Mountains.
The Bucketts Way Neighbourhood Group Inc is a community group that provides services in the areas of aged care, disability, transport & youth.
The Craven Creek Music Association is a community group that presents an extraordinary event of classical music performed in an old wool shed by talented musicians.
Tourism Advancing Gloucester is a community group of local tourism operators seeking to help grow Gloucester sustainably through a strong tourism industry.
Groundswell Gloucester is a not-for-profit incorporated community group seeking to grow Gloucester sustainably & protect it from destructive industries.
The Barrington Community Hall in the village of Barrington holds regular community events & is available for hire. It’s perfect for your next meeting, private event or community gathering.
Nestled atop the hills overlooking the scenic Gloucester valley, the luxurious Kia Ora Lookout Retreat is situated on 30 acres, combining the best of rural lifestyle with modern comforts.
Karamea is a unique heritage homestead within Curracabundi National Park, owned & operated by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, perfect for groups of up to 10 people.
Copeland Cabins offers two comfortable holiday cabins to suit your budget, located in the historic gold mining precinct of Copeland.
Newly renovated, Coppers Hill is affordable self-contained accommodation conveniently located in the centre of Gloucester, in boutique motel style.
The Great Escape Lofts offer comfortable 4-star rated self-contained loft-style apartments set in landscaped grounds with saltwater swimming pool.
Set on 2 peaceful acres of established gardens, Shady Trees Barrington is a 2 bedroom country holiday home with wood fire, it feels like your home away from home!
Serendipity On Barrington is a contemporary & supremely comfortable self-contained holiday home in Barrington village featuring a salt water swimming pool.
The Waukivory Hall in the village of Waukivory near Gloucester holds regular community events & is available for hire. It’s perfect for your next meeting, private event or community gathering.
The Steps is an exceptional spot for a riverside picnic at the most picturesque rapids on the Barrington River & it’s available for day users to enjoy swimming, exploring & mountain biking.
Lions Club Gloucester is a diverse group of people with a common desire to help the community.
There’s always room for more beautiful things in your life, and now you can find them here at Deck Decor in Gloucester.
Barrington Trophies, Signs & Screens is proud to support the many local clubs and groups within Gloucester and the wider community.
Experience the warm welcome of a country town post office with expert help at Gloucester Licensed Post Office.
The biggest & best garden centre in Gloucester offers a huge selection of plants for your home & garden, vegie patch, balcony or farm!
Helloworld Gloucester provides travellers with expert advice to ensure your next holiday is a memorable adventure.
McRae’s Fashion Centre is a family-owned store with a large variety of women’s fashion, accessories, special gifts & much more!
At Gloucester Town & Country Store you’ll find fashion & gifts plus beautiful homewares.
Located close to the Aussie Ark conservation facility near Barrington Tops, Devil’s Retreat is a farmstay-style retreat that’s the perfect place to relax with tickets to see the Tassie Devils included!
Gooch Agencies are the leading real estate agents in Gloucester for rural properties & trading livestock.
Your first choice for buying property in Gloucester is Webbs Real Estate, where the owners & staff truly embody the very best of country property agents.
Your first choice for buying, selling or managing real estate in Stroud New South Wales is R&R Property, which stands for rural & residential…. it’s their passion for property.
Take a self-guided walk through the history of Gloucester depicted in art on the Gloucester Mosaics Walk.
Stroud Pharmacy takes the headache out of shopping for your pharmacy needs offering everything from health, skin care, weight loss & everyone’s favourite big-name shopping brands.
Whether you’re a resident or a visitor, all pet owners should know where the Gloucester Veterinary Hospital is located, for check-ups, sickness or emergencies.
Open 6 days, Gloucester Health Foods is a much-loved Gloucester establishment & can provide all your health food needs. Bring your own containers for bulk buy savings!
Looking for some outdoor activity off the river? Then take your mountain bike to The Steps Mountain Bike Park – the only purpose-built mountain bike park in the region!
Be part of the great sport of tennis at the friendliest club in Gloucester! Join the Social Club to play on our lovely all weather courts for $7 for the morning’s fun at Gloucester Tennis Club.
Drifta makes a wide range fully self-contained camper kitchens mounted on trailers, camper drawers, car backs, ute backs, plus storage systems for 4WD vehicles.
Random Adventure Gear is Gloucester’s premier adventure gear and camping gear outlet for regular paddlers, hikers & mountain bikers.
Gloss-ter Car Wash is Gloucester’s only car wash, open 24 hours & solar powered too. Get the country road dirt off your pride & joy before heading home!
Gloucester Tyre & Battery Service is handily located in town on the main street with a range of car products suitable for driving the tricky roads of our region.
Valley Motors AutoPro is an award-wining mechanical service centre in Gloucester for motor vehicle repairs.
Autolec is the expert auto electrician in Gloucester for automotive electrical servicing & repairs, car accessories & air conditioning.
Stop by at Stroud Butchery & pick up some of the best meat available in the region, they’ll even cryovac your camping meat order to make your fireside cooking oh so easy!
Fancy some sweet childhood memories? Check out the latest specialty store to open in Gloucester: DD’s Little Lolly Shop for a sweet trip down memory lane.
The Tucker Patch is a unique demonstration & working food-growing garden with the future of the world at its heart!
Discover Gloucester’s fresh food treasure and stock up on foods that will give you energy, vitality and a twinkle in your eye.
Hillview Herb Farm offers scenic farmgate tours, open for group bookings by arrangement or as part of Essentially Barrington’s Farm Gate Tour.