Taste nature’s purest in Gloucester Tops

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

Push a gold mining cart hidden in a rainforest

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

Ride the riverside trails of Captain Thunderbolt

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

Motorcycle-friendly Gloucester

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.

Listen to the lyrebirds in Barrington Tops

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

Toss a snow ball in Barrington Tops

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

Choose a country road to rediscovery

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

Cool off where the platypus play

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

Bike, paddle, run in the Gloucester Tri Challenge

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

Enjoy a natural spa in the Barrington River

Wash aware your cares at The Steps rapids on the Barrington River, it may be the only wellbeing treatment you need. #Gloucesterswimming #YourBuckettsList #TopThingsToDoGloucester

Ironbark Estate

Situated 7km north east of Gloucester via tar-sealed road, Ironbark Estate is a delightful Federation farmhouse.

Bucketts Way Motel

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.

Dusty’s Astro Tours of the Night Sky

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.

Gloucester Laundromat

Commercial or domestic, Gloucester Laundromat offers a gold coin operated do-it-yourself or you can simply leave it to us!

Sunny Acres

Sunny Acres is a modern refurbished cottage in a rural setting close to Gloucester.

Barrington River Lodge

Barrington River Lodge is a contemporary mudbrick lodge perfect for schools, church groups & large family groups.

Skips B&B

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 Boutique

Elk and Willow offers a beautifully curated collection of men’s & women’s clothing, shoes & accessories, homewares, gifts and lifestyle pieces.

Farthings B&B

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.

Gloucester Rego & Tyre 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.

Counting waterfalls & cascades in Barrington Tops

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

Gloucester Bookshop

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.

Cool forest walks – Gloucester Falls Track

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

Cool forest walks – Gloucester River Track

Gloucester River Track has it all: scenic views, walking, swimming, picnicking, wildlife & birdwatching… all at the Gloucester Tops precinct of Barrington Tops. #coolforestwalks

Cool forest walks – Basin Loop Track

Basin Loop Track is part of a longer walk with scenic views of Copeland Tops State Conservation Area via historic Old Copeland Road. #coolforestwalks

Swimming – Stroud Pool

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

Gloucester swimming – Manning River

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

Mudaridge is an eco-friendly bushland retreat on 50 acres with walking trails & access to your own private river frontage on the Gloucester River.

Gloucester swimming – Barnard River

The Barnard River is one of the many “secret” rivers around Gloucester, passing through remote locations for swimming in the wilderness. #Gloucesterswimming

Essentially Barrington Tours

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

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 Max Value Pharmacy

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.

Gloucester’s new Barrington Tops brochure released

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.

Gloucester District U3A

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!

Riverview Cottage at The Steps

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

Barrington Hideaway is nestled on the banks of the Barrington River & offers luxurious cabins for your deluxe holiday experience in Gloucester.

The Steps Barrington Campground

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.

Cockadilly

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

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

Dam It Getaway offers beautiful self-contained accommodation on a rural property with swimming pool, spa & magnificent views over the valley.

Avon View Stays

Avon View Stays is beautifully located on 5 acres of manicured gardens overlooking the Avon River Valley & the Bucketts Mountains.

Allworthit

Allworthit is in the village of Allworth, a well-appointed holiday home overlooking the Karuah River, not far from Stroud.

Roseleigh Cottage

Roseleigh Cottage is a genuine early settlers cottage with rustic simplicity & a back verandah overlooking the Gloucester River.

Water Gums Retreat

Water Gums Retreat is a secluded riverside cottage perched on the edge of the beautiful Barrington River just 15 minutes from Gloucester.

The Ridge 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.

Bucketts Way Neighbourhood Group

The Bucketts Way Neighbourhood Group Inc is a community group that provides services in the areas of aged care, disability, transport & youth.

Craven Creek Music Association

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

Tourism Advancing Gloucester is a community group of local tourism operators seeking to help grow Gloucester sustainably through a strong tourism industry.

Groundswell Gloucester

Groundswell Gloucester is a not-for-profit incorporated community group seeking to grow Gloucester sustainably & protect it from destructive industries.

Barrington Community Hall

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.

Kia Ora Lookout Retreat

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 Homestead

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

Copeland Cabins offers two comfortable holiday cabins to suit your budget, located in the historic gold mining precinct of Copeland.

Coppers Hill

Newly renovated, ​Coppers Hill is affordable self-contained accommodation conveniently located in the centre of Gloucester, in boutique motel style.

The Great Escape Lofts

The Great Escape Lofts offer comfortable 4-star rated self-contained loft-style apartments set in landscaped grounds with saltwater swimming pool.

Shady Trees Barrington

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

Serendipity On Barrington is a contemporary & supremely comfortable self-contained holiday home in Barrington village featuring a salt water swimming pool.

Waukivory Hall

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.

Picnics at The Steps

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

Lions Club Gloucester is a diverse group of people with a common desire to help the community.

Deck Decor

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

Barrington Trophies, Signs & Screens is proud to support the many local clubs and groups within Gloucester and the wider community.

Gloucester Garden Centre

The biggest & best garden centre in Gloucester offers a huge selection of plants for your home & garden, vegie patch, balcony or farm!

Helloworld Gloucester

Helloworld Gloucester provides travellers with expert advice to ensure your next holiday is a memorable adventure.

McRaes Fashion Centre

McRae’s Fashion Centre is a family-owned store with a large variety of women’s fashion, accessories, special gifts & much more!

Devil’s Retreat

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 Gloucester

Gooch Agencies are the leading real estate agents in Gloucester for rural properties & trading livestock.

Webbs Real Estate Gloucester

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.

R&R Property Stroud

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.

Gloucester Mosaics Walk

Take a self-guided walk through the history of Gloucester depicted in art on the Gloucester Mosaics Walk.

Stroud Pharmacy

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.

Gloucester Veterinary Hospital

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.

Gloucester Health Foods

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!

The Steps Mountain Bike Park

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!

Gloucester Tennis Club

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 Camping & 4WD

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

Random Adventure Gear is Gloucester’s premier adventure gear and camping gear outlet for regular paddlers, hikers & mountain bikers.

Gloss-ter Car Wash

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

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

Valley Motors AutoPro is an award-wining mechanical service centre in Gloucester for motor vehicle repairs.

Autolec Gloucester

Autolec is the expert auto electrician in Gloucester for automotive electrical servicing & repairs, car accessories & air conditioning.

Stroud Butchery

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!

DD’s Little Lolly Shop

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.

Gloucester Tucker Patch

The Tucker Patch is a unique demonstration & working food-growing garden with the future of the world at its heart!

Gloucester Farmers Market

Discover Gloucester’s fresh food treasure and stock up on foods that will give you energy, vitality and a twinkle in your eye.