Location & Stays

THE TOWNSHIP OF Glen Innes in the NSW New England region is a popular high-altitude destination situated between Brisbane and Sydney on the New England Highway, just a short drive from the state’s North Coast.

Waterloo Station Shearer’s Lodgings

Flights and car hire are available from Brisbane and Sydney via nearby Inverell Airport or Armidale Airport. Daily train/coach services operate from Sydney with NSW Transport and coach services run three times a week from Brisbane with New England Coaches.

The High Country Writers Festival is held annually in late October, the peak of the cool-climate spring when nights can still be crisp and warmer days have started.

For travel and accommodation information head to Glen Innes Highlands and explore all this happening country town has to offer visitors.

The High Country Writers Festival bookshop and bookings/information centre is at The Makers Shed 123 Grey Street, Glen Innes. If you’re a writer seeking to attend the High Country Writers Retreat during the festival weekend at Waterloo Station Shearer’s Lodgings, accommodation packages will be available soon!

Waterloo Country Accommodation has a range of other accommodation options for festival attendees wanting to stay at an iconic rural setting just a short drive west of Glen Innes town centre.