Location & Stays

THE TOWNSHIP OF Glen Innes in the northern 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, the nearby Hunter Valley and Queensland’s Southern Downs.

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 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.

Waterloo Station, just a short drive west of Glen Innes town centre, hosts an annual writer’s retreat.