In the rolling hills of New South Wales’ northern rivers, lies the charming town of Bangalow, 16km west of Byron Bay. It's a small town, however, that doesn't mean it's not well worth a visit. Traditional buildings are combined with modern additions, to produce a picturesque result.
Byron Street is the hub of the town, where you will discover a vibrant array of cafes, restaurants, shops, and galleries. Indulge in the excellent food scene and shop for souvenirs at quirky boutiques, or take a stroll through the lovely parks. Bangalow Parklands is large and shady, with plenty of amenities such as barbeques, picnic tables, and a playground.
The surrounding hinterland provides a scenic backdrop and an enjoyable day out. Drive through whimsical villages and stumble upon hidden gems. See the countryside where macadamia nuts, coffee, fruit, vegetables, meat, and dairy are produced, and enjoy the fresh produce. The Bangalow Market held on the fourth Sunday of every month, and the annual Sample Food Festival offer perfect opportunities to sample locally produced goods.
The Bangalow Heritage House, Museum and Tea Room offers visitors an interesting insight into the area, with local memorabilia and old photographs. From here, you can enjoy the Heritage Walk through the town, learning about the history of Bangalow’s most intriguing buildings from the plaques placed outside of them. Another popular attraction is the A&I Hall, considered the cultural centre of Bangalow. Visitors can enjoy a range of entertainment here including live music, comedy shows, and speciality markets.