Tamworth is a progressive regional city that offers great attractions such as shopping, cultural, and restaurants, sporting events, equestrian events at the Australian Equine Livestock Centre (AELEC) and the Country Music Festival.
Those visiting Tamworth can enjoy the very best attractions in Tamworth such as local produce, wines, barramundi and trout farms, lavender and eucalypt farms as well as the Tamworth Botanic Gardens, a plethora of family picnic grounds, a wide variety of sports, exceptional clubs, multi-cultural restaurants and fine dining.
The Country Capital Motel is close to all the major attractions and is a great place to stay for the Tamworth Country Music Festival.
TAMWORTH SPORTING FACILITIES
The Country Capital Motel is located close to major sporting facilities and attractions in Tamworth. In fact, we are the preferred motel for many visiting state and national champions in bull riding, speedway motorcycles, and other sports. Each year, Tamworth hosts regional, state, and national titles in a diverse range of sports including hockey, speedway, drift racing, go karting, basketball, shooting, netball, equine events, water polo and almost any other sport. Very few regional cities in Australia boast the sporting infrastructure of Tamworth.
TAMWORTH RECREATION FACILITIES
LONGYARD GOLF COURSE
The Longyard Golf Course, designed by Greg Norman and Bob Harrison, is 18 holes, Par 72 and includes 2 x 18 hole mini golf courses cater for all ages and abilities. Located 3km from the Country Capital Motel.
HORSE RIDING ADVENTURES
Tamworth and Kootingal Horse Riding Adventures cater for large groups from the novice to the very advanced riders. Their trail rides will take you though a 1,400 acre property on the Mulla creek taking in spectacular views.
One of its kind in the New England North West, the Viaduct Park Youth Recreation Hub, a modern skate park with specialised components, will attract regional skating competition events and provide a recreational site for our youth.
TAMWORTH ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES
TAMWORTH ARTS AND CULTURE
Tamworth is a leading area for culture and arts. Tamworth Regional Gallery is a popular exhibition centre. The New England Region has numerous art galleries and craft centres. The new Capital Theatre is also handy to the Country Capital Motel.
TAMWORTH REGIONAL GALLERY
The gallery is the second oldest regional gallery in New South Wales and is built on a foundation of civic mindedness and a strong belief in regional access to the arts and culture.