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.
The Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) is the most unique livestock events complex in Australia and located only 3km from the Country Capital Motel.
Tamworth Sports Dome is the region's newest multipurpose indoor sports facility and located only 3km from the Country Capital Motel.
With two olympic standard water pitches, the Tamworth Hockey Centre is one of NSW finest regional Hockey complexes.
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.
TAMWORTH ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES
Peel Street is where you will find the majority of shops and shopping centres, as well as the Cinema, Capital Theatre, restaurants, street cafés and banks.
The Capitol Theatre Tamworth is a 402 seat, purpose built proscenium arch theatre which is located in the Centrepoint Shopping Complex.
FORUM 6 CINEMA
The Forum 6 Cinemas are located in the Centrepoint Shopping Complex.
TAMWORTH PARKS AND GARDENS
TAMWORTH REGIONAL BOTANIC GARDENS
TAMWORTH REGIONAL MARSUPIAL PARK
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.