Gloucester Things to Do

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    Birds nest ferns
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    Fabulous tree near the end of the walk
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  • 1. Barrington Tops National Park

    The scenic drive across the Barrington Tops between Gloucester and Scone forms a direct link between the Upper Hunter and the coast. It's a popular road for tourists but is also used by logging trucks...

  • 2. Copeland Tops

    This was my first visit back to Copeland since it had been officially opened (see general tips) so I was interested to see just how it looked.One thing I...

  • 3. Scenic route - MOONAN FLAT - Part 2

    Don't expect much at Moonan Flat which is located alongside the river that feeds into Lake Glenbawn, it is one of the smallest villages in the Upper Hunter. It...


    This is a pretty picnic/FREE camping area beside the Barnard River. We came across it on the road that leads from Gloucester to Walcha [Thunderbolts Way] a...


    The Bucketts Circle is a 30km Return (19km sealed & 11km unsealed) scenic drive we did. Crossing the Gloucester River several times, all the way we had good...

  • 6. The lookout

    On the Gloucester to Nowendoc section of Thunderbolt's Way there's a lookout givng about a 200 degree panorama.Every time I've passed by the light or conditions...

  • 7. Who cares about the ball

    "A good walk spoilt" is a famous quote used when referring to golf. I, for one, can concur with this statement.Having said that if you get to play a round at...

  • 8. Main Street

    I've been going through Gloucester for over thirty years with work and it hasn't changed a lot. Sure, some of the buildings might have changed their usage and...

  • 9. All the rivers run

    It's in the middle of a drought. A drought labelled by one of those in authority as a "One in a thousand year drought". While they were fermenting policies in...

  • 10. Bretti Reserve

    This is merely a sample, albeit an enticing one, of the type of places you can camp by the river in the area.Rather obviously it's called Bretti Reserve and...

  • 11. A potted history

    Mid 19th century, many Aborigines still populated the area. They camped and held corroborees on the future townsite and helped the early settlers at harvest...

  • 12. River country

    One thing that Gloucester isn't short of is rivers. They flow in a multitude of directions off the escarpment and feed three different valleys.If riverside...

  • 13. In the beginning

    Kattang Aborigines were the human inhabitants until explorer Henry Dangar wandered through in 1826. Dangar is a famous name in early white history in this area...

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