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Shopping at Saddlery. Photo Paul Foley, TNSW
Shopping at Saddlery. Photo Paul Foley, TNSW
Scennic Trees. Tourism New South Wales
Scennic Trees. Tourism New South Wales
Building on Main Street. Paul Foley, TNSW
Building on Main Street. Paul Foley, TNSW
Saddlery, Paul Foley.Tourism New South Wales
Saddlery, Paul Foley.Tourism New South Wales
Basket Swamp National Park, Paul Foley
Basket Swamp National Park, Paul Foley
Tenterfield Saddlery, Paul Foley. Tourism NSW
Tenterfield Saddlery, Paul Foley. Tourism NSW
Kurrajong Downs Vineyard, Paul Foley. TNSW
Kurrajong Downs Vineyard, Paul Foley. TNSW
Kurrajong Downs Vineyard, Photo Paul Foley
Kurrajong Downs Vineyard, Photo Paul Foley

Tenterfield Information

Tenterfield in New South Wales is a small town with a population of about 4,000 people. Tenterfield was originally a sheep station in 1841 owned by Stuart Donaldson and the town was officially established in 1851.

Today Tenterfield is still a major producer of cattle especially wool production by breeding Marino Sheep.

Tenterfield is a fantastic place to visit for the spectacular scenery as there are plenty of mountains, rivers and waterfalls to discover. Very popular tourist destinations are Bald Rock National Park and Boonoo Boonoo Falls National Park.

Bald Rock National Park is a massive 750 meter long and 500 meter wide granite monolith which is the largest in the southern hemisphere. If you like the outdoors then the climb will reward you with spectacular panoramic views. Two outstanding must see places here are Pyramid Rock and the Brothers Rock which will both amaze your senses with a wonderful experience.

There are also many historical buildings located in Tenterfield. One of the most famous in town is the Sir Henry Parkes Memorial School of Arts. This was once the landmark of the famous Tenterfield Oration speech of October 24th 1889 which saw the formation of the National Trust of Australia.

Another great historical site to see in town is the Tenterfield Saddlery. Built in the 1860ís for C.H.Pavel this place boasts great historical value being constructed out of locally cut blue granite stone. It was once the site of the Australian Joint Stock Bank which traded in the building in 1871. The Saddlery today was bought by the famous late singer/composer Peter Allen who immortalised its fame by selling horse saddles to the famous likes of Banjo Paterson the great Australian bush poet.

Other great Historical buildings in town include the likes of Stannum House, Deloraine, Tenterfield Railway and the Museum Petre Cottage.

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Couple outside Tenterfeild Saddlery. Photo Paul Foley, Tourism New South Wales
Couple outside Tenterfeild Saddlery. Photo Paul Foley, Tourism New South Wales
The Railway Museum in Tenterfield. photo Paul Foley, Tourism New South Wales
The Railway Museum in Tenterfield. photo Paul Foley, Tourism New South Wales