Approximately 450kms Northwest of Sydney, nestled in the mountains, lies the most glorious small township of Walcha, one of the earliest settlements on the Northern Tablelands of NSW. Sitting at an altitude of over 1,000m above sea level, Walcha enjoys the most remarkable ambience of climate in Spring, Summer & Autumn with a cool Winter.
Average maximum summer time temperature is 26 degrees – Perfect. Just about every morning one wakes to cool, crispy mountain air.
Walcha is a modern town with a population of some 1,600 residents, all enjoying a friendly, healthy and relaxing lifestyle.
Walcha is serviced by varied businesses including a modern Hospital, Chemist, 2 x Supermarkets, Post Office, Doctors, Police, Accommodation establishments and café’s.
Armidale sits 62kms to the north (pop 25,000), Tamworth sits 95kms to the southwest (pop 40,000) and Port Macquarie (Coast) sits 185kms to the east.
A daily rail service connects Walcha with Sydney and all places in between.
Walcha is in the heart of some of Australia’s finest country and is said to be Australia’s highest stock carrying capacity. Sitting to the east of Walcha is the great escarpment. National Parks, Gorges & river systems abound – a natural wonderland.