Find your favourite corner in New England High Country

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The New England High Country region is situated in the north east of NSW, with its capital, Armidale, located nearly six hours – or 475km – from Sydney.

The heritage-steeped high country is bursting at the seams with charming country towns, natural wonders and gourmet attractions, not to mention big open roads that reveal the region’s beautiful scenery at every turn.

Of course, the very best part about touring New England High Country by motorbike is the sheer freedom of it. Which is why we've created these touring itineraries to help you discover everything this region has to offer.

Whether you prefer road riding, off road adventuring, or luxury touring, there’s a motorcycle route through this diverse region to suit your personal style.


Touring Highlights


Sam's Favourite Corner

Get your adrenaline pumping with an exhilarating ride through New England High Country. Off road riding is about discovering open roads where the bike can kick up dust, or a winding path following a river, or a steep ascent that reveals another amazing view. It’s about escaping the chaos of city life for a few days and getting lost in nature and unfamiliar destinations. In all honesty, there are never enough hours in a day, or days in a life, which is why it’s important to get off road and do the stuff that makes you feel alive. Join Sam as he takes us through his favourite corner of New England High Country. Explore off-the-beaten-track destinations, ride through an historic rock tunnel, have a drink at Dobson’s Distillery in Kentucky, and discover your own magic spot where the vista opens out and you can see the scale of the world you’re in. For another insight into this incredible region, read Sam's full account of his recent ride through New England High Country with Australasian Dirt Bike magazine. You can also check out Sam's complete touring itinerary here. To return to the New England High Country home page, click here.

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