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The Pocket

The Pocket is a scenic drive through countryside from Byron Bay. To get to The Pocket, turn off the Pacific Highway through Billinudgel (home of Humble Pie's and a great country pub) and follow signs.

The Pocket: Where To Go / Sightseeing

The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop


The Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop is the store of dreams. Row after row of lollies and chocolates fill the shelves. The shop is everything anyone with a sweet tooth could ask for, and a hard place to walk away from.

Remember when you were a child and went to the local lolly shop - the Mullumbimby Chocolate Shop is just like that! Select individual lollies from a broad range. They supply quality lollies and chocolates from local and international suppliers, with old fashioned price and service.

Specialty handmade chocolates and Dutch licorice. They can cater for large and small gifts, weddings, birthdays and corporate baskets, for that special party. Special individual party bags are made up for vegan, gluten free, or just your child's favourite lollies or chocolates. All in boxes with ribbons and bows. They cater for the child in every adult.

Come in and have some fun.




1/104 Dalley Street
Mullumbimby, NSW, 2482

Located 5.5K from The Pocket

Brunswick Valley Historical Museum And Park


The main museum building was Mullumbimby's first post office, built in timber in 1907, which was relocated to its present site in 1984. Summers Park in which the museum buildings and external exhibits are located, has a replica slab cottage, a large collection of horse drawn farm implements, and equipment from the local railway, water supply facility and brick works. Mullumbimby is the service centre for the Brunswick Valley and lies in the heart of the Byron Shire.

The museum houses a general collection of local history memorabilia, photographs and documents, including newspapers which have been microfilmed for the years 1906 - 1942. A machinery shed contains a variety of machinery and tools from old local trades and industries including timber cutting, coach building, plumbing, printing, dairying and banana growing.




Stuart Street ,
Corner of Myocum Street
Mullumbimby, NSW, 2482

Located 6.0K from The Pocket

Heaths Old Wares and Collectables


Heaths Old Wares has re-opened!
They are excited to announce their new location in Burringbar.

Heading North: take the scenic drive...the Murwillumbah exit...Tourist Route 40 from Byron to the Gold Coast and Brisbane.

Heading South: exit the M1 to take a scenic drive through Murwillumbah to Burringbar, turn right into the main street called The Broadway.

Burringbar is located 25 minutes North West of Byron and Bangalow; 20 minutes south west of Gold Coast Airport and Kingscliff; and 15 minutes west of Pottsville Beach

Ross, the mastermind behind Heath's Old Wares, has a great respect and passion for local history, and has an extensive collection of dairy memorabilia.

Visit the web site to look at Local Trail, which will provide a current list of other antique, collectable, second hand and emporium stores from Chinderah to Ulmarra, into Casino, Kyogle and Old Grevillia.




19-21 The Broadway
Burringbar, NSW, 2483

Located 8.0K from The Pocket

Crystal Castle and Shambhala Gardens Byron Bay Hinterland


A short scenic journey into Byron's hinterland lies a faraway magical place.

Walk among Gods through the famous Buddha Walk. Breathe in the stunning gardens and rainforest and find yourself in the ancient labyrinth or sacred Damanhur Spiral. Behold the Kalachakra World Peace Stupa, an amazing monumental project blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Every afternoon enjoy unique Crystal Castle experiences including the Shambhala Gardens Tour, Music of the Plants, Crystal Experience and Peace Experience.

Marvel at the exquisite jewellery and amazing crystals from all corners of the world, with an extensive collection of books, CDs, body products and unique gifts ideal for any occasion. Relax at the Lotus Caf? and drink in the breathtaking views of the Byron hinterland while enjoying delicious healthy food and tempting treats.

Only 20 minutes from Byron Bay and 40 minutes from the Gold Coast airport. Ignite the senses, enrich your spirit.




81 Monet Drive
Mullumbimby, NSW, 2482

Located 9.9K from The Pocket

Minyon Falls - Boggy Creek


Explore the lush subtropical rainforests and beautiful waterfalls of the World-Heritage Listed National Parks, formed from the Wollumbin shield volcano over 20 million years ago.

Starting at Rummery Park, this track leads to Minyon Falls along beautiful Boggy Creek. The track starts in Blackbutt forest and includes a series of small waterfalls and pools along the quiet creek.




Minyon Falls Road,
Rummery Park
Repentance Creek, NSW, 2480

Located 12.6K from The Pocket

The Pocket: Events

Mullum Farmers Market


Mullumbimby Farmers' Market, every Friday morning 7am-11am, is where you'll see Mullum at its colourful best.

The market has become the gathering spot for Mullumbimby's vibrant community, re-inventing the age old tradition of a community market meeting place.

Set under magnificent fig trees in the lush foothills of Mt Chincogan, it's a wonderful place to shop for fresh produce, meet with friends, enjoy a market brekkie and local coffee, and soak up the fun and friendly vibe.

There's live local music each week, plus a dedicated kid's space to keep the little ones entertained. The market also hosts regular workshops and special events throughout the year.

The market is a not for profit organisation, which means every dollar you spend goes toward supporting local farmers, the community and a more sustainable future.


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51 Main Arm Road,
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Mullumbimby, NSW, 2482

Located 4.6K from The Pocket

Byron Spirit Festival


The Byron Spirit Festival celebrates the unique character of the Byron Bay Shire. Featuring workshops and performances in yoga, music, dance and healing. Participants attend workshops during the day and there are evening concerts featuring world and uplifting music from local, national and international bands.

The event is based in the town of Mullumbimby, 15 minutes from Byron Bay. The Byron Spirit Festival basically takes over the town for the entire family and incorporates existing venues such as the high school and local churches.

The event is very sustainable as they work with the Mullumbimby community gardens to recycle all waste. The event transforms people and has been called the best festival of its kind in Australia.

The event does not serve alcohol and is family friendly so is available to everyone. This is the third year and they are looking to grow the event nationally and internationally.




Various Locations in Mullumbimby
Mullumbimby, NSW, 2482

Located 5.6K from The Pocket

Boomerang Festival


Boomerang Festival - A new world Indigenous festival for all Australians. Boomerang is the first of its kind, never has an Indigenous festival of this holistic calibre been so accessible, featuring an array of music, dance, theatre, comedy, film and visual arts, along with cultural knowledge exchanges, and thought provoking conversations.

Boomerang is occurring right on your doorstepat beautiful Byron Bay in subtropical Northern New South Wales. You should need to travel to a remote area of Australia to experience such an amazing event, and even then it would not present near as many of the incredible artists that define the Australian Indigenous experience, as that which is Boomerang.

Boomerang will feature the very best this original culture has to offer in the arts, culture and ideas, as well as emerging musicians, artists and dancers, theatre and much more.




Event Dates
2017
      24th Mar
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Black Rock Road
Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Located 13.9K from The Pocket

The Pocket: Travel Tips

Brunswick Heads Visitors Centre


Brunswick Heads Visitor Information Centre provides a range of information for the tourist and traveller alike, including information on local and regional attractions, upcoming events, assistance with places to stay and other services as required. Maps and brochures of the area are also available, together with a selection of souvenirs and other merchandise.




7 Park Street
Brunswick Heads, NSW, 2483

Located 7.4K from The Pocket

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