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To the north-bound motorist Tyndale is the first view of the rich green fields of the Australian sugar industry. Tyndale is a welcome oasis on the busy Pacific Highway, just 9 kilometres south of Maclean and 31 kilometres north of Grafton. It is a popular overnight stopping point for travellers using the Pacific Highway. And why not? Tyndale has a motel and bed and breakfast all centrally located and a restaurant and Mobil Roadhouse all within walking distance of the accommodation. From your accommodation you are afforded views across the cane farms and the river to Woodford Island. Just south of Tyndale village, the Coldstream River meets the Clarence. The Coldstream River can be navigated for some kilometres by vessels as large as the local houseboats.

Tyndale: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lawrence Museum and Historical Society Inc


Established in the old ABC 2NR radio transmitter building in Merton Street, Lawrence is the Lawrence Museum. After getting off the Bluff Point Car Ferry turn right into Merton Street and follow the signs to the museum.

As well as local memorabilia the museum highlights items associated with telecommunications and radio broadcasting from it's early beginnings in Australia.

There is an exhibit recreating a Blacksmith's Workshop and also also photos and memorabilia relating to the Bluff Point Ferry.

Individuals, coach companies and interested groups are invited to visit and enjoy the experiences of radio broadcasting from its very early years in Australia. They recommend coach groups consider a round trip to Lawrence as a day or part day tour incorporating the museum visit.

Special bookings for coaches/groups may be made any day of the week. Group tours of the museum include a morning or afternoon tea for a minimal cost.





Merton Street
Lawrence, NSW, 2460

Located 8.4K from Tyndale

Alumny Creek School Museum and Reserve


The Alumny School operated from 1872 until 1969. It is now a living museum of school life with significant pieces of equipment, school records and memorabilia reflecting various stages of education over these years.

It's a trip in a time machine back to your primary school days featuring many small details that may be long forgotten. The reserve surrounding the school is like a village green with picnic facilities, shady trees and sports facilities.





Southgate Road
Alumny Creek, NSW, 2460

Located 10.9K from Tyndale

Ferry Park Gallery


Ferry Park Gallery is located on the Pacific Highway at the southern entrance to the Scottish town of Maclean, overlooking a beautiful section of the Clarence River.

Approximately 60 local artists, members of the Lower Clarence Arts and Craft Association, display their quality works at Ferry Park Gallery. These talented artists fill the gallery with a wide variety of paintings, quilts, hangings, jewellery, cards, glasswork, mirrors, leatherwork, photography, folk art, toys, fibre arts, clothing, woodwork, pottery, porcelain, photography and souvenirs. Pieces of art that make wonderful gifts, and are both functional and decorative.

Displays change regularly with a different featured artist each month. There is a large, unique range of unusual gifts and souvenirs.

Located in the Ferry Park Complex is also the Clarence Coast Visitor Information Centre, together with a cafe with veranda seating overlooking the river.

The perfect place to find that unique gift for that special person.




Ferry Park,
Cameron Street ,
Corner of Pacific Highway
Maclean, NSW, 2463

Located 11.2K from Tyndale

Squatters Rest Private Museum


Surrounded by vintage tractors, engines and farm machinery, there are 19 old style buildings, including a replica 1880 cook house at the Squatters Rest Private Museum. They make the best billy tea and bushman's bread with cocky's joy.

Staff give a guided tour of the fascinating range of rural memorabilia and then it's billy tea and bushman's bread, and a pianola for sing-alongs.

This attraction constantly scores the highest popularity rating with group tours.

Monthly Markets are held on the second Sunday of each month from 8am till 12pm. Enjoy the great country atmosphere and browse stalls including gift ideas, bric-a-brac, cakes, fruit, vegies and jewellery. The Museum is open for a browse during the markets for a small charge.

Lunches and morning and afternoon teas are available for coach groups and bookings.




23 Collette Street
Tucabia, NSW, 2462

Located 11.6K from Tyndale

Maclean Stone Cottage and Bicentennial Museum


The Maclean Bicentennial Museum is one of very few purpose-built museums in rural Australia. The excellent design enables visitors to easily understand and enjoy the range of special displays.

There are delightful replicas of an early school room and an early hospital ward plus many regularly changing exhibitions. The museum offers a very interesting insight into early Australian lifestyles and the experience extends well beyond the boundaries of the Clarence River.

The Stone Cottage, in the same grounds, was built by Johann George Schaefer after 1879 using sandstone quarried from the site. It became the local museum in 1973 and since the opening of its big brother in 1988 it has been returned to a "living history" replica of a typical home from the turn of the century. It contains many working models.




Corner Wharf Street and Grafton Street
Maclean, NSW, 2463

Located 12.4K from Tyndale

Tyndale: Events

Clarence Valley Country Muster


Calliope, a tiny community north-east of Grafton will come alive during the Jacaranda Festival for the 2016 Clarence Valley Country Muster.

The stage is set for the fourth magnificent country music festival that in 2013 broke new ground on the NSW North Coast.

This year, country music superstar Adam Harvey will perform some of his greatest hits at the muster, as well as many other acts!

The muster will also serve up country hospitality including a canteen packed with mouth watering, home grown produce.

Prizes are available for people who would like to perform, including a AUD2000 recording package from Kross Kut Records for the best Walk-Up Artist.

Camping is available - see the web site for details. Be there!




11 Coulters Lane
Calliope, NSW, 2462

Located 11.1K from Tyndale

Maclean Highland Gathering


Maclean is known as the 'Scottish Town in Australia' and clans invade the town for the highland gathering from around the country.

Piping competitions take place non-stop at different venues, as well as street concerts with dancers, pipers and singers. A parade to the showground of all the participating bands takes place and is followed by traditional Scottish games and dancing - tossing the Caber and hammer throwing, food stalls and Scottish products await the bands and visitors at the Showgrounds before a Grand Scottish Concert at the Civic Hall.


Event Dates
2018
      30th Mar
      31st Mar


Maclean Showground
Maclean, NSW, 2463

Located 11.9K from Tyndale

Maclean Community Monthly Markets


Maclean Community Markets are held on the second Saturday of each month in the main car park, near the Maclean Bowling Club. Stalls offer an array of items including jewellery, clothing, plants, craft items, freshly baked cookies and cakes and a great range of fresh produce. So bring yourself and the family and come on down to the Maclean Community Markets.


Event Dates
2017
      14th Oct
      11th Nov
      9th Dec
2018
      13th Jan


Centenary Drive,
Maclean Car Park
Maclean, NSW, 2463

Located 12.6K from Tyndale

Tyndale: Travel Tips

Clarence Valley Information Centre - Maclean


The Clarence Visitor Information Centre - Maclean at Ferry Park is a tourism showcase for the local area. It offers an excellent range of special interest brochures, maps and displays.

Ferry Park Gallery also located in the complex offers an extensive range of high standard arts and crafts, all of the work on display is original and made by members of the Lower Clarence Arts and Crafts Association (LCACA).

Another feature located within the complex is Ferry Park Cafe. Their delicious food is enhanced by balcony settings with views across the Clarence River.





Ferry Park,
Pacific Highway
Maclean, NSW, 2463

Located 11.4K from Tyndale

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