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The town of Ulmarra is classified by the National Trust for being one of the finest examples of a 19th Century river port in Australia. Admire the colonial style Commercial Hotel and its latticework, nestled on the banks of the Clarence River.

The hotel and town were used as the location for the television mini-series "Fields of Fire", a story based on life in a 1929 Queensland sugar cane town. It was also featured in the film "The Picture Show Man". Explore the town's centre and its hotel, cafes, arts and craft and Bed and Breakfasts.

Ulmarra: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Old Codgers Antiques

Situated in the old 1892 Norco Butter Factory, Old Codgers Antiques offers antiques, old wares and bric-a-brac, and French copper cooking ware, amid the historical air of Ulmarra's past.

Old Codgers is open casual hours so it's best to ring ahead to arrange a visit.

A fascinating shop in the village of Ulmarra, which has been classified by the National Trust.

Pacific Highway
Ulmarra, NSW, 2462

Located 0.2K from Ulmarra

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 3.5K from Ulmarra

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 in the cook house.

Staff give give a guided tour of the fascinating range of rural memorabilia and then it's billy tea and bushman's bread, pianola for singalongs, great yarns and bush poetry.

Australia's best camp oven lunches are available for coach groups. 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.

23 Collette Street
Tucabia, NSW, 2462

Located 9.2K from Ulmarra

Ulmarra: 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!

Event Dates
      25th Oct
      26th Oct
      27th Oct
      28th Oct
      29th Oct
      30th Oct

11 Coulters Lane
Calliope, NSW, 2462

Located 4.2K from Ulmarra

Blues, Brews and Barbecues

Come along to a great family day out at the Grafton Racecourse! There will be a host of hot blues bands, James Squire beer tasting, gourmet barbecue food and the chance to have a flutter on the Yamba Cup. Is there a better way to spend a beautiful summer's afternoon?

Gourmet regional barbecue food available to purchase from 12pm until 7pm.

You will be drawn to the smell from the barbecues cooking beautiful Northern NSW produce including marinated Yamba prawns, Blues burger made from local beef and pork on a freshly baked bun. Beef produce from Big River Beef, pork produce from Bangalow Sweet Pork.

Entry fee includes live music, beer tasting and racecourse entry.

Children 17 and under free entry, but must remain in the company of an adult at all times.

Powell Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.3K from Ulmarra

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars - Grafton

Newcastle Permanent's Cinema Under the Stars is returning for another stellar season.

The free event kicks off at 5:30pm with a fantastic line-up of family friendly entertainment and activities before the blockbuster animation Kung Fu Panda Three screens at sundown.

Don't miss out on the most up to date event information by visiting the website or liking Newcastle Permanent on Facebook.

Event Dates
      3rd Feb

Prince Street,
Memorial Park
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.5K from Ulmarra

AMCA Nationals Andrew Walker Classic

A variety of races will be held over the night at the Grafton Speedway including the Street Stocks, Four Cylinder Sedans, Juniors, LTD Sedans Production Sedans, Wingless Sprints, and Litre Sprints.

There will also be a fireworks display.

Gates open at 3pm with racing commencing at 6pm.

Please note that alcohol is not permitted to be brought onto the grounds.

Event Dates
      2nd Jan

Prince Street,
Grafton Speedway
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.5K from Ulmarra

December Weekend of Rowing

The Clarence River will come alive with boats, competitors and officials, when the river's two major rowing regattas are held at Memorial Park in Grafton.

The Head of the Clarence River Regatta is expected to draw a large number of schools to compete. In the past crews have came from New Zealand, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast and, of course, the competitive Clarence Valley schools.

On Sunday, the Grafton Rowing Club's annual regatta will be held, with the majority of teams staying over to compete, plus the addition of the North Coast's many master competitors.

Event Dates
      10th Dec
      11th Dec

Prince Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.5K from Ulmarra

Grafton July Racing Carnival

The Clarence River Jockey Club, located in the picturesque jacaranda tree lined city of Grafton on the NSW North Coast, is home to the richest non-metropolitan carnival in Australia, the famous Grafton July Racing Carnival. The Club provides amenities equal to metropolitan tracks to cater for the July Carnival attracting crowds in excess of 30,000.

With a population of 20,000, Grafton has the infrastructure to comfortably cater for all levels of accommodation with a good variety of restaurants and pubs to suit every taste. Some of the best beaches and holiday destinations on the New South Wales Coast are within an easy drive such as Yamba, Iluka, Wooli, and Minnie Waters, which provide an ideal environment to relax for a great time away.

Special functions and extra entertainment are conducted over the carnival as well as fashions on the field.

Powell Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.7K from Ulmarra

Grafton Agricultural Show

The Grafton Agricultural Show is celebrating its 150 year anniversary in 2016 and will be held over a two day period. Features of the show include sideshows, extremely exhilarating rides, food stalls, exhibitions, farm displays, equestrian events, trotting, and the Grafton Show Girl Quest.

Other attractions include Showmens Guild Rides, Quad Bike Super Ball Challenge, Demolition Derby, Working Dogs, Chain Saw Post Splitting Challenge, Notaras and Sons Clarence River Championship Woodchop, Young Farmers Challenge, daily display of Lego consisting of competitions and prizes for children, Model Train Display and Blacksmiths Working Exhibition.

It is always a great place to take the kids or your friends, full of activity and fun. Head to the show and enjoy the fun.

149 Prince Street
Grafton, NSW, 2460

Located 10.9K from Ulmarra

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