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Nundle, NSW

Nundle is located 45 minutes east of Tamworth. The drive will take you past rich farming lands, picturesque picnic spots and some of the best fishing in NSW. Nundle, Woolomin and Hanging Rock are true country, visit Chaffey Dam outside Woolomin, and head to Nundle for a visit to one of the oldest working woollen mills and onto Hanging Rock.


Nundle is an old gold mining town located some 400 km north of Sydney via the New England Highway, situated amidst some spectacular scenery between the towering slopes of the Great Dividing Range and the Peel River which is popular with anglers.

Discovery of gold in 1851 at nearby Swamp Creek led to a flood of prospectors from California, Jamaica, Europe and China to set up camp along the Peel River and up the mountain slopes. By 1865 the population was around 500 with about 50 businesses in operation. Nundle was declared a town in 1885. The ruins of old mine workings and equipment lie scattered about the valley floor and up the mountainsides to this day.

Traces of gold are still found, along with a variety of gemstones, and people continue to pan on the Peel River or fossick in the Hanging Rock area. With Peel River and Chaffey Dam nearby the area is also popular with anglers.

Nearest Airport: TAMWORTH 60KMS

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About Nundle

  • Locality: Urban locality
  • Nundle Postcode: 2340
  • State: New South Wales
  • Region: Country NSW
  • Latitude: -31.46255
  • Longitude: 151.12704
  • Elevation: 598m
  • Population: 496
  • Median Income: $22360
  • Area (Sq/km): 177.562
  • Timezone: Australia/Sydney

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