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Hillside Farmstay

99 sites · RVs, Tents200 acres · Nemingha, NSW
A 200 acre horse breeding property on the outskirts of Tamworth. 6 minutes to the Country Music Capital CBD. Lots of shady trees to camp or park your van/RV. Hills that you can see forever from the top of.... Some outdoor seating. There's two flush toilets, two hot showers. Dogs are welcome but must be strictly on a lead at all times. There is a dog run available if you want to leave your dog and go to town or the Country Music Festival. Generally most people stay and camp near the horse barn. Indoor shower and toilet available and there is a outdoor hot shower and a sink and a tub to rub a dub dub. Laundry is available. Ask for the key ($5) The outdoor shower is private but has no roof so you can shower under the stars. Picnic table provided and a fire pit to barbecue in winter (fire bans in summer) Transported horses are also welcome...yards available. Price is per person. Children under 12 are free.
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Dales Do Drop Inn

3 sites · RVs, Tents1 acre · Westdale, NSW
Westdale 10mins drive west of Tamworth's main street. A larger than normal suburban backyard with no neighbours. Access for large vehicles. Can accommodate tents, caravans, buses, RV's of all sizes. Flat level all weather block. Dale enjoys Happy Hour most evenings and loves a chat. Or she can leave you to your own devices. There is one site with power and water and plenty of room for those who are self sufficient.
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AU$15
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Fairfield

4 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Tamworth, NSW
Fairfield is a 25-acre property located 10 minutes from Tamworth CBD. Timbumburri Creek runs through the centre of the property, offering multiple locations to fish, sit back and relax with a beer. Fairfield is the ideal location to set up close to town whilst enjoying some peace and quiet, and plenty of open space to set up your camp. Makes a convenient base camp to explore the local area and enjoy local events. Hike to the Flagstaff Lookout, around 15 minutes drive away. The township of Nundle is around 1 hours drive and makes for a great day trip. And in January, the iconic Tamworth Country Music Festival is in town, so it's a great time to visit. All campers to Fairfield must be completely self-sufficient, with their own camp toilet and we kindly ask you take all waste when you go.
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Mountain View

2 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Hallsville, NSW
A great 5 acre block with mountain views. we are just 10 minutes out of Tamworth not far from Manilla Road. The property is quiet and safe, situated in a dead end street. Just leave the van and explore the region then come back at the end of the day to watch the sun set behind the distant mountains.
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AU$30
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Royal Oaks

4 sites · RVs20 acres · East Tamworth, NSW
Great location for Tamworth Country Music Festival, walk or cycle into Tamworth CBD. 20 acres on the Peel River. Campsites are not on the river about a 400m walk to the river via a laneway. We have a couple of horses, a few chooks and lots of avian wildlife live on the property. Peaceful and with abundant trees. Hot water shower, flushing toilet and 10 amp power available. Good access for caravans and all types of vehicles. Dogs or other pets not accepted. No campfires, total fire bans often in place here.
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Adela Park

10 sites · RVs, Tents5 acres · Nemingha, NSW
A quiet property on the outskirts of Tamworth, a seven-minute drive to the town centre or the Country Music Capital festivities. Walking distance to the local pub and general store. We offer a flat block, with options for shade by the large pepper and gum trees. There are sweeping mountain views, no street lights, and plentiful birdlife to enjoy. We provide on-site power and bore water (which is drinkable) and also unpowered sites however we DO NOT have toilet or shower facilities so all campers must be self-sufficient in this regard. Dogs are welcome but must be under control or on a leash at all times. Horses welcome also. Children under 12 stay free - please just ensure they're added to the booking so we can keep on top of the numbers. (you will not be charged).
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Edgecote Camping

2 sites · RVs, Tents25 acres · Duri, NSW
Our family have lived at ‘Edgecote’ for eighteen years. We are predominantly horse breeders and trainers, however have some cattle and many dogs. We love the great outdoors and especially enjoy this ‘bottom paddock’ because of all the trees and the bird life. The dam gives the space a cool feel and a place for dogs to swim and retrieve.
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AU$45
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Oakey Farm

7 sites · RVs, Tents180 acres · Piallamore, NSW
Oakey Farm is situated 15km from Tamworth's CBD, on a 180-acre farm. Take in the beautiful lights of Tamworth and views of the Peel Valley. The camping space is shaded and grassed, with a powered modern bathroom facility with a flushing toilet and shower. Children under 12 are free. Please still add them to the booking so we are aware of the numbers, you will not be charged. We currently only accept three bookings at one time, so you'll have plenty of space and tranquility.
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Balaka Farm

7 sites · Lodging, RVs122 acres · Tamworth, NSW
Situated just 20 mins from the regional city of Tamworth, home of Australia's largest Country Music Festival, Balaka Farm offers a family friendly stay. Sit and relax on the verandah of our converted shearing shed and enjoy the views of the hills. There are so many activities to enjoy in the local area with dams and creeks for fishing or swimming or head into Tamworth and visit the myriad of galleries and museums, playgrounds and parks on offer.
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Ascot Park

15 sites · RVs, Tents100 acres · Calala, NSW
Stunning views of Tamworth city lights and mountains and valley. Only 12km from Tamworth on a quiet unsealed road with great access for caravans. Have power and water available but no amenties. Take in the outstanding views and relax in rural setting or take advantage of close proximity to AELEC (equestrian center).
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Figtrees @ Moonbi

14 sites · RVs, Tents400 acres · Tamworth, NSW
400 acres of fields and bushland set in the Moonbi Ranges, 20km north of Tamworth. The property boasts amazing views of the surrounding area, plus an array of wildlife to enjoy, including Kangaroos, Echidnas and Wedge-Tailed eagles. Secluded location away from the crowds in close proximity to many highlights of the New England region including Bendemeer, Uralla and Armidale. Figtrees is ideally suited to the self- contained traveller who wants to stop and rest en route to the many highlights of the New England region and beyond.
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Muluerindie

4 sites · RVs, Tents21 acres · Bendemeer, NSW
Located just outside Bendemeer, our property features 21 peaceful acres with frontage to the beautiful McDonald River and a nice flat shaded area for camping. This is the perfect getaway spot to relax, complete with platypus, wombats and amazing bird life, fishing for trout and yellow belly. Lots of kayaking and swimming in summer, and plenty in winter too if you're brave!). We're around 30 mins from Tamworth where you can find all the supermarkets and supply stores to meet your camping gear needs, and there's lots of great cafes and restaurants too. Power is available if required but not next to the river. Camp next to the river (4WD access only) with your tent or rooftop set up or park uphill overlooking the river with your caravan or motor home, it's only a little further away (100 metres) with power available. Campfires allowed at both locations ( fire season permitting) you will need to bring your own wood. We welcome self-contained campers who bring their own camping toilet/ shower. Rain water is available for campers and caravans as required, and there is access to rubbish facilities. ​Your well behaved pet is welcome to camp with you.
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The best camping near Tamworth Showground guide

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About

An historic venue and an interesting tale in revival, the Tamworth Showgrounds have evolved over the last century to be the impressive event space that it is today. Originally used as an army training camp, the showgrounds have been transformed several times throughout its history. 

Today the space is known as Paceway Tamworth and hosts a wide array of events from racing to weddings. If you're camping near the Tamworth Showground, it is well worth it to see what's on.

Nearby attractions

  • The country music capital of Australia, Tamworth is well worth the visit for the sights and sounds.
  • Visit one of the few places in the world to see snow in a rainforest, Barrington Tops National Park
  • An iconic Australian landscape, the rugged beauty of Pilliga National Park can be explored by car or on foot.
  • The university town of Armidale is the main hub of the New England High Country. Don’t forget to check out the town's interesting history while stocking up for your adventure.
  • A World Heritage-Listed wonderland in the northern Blue Mountains, Wollemi National Park is home to a long list of stunning natural attractions.

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