Bellingen Shire Culture Trail
The Bellingen Shire covers the lush Valley between the coastal town of Urunga and the Dorrigo Plateau on the scenic Waterfall Way, less than 30 minutes from Coffs Harbour.
Bellingen Winter Music Festival
On the edge of the Great Dividing Range escarpment, about 1,000 metres above sea level, lies the small, friendly and increasingly creative country town of Dorrigo. Once upon a time the highlight was the drive there via Waterfall Way, one of Australia’s most scenic roads winding through and by the World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforests of Australia’s, Dorrigo National Park.
The riverside town of Bellingen is nestled in the heart of the green and lush Bellinger Valley between the coast and the Dorrigo Plateau on the scenic Waterfall Way, less than 30 minutes from Coffs Harbour. Home to a large number of people who enjoy a laid-back and creative, artistic or alternative lifestyle. Bellingen is buzzing with markets, cafés, galleries, festivals and events.
The Art Space Urunga is an artist’s collective. We showcase a vibrant collection of pieces from local artists. We initially put on a show in a ‘pop-up’ gallery style, and the community liked it so much they asked us to stay on and become a space where people from the area can show case what…Read More
Featuring 26 Galleries and venues plus a host of other information on the arts in this creative region, this Trail is a must for those following the Waterfall Way. The Guide is available from Bellingen Council and various Visitor Information services. You can also download the Guide here: Arts Trail Urunga, Bellingen and Dorrigo Flyer…Read More
The Bellinger Valley Historical Society was formed in 1962 to research, collect, preserve, display and report the story and relics of the Bellinger Valley and its people. Information on the aboriginal people and the early visitors was inadequate so government records, newspapers, family diaries, scrap books, records and photographs were our early resources. In the…Read More
Want to know what cultural events are on around Bellingen? We've got all the music, exhibitions, markets and more listed in our free events guide.