Local Attractions

City Lights Caravan Park Tamworth is less than 1 kilometer to:

  • AELEC - New Equestrian Centre
  • Tamworth Sports Dome – new basketball, netball, indoor sports stadium
  • New Tamworth Hockey Fields
  • Tamworth Gymnastic stadium
  • Long Yard Golf Course
  • Big Golden Guitar
  • TRECC – Tamworth Entertainment Centre
  • Homemakers Shopping Complex
  • Dining & Convenience Food Outlets – including 24 hour diner
  • Longyard Hotel


AELEC is the most unique livestock events complex in Australia.

The Australian Equine and Livestock Events Centre (AELEC) is a state of the art facility located in the major regional hub of Tamworth in North Western NSW, Australia.

Here, you can browse our events and book camping, stabling, parking, trade space and tickets. View our photo gallery, like us on Facebook and read more about our great facilities.



Australia’s BIG GOLDEN GUITAR TOURIST CENTRE, situated on the New England Highway in South Tamworth, NSW, the nation’s Country Music Capital, is open seven days a week, 9am-5pm. The Centre is closed on Good Friday, Anzac Day, Boxing Day and Christmas Day.

The Centre caters for all visitors, including wheelchair access, with one of the city’s most important and unique attractions, Country Music “The Gallery of Stars” Wax Museum.

Another fantastic asset to The Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre is the addition of The Collectors Museum featuring Sir Donald Bradman. This is a fantastic museum not to be missed by the sporting enthusiast.

Visitors can relax with food and refreshments in the Golden Guitar Coffee Shop, browse through hundreds of Australian and Overseas country music CD’s and DVD’s, Tamworth Country Music Capital souvenirs and gift items.



The Wests Entertainment Group incorporates two of the leading entertainment & function venues in the Northwest - Wests and Wests' Diggers. Tamworth is the Australian Country Music Capital and theWests Entertainment Group hosts some of the best in music and entertainment year round, but particularly during the Annual Country Music Festival in January.

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The Longyard Hotel is one of Tamworth's most recognised venues, steeped in tradition it is truly an icon of Australian hotels. The atmosphere is distinctly country, friendly and relaxed.

Conveniently located adjacent to the Equine Centre on the southern entrance to Tamworth, the Longyard boasts wide open verandahs, large inviting beer garden and well stocked drive thru bottleshop. With great food available 7 days, first class entertainment, and the friendly service that you come to expect from a Pub Group venue, ite the perfect place to relax and unwind.



The Sports Dome is located at 7-9 Jack Smyth Drive, Tamworth.

The Dome boasts the following facilities:

  • 18 outdoor netball courts
  • 6 indoor courts – 4 wooden sprung floors and 2 Aura Pulastic sports floor courts
  • 2 outdoor basketball courts
  • Utility/function room
  • Multi-purpose room
  • Board/function room
  • Gymnasium area – available for weddings and functions
  • Caféteria with indoor and outdoor seating



The Longyard Golf Course features an 18 hole course designed by Bob Harrisonand Greg Norman. The course is a Par 72 and is 6,239 metres for men and 5,339 metres for ladies. The course boasts santa anna couch fairways along with bent grass greens.

The course's reputation continues to grow as improvements are added.

  • Longyard Golf is a Medley Club.
  • A brand new cafe complex "The 19th Hole Cafe" which serves beverages and snacks as well as gourmet breakfasts and lunches on most days. Open Friday and Saturday night for dinner. All welcome.
  • A fully fenced and secure outdoor children's play area.