Something for Everyone
There is plenty to do for everyone in the Dungog region. The Shire lies to the south of the world heritage listed Barrington Tops, with numerous hiking trails, picnic spots, fishing holes and mountain biking trails a short drive away. With a vibrant arts & crafts scene plus beautiful heritage buildings, the township of Dungog offers lots to explore. Or take a scenic drive to some of Dungog’s other historic villages. Our friendly staff will be able to assist you with any information and the contacts you may require.
The Dungog Common consists of approximately 600 acres (260 ha) of land. Throughout the Common there is a network of walking, running and mountain bike trails.
Dungog Shire has numerous walking trails through beautiful river and mountain scenery.
ART & CRAFT GALLERIES
Dungog has a burgeoning arts community and is the perfect place to visit for the lover of local arts and crafts.
THE JAMES THEATRE
The James Theatre is Australia’s oldest continually operating cinema. With regular screenings and an eclectic events calendar, a visit to ‘The James’ is a must.
With one of the best 9 hole golf courses in Australia, Dungog and District Golf Course is a short drive from Carriageway. Casual players are very welcome.
FOOD & WINE
Dungog Shire boasts a wide range of eateries including the Tinshed Brewery with great beer made on premise. With an increasing focus on local produce, the Dungog food scene is well worth exploring.
Apart from its forests, mountains and picturesque rural landscapes, Dungog Shire is also renowned for its heritage villages of Dungog, Clarence Town, East Gresford, Gresford, Vacy, Paterson and Martins Creek with each town having its own unique history and story.
THE DUNGOG FESTIVAL
On the October Long Weekend every year the Dungog Festival celebrates all things Dungog. With food, music, and film set to the backdrop of rolling hills and clean fresh air, the Dungog Festival is an absolute must.