Things to do in Bangalow

Posted 8th May 2023

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Bangalow, located in the hinterland of Byron Bay, is a charming and picturesque town that offers visitors a peaceful and relaxed escape from the bustling coastal town. With its beautiful historic architecture, lush greenery, and vibrant community, Bangalow is the perfect destination for those looking to explore the Northern Rivers. The drive to Bangalow is an easy 15-minute drive from Victoria’s at Ewingsdale and 20 minute’s drive from Victoria’s at Wategos 

There are plenty of activities to keep you busy during your visit to Bangalow. One of the top things to do is to stroll through the town’s main street, which is lined with quaint shops, and cafes. You can pick up some locally made arts and crafts, sample the local cuisine, or simply relax with a coffee in one of the cafes.

Coloured buildings of Bangalow

Another activity to do is the Bangalow Heritage Walk, which takes you on a journey through the town’s rich history. The walk takes you past beautiful historic homes, churches, and other significant buildings that tell the story of Bangalow’s past. After the walk, you can visit the Bangalow Market, which is held every fourth Saturday of the month and is a great place to pick up locally-made products and souvenirs. If you miss this market you can check out the market calendar for the Northern Rivers so you can grab a locally-made product to take home with you or pickup local produce, handmade crafts, and delicious coffee year-round at the Bangalow General Store.

Whether you are looking for a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, or simply want to explore the natural beauty of the Northern Rivers, Bangalow is the perfect destination for your next trip. With its charming atmosphere and wide range of activities, you are sure to have a memorable and enjoyable time in this special little town.

If you are wanting to take a look at a little bit of the history and old photos of Bangalow check out Abracadabra’s website, it is definitely a blast from the past.


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