Hil's Place is just a short drive from many beautiful beaches.

From Bellingen it is just a short drive to many wonderful beaches on the Mid North Coast.

Hil’s Place is the perfect base

Visit Bellingen for the markets (held on the third Saturday of each month), the plant market or the many arts and music events, such as the Jazz Festival and Camp Creative. Click here for details of coming events.

If you’d like to get out and about, within a 10–30 minute drive from Bellingen you can:

  • visit the country town of Dorrigo, with its rainforest walks and tree-top walkway
  • have a coffee, browse the shops or enjoy the beach at Sawtell
  • have a walk on the delightful boardwalk or go surfing at Urunga
  • drive the Promised Land loop at Glennifer
  • have a bushwalk or picnic in Bongil Bongil National Park.

Cultural pursuits

Bellingen is known and loved for the wonderfully diverse ranges of traditional and alternative expressions, including:

  • woodwork
  • handmade leather goods
  • ceramics
  • paintings
  • sculptures
  • gift shops
  • the local museum

Action stations

If you’re feeling active, things to do in Bellingen include:

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Drive up to Dorrigo and enjoy a rainforest walk.

Drive up to Dorrigo and enjoy a rainforest walk.

The Old Butter Factory in Bellingen has many fine locally made art and craft for sale

The Old Butter Factory in Bellingen has a wide selection of art and hand crafts available.

Bellingen has it's own Golf course.

Bellingen has its own golf course.