Numinbah Valley – Tyalgum

Lovely pictures from daysandmonths.

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Entrance sign

On a recent day trip from the Gold Coast we headed south-west past Murwillumbah to an area very close to the edge of Lamington National Park.  Tyalgum is nestled between Mount Warning National Park and the Border ranges.  Its population is approximately 500 people.

I think originally it was settled  for the purpose of tree felling the red cedars at the time and the two creeks surrounding Tyalgum were used to transport the giant cedars downstream.  There is little evidence of this today.

man-and-his-dog-tyalgum

The Tyalgum Festival of Classical Music was instigated in 1991 and there is an annual classical festival held every September.  Its a trendy little town with old world character.

There is a lovely little eatery here called Flutterbies Cottage café which I highly recommend for a stop off for lunch, Devonshire teas, High tea or afternoon tea.  They have a nice range of meals plus some tempting desserts…

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