Water Gums is ideally situated in quiet bushland near Gloucester. It’s position makes it perfect for accessing a wide range of outdoor activities, events and restaurants in and around Gloucester and the Barrington Tops. Explore what’s on offer below!

Places to eat in Gloucester

  • Fairway Restaurant, Bucketts Way, Gloucester (02) 6558 2164
  • Café 57, 57 Church St, Gloucester (02) 6558 1407
  • Blakey’s Chicken & Takeaway, 35 Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 1253
  • United Chinese Restaurant, 32 Denison Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 2222
  • Barrington Coffee Shop, Argyle Street, Barrington (02) 6558 4249
  • Perenti Produce, Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 9219
  • The Roundabout Inn, Cnr Queen & Church Sts, Gloucester (02) 6558 1395
  • Pizza & Seafood Shop, 117 Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 2253
  • Gloucester Pizza & Sandwich Bar, 67 Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 1355
  • Marco’s Italian Gourmet Restaurant, 42-44 Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 9600
  • Middle Eastern Kingdom Restaurant, Bowling Club, Gloucester (02) 6558 2888
  • Renees Juice & Kebab House, Church St, Gloucester 02 6558 9131

Arts, Crafts & Culture

  • Belbourie Aboriginal Art Centre, Hume Street, Gloucester
  • Gloucester School of Arts – frequent art displays, Denison Street
  • Gloucester Folk Museum, Church Street, Gloucester
  • Minimbah Bush Tucker Garden, District Park, Gloucester

Canoeing

  • Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre, Barrington Road (02) 6558 2093
  • The Steps, Manchester Road, Barrington (02) 6558 2093

Events

  • Shakespeare on Avon Festival
  • Gloucester Annual Show
  • Annual Rodeo
  • Annual Bull Sale
  • Poleys Country Music Camp
  • Mountain Man Triathlon
  • Community Markets
  • Folk Festival

Farm Tours and Nurseries

  • Trudgalong Farm Tours, 58 Stantons Lane, Gloucester (02) 6558 3125
  • Hillview Herb Farm, 5 Fairbairns Lane, Gloucester (02) 6558 2369
  • Capparis Goat Cheese, 1333 Bowman River Road (02 6558 5557
  • Villa d’ Esta, 2884 Wallanbah Rd Dyers Crossing (02) 6550 2236
  • Gloucester Garden Centre, Church Street, Gloucester (02) 6558 1122
  • Barrington Orchids, Argyle Street, Barrington (Groups only) (02) 6558 4389

Fishing

  • Trout fishing in the Barrington Tops. Perch, bass and mullet in lower reaches
  • Trudgalong Farm. Numerous dams stocked with Perch

Goldtown

  • Open seven days a week during school holidays. Otherwise Wednesdays-Sundays

Horseriding

  • Camp Cobark Trail Rides, Scone Road, Gloucester (02) 6558 5524
  • Riverwood Downs Mountain Valley Lodge, Monkerai (02) 4994 7112

Lookouts

  • Kia-Ora Lookout affords great views of the Gloucester and Barrington Valleys, with the Barrington Tops in the distance
  • Mograni lookout overlooks the Gloucester Township nestled in the broad Avon and Gloucester Rivers valley between the Bucketts and Mograni ranges
  • Lemans lookout provides a scenic vista to the Gloucester River onto Lemans flat. Seating and steps leading down to the river

Massage

  • Masseurs available. Check with the Visitor Information Centre

Mountain Biking

  • Barrington Outdoor Adventure Centre (02) 6558 2093

Scenic Flights

  • Gloucester Aero Club, Jack Road, Gloucester (02) 6558 1724

Skydiving

  • Gloucester Aero Club, Jacks Road, Gloucester (02) 1300 13 JUMP

Sporting Facilities

  • Extensive sporting facilities including picturesque golf course, tennis courts, mini golf, bowls, croquet, indoor recreation centre and gym. All popular sports catered for

Swimming

  • Swimming pool open during summer months, pleasant shady surrounds
  • Swim in the pristine rivers

Walks and Tours

  • Bucketts Scenic Walk – Information at the Visitor Information Centre
  • Take a 4WD tour to the Barrington Tops
  • See local long/short walk brochures at the Visitor Information Centre
  • Excellent bushwalking
  • Town Heritage walk – Information available at Visitor Information Centre
  • River Walks – through local parks and enjoy a picnic, try the human sundial or barbeque of local Barrington Beef. Plentiful peaceful picnic spots

Waterfalls

  • Barrington Tops National Park and Woko National Park and State Forests of the Barrington Tops contact NPWS on 02 6558 1478 or Gloucester Visitor Information Centre 02 6558 1408
  • Gloucester River waterfalls, easily accessible
  • Other waterfalls in the Barrington Tops call into Visitors Centre for more information