Lismore has been in the National News for its devastating flood in April 2017 but today its a showcase of a community coming together and revitalising the town. And its just a 15 minute drive from Alstonville Country Cottages!
Lismore is full of surprises, you will be intrigued! From the amazing new Regional Art gallery to the Nationally recognised sporting fields. From quirky cafes to street art.
The recently opened brand new Lismore Regional Gallery www.lismoregallery.org is a must see with five galleries and a permanent collection. Visit the wonderful Geoff Hannah Cabinet or enjoy the entertainment at The Quadrangle and cafe.
Children will love the Heritage Park Railway with its miniature train rides and the rainforest display in the Visitor Centre next door www.visitlismore.com.au. The visitors centre has plenty of únique gifts for Xmas, reflecting the diversity of the area.
Book a show through NORPA, a leading regional theatre company based in Lismore. www.norpa.org.au From Shakespeare to comedy to Circus Oz. Download their program and book a show.
Lismore has some beautiful drives out through the rainforests and to the iconic waterfalls such as Minyon Falls or Protesters falls. wander through the back roads to the iconic villages of The Channon and Nimbin with its spectacular rocks.
The sporting fields annually host regional and national baseball and cricket matches, Masters Games and the Barbarians even played the Classic Wallabies last month on the Crozier Field, Lismore.
With Christmas and New years Eve around the corner, book at www.alstonvillecottages.com and enjoy the family friendly NYE fireworks and entertainment @AlstonvilleNYEFamilyFestival at Alstonville Showground