About Kempsey - Macleay Valley, Mid North Coast NSW
Kempsey Bridge looking south towards Port Macquarie
Kempsey's Macleay River is the heart of the Kempsey Shire and is said to
be the second fastest running river in the world. The Macleay River meanders
from the mountains of the Great Dividing Range, through the Town of Kempsey,
then fertile farming land and empties at the beaches of South West Rocks.
Kempsey is situated midway between Brisbane and Sydney, and is a quick 428
kilometre drive north of Sydney. The town of Kempsey boasts a population of
11,000+ people and has Australia's best climate with an average daily
temperature range between 24.5 C and 12.5 C.
Experience the relaxed country atmosphere as you go shopping in Kempsey, with
all of the interesting specialty shops, or enjoy one of the three historic
walks that are available, which will help you discover the beauty that Kempsey
has to offer.
Kempsey is a progressive town with a strong sense of community,
(Community Info) and boasts many
beautiful historic buildings throughout the Kempsey Shire.
Enjoy the many restaurants and cafes in Kempsey, (Dining Out in Kemspey), and with so much
choice, you'll find something to suit your appetite.
Kempsey offers many other facilities available such as a round of golf at the Kempsey Golf Club, Ten Pin Bowling at Kempsey Ten Pin Bowl, or lawn bowls at the
Kempsey Bowling Club or Kempsey Heights Bowling Club.
Kempsey also boasts a swimming pool complex, community halls, and recreational
clubs such as
Kempsey Macleay RSL
You can also enjoy a movie, or choose one of Kempsey's
many parks, lookouts, picnic and barbecue spots that you'll also find
throughout the Kempsey area.
Today, Kempsey is the commercial heart of the Macleay River Valley, and home
of the famous
Hat. Many great Australians have come from the Kempsey region,
such as country singer
Dusty, author Thomas Kenneally, artist Anne Dangar, artist
Robert Campbell Junior and photographer Angus McNeil.
Aboriginal heritage and culture are very much a part of Kempsey today. Call
into the Kempsey museum to see an excellent display of aboriginal artefacts.
Kempsey's visitors can wander through a traditional food tree park, and
authentic aboriginal art and craft is for sale.
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