Love sprawling fig trees, secret swimming holes, and the waft of freshly-baked country sourdough? Then head to Bellingen, just inside NSW's mid-north coast.
The river is clean and inviting, the countryside lush, the food healthy – yet tasty. This really is alternative town is a little slice of heaven.
Sheriden Rhodes goes back in time at Six Coronation in Bellingen, NSW.
Bellingen and Promised Land on the NSW north coast cast their spell on TV's Deborah Knight when she was a child, and now work their magic on her family.
Stephanie Gardiner finds the New South Wales north coast has many ways to get the heart racing.
Daniel Scott winds through primaeval forests and dramatic gorges on the 191-kilometre Waterfall Way.
When it comes to celebrations, the lively mid-north coast town of Bellingen has all bases covered, writes Daniel Scott.
On wing, bike and foot, Daniel Scott explores the beauty of the World Heritage rainforest in Dorrigo National Park.