With a population of 80,000 Toowoomba is the largest town in the interior of Queensland. Besides being a major commercial and administrative center for the region, its beautiful landscapes and scenic vistas make it a popular holiday destination. Whether you are visiting Toowoomba on work or for pleasure, the best way to get a feel of the place is to stay at one of the many Toowoomba bed and breakfast establishments that are available not just in the town itself but also in the surrounding areas.
Toowoomba lies on the edge of the Great Dividing Range and is at a height of 600 metres. It became an important staging point in the mid 19th century for cattle drovers who came up from the grazing lands to the west. The town has many well preserved historic buildings. Also popular with visitors are the Lionel Lindsay Gallery of Australian Art and Literature, the Early Settlers Museum and the Cobb & Co. museum which traces the history of horse drawn vehicles. Among the notable Churches worth visiting are St. Patrick’s Cathedral, St. Luke’s and St. Mathew’s.
The other places to visit in Toowoomba include Picnic Point which is perched on the edge of the Great Dividing Range and offers magnificent views of the surrounding countryside and The Milne Bay Military Museum is dedicated to the memory of the men and women from the Darling Downs who served their country with distinction both at home and abroad.
Perfect for either a quick weekend getaway or a longer more relaxing break, the visitor is offered both a variety of things to see and do as well as enjoy a stay in a bed and breakfast.
In Toowoomba among the many bnb’s that you could look at are:
The Lauriston House Bed and Breakfast is located in the heritage conservation precinct of Toowoomba and offers a quiet and relaxing stay. Situated just a few minutes walk from the Queens Park, cafes and antiques and also near the CBD, it is well located for both the tourist and the business traveler. Lauriston House combines both the elegance and charm of the old world with all the modern conveniences a traveler is looking for.
The Alderwood Bed and Breakfast offers accommodation for couples seeking a quiet time together. With its elegant setting and amenities like fine linen and china, white waffle robes and a number of pampering products, it a great place to just get away from it all.
The Bimbimbi and Little Hollow Farm Stay offer the outback experience at a property that is over a hundred years old. Spread over 2,500 acres of prime grazing land, visitors can immerse themselves in station life. Ideal for walking, exploring the bush or just relaxing and watching the cattle graze, this bed and breakfast in Toowoomba, which borders the Condamine River, has preserved a major part of the original bush and wilderness areas. It is a three and a half hour drive from Brisbane.
Whether you are going to Toowoomba for work or play, a b & b in Toowoomba offers a variety of accommodation types and locations that will meet just about every need. From quiet retreats for a relaxing romantic getaway to centrally located accommodation for families and those who want to explore the many activities the region has to offer to the business traveler who needs to be close to the places of his work, a range of bed & breakfast options in Toowoomba offer places to stay that will suit everyone.