Shopping and Walking around
the City of Armidale
Armidale is noted for the
quality and variety of its retail outlets and for its
convenience of parking. The Central Business District, located
around the compact twin malls, has a range of boutiques with
fine quality clothing in different styles, jewellery, silver,
leather goods, antiques, arts and crafts and other collectables.
The large shopping chains and a host of smaller stores provide
exotic and essential items and during a busy shopping spree the
outdoor coffee shops offer a continental atmosphere in
which to relax. Fine restaurants provide both style and class,
catering for those who prefer more sophistication.
The city offers a rich heritage
for those who are willing to walk. The cathedrals, churches and
other buildings are set among handsome parks and gardens.
Victorian architecture is a feature of many of the prominent
structures, 35 of which are classified by the National Trust,
giving this rural city an unique blend of beauty of various