Highfields is a short 12 km drive north of Toowoomba along the New England Highway. Originally a rural residential district, it now has a population of about 8000 and boasts many unique and specialised art, craft and food outlets. Beautiful parks, delightful walking tracks and a historical village also make this a lovely spot to spend some time exploring.
Peacehaven Botanic Park is set on 4.7 ha and is one of the most outstanding botanic gardens on the Darling Downs. It contains breathtaking vistas out to the Bunya Mountains and a diverse range of local native plants.
The Highfields Pioneer Historical Village has rare and unusual collections of vintage machinery, a fully operational blacksmith shop and a collection of restored antique radios.
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