Why Bucketts?

The aboriginal name of the Bucketts Mountains overlooking Gloucester: Buccan Buccans

Thunderbolts Adventure 2019

An exciting weekend exploring remote gravel roads starting from Gloucester across Barrington Tops with other gravel grinders!

Map for Barrington Tops

Looking for a map of Barrington Tops? Download this one from NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for starters. 

Who is Barrington Tops named after?

The name of the Barrington Coast has its origins in the explorations of Robert Dawson, the inaugural Chief Agent of the Australian Agricultural Company (AA Co.)

Gravel grinding: a new trend?

Whether an antidote to the perceived threat of city roads, or something more philosophical, gravel & grinding have become by-words for freedom on two wheels.

Gravel grinding around Gloucester

Just as surfers search for the perfect wave, gravel grind riders can seek out their favourite journey in unfamiliar locations. The key difference? They don’t have to wait for strong swells or favourable winds!

The Corker Trail

Climb the Corker Trail to Careys Peak: on a clear day you can the golden sands of Stockton sand dunes on the Pacific coast 95km away.

How old is Barrington Tops?

How old are the rocks of Barrington Tops? And what about the fossils, rubies, gold, barringtonite & cowlesite that is found there?

Discover the majesty of Mount Royal

Mount Royal National Park is in the south-western precinct of Barrington Tops, part of the extraordinary world heritage area of Gondwana Rainforests of Australia.

How big is Barrington Tops?

Take care in the huge Barrington Tops wilderness, it has swallowed many planes & people without a trace. And it’s also hidden bushrangers & fugitives for years.