Close by are the New England and Cathedral Rock National Parks.
These spectacular and unique parks attract thousands of visitors every year.
The railway stopped running years ago but the cute station building is now the Guyra Antique Machinery Railway Museum and the old Shire council Chambers is home to the Historical Museum.
Ben Lomond Village is situated 6 km off the New England Highway between Guyra and Glen Innes.
This means that it ticks a lot of boxes as a perfect change of scene for jaded city slickers and anyone seeking a serene but interesting place to unwind.
Well known for its cathedrals and heritage buildings Armidale’s best kept secret is the four national parks, each with extraordinary natural attractions, within an hour’s drive from the city centre.
From the beginning of settlement in the 1840's, Ebor was a stopping off point for people and produce travelling to and from the New England Tablelands and Grafton, which was a major deep water port for shipping up and down the East Coast of Australia.
Guyra Fawkes National Park is next to Ebor village.The Ben Lomond railway station is located in the Dumaresq to Glen Innes section of the Main North Line which opened on the 19 August 1884.Ben Lomond station closed in December 1985 whilst the Dumaresq to Glen Innes section remained operational until 1993.The Name Ben Lomond draws its origins from Ben Lomond in Scotland.The Ben Lomond Station was first known by the name of Llangothlin and was settled by Thomas Perry in 1839.At 1330 metres above sea level Guyra attracts many visitors during the depths of winter to enjoy the frequent snow falls.