At the top of the escarpment on the Great Dividing Range, Hampton is a picturesque village surrounded by forests and striking natural beauty. At 715 metres above sea level, it’s the heart of the high county and home to a thriving arts community. It’s rich volcanic soils and temperate climate make it one of Southern Queensland Country’s most productive food bowls. The Hampton area supplies much of the state’s rhubarb and avocados.
Stop to chat to a local at the Hampton Visitor Information Centre and browse the historic 110 year old building.
If you’re travelling with a caravan or motor home, Chapman Park is a designated overnight rest stop within an easy walk of Emeraude Cafe and a general store.
Each May you can join the locals at the Hampton Festival – a celebration of regional food, wine and music, along with the creativity of the region’s artists and craftspeople.
Hampton offers easy access to the Ravensbourne and Crows Nest National Parks, and nearby Lakes Cressbrook and Perseverance.
Hampton is a small Queensland Rural Location within the local government area of Toowoomba, it is located approximately 95kms from the capital Brisbane covering an area of 26 square kilometres. Hampton has a recorded population of 356 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Hampton we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Hampton and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.