Chef Hayden Quinn on horseback at Waterloo Station in New England © Boomtown Pictures

Hayden Quinn's guide to New England

Hayden Quinn on a farm in New England, New South Wales © Boomtown Pictures

My top tip is to get a feel for the real rural life. Check out a farm stay, jump on a horse, and meet the animals.

Hayden Quinn, Australian foodie and TV personality

Chef Hayden Quinn gem fossicks on a river in New England © Boomtown Pictures

New England, New South Wales © Boomtown Pictures

Dessert served at Tattersalls Hotels in Armidale, New South Wales © Destination NSW

Tattersalls Hotels, Armidale, New South Wales © Destination NSW