Alstonville is a charming village in Northern NSW set amongst the fertile, green rolling hills west of Ballina. Its many historic buildings have retained their original character yet you will find Alstonville is a modern town making it popular for visitors. A feature of its landscape is the extensive coverage of Tibouchina, which produces a purple covering when in season. Alstonville is also known for producing avocados, tropical fruits, macadamia Nuts and coffee. The village has many art and crafts and antique stores where you can relax with a coffee. Alstonville has a number of festivals and major events throughout the year including a rodeo and numerous trade fairs and expos at the large community centre.