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 Flavours 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.