October 2022

Brisbane to the Border

This history-filled country pub drive will take you back to 1863 with tall tales and true stories of champion racehorses, iconic authors, lemon meringue pie and free drinks for first-timers!

  • A Warrego Highway landmark, the 1905 Porters Plainland Hotel, Plainland has a cake cabinet filled with your favourite homemade treats.

  • Rudd’s Pub at Nobby, built in 1893, is where author Steele Rudd penned his ‘On Our Selection’ novels featuring Dad, Dave, Mum, and Mabel. Try their classic Mixed Grill.
  • Dating from 1863, Leyburn’s Royal Hotel is a heritage icon with 150 years of history, plus some of the best snittys and parmis around.

  • Find the Jackelope at Texas’ Stockman Hotel, where motorcyclists can claim their first drink free.

Queensland Country Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands and waterways that run through these regions. We pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging.