Nick-named “the Holy City” because of the number of fine early Australian churches in this village, Clunes has good local services including a handy general store that is a post office, liquor store & serves delicious take away pizza.The Clunes Coffee Inn located next door prides itself on friendly & personalised service, offering great coffee with a large range of cakes & slices many of them gluten free. There’s also a petrol station, and an antiques and crafts shop. A short walk up the street is The Old Romantic Shack which sells a wonderful range of new & old worldly gifts, antiques & bric a brac.
With lots of attractive North Coast federation houses in the district, the area is popular with people working in nearby Lismore. Named after Robert Mortimer Clunes, an early engineer in the dairying industry, Clunes is also appropriately Gaelic for ‘pleasant place.’
- Population – 450
- Transport Services – Bus
- Council – Lismore City Council