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Address: 46 Carrick Hill Dr, Adelaide, South Australia 5062, Australia
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Free for the grounds, and lovely bushwalks nearby. This is a good taste of SA and

This is a good taste of SA and a nice fancy building all in one place. There are walking trails all around the area and starting from the estate grounds themselves. There are lots... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Rebecca N
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a good taste of SA and a nice fancy building all in one place. There are walking trails all around the area and starting from the estate grounds themselves. There are lots of native animals such as ducks, a few kangaroos and your native birds (magpies, gallahs and kookaburras) that you get near this region. In the formal... More 

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Seaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit if in Adelaide. Gardens are immaculate and the house well preserved as a home. The restaurant also provides excellent lunches and should not be missed.

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Thank Paul A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carrick Hill was the home of two wealthy South Australians - Bill Haywood and Ursula Barr Smith - who bequeathed this grand home and property to the state. The grounds are like a botanic garden while the house itself is an eclectic mix of furnishing, furniture and fixtures collected all around the world in the late 1930s. It is a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stately home feel. English manor house. Nice gardens. Cafe. Sitting areas and views to Adelaide and coastal SA.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carrick Hill has amazing views of the city and Gulf and the gardens are always immaculate. The home itself is well preserved and special exhibitions are not to be missed.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, and quite a surprise to find what appears to be an English Stately home in Australia. It has of course an English connection, The Heywood family were wealthy English land owners and turned this estate in Adelaide into the equivalent of an english country house. Being enthusiastic art collectors there are many interesting items on display.... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I went to Carrick Hill for a child's birthday party - but by no means does this place only benefit the young. I loved seeing the workmanship of the small houses, the gardens and the environment of this place. I would recommend this place to people with young kids, but also those of us who just to pretend that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grab a picnic box from the cafe and on the lawn with the kids- can't be beat! Food is terrific and there is a new gelati bar now in the café

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Carrick Hill is obviously a much-loved and much-visited "stately mansion". The grounds and restaurant were used by several different groups on the Saturday we visited: wedding groups, birthday parties, etc. The gardens are lovely to wander through. The house and its content are fascinating and beautiful, and the art collection wonderful. An excellent visit and would do again. Oh, and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a tour of this building and it was excellent. it is extremely well preserved and has many original and period items for close viewing. The coffee shop and cafe are bright, and offer an interesting selection of delicious dishes. We had lunch here and the service and food were amazing. you are free to wander around the... More 

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