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Great green space in the inner west. Play grounds, sports grounds, dog friendly, study space... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
mgdoddy
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Sydney, Australia
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Good variety and waterfront

It's a good place to go exploring, with gardens and bushes up around the former hospital and sports... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great green space in the inner west. Play grounds, sports grounds, dog friendly, study space, running circuit, outdoor gym area. All by the water! On the bay run.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mgdoddy
Reviewed 4 September 2018

It's a good place to go exploring, with gardens and bushes up around the former hospital and sports fields and quiet waterside areas down below, and you can walk all the way along the water from Victoria Road to the City West Link. As is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mrdom
Reviewed 24 August 2018

You really need to take the time to explore this area. The stunning park lands and waterviews are breath taking and the heritage buildings are something to be seen.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobynP719
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Callan Park is the old mental asylum, which has huge grounds to walk around and explore. Unfortunately the gardens have been let go and the ponds are no longer running.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sacha L
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The old disused grounds of the Callan Park hospital is a great place to wander through exploring old sandstone historical buildings and hidden overgrown gardens.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank P1487DMsteveb
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Callan Park is a lovely, peaceful park with a bit of history, which you can feel as soon as you arrive. The old buildings exude a sense of yesteryear and nostalgia of an era long gone. You can have a nice picnic and if you...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Discovering this area and park for the first time. Such a great view at the waterfront and so many walking paths. A friendly relaxed atmosphere. Will be visiting again.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank gds199
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I had a spare hour and decided to look at Callan Park. Other reviewers will mention the layout and specific details. We spent our hour on a self-guided completely tour. The buildings and grounds are magnificent. The whole site was easy to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The well-known Bay Run, skirts the waterfront. There are sporting fields, bike and walking tracks, a couple of small sandy beaches and a Rowing Club. I suggest you detour off the well-worn paths and discover the hidden aspects of this historic precinct - a former...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank AnnBurleigh
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This park is loved by many in Sydney. There are many dogs wandering through with their owners and it is very relaxed. There are lots of lovely old trees to have a picnic under. There is a little beach suitable for dogs to swim in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank funkypelican
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