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Hanwood

Hanwood is a small rural town, five kilometres south of Griffith, surrounded by citrus and grape and mixed horticulture farms. Hanwood is known for its wineries with McWilliam's and Two Italian Boy's winery open for tastings. Catania Fruit Salad Farm is located in Hanwood and is open for tours. The town is serviced by a primary school, general store, post office and butcher.

Hanwood: Where To Go / Sightseeing

City Park


City Park should be close to the top of the must do list in Griffith. The park has been listed in the top 10 playgrounds in NSW with the tallest climbing frame in the Southern Hemisphere, a splash pad area and a flying fox.

Surrounding the park is a variety of outdoor exercise equipment which is free for all to use. The precinct also offers a beautiful barbecue area and lush garden surrounds.




21 Kookora Street
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.5K from Hanwood

Griffith Regional Art Gallery


The Griffith Regional Art Gallery is part of the refurbished, Griffith Soldiers Memorial Hall Complex, which was built in the 1930s in the art deco style to the design of a local architect Mr A. B. Long.

One of Australia's leading regional cultural institutions, holding significant collections of Australian art, the gallery also presents around twelve exhibitions annually ranging from touring exhibitions, acquisitions and works by our very own local artists. The exhibition calendar is available form February on the Gallery website each year

The major collection is Australian Contemporary Jewellery from 1960; also the Griffith Collection featuring regional artists and artists who have exhibited in the gallery.





167 - 185 Banna Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.6K from Hanwood

Hanwood: Events

Griffith Festival of Gardens


Visit Griffith during Spring and celebrate the 27th annual Festival of Gardens.

Several private gardens will open to the public, ranging from pretty cottage gardens to lovely country estates. The gardens reflect the passion of the owners and offer a tranquil and colourful environment to relax and explore. Some of the gardens offer catering and additional attractions to further enhance your garden experience.

The Festival committee will once again organise activities for the festival weekend, watch this space to find out what they will be in 2017, but one activity that happens every year is the daily Garden Tour Bus, where you will be assured of a memorable day out with like-minded people and knowledgeable local driver.


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2017
      13th Oct
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Jondaryan Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.0K from Hanwood

Griffith Citrus Sculptures


Griffith comes alive with an amazing display of more than 60, larger than life, three dimensional Citrus Sculptures. The Citrus Sculptures line the main street of Griffith, creating a spectacular gateway to the city and are on display for two weeks. The Sculptures are wacky and creative and include a grand piano, a giant guitar, a chicken, and a Cinderella horse and carriage.

The Sculptures are unique to Australia, and are based on the famous lemon sculptures of Menton, France. They are created using 100,000 oranges and rubber bands, and an army of 700 volunteers. Sculptures are created by schools, service clubs, community groups and multi-national companies - it is a fabulous community event.

The Sculptures are celebrated during the Griffith Festival of Gardens in October.


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2017
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Banna Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.6K from Hanwood

Griffith Rotary Market


The Griffith Rotary Market is on every Sunday from 7am to 12noon.

Enjoy a stroll around the market offering an abundance of locally grown, harvested, baked and made produce. Seasonal fruit and vegetables straight from the growers. Italian biscuits, bread, cakes and slices, fresh flowers, cheese, olives, olive oil, local honey, jam, preserves and more. Craft items, plants and bric-a-brac too.

Entry by gold coin donation.






15 Collier Street
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.9K from Hanwood

The Wizard Of Oz Interactive Show: Griffith


Click your heels together and follow a yellow brick road full of fun, adventure and wacky characters in this popular, interactive re-telling of Frank Baum's classic for kids now celebrating its 4000th performance worldwide with an International Yellow Brick Road Tour.

Kids can rap with the Tinman, roar like a Lion, wake up sleepy Shakey the Scarecrow and dance with Dorothy. "If great grandfather was alive, I'm sure he would be clapping, singing along and smiling with your show!" Robert Baum, great grandson of Oz author L. Frank Baum

3D animation on screen, catchy music and fantastic costumes bring this production alive on stage. Come dressed up as your favourite Oz character and create some oz-some photo memories. Don't forget to bring a toy for their Children's Hospital Toy Appeal.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Apr


33 Speirs Street
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 5.3K from Hanwood

Hanwood: Travel Tips

Griffith Visitor Information Centre


The Griffith Visitor Information Centre has all the information you need to make your stay in the city enjoyable. Whether it is attractions, accommodation or advice on Griffith's dining experiences or wineries, just ask the friendly staff. View the free seven minute DVD which depicts the lifestyle of Griffith and local industry. When you have finished they invite you to wander through the interpretive display telling the story of Griffith from the development of the irrigation scheme through to the wonderful region's produce.

A wide range of local and Australiana souvenirs are available for you to purchase.

A kaleidoscope of colour, the Stained Glass Window located at the Visitor Information Centre depicts the view from Griffith's lookout showing the fields of produce, water wheel and mountain ranges.





Banna Avenue,
Corner of Jondaryan Avenue
Griffith, NSW, 2680

Located 4.6K from Hanwood

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