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Campbelltown

About an hour's drive south-west from the centre of Sydney, Campbelltown is part of a vibrant region rich in history and heritage sites, scenic bushland and plenty of outdoor adventure. Founded in 1820 by Governor Lachlan Macquarie, Campbelltown is steeped in history and the Campbelltown Heritage Walk is the ideal way to explore the city's living history.

Campbelltown is a vibrant, bustling area that still retains a country feel. The combination of relaxing lifestyle, diverse culture and unique attractions is why more people are discovering the region, placing it at the top of their 'must visit' list.

The cultural precinct of Campbelltown includes the Campbelltown Arts Centre, Japanese Gardens, Sculptor Gardens, The CUBE Entertainment Centre and Campbelltown Visitor Information Centre.

Campbelltown has a variety of accommodation choices ranging from luxury hotels to serviced apartments, family motels and boutique B and Bs. There is something to suit all needs and budgets.

Campbelltown: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Glenalvon


Built in 1840 by Michael Byrne, this fine Colonial Georgian townhouse is home to the Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society. Wander through this beautiful historic property and visit the custom built Alex Goodsell Rural Exhibition Centre, showcasing the agricultural heritage in the area. The entire complex, including the coach house and stables, sits in a peaceful heritage garden.




8 Lithgow Street
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.2K from Campbelltown

Dredges Cottage


Come and visit Dredges Cottage. A Veterans Recreation Centre, and the only one of its kind in Australia, Dredges Cottage features and displays memorabilia covering all theatres of conflict from the Boer War in 1902 to Vietnam.

Housed in an historic building showcasing late Victorian architecture, the centre gives you the opportunity to learn about past wars, and Campbelltown's involvement in them.

A memorial wall set in the grounds records the names of local servicemen killed in action in two World Wars. All visitors are welcome. Groups are welcome by appointment.




303 Queen Street
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.3K from Campbelltown

Mawson Park


Mawson Park is located on the corner of Queen and Cordeaux Streets in the central business district of Campbelltown. The park is named after Dr Mawson, brother of Sir Douglas Mawson of Antarctica fame.

The park is the site of the War Memorial and is often used for formal ceremonies such as Anzac Day and Remembrance Day. The park is also popular for wedding photos because of its close proximity to St Peters Anglican Church on Cordeaux Street.

Mawson Park's facilities include seating, toilets, extensive floral gardens and children's playground equipment.




Queen Street
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.4K from Campbelltown

Campbelltown Craft Society


Situated in the historic Farrier's Arms Cottage, the Campbelltown Arts and Crafts Society is a local group who create magic with their creation of hand made products.

Over 50 members strong, the society boasts their art and craft talents, with each member contributing to the wide range of quality craft goods passionately made and displayed in the cottage.

An array of products is available from the society, and ranges from baby wear, to folk art, paintings, pottery, sewing, jams and preserves, silk goods, patchwork, Australiana, cottage crafts, soft toys, leatherwork, glassware, floral arts, woodwork and teddy bears.

So if you are a craft enthusiast, or are looking for that perfect little gift, stop in and browse around.




320 Queen Street
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.5K from Campbelltown

Koshigaya Park


Koshigaya Park is one of Campbelltown's most popular parkland areas.

The park was opened in 1984 in celebration of Campbelltown's sister city relationship with Koshigaya, Japan. Today it is a popular venue for outdoor activities and functions.

Facilities available include sheltered picnic tables, barbecue facilities, toilet amenities and modern playground equipment.




Camden Road
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.5K from Campbelltown

Campbelltown Heritage Walk


Campbelltown, located approximately 50 kilometres south-west of Sydney's central business district, is a vibrant region filled with historic charms, scenic bushland surrounds and modern delights.

Pick up a copy of the Campbelltown Heritage Walk brochure from the Campbelltown Visitor Information Centre, and explore some of Campbelltown's living history, including the State Heritage Registered Post Office, CBC Bank, Dredges Cottage and Warby's Barn and Stables.

Campbelltown is home to an impressive portfolio of heritage listed buildings, dating back to the early 1800s. From small cottages, to stately manors and mansions, Campbelltown's heritage is evident at every turn.


The town's main streets reveal a rich array of colonial architecture. As you're walking, discover the history that surrounds you as you pass spectacular homes featuring examples of Victorian, Georgian Colonial and Gothic styled architecture.

This tour provides you with a piece of living history and an insight into old Campbell Town.





Various locations around Campbelltown
Campbelltown, NSW, 2560

Located 0.6K from Campbelltown

Campbelltown: Events

Glenalvon House Open Days


History lovers will be able to catch a glimpse of everyday life in a bygone era when the beautiful Glenalvon House in the historic Macarthur region opens its doors to the public for free entry on the first Monday; and the second and fourth Saturday of the month (February to November).

Glenalvon House was built in 1841 and is described by the National Trust as 'an exceptional two-storied sandstone home of colonial Georgian design'.

The furnished two storey colonial house provides a glimpse into Campbelltown's days early in the 19th century.

Twelve rooms are open to the public including the drawing room, the library, the nursery, and the children's bedroom. An agricultural exhibition, featuring the actual tools from colonial times is also located on the site.

Glenalvon also features a period garden, a sandstone coach house and heritage stables. The property is home to the Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society.


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8 Lithgow Street,
Glenalvon House
Campbelltown South, NSW, 2560

Located 0.2K from Campbelltown

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