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Balldale: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Avro Anson Landing Site


Brocklesby's main claim to fame occurred on Sunday morning 29 September 1940, when two Avro Anson training planes were involved in a mid-air collision over Brocklesby. The planes were joined together piggy back style, with the impact of the top machine crushing the cockpit of the lower, leaving the landing gear untouched and the engine still running full throttle. Pilot Jack Hewson and observers Hugh Fraser and Ian Sinclair ejected, leaving pilot Len Fuller to use his skills to steer the planes away from the town to a clear paddock, where the planes were landed without causing any more damage. This extraordinary feat made headlines in newspapers worldwide. A plaque relaying the historic story is situated at the site on Howlong Goombargana Road Brocklesby.




Howlong Goombargana Road
Brocklesby, NSW, 2642

Located 14.9K from Balldale

Howlong Historic Trail


The Howlong Historic Trail consists of 28 locations and is a 13.3 kilometre circuit.

The history of Howlong dates back to 1836 when Major Thomas Mitchell established his camp on the southern bank of the river. Crossing to the northern side he observed gig wheel tracks where white settlers had ventured before. The town was surveyed in its present formation in 1856 with ten streets from east to west and ten streets from north to south, bounded by the Black Swan anabranch of the Murray River.

A detail map and information can be collected from the Howlong Community Resource Centre or from the Corowa Visitor Information Centre.





Howlong Community Resource Centre,
59 Hawkins Street
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 17.8K from Balldale

Black Dragon Gardens Wulong Yuan


Beautiful Chinese garden in Howlong open for visitors.

Wander through this unique garden called Wulong Yuan which means Black Dragon Garden in Mandarin. This garden was built with the distinctive scholar gardens of Suzhou as our inspiration.

They have tried to capture the design philosophy and main elements that make these gardens unique.

Using inspiration from famous artists, writers and poets the Suzhou gardens were the way in which the owners could enjoy a symbolic natural world in their own private space.




111 Clarke St
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

Howlong Country Golf Club


The Howlong Country Golf Club is open seven days a week and features a 25 room motel and exceptional dining facilities.

This superb 18-hole golf course appeals to all golfers. It's a challenge and you will relish a friendly round with your peers. The course is always in immaculate condition and is regarded as one of the best all-weather courses in the district.

The Club House is open seven days per week, and features a Sportsbar, TAB, Club Keno, a bistro and dining room.

The Happy Lotus Chinese restaurant is located in the Club and is open Tuesday to Sunday. A Seafood and Chinese Smorgasbord is offered on Wednesday and Saturdays evenings. Bookings are essential.

The club also offers an excellent bowls complex, tennis court, a swimming pool and a golf shop to provide all the golfers' needs.




Golf Club Drive
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

Balldale: Events

Brocklesby Bush Dash


Brocklesby Bush Dash is a fun run organised by the Brocklesby Public School P and C Committee to raise funds to enhance the education and facilities for the students.

Brocklesby is a located approximately 50 kilometres from Albury, 20 kilometres north of Howlong, in the Greater Hume Shire.

The fun run for 2016 has three events, an 11 kilometre run, and a five kilometre or two kilometre run or walk, where people are encouraged to participate with their children.

The course is around the back roads of Brocklesby taking in views of Goombargana Hill while running parallel to the old railway line.

With great support from sponsors they will have spot prizes for participants. A coffee van and barbecue breakfast will be available on the morning to kick start your day.




Brocklesby Public School,
Main Street
Brocklesby, NSW, 2642

Located 14.9K from Balldale

FABBA!


While FABBA are dedicated to replicating the ABBA sound, they have also added the theatrics, fun and modern style to the songs as seen in the musical/movie "Mamma Mia". The FABBA show has an entire wardrobe designed to capture the complete look of ABBA - from the 70s to now.

Every FABBA show is tailored to suit each individual event and function from costumes and scripting through to the song list. FABBA promises to deliver a show that is highly energetic, visually captivating, musically brilliant, audience engaging and always..... totally entertaining.


Event Dates
2016
      22nd Oct


Howlong Country Golf Club,
Golf Club Drive
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

James Squire Craft Beer Dinner


The James Squire Craft Beer Dinner was an absolute hit in 2015, so of course they have to do it again for those that missed out!

Craft Beer lovers will be treated to a degustation showcase of four James Squire craft beer styles, expertly matched to each course from the wonderful in-house chefs. There are no coincidences in this dinner, everything is researched and tested to perfection prior to reaching the table - you will not be disappointed.

As well as entertainment throughout the evening, a James Squire craft beer ambassador will be on hand to provide insight into the brewing process and hear the inside story behind each beer.

Not just for beer lovers, wine and ciders are also available.


Event Dates
2016
      10th Sep


Howlong Country Golf Club,
Golf Club Drive
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

Andrew Wishart


Coinciding with the Top of the Murray Classic, Andrew Wishart will be playing live and free on the Howlong Golf Resort Deck!

The down to earth family man was a crowd and judge favourite on the reality television show, the X Factor, with his non-pretentious style and willingness to take on a variety of musical styles.

And while that uniqueness may have enhanced his beginnings in the show, his amazing musical ability, honed over 20 years as performer on the pub and club circuit, entrenched him as a real musical talent who has plenty to offer.




Howlong Country Golf Club,
Golf Club Drive
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

Grazing the Greens


Grazing the Greens - Food, frothies, fun and a bit of golf

Businesses which will be present are: Corowa Chocolate Factory, Campbells Winery pop up bar, Corona and Gourmet Hot Dogs and Sliders and Ciders.

Shot gun start with live music entertainment on the Deck after the event. Plenty of prizes up for grabs with first, second and third place for nearest the pins, straightest drive, shortest drive and Harvey Norman Hole in One. There will be no count backs and a draw will be settled with a table tennis match!!

Three person Ambrose AUD60 per person.

Guaranteed to be a fun day out for all be sure to secure your booking quick.
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Golf Club Drive
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.7K from Balldale

NSW Open Golf Championships - Regional Qualifying Tournament - Albury


The Regional Qualifying Tournaments provide an ideal opportunity for any interstate or New South Wales based golfers to win their way into the 2016 NSW Open Golf Championship, which will be held again later this year at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Course in Greater Western Sydney.

The first 2016 Qualifying tournament will be held at Albury's Thurgoona and Howlong Golf Club's and will attract a highly competitive field intent on winning a spot in this year's Championship.


Event Dates
2016
      18th Jun
      19th Jun


186 Golf Club Drive,
PO Box 553
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 19.0K from Balldale

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