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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

Lowe Square


Lowe square Howlong is the town's sporting and recreation hub.

In the cooler months, get front row seats and watch the local football and netball teams take on their neighbouring competitors.

During summer, why not have a game of cricket or visit the town swimming pool.
All year round you can enjoy the local Pony Club, BMX park, tennis courts as well as the playground with public toilets and barbecue area with plenty of space to enjoy a picnic.
There is something for everyone at Lowe Square Howlong!

For those travelling through town the local dump point is also located with the Lowe square reserve.




Hawkins Street
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.2K from Balldale

Lions Park Howlong


Lions park Howlong is wrapped around the Murray River with a beautiful sandy beach for swimming, barbecue areas to enjoy a picnic under the gum trees and a children's play area.
Take a walk along the River tracks that run from Lions Park into the Howlong Common.
For those looking for somewhere to spend the night Lions park has a designated camp area perfect for RV's and caravans.




River Road
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.3K from Balldale

Balldale: Events

Brocklesby ANZAC Day Service


Brocklesby ANZAC Day march and service conducted by Howlong RSL sub-Branch and Brocklesby Chapter.

Conducted at the Brocklesby War Memorial outside the Hall on the Howlong Road, commencing at 09:30pm until 10:30pm.

Refreshments in the Hall following the service.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Apr


Main Street,
96-100
Brocklesby, NSW, 2642

Located 14.5K from Balldale

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.


Event Dates
2017
      21st May


Brocklesby Public School,
Main Street
Brocklesby, NSW, 2642

Located 14.9K from Balldale

Music on the Murray at St Leonards Vineyard


Join St Leonards Vineyard in Wahgunyah for a lazy afternoon. Bring the family, enjoy fine wine, delicious food and great live music on the lush green grass.

Music on the Murray from 12:00pm to 4:00pm.

The cellar door will open from 10:00am. Come in a little earlier for a wine tasting and find your favourite spot on the lush green lawns.

St Leonards Cafe will open from 12:00pm serving delicious rustic menu options until 3:00pm.


Event Dates
2017
      6th May
      3rd Jun


201 Saint Leonards Road,
Main
Wahgunyah, VIC, 3687

Located 16.6K from Balldale

Howlong RSL sub-Branch - ANZAC Day March and Service


ANZAC Day March and Service.

Commencing 11:00am and finishing approx 12:00pm

March along Larmer Street before entering Lowe Square and forming up at Cenotaph.

Lunch available following ceremony, at Howlong Golf Resort.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Apr


Hawkins Street
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.1K from Balldale

Howlong RSL sub-Branch - ANZAC Day Dawn Service


ANZAC Day Dawn Service.

To be held at 06:00am at the Cenotaph, Lowe Square, Howlong.

Gunfire breakfast at the Howlong Golf Resort will follow the service.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Apr


Hawkins Street
Howlong, NSW, 2643

Located 18.1K from Balldale

Yoga, Bubbles, Brekkie... Bliss


Salute the morning sun overlooking John Gehrig Wines' vineyard in Rutherglen, North East Victoria, with an hour-long 'Find Balance' yoga class to awaken the senses and stimulate the appetite.

Then reward yourself with a blissful glass of bubbles and light breakfast of local and regional produce including bread, honey and fresh seasonal fruit.

This event is part of the High Country Harvest 2017.


Event Dates
2017
      6th May
      13th May
      20th May


1326 Gooramadda Road
Gooramadda, VIC, 3685

Located 18.6K from Balldale

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