Cambooya Accommodation, Hotels, Tours & Information
Places nearby Cambooya
- Carnarvon National Park
- Cecil Plains
- Cement Mills
- Centenary Heights
- Cooranga North
- Crows Nest
- Darling Heights
- Drayton North
- Durong South
- Emu Creek
- Felton East
- Flagstone Creek
- Glen Aplin
- Gowrie Junction
- Hodgson Vale
- Jones Gully
- Kearneys Spring
- Middle Ridge
- Mount Kynoch
- Mount Lofty
- Mount Tyson
- Murphys Creek
- Picnic Point
- Postmans Ridge
- Prince Henry Heights
- Spring Bluff
- Sylvia Vale
- The Gums
- Toowoomba East
- Toowoomba South
- Toowoomba West
- Upper Lockyer
The little village of Cambooya is in the heart of Steele Rudd Country. Australian author Arthur Hoey Davis, who wrote under the pen name 'Steele Rudd' and is best known for 'On Our Selection', spent much of his childhood on his family's small block at Emu Creek near East Greenmount.
A replica of Rudd's slab-and-shingle hut stands in Greenmount as a display of subsistence farmers' way of life, as depicted in 'On Our Selection'.
The Soldiers' Memorial Hall near Greenmount is another interesting local building. In Federation Park at Vale View, explore native vegetation.
In Cambooya's main street, The Bull and Barley Inn has recently been restored to reflect its original 1900s old world atmosphere. You'll find memorabilia and photographs adorning the walls. There is a restaurant and accommodation on site. All beverages requiring cooling are chilled in the Inn's original cedar chiller box.
You will also find a cafe and general store across from the Bull and Barley Inn.
Cambooya: Where To Go / Sightseeing
The home covers one hundred squares with wide verandas on three sides. Harrow is still very much a working property. Harrow Gardens are over 10 acres of rambling picturesque countryside featuring a 50 metre rose arbour, a lake with water lilies, extensive garden beds and a fish pond.
The stunning garden and gorgeous homestead are available for viewing during September and October however coaches are available via appointment at any time.
700 Cambooya Felton Road
Cambooya, QLD, 4358
Located 6.1K from Cambooya
Lions Park, Hodgson Vale
New England Highway
Hodgson Vale, QLD, 4352
Located 9.7K from Cambooya
Greenmount War Memorial
The Governor Sir Matthew Nathan unveiled the statue on 11 December 1922, and spoke of the gratitude the Empire owed to people of a small Queensland village, where from a shire of 2,000 people, 184 joined up. All are listed on the memorial, including the 27 who died. It also commemorates the war service of Sister Elizabeth Kenny who later pioneered treatment for polio.
The memorial originally stood near the railway station, the heart of the township. It was relocated in 1986 to the Greenmount Bicentennial Memorial Park, adjoining the Returned Soldiers Hall, encircled with garden beds and set off by the rural backdrop of hills and valleys.
WWII servicemen's names have been added.
Greenmount, QLD, 4359
Located 9.8K from Cambooya
Westbrook War Memorial
The memorial records that 47 local men went to war. About half of the families listed are represented by more than one member. Two families each saw four of their men go off to war. Westbrook community mourned the loss of 10 lives.
The 4.2 metre monument, a life-sized soldier statue standing on a pedestal, was designed and produced by Bruce Brothers of Toowoomba.
Once, the memorial stood in an open field. Today, development around it finds it adjacent to Westbrook's public hall.
114 Toowoomba Road
Westbrook, QLD, 4350
Located 10.8K from Cambooya
Ju Raku En Japanese Gardens, Toowoomba
Its elements of mountain stream and waterfall, Dry Garden, central lake, Azalea Hill, three kilometres of paths, 230 species of Japanese and Australian native trees and plants, and lawns combine in a seamless and restful harmony.
Japanese gardens emphasise the use of rocks to create three dimensional pictures. All of the large rocks in Ju Raku En were placed by the garden's designer, Professor Kinsaku Nakane of Kyoto, to appear naturally dispersed in a random way.
Visitors stroll through the garden or relax on the seat near the Dry Garden; it's not uncommon to see artists quietly painting a scene or children feeding bread to the fish or birds, which include swans, ducks, geese and smaller natives. Japanese maples provide a riot of autumn colour, while in spring masses of lilac blossoms hang from the Wisteria Pergola - the perfect backdrop for a wedding.
University of Southern Queensland
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350
Located 13.6K from Cambooya
Victor Denton War Memorial
Residents from the farming district of Nobby wanted to honour 20-year-old stockman Private Victor Denton who enlisted with the 2nd Light Horse Regiment just weeks after Australia announced it was at war in 1914. He died of battle wounds in June 1915 on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey and was buried there. This memorial stands as a sign of the spontaneous highly visible grief that gripped the community and the nation.
The memorial is located within the Denton family plot, alongside the grave of Victor's parents, in Nobby Cemetery.
Toowoomba monumental masons Bruce Brothers created the concrete and stone memorial, the broken column symbolising a life cut short. It was unveiled November 1915 during a recruitment march from Warwick to Brisbane, by a group labelled the 'Dungarees'. The march's participants drew large crowds in every town.
Mount Kent Boundary Road,
Nobby, QLD, 4360
Located 16.1K from Cambooya
Felton Food Festival
Families, friends, farmers and food lovers can take a farm tour on Saturday and indulge at the Sunset barbecue with celebrity guests on Saturday night. Sunday is festival day with market stalls, crop tours, cooking demonstrations, and family entertainment to experience. Meet a local farmer, learn about the paddock to plate process and see how science is changing agriculture.
Special guests include Costa Georgiadis, Alison Alexander, Alistair McLeod, Jerry Coleby-Williams, George the Farmer, and country singer Brendon Walmsley, with more special guests being announced soon.
64 Bryce Road
Felton East, QLD, 4358
Located 12.0K from Cambooya
Lunch in the Chickpeas
Lunch is a three course meal with catering by Firefly Caf? from Toowoomba and Felton Harvest, with the focus on chickpeas, a real paddock-to-plate experience! See where your food is grown and speak to the farmers who produce it. Drinks are bring your own and tea and coffee will be provided.
Closed in shoes are recommended for the event as it is in a paddock, as well as sun protection. The lunch will be under cover. Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking.
Tickets are limited to 100 and are selling fast. Come along and support a new family-run business so that they can provide much needed funding to Hope Horizons.
223 Counsell Road
Southbrook, QLD, 4363
Located 12.4K from Cambooya
Ultimate Women's Weekend Toowomba - Regional Women's Lifestyle and Wellbeing Expo
Over 80 Exhibitors including but not limited to products and exhibitors within: health, wellness, mind, body, spirit, makeup, hair, clothing, craft, fitness, small business and more. Inspiring Demonstrations and Seminars, Cooking Classes and more. Two every hour.
Pamper yourself in the Pamper Sites. Keep the other half entertained in the "Bloke's Retreat" and kids busy in the Kids Zone while you relax and explore. There are so many free classes, workshops and seminars to attend.
A great day or weekend out for women of all ages!
BIGTmusic, straight from the X-Factor 2015 Top 4, singing live.
Believe. Inspire. Learn.
20 Baker Street
Darling Heights, QLD, 4350
Located 13.0K from Cambooya
Toowoomba Spring Home Show and Camping and Leisure Expo
The Camping and Lifestyle Expo is a huge success and returns with a great range of products and services for getting outdoors and enjoying the warmer months ahead with family and friends. View the latest caravans, camper trailers, auto and 4WD accessories, camping equipment and more.
44 Duhig Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350
Located 16.5K from Cambooya