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Hampden: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery


The Eudunda Family Heritage Gallery is a large complex, which incorporates an old 1880's renovated cottage, displaying material relating to the history of the town and some of the townsfolk, memorabilia, maps, council records and research area. We are more than happy to supply brochures on the town and local area for self guided walks and self guided drives

Bus tours and group bookings of 20 plus people are welcomed and by prior arrangement a guided tour of the town, garden and surrounding areas can be organised in addition to morning, lunch and afternoon meals if required. Bookings essential.
Entry is via a gold coin donation.




17-19 Bruce Street
Eudunda, SA, 5374

Located 3.9K from Hampden

Just Shearing and Mallee Scrub


Just Shearing and Mallee Scrub are a family owned and operated businesses in the quiet country town of Eudunda in the Mid North of South Australia.

Being a rural area with sheep being one of the main produce grown and many shearers in the district, we decided to use Kevin's knowledge and expertise in the industry to offer our customers a wide range of sheep and shearing related items.

Once opening in the town it was apparent that to operate we needed to widen our range of products to cater for more than just the shearer/grazier. We began increasing our range to gifts, toys, clothing, footwear, accessories and more. We aim to look for items that are not always readily available in major stores. We also have local items on consignment ranging from beautifully country made pottery, handmade Alpaca scarves, handmade jewellery and other craft items.

Our shop allows for the understanding of the country culture and sheep related items, ask questions we are always happy to oblige! While the ladies are looking at Mallee Scrub, men can be at home viewing the Just Shearing range! But most welcome to check out Mallee Scrub as well!!




13 Bruce Street
Eudunda, SA, 5374

Located 3.9K from Hampden

Hidden Treasures Giftware of Eudunda


Hidden Treasures Giftware of Eudunda is more than a gift shop - it's an experience!
The more you look the more you see.

Relax, browse and enjoy a cuppa whilst exploring the quirky and inspirational giftwares and homewares. Nestled in Eudunda, between the valleys this unique little shop has something for everyone - even the men.

You are sure to find that special gift for that special someone or why not just spoil yourself?

Open seven days, Hidden Treasures Giftware offers a free giftwrapping service. Gift vouchers are available if you're not sure what to get..




11 Bruce Street
Eudunda, SA, 5374

Located 3.9K from Hampden

Anlaby Station


Anlaby is one of Australia's great homesteads and one of the first grand rural properties of South Australia. Settled in 1839 by Frederick Dutton, it reached its heyday in the Edwardian era when it also hosted the Prince of Wales.

The property is in the process of being restored to breathe life into the original buildings and gardens that once echoed to the sounds of a prosperous and thriving rural station and community. The Manor House was one of the first residences on the property to be refurbished. It is now available as short stay accommodation. The double storey cottage has one king, one king/twin and one queen bedroom, sharing a bathroom and comfortable living area and combined kitchen/dining space making it the perfect self contained accommodation for a family or small group.

Explore the Folly and the 10 acre gardens including the 600 roses in the formal rose garden. Visit the stable quadrangle with its old clock tower, stables, blacksmith's shop, harness and saddle rooms and grooms quarters.




Anlaby Road
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 18.8K from Hampden

Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum


The Kapunda Museum recognised as one of the finest folk museums in Australia was built in 1866. The museum contains a huge collection covering every facet of Kapunda's history and there is an extensive display of agricultural machinery and historic vehicles.

The Hawke Gallery features engineering and foundry products from the industries 123 year history and commemorates the company founded in 1857 by former smuggler, Henry Binney Hawke. A massive Hawke cross-compound steam engine can be seen.

Bagot's Fortune is an interpretative display covering all aspects of the early mining and pioneer lifestyle of the miners. Under the management of Captain Charles Hervey Bagot, the Kapunda Mine was developed from the wilderness to produce the richest and purest copper ore the world had seen.

An audio visual presentation introduces Kapunda's history to the visitor.

Group tours, self guided town tours and mine walking trail tours are available.




11 Hill Street
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 24.9K from Hampden

The Kidman Connection


The Kidman Connection is a walking or driving tour of Kapunda, highlighting places connected with Sir Sidney Kidman.
Known as the "Cattle King" Sir Sidney Kidman, lived in Kapunda from the 1880's to 1921. From here he managed a pastoral empire and became the largest landowner in Australia. Visit (during school hours the Kapunda High School), which was his former home 'Eringa', donated to the Education Department in 1921. A Mural and Bust is located in the Post Office quadrangle and his famous horse sales were held directly behind the historic North Kapunda Hotel. The books the 'The Forgotten King' by Jill Bowen and the 'Extraordinary King' are available for purchase and a detailed self guided tour brochure is also available from the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre.

Open seven days a week Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm - Saturday/Sunday and Public Holidays 10am to 4pm. Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday and ANZAC Day till noon.




51 Main Street,
Thomson Building
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 24.9K from Hampden

The Taste of the Region Interpretive Centre


'The Taste Of The Region' Interpretive Centre is located in the basement of the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre, Thomson Building, Kapunda. This delightful and interesting surprise, helps to navigate visitors through three rooms of information, the box room, the map room and the Theatrette, each containing different themes. From the colourful history, natural vegetation, churches, mining quarries, bridges, early settelement to the characters who shaped the region and to the present day.

Children and adults alike, love to discover the secrets of the Light region and can often be in the centre for over an hour, amusing themselves with various movies, maps and information.
A Heritage Trail Map, a walk around the Copper Mining Trail and a visit to the Kapunda Museum will also bring to light, the amazing history of the region.




51-53 Main Street,
Thomson Building
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 24.9K from Hampden

Kapunda Heritage Trail


The 10 kilometre 'Kapunda Heritage Trail' meanders past the town's historic, buildings, churches and remnants of previous lifestyles.

Feel the rich history and character that shaped Kapunda, Australia's oldest commercial copper mining town (1844) and home of Sir Sidney Kidman 'The Cattle King'.

Stop at the historic mine site and follow the walking trail past the Steel Horse Statue, Whim, Open Cut Mine and Chimney.

The town flourished during the boom period between the 1840s - 1870s, which developed strong and independent businesses and manufacturing. Visit the Museum (renowned as one of Australia's finest folk museums). Open everyday from 1pm to 4pm

Kapunda is a friendly country ideally situated between the Clare and Barossa Valleys. The town exudes a pleasant appeal, which, in part, emanates from the ornate, well-preserved, main precinct buildings, which continue to serve the community after more than a century and a half. Have lunch at one of the historic hotels, bakeries or cafe's. Local accommodation and most community services are available also. Kapunda is an RV friendly town.

Pick up a Heritage Trail map from the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre situated in the Main Street and on the corner of Hill Street.




51 Main Street,
Thomson Building
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 24.9K from Hampden

Hampden: Events

The ADCCSA State Titles Round 2


Truro and Districts Raceway Inc will be hosting round 2 of the ADCCSA dirt circuit motor vehicle state titles over the weekend of Saturday the 30th October and Sunday the 1st September 2017.


Event Dates
2017
      30th Sep
      1st Oct


Frankton Rd
Dutton, SA, 5356

Located 24.1K from Hampden

Kapunda's Doggy's Big Day Out 2017


Showcasing the amazing talents of our canine companions! Bring along the family and your pooch and enjoy a fun day out. Dogs on leash at all times.
Join in the fun competitions, activities, demonstrations and education.


Event Dates
2017
      9th Apr


Montefiore Street
Kapunda, SA, 5373

Located 24.9K from Hampden

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