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The gateway of the Barossa from the northeastern end of the region, Truro lies in the ranges 14km northeast of Nuriootpa. The town was settled in 1850 by Cornish miners keen to make their fortunes from copper found nearby, but the unsuccessful mines were soon abandoned for cereal farming and grazing. The town has recently become a Mecca for lovers of olives and a thriving new Barossa industry and and, with the Sturt Highway running straight up the main street, it is a convenient stop for visitors travelling to or from the Barossa. Visitors can stay overnight in the lovingly restored Maison Cottages. History buffs can visit the Sturt Memorial Cairn, one of a chain of commemorative cairns erected in 1944 along the route of the famous expedition to Central Australia led by Captain Charles Sturt, or explore the interesting buildings dating back to the 1850s.

Truro: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Barossa Olives

The 'House of Olives' retail outlet in Truro (Barossa Valley) offers a wide selection of South Australian olive oils, ranging from mild to robust. They include several oils from medal winners in the South Australian Olive Oil Competition, organic oils and oils infused with lemon, garlic, chilli, basil, citrus, lime and lemon myrtle. All can be tasted before purchase to ensure satisfaction.

The House of Olives also stocks olives, spreads, mustards, dips and dukkah. Body products include olive oil based hand cream, shampoo, conditioner, body butter, moisturisers, soap, lip balm and insect repellent.

The perfect gift can be found amongst the oil cans, dishes, olive spoons, forks and pitters. There is a stock of unique range of olive wood religious artefacts imported from the Holy land - rosaries, nativity scenes, candlesticks, Christmas tree decorations and camels.

20 Moorundie Street
Truro, SA, 5356

Located 0.1K from Truro

Gully Gardens

Gully Gardens is a delightful farm shop with delicious Angaston grown dried fruit, beautiful scenery and good old fashioned service, and is a must see on a visit to the Barossa.

Dried fruits include apricots, peaches, pears, prunes, nectarines and apples. A large range of homemade tasty confectionery and jams are made from the fruits, goodie baskets and gift lines. To complement the range, other Australian products are available including nuts, figs and vine fruits.

175 Gawler Park Road
Angaston, SA, 5353

Located 11.3K from Truro

Luhrs Cottage

Luhrs Cottage - enter and imagine yourself living as an early Barossa German settler.

Wander through the cottage garden to the front door of this unique four roomed pug cottage.

Built in c.1845 by Johann H. Luhrs, the first Lutheran school teacher in Light Pass.

Luhrs Cottage is now restored, furnished in traditional German settlers style and full of historical items.

Behind the Cottage lies the original underground cellar, containing old wares and equipment.

Above this is the German 'schoolroom', with local children's work books and much more.

At the rear of these buildings is a shed full of old farming tools and machinery.

Something of interest for everyone, young and old alike.

Situated in Light Pass, one of the first settlements in the Barossa Valley.

407 Light Pass Road
Light Pass, SA, 5355

Located 11.7K from Truro

Barossa Birthstones

Barossa Birthstones specialise in precision cut gems, with an accent on birthstones - some that would have been found in Australia generations ago.

We handcraft a range of beautiful jewellery, offer repairs to all your much-loved pieces and can also re-size jewellery.

Barossa Birthstones also deliver commercial grade gems and offer an on-site gem cutting service.

50A Murray Street
Angaston, SA, 5353

Located 12.6K from Truro

Barossa Valley Cheese Company

The Barossa Valley Cheese Company is a multi-award winning manufacturer of artisan cheeses.

After opening its doors in 2003 in the idyllic town of Angaston, Barossa Valley Cheese Company rapidly claimed its place in the region's celebrated wine and food culture. The range now includes 25 different styles of cheese and includes cheeses made from cow and goat milk.

Company founder and head cheese-maker Victoria McClurg and her team are always seeking innovative ideas and refining traditional methods in cheese-making.

67b Murray Street
Angaston, SA, 5353

Located 12.7K from Truro

Truro: 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
      30th Sep
      1st Oct

Frankton Rd
Dutton, SA, 5356

Located 8.5K from Truro

Gibson Wines Sunday Funday - October 22nd featuring The Valley Cats

Our Sunday Funday events are held regularly through out the year.
Live music, food and, of course, Gibson wine is available by the glass or bottle.
Come and enjoy an easy Sunday afternoon with us. 12pm-4pm.

Event Dates
      22nd Oct

Lot 190 Willows Road,
Lot 190
Light Pass, SA, 5355

Located 10.1K from Truro

Gibson Wines Sunday Funday - August 13

Our Sunday Funday events have become a family tradition here at Gibson wines and we love it!
From 12 pm to 5pm, fantastic live music.
Delicious food will be available to purchase and of course Gibson wine by the glass or bottle to top off the perfect Sunday arvo.
Free event, all welcome. Come join us, we'd love to see you.

Event Dates
      13th Aug

Lot 190 Willow Road
Light Pass, SA, 5355

Located 10.1K from Truro

Live music every Friday night at Wanera

Live Music every Friday night from 6 pm.

Tapas / A la carte
Boutique beer and wines

Upcoming artists:

Friday 5/5 GEORGIA MANNION (guitar + voice)
Friday 12/5 JAZ - Jack, Aiden + Zed (jazz group)
Friday 19/5 CHELSEA + MATT ALEXANDER (father/daughter duo)
Friday 26/5 MEGAN + CHRIS ISAACSON (vocals + guitar/sax)

Happy Hour Every Friday 5 - 6
Cocktail, Wine and Beer Specials

Come along and enjoy these talented musicians..

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65 Murray Street
Angaston, SA, 5353

Located 12.7K from Truro

Sniff, Swirl and Slurp Like an Expert

New to wine and want to learn how to Sniff, Swirl and Slurp like the best? Join us on Saturday mornings for a fun and informative 30-minute wine appreciation classes. It is a fun way to start your Barossa wine tasting adventure.

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6 Washington Street
Angaston, SA, 5353

Located 12.8K from Truro

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