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Willaston: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Gawler Historic Main Street Walking Tour


Take a self-guided walking tour along Gawler's historic Main Street and learn the fascinating history of the area.

Gawler's Historic Main Street reflects colonel William Lights vision; to create a settlement that could prosper on the banks of the north and south Para Rivers, bounded by rolling hills and within close proximity to Adelaide. Today you can witness the remarkable eras from the historical buildings that line Gawler's Main Street.

The attractive setting, coupled with major roles in the mining and agricultural booms of the 1860s, 70s and 80s saw Gawler blossom into a town of broad streets, peaceful parklands and distinctive architecture. As the walk unfolds you will gain an appreciation of the achievements that our ancestors accomplished in times of challenging environmental and social harshness.

Maps and information for the self-guided tour can be collected from the Gawler Visitor Information Centre between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday, or 10am to 4pm weekends.




2 Lyndoch Road
Gawler East, SA, 5118

Located 0.8K from Willaston

Church Hill State Heritage Walking Tour


The Church Hill area contains the core of Colonel Light's 1839 Gawler town plan. Due to its historical significance and the overall state of preservation, this area was declared a State Heritage Area on 7 June 1985, the third such heritage area in South Australia.
As you experience the true heritage of Gawler, the attractions will be highlighted unfolding you why the area is called Church Hill. A wide array of dwellings and outbuildings reflect grand to humble circumstances of people who created the area during the 19th century. Original slate and bluestone kerbs, historic fire hydrants and many other treasurer of yesteryear will be revealed.
Collect a brochure from the Gawler Visitor Information Centre. Approximately 2.4kms and 90 minutes.




2 Lyndoch Road
Gawler East, SA, 5118

Located 0.8K from Willaston

Gawler Self Driving Tour


Gawler is unique in character, a destination moulded from being the first country town in South Australia into its present form, gifted with a natural river corridor and significant built environments. The Gawler Self Drive Tour will take you on a journey where you will appreciate the degree that Gawler contributed towards the development of our state, marvel at its merging of old with new and be envious of our town lifestyle offerings.

Follow route "10 signs departing from the Gawler Visitor Information Centre Car Park, 2 Lyndoch Road, Gawler . Pick up a brochure from the Centre to enhance the drive.




2 Lyndoch Road
Gawler East, SA, 5118

Located 0.8K from Willaston

Roseworthy Railway Club


Roseworthy Railway is a volunteer, non-profit group dedicated to miniature rail and model engineering.

The Roseworthy Railway has 1.2 kilometres of 7-1/4 inch gauge track located in the grounds of the Roseworthy Campus of the University of Adelaide.

Come and enjoy a train ride with the Roseworthy Railway Club on the third Sunday of the month from 12.30pm to 4.30pm (April to October), and on the third Saturday of the month from 6pm to 10pm (November to March). Entry into the grounds is free, and the train ride is a mere AUD2.50 per person.

We can also cater for birthday parties and functions. Limited cooking facilities are available. Undercover areas available. On-site unisex toilet. Please call or email for details.




Roseworthy Campus,
Murra Widla Road
Roseworthy, SA, 5371

Located 6.0K from Willaston

Gawler Golf Club


Established in 1904, Gawler Golf Club was a founding member of Golf SA (formerly South Australian Golf Union).

The course has undergone continual improvement and development over the past 100 years. It is now an 18-hole, par 72 (ACR 73), 6095 metre course located at Sandy Creek, at the entrance to the Barossa, just 50 minutes from the Adelaide central business district.

Thanks to our dedicated and professional team of grounds staff, the course is revered as having some of the best greens in the State, certainly outside of the metropolitan area. Our fairways are maintained year round to provide a lush and consistent playing surface. We also provide significant practice areas for members and visitors to hone their skills or to warm up prior to a round.

A fully licensed bar provides the opportunity to relax and enjoy our facilities pre, during and post round.

Our PGA Professional Golf Shop also caters for all your equipment and coaching needs.

Green fees vary - please refer to website for costs.




129 Williamstown Road
Sandy Creek, SA, 5350

Located 8.0K from Willaston

Peter Franz Fine Art Gallery


The Peter Franz Fine Art Gallery was purpose built by Peter himself to showcase both his passion for photography and to provide a venue to showcase fine art within the Barossa Valley region.

The gallery has been constructed to complement the German heritage and era in which it is set. The gallery brings together the old and the new beautifully. While retaining its traditional charm on the outside the interior is modern and fresh.

The gallery has frequently updated group exhibitions promoting high quality artworks created by South Australian artists. We specialise in featuring fine art from a wide range of mediums including paintings, ceramics, sculpture, drawings, photography, glass works, jewellery and textiles.

The Peter Franz Fine Art Gallery is surrounded by high quality restaurants, beautiful lawns and famous wineries. Come for a browse, grab a coffee or lunch, visit a winery or two and make a day of it!





19 Barossa Valley Highway
Lyndoch, SA, 5351

Located 11.2K from Willaston

Willaston: Events

Gawler Carols 2017


Come along to Pioneer Park and enjoy the festivities. Pre Carols Entertainment and Food available from 5.30pm. Santa arrives at 6pm with Carols commencing at 7.30pm with entertainment for the whole family for all to enjoy including The Gawler Town Band and many more local entertainers. Bring your rugs and chairs for a wonderful Christmas celebration.

Alcohol and smoke free event. St Brigids - SAMMAT Building, Para Road is the alternate venue if required due to extreme weather conditions. Pioneer Park, Cnr Murray and Union Streets, Gawler.
For further information phone (08) 85229 260


Event Dates
2017
      16th Dec


Cnr Murray Street and Union Street
Gawler, SA, 5118

Located 0.7K from Willaston

Gawler Cup


The Schweppes Gawler Cup is favoured as a great day of quality racing, fashion and entertainment.

Gawler is known as the gateway to the Barossa and is famous for its hospitality and fine food and wine. Combine this with the stars of the track and you've got the perfect opportunity to entertain friends and family with a fun day at The Races.


Event Dates
2017
      29th Oct
      29th Oct


Barnet Road
Evanston, SA, 5116

Located 2.2K from Willaston

A Shuckin' Good Time - Riesling and Oyster Day


What better way to kick off summer than with Oysters and Riesling! Schild Estate with our friends Angelakis Brothers, Squid Inc, Prancing Pony Brewery, Barossa Valley Icecream and Little Black Dress party band are hosting a day of fresh oysters, seafood and good wine.

11am to 5pm at our winery - 1095 Barossa Valley Way, Lyndoch we will be partying the day away to welcome back the sunshine.

Free admission and no bookings required, come for the Oysters and stay for the good times, hope to see you there!


Event Dates
2017
      18th Nov


1095 Barossa Valley Way
Lyndoch, SA, 5351

Located 10.8K from Willaston

Willaston: Travel Tips

Gawler Visitor Information Centre


The Gawler Visitor Information Centre is your first stop for information on things to see and do to ensure you enjoy your time in Gawler and the region to the fullest.

Our friendly staff and volunteers have expert knowledge to make your stay a memorable one, providing quality information and bookings for accommodation, attractions and activities in the region and South Australia.

Stunning walking and driving tours include:
Church Hill State Heritage Walking Tour.
Gawler Historic Main Street Walking Tour.
Gawler Driving Tour.
Gawler River Paths - Tapa Pairara.

To assist further travels, coach bookings can be made with Premier Stateliner, Yorke Peninsula Coaches and Greyhound Australia. A freight service is also available to all areas of South Australia.

If you are chasing a souvenir or gift, the Centre stocks a wide range to please all tastes, so be sure to stop in and see us.




2 Lyndoch Road
Gawler East, SA, 5118

Located 0.8K from Willaston

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