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Flagstone Creek

Flagstone Creek, named after the rocky outcrop of sandstone in the creek bed. Flagstone creek is located between Grantham and Middle Ridge via Iredale.

Call in for a great coffee, cakes, Devonshire teas, gourmet burgers and lunch time grills at The Barn and Scotty's Garage. With wood fires in winter, cool trees in summer, The Barn is a truly unique venue for functions, wedding, parties and social gatherings.

The Barn is open: Friday from 10am to 2pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 4pm and other times by appointment. Group bookings can be arranged for 20 or more people for dinner. Four years in the making, this museum of automotive memorabilia from the 50's and 60's showcases a lost era of vintage cars, motorbikes, jukeboxes and all things 'retro'. Just when you think you've seen it all Scotty slides back the rear door to reveal a replica 1950's diner with dance floor, pinball machines and more memorabilia, including an original dodgem car from Luna Park.

Up flagstone creek way in Lilydale, you'll find 9Dorf Farms, a 4th generation family-owned farm giving visitors a taste of life on a diversified working property. The Neuendorf family have been farming in the fertile Lockyer Valley since 1918 originally dairying and then moving on to lucerne/fodder and horticulture.

On the first Sunday of every month they provide a hands-on tour where you can feed the poddy calves in the nursery, collect eggs out in the paddock an even catch a fish the easy way when you tour the fish shed at feeding times ( a 30 tonne aquaculture re circulation system was built in 2011 on their Lilydale property growing Australian native fish- Barramundi, Murray Cod and Jade Perch). 9Dorf also farm ethically raised eggs and chicken in special travelling chicken caravans. Their farm gate is open 7 days a week for purchasing farm fresh fish, chicken and eggs however if travelling a distance to call first to ensure they have what you require.

Flagstone Creek: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Ma Ma Creek War Memorial


Fleurine Andrews' three sons died fighting in France in WWI. Their memory lives on in an unusual soldier statue in a small country cemetery, 13 kilometres south-west of Gatton.

Mrs Andrews commissioned monumental masons AL Petrie and Son to produce the memorial, erected in the St Stephen's Anglican Church cemetery at Ma Ma Creek in 1920.

The soldier statue, a popular choice of tribute in Queensland communities, embodies qualities of the ideal Australian: loyalty, youth, courage, innocence and masculinity. This one is a rarity, the only surviving 'Digger' wearing a cap instead of a slouch hat.

Private James Martin Andrews was killed on 5 August 1916, aged 26. Private George Henry Andrews died on 9 June 1917, aged 28. Private Bertie Reginald Andrews was killed on 10 June 1918, aged 20.

The war memorial stands behind the Andrews family plot and is the focus of public ANZAC Day memorial services.

Mrs Andrews also donated a church organ in her sons' memory.




Gatton Clifton Road
Ma Ma Creek, QLD, 4347

Located 10.0K from Flagstone Creek

Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland


Don't miss sweeping panoramic views from Toowoomba's heritage-listed Picnic Point Lookout and Parkland - 160-acres perched high on the crest of the Great Dividing Range, overlooking Main Range and the Lockyer Valley. And if you've been before, visit again because no two days are the same!

An avenue of mature hoop pines (Auracaria cunnninghamii) and South Queensland kauris (Agathis robusta) leads to manicured lawns and spectacular escarpment views. Pre-pack a picnic or use the free barbecues and find a quiet patch of grass under a bunya tree, or stop by the cafe and restaurant and take in the views over a coffee or a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's the perfect spot for birdwatching, quiet contemplation or ticking off a bucket-list Toowoomba selfie.

The kids will love the playground and the weekend children's train. Stretch your legs on the well signed escarpment walking trails - from an easy stroll to the nearby waterfall, to the hour-long Firetail Trail circuit or the challenging Table Top Mountain climb - a beautiful sunrise adventure!

The lower section of the park can also be accessed via Tobruk Memorial Drive and is another ideal location for impressive vistas, picnics or a barbecue.




Tourist Drive
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 10.9K from Flagstone Creek

Toowoomba Water Bird Habitat


Looking for a place to walk and relax? Nestled in suburban Rangeville, Toowoomba Water Bird Habitat is a beautiful and diverse wetland spread over 7.6 hectares (19 acres). Environmental diversity attracts a variety of water birds. Deep and shallow lakes, areas of reeds, mud-banks, islands and grassy areas provide feeding, roosting and nesting conditions for birds including Ibis, Dusky Moorhens, Black Cormorants, Plumed Whistling Ducks and Purple Swamp Hens.

More than 2000 shrubs and trees attract Sulphur Crested Cockatoos, Lorikeets, Rosellas, Kookaburras and other native birds. All of the plants are Australian species appropriate to the locality. Perimeter plantings help screen the habitat from the surrounding roads and houses, creating a peaceful atmosphere within.

Water bird habitats are characteristically light, open spaces. Large areas of grassland have been retained - the perfect spot to see Maned Wood Duck and Straw-necked Ibis.




Mackenzie Street,
Corner of Alderley Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 12.1K from Flagstone Creek

Lake Annand Park


Set on two hectares, Lake Annand is a pleasant water attraction and well-used recreational space set along Toowoomba's East Creek.

A bikeway passes through the park and follows the route of East Creek right through to Queen's Park, close to the city centre.

Well maintained barbecue and playground facilities are another popular feature. Lake Annand Park is a popular location for picnics, get-togethers and small events.

You will also see a New Zealand influence in some of the plantings and park design. Where there's an attractive expanse of water, there will be ducks, and Lake Annand is no exception. A boardwalk at the lake edge, and a handsome curved bridge give youngsters (and the young-at-heart) hours of pleasure enjoying the antics of these handsome birds, which paddle towards anyone who might throw them some bread.




Long Street,
Cnr Mackenzie Street
South Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 13.7K from Flagstone Creek

Flagstone Creek: Events

Ma Ma Creek Markets


Come down to the Ma Ma Creek Community Centre on the second Saturday of the month to visit the Ma Ma Creek markets and enjoy the variety that the stalls have to offer.


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Ma Ma Creek Community Centre
Ma Ma Creek, QLD, 4347

Located 10.0K from Flagstone Creek

Toowoomba Gemfest - Gems and Jewellery


This is a great two-day community event for the whole family!

Selling a wide range of cut and uncut gemstones, jewellery, semi-precious gemstones, beads, pearls, fossils, opals, crystal and mineral specimens from all over the world. Carvings from precious and semi-precious stones are great for gifts, including Christmas presents. All items are for sale.

Gemstone testing/identification will again be available. This service, available to the public for a gold coin donation, is provided by a member of the Gemmological Association of Australia.

The kids will love the Fossicking for Children trailer.

Missing a gemstone in your jewellery? Bring it along and find a matching gemstone. Create your own unique piece of jewellery: purchase a setting and select your favourite gemstone. Have it set before you leave.

Raffle tickets for three fabulous jewellery prizes will be on sale; also hourly lucky door prizes.

Inside the hall, around 28 gem traders from Central Queensland in the north, to Sydney in the south put together this two-day spectacle. Around 30 traders will sell their merchandise outside the hall.

Catering provided by a local Toowoomba business.


Event Dates
2020
      17th Oct
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60 Ramsay Street
Centenary Heights, QLD, 4350

Located 12.9K from Flagstone Creek

Rustic Furniture Workshop


Join Andrew MacDonald, Wood and Metal Artisan, for a weekend of creating rustic furniture from branches and sticks. This workshop will introduce you to suitable pest variety timbers for basic chair, stool and table making, the tools and techniques to work the materials, options for design of your own pieces, and you will make your own piece of furniture to take home!

Andrew MacDonald worked as a furniture maker before studying sculpture. His art practice combines the practical knowledge and skills of a tradesman with originality and creative design. He has exhibited his pieces in galleries throughout the world. Many of the tools Andrew uses are traditional ones, rarely seen in modern workshops, which he has even forged and made himself. Andrew's metal sculpture can be seen at various locations around Toowoomba and Brisbane.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.


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2020
      8th Aug
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27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 13.9K from Flagstone Creek

Leatherplaiting Workshop


Learn the basics of the intricate trade of leatherplaiting. Using Kangaroo leather, you will make your choice of an eight strand whip or a 13 strand belt. Kangaroo leather is often used by Australian leatherplaiters as it is one of the strongest leathers available. Its unique structure allows it to be cut very thin and still retain its strength. .

Your tutor Bill Webb has been leatherplaiting for over 40 years. He started when he was just five years old and perfected his skill under the guidance of the late RM Williams. Bill is a four-time Dame Mary Durack Award Winner and took first and second places in the 2015 Australian Plaiting Championships.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.


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2020
      8th Feb
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27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 13.9K from Flagstone Creek

Wooden Wagon Wheel Workshop (Wheelwrighting)


You will assemble a complete twelve spoke wagon wheel from a hand made kit provided by their resident wheelwright Kerry Riehl. You will also personally make one of each item used in the construction including a spoke, felloe and hub. At the end of the five day workshop you will have a completed wheel to take home.

Wheelwright Kerry Riehl is a joiner by trade. He has been making and repairing wooden wheels for over 30 years, starting with his grandparents' old carts and drays. Kerry is passionate about passing on the skills of wheelwrighting and is a regular demonstrator at Cobb+Co Museum.

Age: 16 years and over.
Requirements: Please wear closed in boots (or steel capped), long trousers and long sleeves.


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2020
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27 Lindsay Street
Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

Located 13.9K from Flagstone Creek

Flagstone Creek: Travel Tips

Toowoomba Visitor Information Centre


The team at Toowoomba Visitor Information Centre welcome you as a valued guest; with true country hospitality and a passionate desire to help you enjoy your visit. With a wealth of local knowledge, they can give you first-hand tips for exploring the Toowoomba area; with its intriguing history, quiet natural beauty, four distinct seasons, and delicious produce.

Their beautiful "Queenslander" building is based on a late 1800s style Toowoomba house. It features stained-glass motifs of the "Toowoomba" violet; which you can best enjoy by going inside.

Drop in for maps, brochures, locally-produced food and artisan-made items, Toowoomba souvenirs and refreshments. On-site parking is provided for cars, coaches and caravans; adjacent to picnic and playground facilities in East Creek Park.




82-86 James Street,
Warrego Highway
Rangeville, QLD, 4350

Located 13.2K from Flagstone Creek

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