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Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

(4.3/5 based on 75 reviews on the web)
Saumarez Homestead is a stunning rural property open to visitors to tour through the historic homestead, stunning out-buildings, gardens and grounds. It is a perfect setting for events or just a weekend tour with lunch or morning tea. Do note that tours are not available from mid-June to the end of August, except for group bookings and functions. If visiting between the beginning of September and mid-June, check the website for the schedule of guided tours. To visit Saumarez Homestead and get the most from your holiday in Armidale, create itinerary details personal to you using our Armidale travel itinerary maker.
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  • Just loved this place, from the dressing table sets to the copper in the laundry, the homestead is a complete Edwardian time capsule. Our guide John, a spritely 91 year old, used to be a drover, gun s...  more »
  • My parents were visiting from Brisbane and I was showing them the main sights of Armidale. It was a really hot day and I had not checked the tour timed for the house so we were just having a look arou...  more »
  • Despite living for more than ten years in the 1970’s and 80’s just a few kilometres from it, I had never been to Saumarez Station, literally just outside of Armidale on the New England Tablelands of N...  more »
  • Excellent guided tour today! Perfect in nearly every way. Ways to improve if possible: please, the clothing worn in those days by the family should be on display. Many people are interested in fabrics, their bed linen, especially since they were an affluent family. More volunteers are needed so that when us tourists arrive, lunch can be provided. The 2 gentlemen there today did an excellent job in answering any questions, but we were told that there are now only6 volunteers or so, and aging in population! These incredible people need to be supported now!
  • A wonderful original collection of furniture and artefacts in a beautiful setting
  • What a step back into time, wonderful.
  • Beautiful location