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Saumarez Homestead, Armidale
(4.3/5 based on 65+ 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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • A fantastic place to see - so good that more than one visit is recommended. All the work is done by volunteers who really love what they are doing and they make very informative guides. Make sure you ...  more »
  • Though we attended the Homestead on a day that the house was not open for tours, we were pleasantly surprised by the couple of hours that we spent just walking around the gardens admiring the flowers,...  more »
  • We learned about Saumarez through the Open Garden Scheme and so planned a visit. Saumarez is opened to the public through the National Trust organisation and it is a great credit to them to maintain s...  more »
Google
  • 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