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Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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Historic Site
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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  • Saumarez homestead has mid-Victorian origins, was extended and largely furnished in the Edwardian era, and lovingly maintain into the 1950s by a member of only the second family to live there. Given i...  more »
  • Spend the afternoon wandering around the amazing gardens and working farm. Even has a guy explaining what he was restoring in the Big Horse area. A shame that the trust has no money left to make it sh...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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