Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

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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. Put Saumarez Homestead on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Armidale trip maker .
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  • The rose garden was in full bloom and magnificent. The views across the unusually-green rolling farmland were stunning. The rest of the grounds and Mary’s Garden were also in great condition with bril...  more »
  • I didn't go as the road is not sealed. So better drive with a suitable vehicle to visit. It should be well worth seeing  more »
  • We read that the first tour on a rainy public holiday would be at 10.30 so we arrived around 15 minutes early. There is about 3km of unsealed road to get there & some of the potholes were significant....  more »
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  • This place is well worth a visit as is a guided tour. It was excellent. The property is well maintained in its 1906 state. The tour guide is very good too. Lunch was also very pleasant in their cafe. Highly recommended.
  • Thrilled that all this glorious history has been kept and displayed so true to the period. Guided walk through was the icing on the cake. So so very much a must to visit.
  • Interesting tour of the homestead, outhouses , gardens and grounds. Very disappointed that photographs were unable to be taken within the home even without the flash. Interesting history never the less. Extensive rose gardens but they lack shade so tend not to take the time to really enjoy which is a pity.
  • Historic Saumarez Homestead near Armidale is a time capsule from a bygone era. Gorgeous gardens and amazing historic house. Don't forget to go down and look at the old farm buildings while there.
  • 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!

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