Newstead House, Brisbane

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Take in an important piece of Brisbane history at Newstead House. The city's oldest surviving home has occupied its spot on the Breakfast Creek bank of the Brisbane River since 1846. Tour the luxurious, Victorian-furnished rooms and relax on the wide verandahs of this Colonial Georgian cottage. The site offers picnic facilities, and the area down by the river provides particularly pleasant al fresco dining beneath shady trees. Arrange to visit Newstead House and other attractions in Brisbane using our Brisbane trip itinerary planner.
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  • This a really fantastic historic home. The house is in amazing condition and the design features are really interesting. Our guide Sandy brought the house to life with stories of the various owners. T...  more »
  • Newstead House and Brisbane history have always been intertwined, but the story of one of its lesser publicised inhabitants came to life for me last Friday when I was welcomed as a guest to the House ...  more »
  • It has been a few years since I visited Newstead House, and a recent "Meet Anna Wickham" experience was most excellent . . to see the place through the eyes of someone who was a resident, and an impor...  more »
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  • A beautiful setting, stunning views & a close walk from Bowen Hills Railway Station
  • Lovely Historical village! Great place to visit for picnic.
  • Love the gardens and that it is beside the river and i love the atmosphere i find it is intresting to read about the people that lived there and i love all the antiques
  • A lovey riverside location for a picnic, a breezy walk or some fitness if you're a local. Occasional events like Food Trucks & Jazz are also a treat. The house itself is probably not worth the trip if you are just sightseeing.
  • We had our wedding at Newstead House and we absolutely love this location. So beautiful, rich in history, helpful staff and just generally a nice place to be!

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