Lanyon Homestead, Canberra

Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Garden
Lanyon is an historic homestead and grazing property located on the southern outskirts of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.

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  • Just had a very interesting visit to Lanyon Homestead, thanks to Tim our tour guide. The house and property are wonderful representations of Australian history which we don't often find. Tim had a...  more »
  • Best day out. Amazing piece of Australian history. And the food and service in the restaurant was superb. Recommend to everyone.  more »
  • We took the tour of this wonderful historic homestead. Knowledgeable and entertaining guide.The house has been beautifully restored and was a delight to visit. We also spent hours exploring the...  more »
  • Some tasty looking options on the menu. I had the zucchini fritters, they were tasty and a decent size. If you are a big eater then perhaps not the selection for you. Let meals looked pretty good too. Went for a staff function outside, it gets pretty warm in the outdoor sheltered area.
  • Charming property and beautiful gardens. There was a wedding on at the time i visited, so i didnt go into the property but from outside, its absolutely charming. Great part of Canberras history. Only two warning, be careful for snakes in the summer and to get to the homestead you need to drive along an unsealed road so probably avoid washing your car till after you have visited
  • I visited Lanyon Homestead with my husband and we both really enjoyed the experience. Our tour guide Kim had a wealth of knowledge and her enthusiasm really brought the house and area to life. We are happy to recommend a visit if you are in the area. The onsite cafe is also excellent for lunch or afternoon tea.
  • A beautifully preserved homestead dating back to over 100 years ago. I love seeing how life would have been like for our forebears. A real step back in time. The guides are a wealth of knowledge and quite happy to talk about the place.
  • Well maintained period homestead. Friendly helpful staff. Nice spot to take tourists or show kids what it used to be like in the early days of colonisation.

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