Carrick Hill, Mitcham

See a large collection of drawings, sculptures, antiques, and paintings at historic Carrick Hill, which once served as home to Sir Edward Hayward, a prominent local businessman. Designed to resemble an English manor, the house was completed in 1939. Today, the property is one of few such period sites in Australia to have survived virtually unchanged and with most of its original furnishings still in place. Original owners fitted the house with an impressive inner staircase, which they brought all the way from Europe, where they spent a year-long honeymoon. Today, the property hosts regular themed art and social history exhibitions, as well as other cultural events. With our online itinerary creator, Adelaide attractions like Carrick Hill can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • On a hill overlooking Adelaide is this wonderful 1930s mansion which belonged to two members of the Adelaide social set. The house is a delight to tour with its collection of art & sculpture, & the ga...  more »
  • Carrick Hill is a lovely stately old home full of many artefacts from a time gone by. It was fabulous to wander around and reflect on how life must have been back then for the other half. Stopped and ...  more »
  • We attended a guided tour of the property and it was worth the time. The guide was very informative and very willing to answer any questions. The history of the house and the artwork were fantastic - ...  more »
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  • Loved the views around the house. We took photos almost everywhere. My daughter loved the place even though there were no playgrounds on site. It was raining when we went there but the experience was still sensational.
  • The cafe here is great to grab a bite to eat and have a coffee or alcoholic beverage while looking out over the Adelaide skyline. Well maintained grounds. Beautiful spot.
  • We had a lovely girls day out there today. The food is absolutely beautiful and our waiter for the day was George and he was amazing, very friendly and made the whole experience fun and enjoyable. After lunch we had a leisurely walk around the gardens. Great place. Will definitely be back
  • Go and visit soon. An inspiration for Adelaide SA from Ursula and Edward (Bill) Hayward.
  • Excellent place for picnics n a nice restaurant with very good food..friendly waiters n quick service.

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