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Carrick Hill, Mitcham

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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. Take a look at our Adelaide itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Carrick Hill and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Carrick Hill is a twentieth-century heritage house surrounded by acres of beautiful gardens and bushland. Originally owned by Sir Edward and Lady Ursula Hayward it was bequest to the people of SA. The...  more »
  • This is a stunning house that welcomes everyone including dogs. The house is stunning and plenty of ares to walk and picnic or you can eat at the restaurant. Beautiful view of Adelaide.  more »
  • This is a wonderful building set in gracious grounds with a superb view over Adelaide and the plains. The exhibitions are often very interesting and the history of the house is fascinating.  more »
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  • 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
  • We love this place, the gardens are beautiful and the food is always top notch. The staff are always super friendly and it is a great place to eat with kids as there is loads of room in the cafe and highchairs. We have been to the storybook walk a couple of times and while it is really sweet it could do with a bit of maintenance.
  • Beautiful house and gardens. We try to get here at least twice a year. Wonderful hidden treasure 🌳🌹🌼☕🍰
  • Outside is all open to the public. Absolutely beautiful. Story trail to walk along with the kids is fantastic.
  • Gardens are relaxing. The actual Building is stunning