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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  • October 2, 2017
    What a wonderful way to get a perspective to some of the socialites of Adelaide and this beautiful building in an excellent preserved state. Loved the Oak panelling on the walls and various paintings ...  more »
  • September 26, 2017
    Went there for impromptu weekday lunch. George the waiter excellent and entertaining. We had a special, rabbit parpadelle, delicious, bottle of white wine, looking over the magnificent gardens and cit...  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    A visit on special days takes you to the medieval Britain. Actors dress up in their splendor, talk the forgotten slang. Music and food is just great.  more »
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  • July 24, 2017
    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.
  • July 2, 2017
    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.
  • March 25, 2017
    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
  • August 11, 2017
    Go and visit soon. An inspiration for Adelaide SA from Ursula and Edward (Bill) Hayward.
  • July 17, 2017
    Excellent place for picnics n a nice restaurant with very good food..friendly waiters n quick service.

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