Vaucluse House, Vaucluse

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Go to the time of lawn parties at the 19th-century estate of Vaucluse House. Explore the Gothic-style house that is now a museum with period furniture. Photography fans will be delighted with the 9 hectares (27 acres) of natural bush and landscaped gardens. You can visit the stables, the carriage drives, and the gardens surrounding the mansion. Add Vaucluse House to your Vaucluse travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Vaucluse trip itinerary tool .
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  • September 8, 2017
    Take the time to visit this mansion once owned by the Wentworth family an incredible insight into early Australia and one of the great men in history, well worth the tour and the walk around the beaut...  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    Excellent colonial mansion owned by a founding father of Australia - Wentworth and his family. Ticket includes entry and tour of the house. The pleasure gardens and park is free. Even better - buy the...  more »
  • August 22, 2017
    A piece of Australian history well preserved, well told and really interesting. The villa itself is not particularly beautiful, but the story of its owners is compelling and the mansion is used to represent the life of the mid-19th century in Sydney. What do you want me to dica....io I found it compelling and enjoyable. Excellent audio guide
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  • July 5, 2017
    Vaucluse House Is beautifully located with panoramic views of Sydney Harbour and surrounded by stunning gardens. This makes it the perfect spot for High Tea. Such a lovely way to spend the afternoon eating delicious cakes and savouries, sipping on champagne and tea served in fine China cups. A little bit of escapism in a busy life. Wouldn't hesitate to do it again. Well worth it.
  • August 27, 2017
    Very disappointed with the service. It started off ok, we came for my mums birthday. I asked if we could arrange something special. Well they gave us something special alright... charged us $125 for an average chocolate cake which was NOT nut free! They did not even bother asking if we had anyone with nut allergy which we had!!! I will not be returning.
  • April 27, 2017
    A nice afternoon stroll. As an English man, my idea of manor houses is somewhat grander than this. But the grounds are free to stroll in and there are some interesting information boards in the coach houses. The tea house looks nice although haven't tried it. A good place to combine with a visit to nearby Nielsen Beach.
  • May 28, 2017
    Great place to have a peek at lifestyle of the previous generations. Recommend to follow the guided tour. Guide was fun and filled us in with interesting facts regarding the place and it's previous owners. Audio guide available for those that wants to self tour. Washrooms located away from the house, behind the stable. Clean. Parking available onsite. As there is a cafe next to the House, therefore parking might be a squeeze. Ample of nearby street parking though.
  • August 14, 2017
    Lovely place, especially on a sunny day. Beautiful surroundings and warm atmosphere. The coffee could be stronger, that's all.

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