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The Wellington Courthouse, Wellington

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The Wellington Courthouse was built in 1864. It was built as a police station, courtroom, post office, and tea rooms. The Courthouse was also used to house prisoners overnight, who being transported between Victoria and South Australia . This was the only location to be used to transport people and livestock via the ferry, which was run be the locals and using horses to pull the ferry. The ferryman's rooms are now used as bed and breakfast rooms. The building is listed by the National Trust and is now privately owned. The Wellington Courthouse has been extensively renovated with a stunning outdoor deck, overlooking the Murray River, beautiful courtyard, dinning and function room. There are 6 bed and breakfast rooms, all luxuriously appointed with their own bathrooms. The Wellington Courthouse can be used for any type of function, from weddings to birthdays.
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TripAdvisor
  • We called in after crossing on the ferry and were pleasantly surprised how lovely the restaurant/cafe was with great coffee and hot chocolate. It's a must to visit and relax with a coffee in front of ...  more »
  • The revamp of the central courtyard gives a great spot to sit and ponder the life of the colonials who would have been at the judges mercy.. a good venue for a family lunch or a group destination. Bea...  more »
  • We stayed one night for a family gathering. Our rooms were well sized and comfortable. The bathrooms were huge and beautifully appointed. We were delighted to be offered generous nibbles to have with ...  more »
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  • The best - we had a great time with great people. If we need some relaxation & great food this is where we want to go