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Carrick Hill

46 Carrick Hill Drive, Adelaide, South Australia 5062, Australia
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Ranked #23 of 94 Attractions in Adelaide
Type: Historic Sites
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English first
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

It is quite amazing a house of that age was looked after and maintained in such a great shape. So much character and history packed into it, so much quality furniture and high class finishes, it gives you a taste of the past time wealthy and cultured lifestyle in Adelaide. Not to mention the beautiful gardens, where you can spend... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

l recently visited Carrick Hill for the 1st. time, it has all the elements to make it a must see in Adelaide. Between the beautiful exteriors of house & grounds, intriguing interiors with fascinating history, very helpful / knowledgeable staff & delicious treats / great views in the cafe what more could you want. l only had 1 day to... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What a gem, who couldn't appreciate this building! The tour is very average, but you would have to see it once, the best part is surprisingly good for kids and walks and great picnics. Property best back drop for a wedding. I wouldn't go there expecting a great day of excitement, once you have seen the building, the picnic or... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Beautiful gardens with nice plantings and also lots of activity toys for children. There was a wedding going on in Carrick Hill House on the day we visited but there was still plenty of parking spaces

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Adelaide, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Took my parents and daughters for morning tea one Saturday morning.The seating area inside was poor just a plain table no atmosphere or decorations to brighten up the boring rooming it was cold inside...Staff seemed to busy setting up for a wedding outside.to be helpful in the cafe area.People sitting inside the wedding tent at one of the tables for... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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67 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Such a beautiful place to go for a leisurely stroll on the weekend. Take the Storybook Lane walk with the children to find hidden spiders, trolls, wonderful sculptures and maybe even a Hobbit House! Then wander past olive trees, arbors and roses. Entry to the gardens is free, so enjoy a picnic lunch or indulge at the cafe. The outside... More

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I managed to make it at the end of the day, just before the House closed for the season. It is amazing, and the interior is gorgeous. It would have been good to get some more information about the place explaining different things that were up, and the history of the couple that lived there. As with all historic houses,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Carrick hill is a nice place to have a picknic and just sit down in a very nice grass. We are Very amazed with how the rooms being designed although the tour in the house is not tht fantastic. But overall, its a royal experience

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Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The setting of this magnificent house was totally awesome. Beautiful grounds and so peaceful. They are trying to return the grounds to how they were originally which is great. The rose gardens are amazing and would have been good to see all in flower. The house and history was amazing. A self guided tour is probably better but was really... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Just love going to this amazing property at Mitchum - I feel like I could be anywhere in Europe. The property was bequeathed to the state govt by the Hayward family who were very much into the arts and have left a huge legacy for us to enjoy. Wonderful sculptures scattered around the gardens. I just love the pear arbor,... More

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