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Banjo Paterson memorial park

We stopped off to have a look at the Banjo Paterson Park at Orange as it is on the road to Clifton... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
pandd1946
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Batemans Bay, Australia
We had to stop

We had to stop for some geocaching duties. Kids were unimpressed as there was nothing for them to... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
sh0ei
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Dec 10, 2018
“Banjo Paterson memorial park”
May 27, 2018
“We had to stop”
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330 Ophir Rd, Orange, New South Wales 2800, Australia
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

We stopped off to have a look at the Banjo Paterson Park at Orange as it is on the road to Clifton Grove where we were stopping at a Bed & Breakfast nearby. There is a short story on the information board about Banjo Paterson...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pandd1946
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We had to stop for some geocaching duties. Kids were unimpressed as there was nothing for them to do, thankfully we had geocaching which made them have to read the info and listen to the audio in order to solve the puzzle

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sh0ei
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited in the morning and it was so peaceful with the sound of the birds in the trees. Truly an Australian sound. Nice to have a look around. The audio guide at the benches in the middle was very interesting. I feel there’s so...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ExplorerGoddess
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We drove out to this memorial park for Banjo Paterson, the bush poet most famous for writing the lyrics to Waltzing Matilda. It’s wonderfully atmospheric in the hot sunshine and the audio guide is good but needs looking for!

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is a very important commemorative park. Besides having an obelisk and a statue to mark the birth of Banjo Paterson, there are the ruins of Templar's Mill, which was owned by the sister and brother-in-law of Banjo's Mother. If you venture down to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Colinoskapee
Reviewed November 2, 2017

This is Banjo Paterson Park NOT Banjo PatTerson Park. Please remove the extraneous (erroneous) "T" to ensure the accuracy of your information.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Leonie317
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

nice setting for this park to honour arguably the greatest bush poet australia has produced. also check out suma dam if out this way. the emmaville cottage (thought to be banjos birthplace) is a lovingly restored cottage in town thats worth a look.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank ET3121
Reviewed February 5, 2017

There is not much to see at the park - reasonable size paddock, few sculptures, couple of seats. It was rather disappointing until we discovered the audio-guide to this park.. So, we enjoyed beautiful moments of seating at the park and listening interesting information about...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Alexei B
Reviewed January 30, 2017

It is only early days for Andrew Barton Paterson's Park but you can see it growing. The shade trees are only young , there is no WC, BBQ or Seating etc. yet ! But it will appear. Had to really stretch the memory to remember...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Skeney57
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We came when it had been raining so the paddock was rather wet and squishy, it hadn't been mown in a while and there was rubbish strewn around from, we imagined, both the recent storms and prior inconsiderate visitors. There are three monuments, all of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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