Come aboard Armidale's Free Heritage Tour for an hour guided tour of Armidale, the city for all seasons. The tour takes in the major historic and architectural landmarks of the City and makes stops at the New England Regional Art Museum, the Railway Museum and Booloominbah, at the University of New England. The tour provides a wonderful overview of Armidale and volunteer guides provide an entertaining and informative commentary.
Bookings are essential.
This ten-hectare grazing property was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s. Today it includes an elegant, extensive, fully furnished Edwardian homestead, built between 1888 and 1906, and 15 farm and other buildings dating up to 1910, with their collections of early farm equipment.
In 1874 the property was sold to Francis White, whose eldest son, Francis John White took over its management, spending his life developing Saumarez and its associated holdings into ...