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Experiment Farm Cottage
Sydney Suburbs
Experiment Farm Cottage stands on the site of the first land grant in Australia, made in 1789 by Governor Phillip to the former convict, James Ruse. By 1791 Ruse had successfully farmed the 30 acre site as an experiment in self-sufficiency, proving that a new settler could feed and shelter his family with relatively little assistance to get started.
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Fort Denison
Sydney CBD
Located in Sydney Harbour, Fort Denison, also known as "Pinchgut", is one of Sydney's historic landmarks.
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George 4th Inn and Scharers Little Brewery
Sydney Suburbs
George Harper of 'Abbotsford' built the George IV inn in 1839. The sweeping veranda
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Glenmore Hotel
Sydney CBD
Since 1921 the Glenmore Hotel has been a Sydney icon. The front bar is a piece of nostalgia, decorated in the style of is formative years. The refined terrace bar offers unsurpassed views of the Harbour where you can enjoy a drink and a meal. The Glenmore Hotel is a place were everyone can feel welcome - locals, visitors and business people. Accommodation also available. The Glenmore Hotel provides affordable rooms on Sydney Harbour, just minutes from the Opera House, Rocks and Sydney's shopping districts. With a small hotel feel with all the best of the basics will suit those with an eye on their budget, but who don't want to skimp on location or quality.
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Government House
Sydney CBD
Built between 1837 and 1845, for the Governor of New South Wales, Government House was the most sophisticated Gothic Revival building in the colony.
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Grantham Heritage Park Memorial
Sydney Suburbs
You may be happy to know there is no sight or smell of the poultry farm remaining. Instead you can picnic in shaded, grassy surrounds and admire the memorial to the solider settlers, who opened up the area.
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Great River Walk - Penrith
Penrith
The Great River Walk at Penrith has beautiful views of the Nepean River and Blue Mountains. The weir section of the walk winds northward from Penrith Weir to Cassola Place, approximately a two kilometre return walk. There is also another seven kilometres of the existing Bridge to Bridge section which uses Nepean Avenue to create a walking path from the Penrith Valley Bridge to the Victoria bridge and back. Access to the walk is also available from Memorial Avenue where a series of steps lead down to the river and allow you to walk under the Victoria Bridge.
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Greenwich Baths
Sydney Suburbs
Greenwich Baths is a harbour beach on the tip of Greenwich Point, run by leisure management company Bluefit. Shark-netted and enclosed, it is perfect for families, lap-swimmers, and locals or visitors alike who want to relax with a coffee. Toys and sandcastle-building equipment are provided, and sun-loungers to enjoy the glorious views across Sydney Harbour. The kiosk provides delicious food all day, including fish and chips, salt and pepper squid, plenty of snacks and yummy gelato milkshakes. For food or a coffee at the cafe tables, entry is free. There is a small admission fee for customers to access the beach and the changing room facilities. Discounted 10-visit passes and season passes are available for keen return visitors. The baths are easily accessible from Greenwich Point ferry or the 265 bus. Bluefit are now running a Beach Boot Camp and taking bookings for birthday paries- contact reception for details.
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Hambledon Cottage
Sydney Suburbs
Hambledon Cottage is an historic cottage built in 1824, home to Penelope Lucas, governess to Elizabeth and John Macarthur's daughters. An elegant Colonial Georgian cottage containing historic items and special displays. The kitchen block contains an excellent example of a domed brick oven and the gardens contain heritage listed trees. The building is home to the Parramatta and District Historical Society.
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Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler
Windsor
The Hawkesbury Paddlewheeler has been operating for many years now from historic Windsor, which is located at the end of the Windsor Road on one of the oldest waterways in Australia, the Hawkesbury River. Your hosts Sue and James Kelly and their friendly crew will take you on an unforgettable journey recreating cruises back in the 1800s. While enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Hawkesbury River you can indulge in a first class meal, always being freshly prepared on board.
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