Newstead House, Brisbane

4.6
Take in an important piece of Brisbane history at Newstead House. The city's oldest surviving home has occupied its spot on the Breakfast Creek bank of the Brisbane River since 1846. Tour the luxurious, Victorian-furnished rooms and relax on the wide verandahs of this Colonial Georgian cottage. The site offers picnic facilities, and the area down by the river provides particularly pleasant al fresco dining beneath shady trees. Arrange to visit Newstead House and other attractions in Brisbane using our Brisbane trip itinerary planner.
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  • Wonderful to discover this grand old house built in 1846, which played such a significant role in the social and political life of the early colony. It's in amazing condition and commands Newstead Par...  more »
  • Take a tour back in time at 11.30 with a guide, included in entry. This really brings the place alive. Very interested, interesting and informative guide. Our lucky day only the 2 of us but can get bu...  more »
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  • Nice park by the river and all these cool night light features. It feels a bit quiet though at night so best not to go alone. Otherwise during the day it is very family friendly and a very open park but it fills up pretty fast on a weekend picnic scene
  • A beautiful place of history for Brisbane. So fantastically maintained and cared for. Great to explore historically or to enjoy a picnic/afternoon walk along the river.
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