Lanyon Homestead is one of Australia’s premier historic properties. Set at the foot of the Brindabella Ranges on the banks of the magnificent Murrumbidgee River; you will enjoy gorgeous views of the Australian countryside during your visit. The precinct’s centrepiece, the 1859 Homestead, has been beautifully restored and furnished.
Enjoy a guided tour of the homestead and explore the outbuildings that made this pastoral property a showpiece in the region. Picnic in the garden with a view to the hills beyond the Murrumbidgee River or take a leisurely stroll through the rambling gardens surrounding the homestead. Share a meal or light snack at the Barracks Espresso Bar and Eating House.
School and other groups are also catered for with special packages available that include a guided tour with morning/afternoon tea, or lunch included. Function rooms and outdoor spaces are available for hire.
Lanyon Homestead is easily accessible and is only a twenty minute drive from Canberra's city centre.
TripAdvisor Traveller RatingBased on 148 reviews
“1834 map gives glimpse of Lanyon's historic past.”
The ACT Historic Places team delivered a very informative talk about some little-known details of this interesting and historic place. It was good to be able to eyeball an original 1834 map of the...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Legends of Lanyon with the legendary Tim the Yowie Man”
A fantastic behind the scenes tour with stories of the people who have made Lanyon their home. Such a beautiful place accompanied by beautiful food.Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“A wonderful step back in time!”
Lanyon Homestead is a truly beautiful, historic ‘step back in time’, which feels a million miles from the city. Our house tour with Gina was exceptional. Her extensive historical knowledge was truly...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
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- Enquiry Desk
- Family Friendly
- Food and Refreshments
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shop / Gift Shop