Sir Hubert Wilkins Cottage

Mount Bryan was the birthplace of Sir Hubert Wilkins, one of Australia’s most daring aviators and eplorers. Visit the childhood home of adventurer and explorer, Sir Hubert Wilkins.

The homestead is located at Mount Bryan East, part of the Dare’s Hill Driving Circuit.

Drive north out of the Mount Bryan township along the Barrier Highway, and look for the Mount Bryan East Road on your right. Simply follow the signs to the homestead.

Visit at your leisure by collecting the key from the Mount Bryan Hotel (08) 8893 4010, or the Olde School Gallery.

A daylight visit is recommended as there is no power at the homestead.

Burra Railway Station

The Burra Railway Station is a great place to visit. Not only has it been lovingly restored from dereliction and showcases railway history, it is also a function centre, houses the Diprotodon display and boasts a unique bed and breakfast.

The Station is open daily from 11am – 1pm.

For updates, visit their website and Facebook.

Burra Regional Art Gallery

A beautiful building with excellent spaces for showing work, from the small and intimate to the huge and confronting.

The Gallery also includes a small retail shop of affordable high quality works.

Situated within the old Burra Telegraph and Post Office building, from which J McDouall Stuart sent his message in Dec 1862, to inform the SA authorities that he had successfully crossed Australia.

View exhibition details, artist profiles, annual competitions and much more at the Burra Regional Art Gallery website here.

Open 1-4pm Tuesday – Sunday

The Gallery is also part of the Clare Valley Art Trail, showcasing a range of galleries spanning from Burra to Balaklava. The map can be accessed here.

Burra Town Hall

The Burra Town Hall is one of Australia’s great small halls, built for the Welsh and Cornish miners.

Available for hire as a performance and meeting space, the Hall is open daily from 11am – 3pm showcasing interesting historical displays of Burra.

Those wishing to hire the Town Hall should visit the Burra History Group website, where detailed information exists for technical specifications and costs.

Emma Tiver Heritage Cottage

Built in 1856, Tiver’s Row of six identical cottages originally provided accommodation for Cornish copper miners working the famous Burra Burra Mines.
The blue-stone buildings are now self-contained BnB cottages for those visiting this heritage listed town.
Emma Tiver Heritage Cottage is number 12 and has two bedrooms, cosy lounge with open fireplace and delightful country kitchen. The decor is quaint and cutesy with lots of memorabilia and knick knacks.
Your bathroom has slate floors and a shower, hand basin and toilet.
Relax under a tree in the private cottage gardens or stroll the historic streets and discover nearby National Trust sites. Spend a couple of days with your Burra Passport Key and visit the many attractions in Burra.
A true heritage experience.

Burra Bakehouse

Set in the back streets of Redruth – one of Burra’s original five towns – your cottage was originally one of the Bakeries that served the hungry miners at what was then the biggest copper mine in the world Just think of all the Cornish pasties or loaves of German Schwarz Brot black bread that came from the oven that is still a feature of the building

Midnight Oil House

Located approximately 3km north of Burra on the Barrier Highway, lies an abandoned farmhouse.

The cottage, located on ‘Cobb and Co Corner’, was first photographed by iconic Australian landscape photographer, Ken Duncan, and rose to fame on the album cover of Midnight Oil’s ‘Diesel and Dust’ record.

Known as the ‘Midnight Oil House’, this cottage has become one of Australia’s most photographed ruins.

If you do wish to stop for a photo opportunity, please ensure you pull over a safe distance from the highway, and keep behind the fence.