Braddon is one of the oldest suburbs of Canberra located in the inner north. Braddon is named after Sir Edward Braddon,  a participant in the writing of the Australian Constitution.  Although originally a light-industrial area, more recently the area has begun to be redeveloped as an entertainment and foodie precinct where you will find an assortment of cafes, restaurants and bars. There are also many pop-up stores, handcrafts and gift shops to keep you entertained. Lonsdale Street is a great place to start your Braddon experience.

Quick Facts

Braddon is a suburb of Canberra in Australian Capital Territory. It is located approximately 1kms from the capital Canberra covering an area of 1.408 square kilometers. Braddon has a recorded population of 5500 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Braddon we’ve put together some of the things nearby that you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Braddon and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.

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Cotter Campground. Photo courtesy of Mark Will.

Cotter Campground

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The Deluxe Suite at Crowne Plaza Canberra include a bedroom and separate lounge room

Crowne Plaza Canberra


Outdoor pool and children's play area

Gold Creek Tourist Resort

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Abode Gungahlin

Abode Gungahlin

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Yowani Country Club motel room interior with views of the golf course

Yowani Country Club

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Canberra Retreat Bed and Breakfast

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