Saumarez Homestead

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Saumarez Homestead, an historic country homestead and ten hectare grazing property, was first inhabited by British settlers led by Henry Dumaresq in the 1830s. Today it includes an elegant, extensive, fully furnished Edwardian homestead, built between 1888 and 1906, and 15 farm and other buildings dating up to 1910, with their collections of early farm equipment.

In 1874 the property was sold to Francis White, whose eldest son, Francis John White took over management, spending his life developing Saumarez and its associated holdings into one of the largest and most successful rural properties of New England.

Take a guided tour through the White family’s 30 room Edwardian mansion complete with original furnishings. Stroll through Mary White’s garden, with its Jocelyn Brown style cottage garden, the picking garden and the lawns. Visit outbuildings complete with 19th century tools and equipment. Allow at least half a day to see this extensive property.

Facilities

Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Free Wifi Kiosk Picnic Area Public Toilet

Activities

Walks

Disabled Assistance

Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for limited mobility Caters for people with allergies and intolerances. Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Museums and Galleries Association National Trust New South Wales Business Chamber

Accreditation

National Trust

Rates

From AU$8.00

House tour and grounds – Adult AUD15, Concession AUD10;
Family house tours and grounds AUD35;
Grounds only – Adults AUD8, Concession AUD6, Family AUD20.

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