A pleasant 30-minute drive from Toowoomba, just off the Gore Highway is Pittsworth. There lies some of the richest farming land in Australia.
The Pittsworth Pioneer Village showcases the early development of the area and is dedicated to the memory of the feats of Arthur Postle – the “Crimson Flash”. Once the world’s fastest athlete, Postle grew up in the region and developed his love of running on the family farm.
Crafty travellers will be interested in the Lady Fletcher Lace Room which houses one on Australia’s largest lace collections. While at the RSL Display Centre, you can view an extensive collection of wartime memorabilia.
In Hume Street you will find the gracious St Stephen’s Catholic Church, constructed in 1908. Just around the corner, St Andrew’s Anglican Church is also worth a visit to view the magnificent stained-glass windows. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ll love the musk sticks and other lollies made by Pittsworth Confectionery on Mallard Road.
Pittsworth has many events to enjoy over the year, including the annual show in September, the Broxburn Bash in May, The Pittsworth Sprints in September and the Pittsworth Craft and Fine Food Spectacular in October.
Pittsworth is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Toowoomba in Queensland, it is located approximately 139kms from the capital Brisbane and extends over an area of 59.148 square kilometres. Pittsworth has a recorded population of 3294 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Standard Time zone Australia/Brisbane.
If you are planning a visit to Pittsworth we’ve put together some of the things 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 Pittsworth and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.