Bordered to the south-west by the Yackamoorundie Range merging with the Never Never Range leading toward Jamestown, Spalding is an intriguing town that looks forward to welcoming you.
Spalding’s central location means you’ll have plenty to do when you visit. To familiarize yourself with the town, visit one of the friendly local businesses to pick up a historic walking trail brochure. Once you have made your way around the historic stone buildings and sites, try a spot of fly fishing in the Broughton River. Get a bite to eat at the roadhouse or hotel, and let the kids release some energy at the playground in the middle of town. In summer, cool off at the local swimming pool.
Once you’ve explored the town, get out and about to see the attractions nearby. A short drive south takes you to the fantastic Clare Valley wine region, where you can try some excellent rieslings. If energetic activities are more to your liking, the Heysen Trail and Mawson Trail pass close by to Spalding, both offering scenic views of the area. Majestic wind turbines follow the ridges of the local range, and can be viewed on any number of scenic drives around the area.
Spalding is a well serviced rural community, with fuel, take-away food, general store, pub, public toilets, playground, barbecue facilities, post office, bank agency, email facilities, public phone and mechanical repairs all available in town.
A good meal, hot shower and warm bed await Mawson and Heysen Trail adventurers in Spalding! There is a friendly hotel as well as a comfortable bed and breakfast to cater for guests. The hotel also caters for campers.
Enjoy a country break at Spalding – only two hours from Adelaide!