Located at the foot of the Adelaide Hills, Carrick Hill is a prominent historic property open to the public for viewing. Once the home of an Australian businessman and his wife, the property was built in 1939 in the style of an English manor and is one of Australia's few period homes to have survived with its original contents preserved. The building spans across a land area of nearly 40 hectares and was once a centre of stylish living. Presently it is a prime example of life in the mid twentieth century and features a large collection of fascinating drawings, antiques and paintings. It is also host to many art exhibitions and receive numbers of visits throughout the year.
Tickets cost around $12 for adults. Access to the garden is free-of-charge.
Open on Wednesdays to Sundays and public holidays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Around 1-2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Children, Senior Travellers
The furniture, art and the garden
Though designated prayer facilities at Carrick Hill will not be available for Muslim travellers, plenty of private space will be available at the property to make use of during prayer times. Those who wish to visit a mosque will have to visit some of the mosques in Adelaide City such as the Central Adelaide Mosque - the oldest and most prominent mosque in Adelaide – as well as the Adelaide City Masjid, Masjid Omar Bin Al Khattab, Elizabeth Masjid and Masjid Al-Khalil & Islamic Arabic Centre.
Muslim travellers looking for Halal food near Carrick Hill will need to visit some of the Halal restaurants in Adelaide. Bollywood Indian Restaurant, Kamlas Kitchen India, Voshi Bay are just a few of such popular Halal restaurants in the area.