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Explore some of Charles Sturt’s history on a self-guided walking tour. 

Historical Walking Tour of Grange

The village of Grange was surveyed in 1878 on a portion of 390 acres originally owned by explorer Captain Charles Sturt. His home, the Grange, is included in this tour that takes in key historic sites in this quaint seaside suburb. The tour starts and ends at the Grange Jetty and takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.

Historical Walking Tour of Grange (206 kb)

Who are the Firm? 

Take part in this real-life choose-your-adventure story, in this story around Grange.  You’ll find yourself at the centre of a high-stakes game that will decide the fate of the planet. Search for hidden treasure, face down dangerous enemies and if you can avoid becoming the victim of “fowl” play.

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Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail

The Tennyson Dunes Discovery Trail is a 1.5 kilometre walking experience giving visitors access to an ancient dune system, the last of its kind along the Adelaide coast.

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'Digging up the Dirt' A Heritage Tour of Brompton

Burley Griffin IncineratorBrompton is a very historic, small inner city suburb laid out in the 1840s as part of the Town of Hindmarsh. Its history, and its story, is one of numerous periods of decline and growth.

'Digging up the Dirt' is a self-guided walking tour that explores Brompton and touches on the memories of those who have called in home.

Download the brochure - Brompton Heritage Walk - full version (2375 kb) and take a self-guided tour or be led by Grant Cameron of 891 ABC Adelaide on a pod tour.

Digging Up the Dirt - Full Version (45206 kb) 

Digging Up the Dirt - Part I (20591 kb) 

Digging Up the Dirt - Part II (24598 kb)

The walk takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete and covers a distance of approximately 3kms. Brompton Hotel

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'Digging up the Dirt' podtour was developed in partnership with 891 ABC Adelaide, and supported by a grant from the History Trust of South Australia.

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