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.
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.
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.
'Digging up the Dirt' A Heritage Tour of Brompton
Brompton 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 and take a self-guided tour or be led by Grant Cameron of 891 ABC Adelaide on a pod tour.
The walk takes 1.5 to 2 hours to complete and covers a distance of approximately 3kms.
'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.
Henley & Grange Historical Society app
Download the free H&GHS app to ‘join’ experts and local identities and re-live stories of the history and cultural heritage of some of the most popular seaside suburbs west of Adelaide.
Through the foresight of many, much of their early history is still discernible. Interact with maps, videos, panoramas and challenges. You will be informed, engaged and surprised. What’s new is sometimes much older than you think!