Parramatta Heritage Rides

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Dairy Cottage, Parramatta Park. 1798-1806.
 

The 2nd oldest surviving European building in Australia! Acquired by Gov. Macquarie and turned into a dairy.  

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Parramatta Heritage Rides open up Parramatta's wealth of hidden heritage, including Australia's 3 oldest buildings (pre-1800!), its oldest cemetery (1790) and much, much more, through a variety of easy, themed bicycle rides with regular stops and commentary. Awarded a Commendation at the Parramatta City Council Heritage Awards, 2013. Come along and discover the fascinating story of Australia's second settlement on this fun history lesson in the classroom of the bicycle!

Parramatta Heritage Rides are operated by Camwest, in association with Bicycle NSW

Noller Bridge, Parramatta Park. 1925. 

 

Bridge no. 4 in a series of more than 20!   

Sun Aug 28, 2016: Parramatta Heritage Ride - Form, 8.30am

The first edition of this ride, exploring Parramatta's beautiful array of houses and buildings from the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras. Discover the sideways house, Australia's oldest house, and many gorgeous cottages in the Parramatta area. And of course a good sprinkling of historical tales as well.

Pace is slow and easy!  
Distance: 15km
Duration: Approx. 2.5 hours
Difficulty: Easy

Sun Sep 25, 2016: 20 Bridges Ride, 8.30am

Welcome Spring in with this beautiful ride over, under, around and through the more than 20 bridges over the Parramatta River between the head of the river and Silverwater. Don't believe that there are 20? Come along and count for yourself! Taking in plenty of fabulous Parramatta Heritage along the way, including the famous Lennox Bridge. 

Pace is slow and easy!  
Distance: 20km
Duration: Approx. 3 hours
Difficulty: Easy

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