Beaudesert Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
    by balhannah
  • Things to Do
    by balhannah
  • Things to Do
    by balhannah

Beaudesert Things to Do

  • COMMUNITY ARTS & TOURIST INFORMATION...

    When coming from Brisbane and travelling along the Mt. Lindesay Highway to Beaudesert, you will come across the Tourist Information centre located on the RH side of the road. It is signposted with a big golden eye, so you will have no problem finding it.As I live nearby, I never bother to pop in, but this time I did as I was running early for...

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  • DARLINGTON PARK

    Darlington Park is a beautiful picnic area/campground, located in the pretty Kerry Valley, alongside the River Albert. This is the Scenic Rim World Heritage area.The Albert River begins it journey high up in the Mountains near here, so it's a lovely clear water stream with shallow rock pools and water washing over smooth boulders.It is a safe area...

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  • JUBILEE PARK

    Jubilee Park is quite a big park, suitable for large gatherings and a day out with the children.The park is always beautifully maintained, lawns mowed and plenty of shade trees.There are a couple of playgrounds, a skate board area, Basketball net, so there is something for all ages of children.BBQ's and Toilet's are located in the Park.I liked the...

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  • BEAUDESERT HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM

    I attended the Beaudesert Historical Society & Museum with a group of older people who really enjoyed seeing things on display from "their" time!The Pioneer Cottage, originally built in 1875 by a pioneer on a nearby Kerry property, was rebuilt entirely of hand hewn timbers, slats and shingle roof and finished with a four-poster bed, large cedar...

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  • AUSTRALIAN GRASS TREES

    Grass Trees, have you seen any yet?If you are at Beaudesert, and have a Car, then take a 14km drive along Christmas Creek road, and along here you will find the patch of them that are in my photo.There is a beautiful group growing here. The common name for Xanthorrhoea is "Blackboy", as its appearance is said to look like an Aboriginal boy holding...

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  • BEAUDESERT RACES

    Recenty, at the Beaudesert Races near Brisbane, a Charity Horse race meeting was held which included for the first time, 5 Galloper races and 3 Trotting races. A large crowd turned out, including 5 bus loads of people. Fashion on the field was for men and women, with a prize of a $250 gold watch for each winner. You could bet if you wished, and if...

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  • ENRIGHTS SAW MILL

    I guess you are wondering why a tip about a sawmill.The answer is, because this is part of the history of Beaudesert.The original owner, Isaiah Lahey had immigrated from Ireland in 1862 and set up a Sawmill in Beaudesert. A Fowler steam traction engine was bought to haul logs to the mill. It was located on the edge of town, where it still stands...

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  • SWIMMING POOL

    It does get quite hot in this area in Summer, but no worries, Beaudesert has an Olympic size Swimming Pool.It is under the cover of shade cloth, so nobody will be sunburnt while swimming. Lawned area is all around the outside making it very comfortable to spend some time here.THE POOL IS OPEN......September - MarchTimes Mon - Friday... 9-6pm...Sat....

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  • ST. JOHN'S CHURCH @ KERRY

    In my previous tip, you read about the first St. Mary's Church being too small and relocated.Well, the Church that was relocated to Kerry and opened its door's in 1908, is now known as St John's Church and is in the small village of Kerry.This Church also replaced a smaller Church which ended up as a barn on one the nearby properties. On October 5...

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