Lumsden Green is a small park in Newmarket which was set aside as a reserve in 1878. It was named after David Lumsden, who was the Mayor of Newmarket at the time the borough merged with Auckland City in 1989. The sculpture was placed in the Green to mark the Centenary of the Newmarket Highway district.
The Carlton Club is a major landmark in Newmarket. The 1880’s hotel still has the ornamental balustrade-style walls and decorative gables above the windows and doors and is one of the last of several 19th century hotels to survive in Newmarket.
Lion Brewery is NZ’s largest brewery. They offer the most innovative, interactive not to mention entertaining and education beer tour which will appeal to all ages. You get to really discover the heritage of brewing. Of course at the end, you also get to do some sampling of Lion Reds or Steinlargers. There are guided tours Mon-Sat 9.30am, 12.15pm and 3.00pm, these last one hour and 50 mins which includes a 20 min sampling time. There is also a Merchandise shop of course.