boom, gloom, return from ruin
Glengallan is not just any old house. Uninhabited for more than half its lifetime, it remains frozen in time. The 1867 two-storey sandstone Glengallan is an iconic heritage place, a rare example of a substantial 19th century country house in Queensland. Glengallan today is a tribute not only to its visionary builder and to 19th Century craftsmen, but also to the 21st Century team that brought it back to life through a delicately balanced restoration that enables the visitor to experience the best and the worst of its times.
MARKETS SUNDAY 2ND JUNE 8AM-1PM
Homestead & Cafe OPEN 10am-4pm
WEEKENDS & PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
MID-WEEK TOUR BOOKINGS
Eliza's at Glengallan
While you're visiting Glengallan, relax at Eliza's and take-in the sweeping views of rich farming lands of the Darling Downs.Try our famous scones with jam and cream, home-made pikelets or damper with butter and golden syrup (Cockie's Joy); Merlo coffee or your choice of teas; delicious home-made cakes and biscuits. Select a light luncheon from our menu of the day; freshly-cut sandwiches and cool drinks. Try our Spiders, iced coffee and milkshakes.
Southern Downs - it all starts here...
An hour's drive from Toowoomba and two hours from Brisbane, the Southern Downs, centred on historic Warwick on the banks of the Condamine River, together with nearby Stanthorpe and Granite Belt food and wine attractions, offer the perfect destination for a day or two in the country. Dating from 1840, the earliest pastoral settlement in Queensland, Warwick retains some of Queensland's finest sandstone buildings as well as stunning natural attractions and motor and horsesport events, including the famous Warwick Rodeo held annually in October.