Once the home of James Fairfax AC, the sprawling Retford Park estate was gifted to the National Trust 2016 and is now open to the public.
With a history dating back to 1820, this stunning property is also home to some magnificent gardens.
Join Graham as he steps back in time to check out this great icon of Australia’s past.
Be enchanted by the magnificent gardens surrounding the grand Victorian Italianate homestead formerly owned by Mr James Fairfax AC.
Discover the exquisite swimming pool and pavilion nestled amongst a patchwork of hedged gardens.
Retford Park also has a busy Calendar of Events that runs from September through to July – click through to the National Trust website to find out about a garden symposium in July that includes lectures, workshops, accommodation, all meals, garden visits and the opportunity to dine in one of the most famous dining rooms of the Southern Highlands.
This event is about spoiling yourself!