Inspiring & Diverse Experiences

Carrick Hill is Australia’s most intact twentieth-century heritage house museum and garden. Aspects of its privately-collected French, British and Australian fine and decorative arts collection are of an international standard, including masterpieces of British modernism and fine examples of seventeenth-century furniture and house fittings. The garden, grounds, house and collections are all integral to the definition of Carrick Hill.

Please see the Contact page for admission information and opening hours.

What's on...

Arthur Streeton: Blue and Gold

An exhibition by the renowned Australian Impressionist artist Arthur Streeton (1867 - 1943) which highlights his depiction of land and sea scapes, both in Australia and abroad.



Friends of Carrick Hill Events

1 March TO 7 June 2018

Author - Michael McGuire Thursday 1 March 2018 7.00pm at Carrick Hill Our guest speaker is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years experience at The Australian in Sydney, and is now a senior writer at The Advertiser.


Gardening Workshop

2 May TO 5 May 2018

With over 30 years of combined gardening experience, Carrick Hill’s Gardeners are hosting a gardening workshop on pruning and shaping, weed and pest control, and information and tips on general maintenance for your garden at home.



The Story

Carrick Hill is fortunate to be one of the few period homes in Australia to survive with its original contents almost completely intact and its grounds undiminished.


House & Gardens

Carrick Hill is a significant South Australian cultural tourism attraction. It comprises a major heritage building, being the previous home of Sir Edward and Lady Ursula Hayward; internationally significant art collections; original subsidiary buildings such as stables; and approximately 40 hectares of land which includes approximately 26 hectares of native bushland.



Carrick Hill promotes and encourages the interest of the public in Carrick Hill as an historic house and garden with major art collections by creating inspiring diverse experiences.



Add your story to the history of Carrick Hill.

Wedding receptions and ceremonies

Story Book Trail

Designed to enable children to explore and discover the natural world.