Inspiring & Diverse Experiences

Carrick Hill is in the business of inspiring, entertaining and educating by providing visitors with a unique and pleasurable experience. We are unique in that in any one visit to Carrick Hill, a visitor can admire and marvel at the magnificent heritage gardens, view and appreciate the highly valued art collection, changing exhibitions and beautiful interiors of the house. Excellent food and wine can be enjoyed while taking in the breathtaking views over the city of Adelaide.

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

What's on...

The Blade: Australia's love affair with lawn

A new exhibition entitled The Blade; Australia’s love affair with lawn, will be on show in the Wall Gallery, from 9 April until 23 May.



Ursula's Table

9 April TO 25 June 2021

Ursula's Table - Friday Night Dinners Tabel Catering are hosting Ursula's Table at Carrick Hill each Friday evening from April to June 2021 in the fully heated marquee.


Once upon a time...

21 April TO 23 April 2021

Hiding amongst the delightful gardens of Carrick Hill are a collection of stories that have enchanted children and adults for generations. Join acclaimed storyteller and performer Michael Mills, as Mr Bill, on a storytelling adventure throughout the Storybook Trail, creating your own adventure along the way.



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.