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Dingley Dell

Dingley Dell

The Dingley Dell Conservation Park is the former home of one of Australia’s famous poets, Adam Lindsay Gordon. Gordon lived at Dingley Dell from 1864 until 1687 and found success whilst living within this idyllic bush setting.

Located approximately 30 kilometres south of Mount Gambier, Dingley Dell can be easily accessed via the Port MacDonnell Road.

Dingley Dell Conservation Park, Cottage & Museum, Mount Gambier

The cottage of this poetic legend now serves as a Museum. Gordon’s works and personal belongings are on display for visitors to view.

Guided tours of the museum are available and take in the many displays which depict Gordon’s life and works. Visitors to the cottage will appreciate the history of South Australia with a quick visit to this historic place.

The Dingley Dell Conservation Park is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Dingley Dell Cottage is open from 10am to 4pm daily (except Christmas day) and other times by appointment. Guided tours are available.

In order to preserve the eco-friendly habitat, solid fuel fires and wood fires are not allowed in the vicinity. Except for the days where total fire ban is observed; gas fires are permitted.

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