Yallum Park Homestead is a large Victorian Mansion that was built for John Riddoch between 1878-1880 and is one of the best preserved historic houses in Australia.
The mansion is open for visitors who can view the largest collect of William Morris wallpapers in Australia as well as stroll through the beautiful and extensive gardens.
Yallum Park Homestead – Riddoch Mansion History & Tour Opening Times
The mansion itself boats 15 feet high ceilings, marble mantelpieces, stained glass windows and antique furniture. Visitors will get a real sense of the wealth of this man during this period with the beautiful finishes on this house that remain on display today.
The mansion has hosted many famous guests including King George V (when he was still the Duke of Cornwall) and Yallum Park house where Adam Lindsay Gordon used to stay. There are also two smaller houses located behind the mansion, known as Gordon House and Austin House.
Those wanting to visit should contact the visitor centre by phone to confirm opening times. The mansion is owned privately, however, tours are available.