Ollera garden open this weekend

23rd Apr 2024

The Guyra & Community Progress Association (G&PCA) is excited to be showcasing autumn in the New England this weekend.
They are hosting an open garden at the historic Ollera Station on Saturday, April 27th. The garden will be open to the public between 10am and 4pm and they are expecting many visitors to travel to Guyra for this event.
Ollera Station is one of the earliest rural properties settled in the New England region of Northern NSW. The heritage listed property is still owned and operated by members of the family that first selected and settled it in 1838.
Ollera’s history is well documented in some 160 journals in the archives of the University of New England and is a wonderful example of early Australian Pioneering History.
President of the G&CPA Donna Davidson said that this is a rare opportunity for the general public to view this historic garden.
“We cannot thank Lynda and the Skipper family enough for opening their beautiful historic property to the public to see,” Donna said.
“The last open garden held at Ollera was in 2012, showcasing spring.
“This time visitors will get to see the autumn unfolding in the garden and surrounds.
“The Church, private cemetery and buggy sheds will all be open to explore.”
Morning and afternoon tea, and a light lunch will be available on the day.
Proceeds will be used to support beautification projects in the Guyra community.
Entry to the garden will be $20 (cash on the day only). Ollera is located at 196 Tenterden Road, Guyra. Head west on the Guyra Rd and follow the signs.

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