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A Pilgrimage to The Cedars

Sun 24 Sep 2023

Walk name/location
A Pilgrimage to The Cedars
Walk grade
Trail Rambler

This journey will take us along the Heysen Trail Spur to the Cedars near Hahndorf.

The Cedars was the home of Sir Hans Heysen. We will spend sometime here, taking a guided tour of the family home and the studio that belonged to Heysen and that of his daughter Nora.

We can enjoy the gardens and follow the artists walk to find some of Heysen’s favoured painting spots. (Your entry fee is being collected as a bus fare)

Those with a sweet tooth may choose to indulge in a Devonshire Tea prior to our tour this must be booked as part of the registration process and paid on the day.

We will connect to the Pioneer Women’s Trail on our return journey.

As with any Pilgrimage you must follow the path and the path on this occasion does involves some road walking, some busy, some quite and some road reserves.

BIOSECURITY MEASURES – Please ensure you thoroughly clean your footwear, clothing, walking poles and other equipment before and after each walk to remove all seeds, dirt and other debris. Removed seeds should be bagged and disposed in a ‘to landfill’ garbage bin.

Sunday 24 September 2023
Walk Leader
Judy McAdam
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Meeting Location

Meeting location details will be provided after you have registered for this event.

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Event Fees
Event fee
AUD $10.00
(under 18 years of age AUD $1.00)
Golden Boots cards
AUD $20.00
Meal details

An optional Devonshire tea is available prior to our tour with lemonade scones, a pot of tea or any style of coffee.  This must be pre booked and paid by you on the day. $15.00

Walk Specifics
Start time
End time
3.30 ish
Walking from
Bridgewater Oval
Walking to
and return
Road walking some are very busy. Some places are slippery if wet.
Appropriate clothing, adequate water, snacks and lunch. Money if you booked a Devonshire Tea. Please bring a pair of light shoes to wear on the tour. We don't want to track muddy boots through the house.