are conducted as part of our
annual program and can be
arranged by request.
These include areas such as
'Barkley Garden's Precinct', 'Yarraberg & the Racecourse' 'The Secrets of Swan Street'
and 'Richmond's Yarra River'.
With more than 40 pubs over
time, many changing hands and locations as the city grew.
Hotels provided favourite watering holes for the locals and travelers, accommodation and meals.
Each one has incredible stories to tell. This walk focuses on Bridge Road and covers the hotels from Punt Road to Hawthorn Bridge.
Bridge Road with its' multitude of fashion outlets and cafes is a buzz with activity and life.
Many of original building facades can still be seen as a reminder of the street's early traders.
This walk takes you from Punt Road to Church Street and describes many of the early shops and businesses operating in the late 1800's.
Discover the area of
Richmond's first land sales
and the site of Clifton Village.
You will pass the sites of
Richmond's first hotel, candle works, chemists, politicians and gangsters.
The hill is the location of many
fine churches and marvelous buildings which reflect some of Richmond's former glory.
Walking around you will find the cobbled lanes, cottages, mansions, factories and remnants of Richmond's colourful past. With stories of entrepreneurs, industrialists,leaders, craftsmen, inventors, artists, politicians, pubs, sport and crime, you will find these absolutely fascinating aspects as you turn each corner of Richmond's back streets.