Calico Cottage Heritage Complex

Wallumbilla Visitor Information Centre

Calico Cottage Heritage Complex is a not to be missed stop when travelling through Wallumbilla. The complex encompasses Calico Cottage, where you can sample a baked treat, meet the locals and browse local crafts; the Heritage Complex where you can gain an insight into the history and lifestyle of this remarkable community; the Railway Station … Read more

Cobb & Co Museum

Cobb & Co Museum building in Toowoomba, Queensland

Cobb & Co Museum is located in Toowoomba with displays from the horse-drawn era. Not just Cobb & Co carriages, the collection includes farming wagons, delivery carts, and the landau, the Rolls Royce of Carriages. It is fitting that the Cobb & Co Museum represents the end of the Cobb & Co Tourist Drive , … Read more

Historical Society

Entrance to the Historical Society in Toowoomba, located at Queen's Park

The Toowoomba Historical Society, established in 1949, is a research facility preserving and promoting the history and heritage of Toowoomba. It is located at Queen’s Park Gardens in Toowoomba, next to the entrance archway to the gardens. To Get There Links

Queens Park Gardens (Toowoomba)

Garden in Toowoomba, Queens Park Gardens

Queens Park is a heritage-listed botanic garden in East Toowoomba and one of the main gardens in the annual Carnival of Flowers. Originally a public reserve gazetted in 1869, the building of the botanic gardens and Queens Park where established separately from the 1870s. The gardens continually evolved through to the 1970s. To Get There

Mount Kynoch Lookout

View from the Mount Kynoch Lookout

Mount Kynoch Lookout is on the approach to Toowoomba heading south along the New England Highway. It has views looking over the valley below and to the south-east towards Brisbane and Gold Coast. The area is named after a well-respected former councillor of the Highfields Shire Council, John Kynoch. He was a member for 30 … Read more

Spring Bluff

Spring Bluff railway station platform during Toowoomba's flower festival

The Spring Bluff Railway Station is on the main railway between Ipswich and Toowoomba. It is well known for its beautiful gardens and participation in Toowoomba’s Carnival of Flowers held in September each year. Following the Cobb & Co Tourist Drive from Ipswich, it is the first gardens in the Carnival of Flowers. In contrast, … Read more