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The inner west region of Sydney boasts a variety of local attractions from family-friendly streetscapes and historic buildings, to wide-open parks and community-run events. Due to the many heritage-listed buildings and estates turned private schools, this area enjoyed a very classy and sophisticated past.
Nowadays, suburbs like Ashfield and Strathfield are vibrant places to take part in heritage walks by day, and enjoy a bit of indie rock by night. Walk along Arthur Street and Queen Street to see both Ashfield Castle and Gallop House, whilst stopping for a picnic in Pratten Park, which is home to the historic Thirning Villa.
If you're looking for things to do outside of Sydney's CBD, such as take in some natural scenery without the crowd, Drummoyne is full of harbour-side parks and recreation centres to enjoy with friends and family. Brett Park has facilities for barbeques and scenic water views of Iron Cove. This park is also the starting point for The Bay Run, a 7km walking course along Henley Marine Drive, providing an opportunity to appreciate the exquisite scenery and relax at one of the cafes at the finish line.
While this region may seem reserved, they still know how to throw a fabulous party. If you're curious about what's on in the area, The Burwood Festival has been celebrating spring for 25 years and has all the fixings of a fabulous day out. Classic cars, wandering entertainers, amusement rides, food stalls, and a bunch of other fun activities all equate to excitement for the whole family.
Whether it is for a quiet escape from the bustling CBD or to brush up on historical trivia, the inner west is a region for those hoping to visit the interesting and captivating places that are continuing to shape Sydney's living history.
Inner West Sydney Events & What's On
- Mangroves Walking/Bus Tour Ron Routley Oval
- Rowing for Beginners Sydney Boys' High Rowing Club
- Kidspot Baby and Kids Market - Five Dock Five Dock Leisure Centre
- Bushcare Working Bee @ Summer Hill Cadigal Reserve
- Homebush Bay Circuit community consultation The Connection Community Centre - Rhodes
- ZERO Waste Bootcamp: Workshop 2—Bathroom Ashfield Civic Centre
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