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Things to do

Athelney Cottage Bed and Breakfast is in a fantastic location for whatever you want to do on your visit to South Australia. Several major Adelaide attractions are within walking distance from the b & b cottage. There is a major bus stop one minute away that can take you almost anywhere you want to go, including the city, the beach, the airport, even our world renowned wine regions. Of course, we can help and point you in the right direction.

Walking Distance from the Cottage

Athelney Cottage B & B is located on a quiet shady street only a short walk from the Adelaide Parklands, which is a perfect setting for taking a stroll, jogging, cycling, bird watching or a picnic.

Sprinkled across the parklands are some of Adelaide’s premier year round attractions, including:

Adelaide Botanic Gardens
Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Zoological Gardens
Bicentennial Conservatory
Festival Centre
National Wine Centre
River Torrens

Some of the seasonal activities that take place in the parklands and city areas are:

Adelaide Festival
Adelaide Fringe
Cabaret Festival
Clipsal 500
Evening Concerts
Tour Down Under
Outdoor Cinema

All of these events and attractions are easy to get to from the cottage. Strolling for 5-10 minutes can also put you in the heart of the Adelaide central business district (CBD) where you can eat, shop, do business and be entertained to your heart’s content. To name just a few great spots:

Adelaide Central Markets
Gouger Street Restaurants
Rundle Mall Shops
Rundle Street Cafe’s & Restaurants
Art Gallery of SA
Migration Museum
Parliament House
South Australian Museum
State Library

Using the B & B Cottage as a Base

South Australia has a vast amount of attractions for visitors and tourists; you could easily spend months experiencing the richness and beauty of our state.

From exploring the amazing outback in the Flinders Ranges to sampling sumptuous wines in the Barossa to witnessing a sunset at Remarkable Rocks on Kangaroo Island, you can use the cottage as a base to discover all of these destinations.

Here are just a few suggestions:

Beautiful Sandy Beaches
Caving on Kangaroo Island
Caving on the Limestone Coast
Cleland Wildlife Park
Explore the Heysen Trail
Flinders Ranges
Four Wheel Drive Tours
Golf Courses
Kangaroo Island
Mine for Opals in Coober Pedy
River Murray Houseboats
Warrawong Sanctuary
Wildlife Trails
Whale watching in Victor Harbour
Wilpena Pound
Wine Tours and Tastings

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Need more rooms?

Wesbury Cottage, located just around the corner from Athelney, Westbury offers as a much larger accomodation option being a 2 bedroom home.


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