Europeans settled in Gawler in the year 1839 and it is located 40 km to the North East of Adelaide. Gawler is the gateway to the famous Barossa Valley.
Attractions in town
Gawler contains historical walks and drives. Historic buildings are located in Gawler, Gawler Mill is located on Bridge Street, and Old telegraph station is located on the Murray Street. Eagle Foundry is located in the King Street and was established in the year 1870. Anglican Church has interesting pipe organ. Church hill heritage area provides a fascinating `snapshot` of town planning in the 1830`s. Dead Man`s Pass Reserve present at the end of Murray Street has picnic facilities and walking trails.
Attractions in the area
Restored Willaston post office is located 2 km to the north of Gawler. Roseworthy Agricultural museum is located 15 km to the north of Gawler on Roseworthy campus of University of Adelaide and is a dryland farming museum featuring vintage farm implements, engines and working tractors. Astronomical society of SA`s observatory at Stockport is located 30 km to the North is open to public viewing.