Fernberg, Queensland’s Government House in Paddington, to Open its Doors to the Public

The gates of Fernberg, Queensland’s Government House, are set to be opened to the public on Saturday, 9 June 2018. From 12 noon until 4:00 p.m., you can have a glimpse of the Governor’s official residence in Paddington in this annual Brisbane winter tradition.

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Fernberg will be open for tours and entertainment. For a day, people can get a self-guided tour through stately rooms and learn more about the Government House’s rich history.

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Fernberg is not only known for its historic house but also for its must-see stunning grounds where gardens planted by various Governor’s wives from different eras can be found. Explore the scenic, heritage-listed gardens of the estate and have a picnic if you wish.

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Visitors can enjoy a guided tour of the heritage gardens while walking along the scenic paths of the estate.

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Plus, you can see the iconic vintage Rolls Royce which has transported Her Majesty The Queen.

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Take note that photography and video are allowed around the estate while limited photography and no flash is permitted inside Government House as directed by the staff.

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Entry through the estate gates on 168 Fernberg Road are free and visitor parking is available on the streets surrounding the estate. Limited disabled access parking is available onsite and staff will assist with drop-offs at the main driveway gate for people with disabilities.

To learn more about Fernberg, visit the Government House’s official website.