Leafy North Adelaide is set on the northern side of the River Torrens, where you can appreciate Colonel Light 's artistic flair in his design of the City. Streets follow the gentle curves of the land.
Stately mansions built in the 1800's, heritage cottages, parks, cafes, restaurants and character pubs add to the ambience and grandeur of days past. Sidewalk cafes offer coffee and gourmet food.
An historic walk map detailing interesting sites is available. Ask locally for your copy.
The Adelaide Parklands north of the River Torrens) contain gardens and sports fields including Adelaide Oval, Adelaide Golf Course as well as children’s playgrounds Wellington Square provides a patch of green with open park lands, on the outer fringes, some with horses grazing.
The statue of Colonel Light at Montefiore Hill overlooks the city and is a fitting reminder of his achievement. St Peters Cathedral is nearby and the church bells can often be heard.
Adelaide's inner northern suburbs provide a gateway from the north into the city, where major roads provide quick access.
Nearby prestige areas of Medindie and Fitzroy contains some of the most stately mansions and villas in Adelaide.
There are parks and shopping centres with ample parking.