Lyndoch is a small country town in the Barossa Valley 58 kms northeast of Adelaide on the Barossa Valley Highway between Gawler and Tanunda and at the end of the Adelaide Hills. It's just 13 kms from Gawler.
The Barossa Valley is famous for its excellent wine grown there and there are chateaus and numerous other wineries and smaller boutique winwineries to visit.
Lyndoch township is surrounded by vineyards and offers visitors "the first taste of the Barossa" for those arriving via Gawler or the Adelaide Hills. The population is around 1200 residents including farming properties.
Lyndoch is one of the oldest towns in South Australia. Colonel William Light founder of Adelaide camped in the Lyndoch Valley in December, 1937. He made a sketch of the valley which he called Lynedoch Vale and the ranges Barrosa Ranges. Later both names were misspelt as we know them today.
The Barossa Valley was settled by German immigrants in the 1800s and much of the German food delicasies are still made and featured in many of the restaurants and cafes.
Lyndoch offers the visitor a variety of attractions and wineries to visit, and a choice of accommodation and eating facilities.