Running since 2003, the Parramatta Heritage Ride is a fascinating exploration of Parramatta’s remarkable historical buildings.
Home to the three oldest buildings in Australia, the Parramatta Heritage Ride reveals the story of Parramatta and the European colony in a way no other event can. An intriguing commentary weaves the buildings with events and characters, telling the story of how Parramatta, Sydney, and indeed Australia, developed into the thriving places that they are today.
The leisurely ride takes around 3.5 hours, and is about 17km long. A mixture of on-road, off-road and cyclepath riding feature.
Sun 30 Mar, 2014. 8.30am – 12.00pm. Departs from the Tudor Gates, George St entrance to Parramatta Park. It’s free!
Author Jim Fitzpatrick will be presenting the captivating “Wheeling Matilda – the story of Australian Cycling”. Fri 4 April 6.30pm – Elizabeth Farm, Rose Hill (Cost: $5)
See parramattaheritagerides.net for more information.