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Petticoat Lane

Petticoat Lane, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
+61 8 8737 2855
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Petticoat lane:swallows back in time

A remarkable time capsule containing the very beginnings of the Penola township. Not to be missed... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pmgroot
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Warrnambool, Australia
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Lovely old buildings

Walk up the street and enter the buildings of old times and the herb gardens . No cost for this and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
susie37760
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  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
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“the cottages” (11 reviews)
“herb garden” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Petticoat Lane, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
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+61 8 8737 2855
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"national trust"
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"step back in time"
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"homemade bread"
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"early settlers"
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"mary mackillop"
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"australian history"
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"dont miss"
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"short walk"
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"lovely walk"
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"heritage walk"
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"at home"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A remarkable time capsule containing the very beginnings of the Penola township. Not to be missed if you appreciate history.

Thank pmgroot
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk up the street and enter the buildings of old times and the herb gardens . No cost for this and so worth the visit.

Thank susie37760
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting. Great example of early settlers lifestyle. Some very good antique and bric a brac shops.

Thank APP007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Petticoat Lane provides a great opportunity to visit a cottage and understand what life would have been like. Dont miss this great walk

Thank Julie L
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We had a short over night stay in Penola and had seen Pettycoat Lane on TripAdvisor. We spent a very pleasant hour wandering the short lane looking at the old homesteads. Two were open for viewing and is was fascinating getting an insight in to...More

1  Thank Alan M
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Did the walk up Petticoat Lane after visiting the Mary MacKillop Centre. Interesting to see the houses and walk around and read the history.

Thank MsMacC
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This was our second time here and we were so impressed at how the buildings are kept up despite being so old. You need a little time to truly experience the feel of the place which is best done at a leisurely rate.

Thank nera0414
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

If you're after a true experience of what it's like to live in the charm of the 1800s, Davidson cottage offers the unique experience as air bnb accommodation. The welcome "pack" is lovely with homemade bread and plenty of breakfast supplies. We thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Thank Boltimus
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We recently spent 3 nights in Davidson Cottage and it was a very relaxing experience. From the moment we walked in the front door, we felt at home. Jill and Leolla have created a lovely walk back in time (with all the modern conveniences!). The...More

Thank Dale M
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great step back in time amazing to see how families lived in bygone years. Nice to have a quiet walk without any pressure.

Thank Michael E
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