Heritage Trail

Burwood Heritage  Trail - Burwood Heritage Trail
Burwood Heritage Trail

Burwood is a place rich in history and culture. Discover the wonderful heritage that gives Burwood its character by walking the newly updated Burwood Heritage Trail. The trail is a 3.1 km walk featuring buildings of Historical and Architectural interest. The walk begins at Burwood Council Chambers and will take approximately 1 hour to complete.

For more information, you may download the Heritage Trail Brochure by scrolling down and selecting the appropriate link. You will need a PDF Viewer to view any downloadable documents; click here to download Adobe Reader. Alternatively, you may call us on 9911 9911 to obtain a printed copy.

Heritage Trail
  • Did you know in 1894 Burwood’s newly elected mayor William Paisley, was shot by an enraged council clerk?You can now discover Burwood’s rich historic past with a new heritage walk that will uncover a treasure trove of facts and information. Council has produced a map that will be made available at the library and local schools over the next few weeks.The walk aims to celebrate the unique heritage of the Burwood area, capture the history of the town centre, the diverse cultural identity of its people and the impact that new developments have had on the changing character of the streetscape.In addition to looking at how developments over the past 50 years have changed the way people shop, the historical walk will look at how the town centre has developed, the important role Burwood station has played in the growth of the suburb and some of the past events that make up Burwood’s history. The self-guided tour map will be available from Customer Service at Council chambers, Burwood Library and you can download it here. 

    Wed, 07 July 2010
  • Burwood Town Centre Historical Walk - For a large version of the Historical Walk Map, download this PDF

    Wed, 07 July 2010
  • Come for a walk with us! Grab a hat, a bottle of water and this guide.That is all you need to begin to discover a wonderful heritage that gives Burwood its character.

    Tue, 15 December 2009