What's on in Gumeracha


Gumeracha is a major town and administrative centre located on the Adelaide-Mannum Road in the Adelaide Hills region only 36 km east of Adelaide. Gumeracha lies in rolling green hills covered by olive groves, vineyards, orchards, Nature reserves and farmland. Most of the people in town are long-standing residents associated with horticulture, farming, tourism or viticulture. It is a friendly small town with the local residents proud of Gumeracha`s heritage, enthusiastic community spirit and are very welcoming of visitors. Gumeracha is renowned for the famous Big Rocking Horse one of the 'Big Things' that many towns throughout Australia use for promotion. The display is a massive timber rocking horse that highlights the famous Gumeracha Toy Factory located in Gumeracha that attracts thousands of visitors each year. There is an excellent golf course in the Kenton Valley south of Gumeracha and there are many food outlets and local wineries in the surrounding area. The major attractions and events in the district are: # Chain of Ponds Wines # Talunga Premium Wines # Malcolm Creek Vineyard # Samphire Wines # Bay To Birdwood Run # Hills Band Festival, Lobethal # Lights Of Lobethal Festival # National Motor Museum, Birdwood # Rock & Roll Rendezvous is one of the largest Rock and Roll events in Australia attracting more than 5,000 people expected along. Local entertainment is focused on the local pubs # Gumeracha Hotel # Kersbrook Tavern # Blumberg Hotel, Birdwood # Bedford Hotel, Woodside # Rising Sun Hotel, Lobethal # Lobethal Hotel.

The Adelaide Hills is also a renowned for its premium cool-climate wine in the Adelaide Hills Wine Region that is divided into seventeen districts : Paracombe ; Kuitpo ; Lenswood ; Paccadilly ; Echunga ; Gumeracha ; Lobethal ; Hahndorf ; Aldgate ; Magill ; Balhannah ; Mannum ; Uleybury ; Clarendon. The fabulous wine and food can be savoured on the Adelaide Hills Food Trails, on which you can, taste local boutique wines at the many cellar door outlets, taste the wonderful fresh produce at farm gate outlets, or enjoy wonderful meals at one of the regions`s cafes or restaurants, many of which are located at the wineries.


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