Toowoomba Historical Walk
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: 349-351 Ruthven St, Toowoomba City

  • End: 11 Scholefield St, Toowoomba City

  • Location: Toowoomba

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  • Distance from CBD: 125 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.55896

  • Longitude: 151.95366

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Toowoomba Historical Walk is a 2.5km, grade 1 One Way hike located in Toowoomba Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.

Summary

This self-guided walking tour of Toowoomba’s Russell Street will lead you by landmarks of fine historic architecture, many of which date back to the 1860s.

About the region

Toowoomba (nicknamed ‘The Garden City’) is a city in the Darling Downs region in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located 125 km (78 mi) west of Queensland’s capital city Brisbane by road. The estimated urban population of Toowoomba as of June 2015 was 114,622. A university and cathedral city, it hosts the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers each September and national championship events for the sports of mountain biking and motocross. There are more than 150 public parks and gardens in Toowoomba. It has developed into a regional centre for business and government services. It is also referred to as the capital of the Darling Downs.

It is the 16th-largest city in Australia and the sixth-largest in Queensland after Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Townsville and Cairns. Toowoomba is the most populous inland city in the country after the national capital of Canberra.


For more information on this hiking trail, please visit Queensland.com