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Guided Walk: Seniors Week - Banjo Paterson Park and Looking Glass Bay

In celebration for Senior’s Week, this Active In Ryde event explores Banjo Paterson Park and Looking Glass Bay. Set on the banks of the Parramatta River, these tucked away parks are surprisingly rich in local history. Join us to learn about Banjo Paterson’s strong local connections to the City of Ryde area, Gladesville Hospital and the former industrial history of the Meggitt linseed oil factory. 

Date:                     Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time:                    10:00am - 12:00pm (arrive at 9.45 am)     
Location               Banjo Paterson Park, Gladesville
Address:               Southern end of Punt Road, Gladesville
Parking:                Limited parking available onsite (entry off Punt Road)
Meeting Point:     In Banjo Paterson Park on the grass verge to the south of Banjo Paterson Cottage. This walk will start and finish in the same location


  • Easy grade walk suitable for seniors and retirees.
  • Walk distance is approximately 2km so a basic level of fitness and mobility is required.
  • This walk is conducted on a combination of paths and bush tracks including some uneven ground, slopes and occasional steps.
  • This walk is not suitable prams, strollers or mobility devices.
  • No dogs or pets.
  • No smoking

Equipment: Please bring your own water, water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellent.

Clothing: Must be suitable for physical activity. Hats must be worn. Bring a jacket in the event of inclement weather.

Footwear: Shoes must be enclosed, have a non-slip sole and suitable for physical activity. Thongs, sandals and open toed shoes are not permitted. 

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Date & Time

Wednesday 20 February 2019 / 10.00AM - 12.00PM


City of Ryde
Phone: 9952 8222


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Banjo Paterson Park, Gladesville, Southern end of Punt Road, Gladesville 2112 View Map

33°50'25.8"S 151°07'41.2"E
Southern end of Punt Road, Gladesville New South Wales 2112

Banjo Paterson Park, Gladesville

Southern end of Punt Road, Gladesville 2112

Last updated on 25 February 2019