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Cattai Homestead and historic farm buildings - Hawkesbury

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Cattai National Park is made up of land originally granted to First Fleet assistant surgeon Thomas Arndell. Today, the park contains a number of historic colonial buildings associated with generations of the Arndell family who farmed along the Hawkesbury. It is an important part of Australian history and a must-see for history buffs.

There are two clusters of interesting historic sites within the park to explore. There's an early colonial dwelling, the 1820's National Trust-listed Cattai Homestead that features convict-built dry stone walls. Guided tours are available - you'll need to book in advance. There's also a dairy and grain silo complex built in the 1930's, just prior to the area becoming a recreation ground.

Roam around to explore the area's fascinating farming heritage. You'll find signage to fill you in on the history, along with machinery similar to... Visit website for more info

For more information: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au
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