Visit Commencement of Great North Road
Visiting special sites in Sydney of one of the earliest and most important roads.
10.30am Visit the commencement of the Great North Road at Parramatta Road, Five Dock, parking nearby at Waterview Street Car Park. Walk the original roadway alignment to the corner with Lyons Road to visit the memorial to the 5,000 convicts who built the road by hand.
11.30pm Lunch at shops
12.30pm Drive to the north side of Parramatta River via Lyons Rd and the Gladesville Bridge
1.00pm Meet opposite Banjo Paterson Restaurant at the end of Punt Road.
1.30pm Special visit to Bedlam Point during low tide to examine convict built ruins of the original punt wharf.