Beaumont House Open Days

Explore Beaumont House in 2023

Enjoy a special tour of the house and garden followed by refreshments on the veranda

Take a unique tour with a different perspective of Beaumont House.


Claremont Cottage built In 1849 by Augustus Short, first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide and wife Millicent Phillips. Purchased by Sir Samuel Davenport and wife Margaret Cleland in 1857; a politician, horticulturist, pioneer of SA’s olive oil, wine, silk, and perfume industries. In 1907 purchased by Major William Vincent and wife Alice Buzzard, and in 1911 by lawyer Richard Bennett and his bohemian wife Lillian Brocksopp. He died in 1929 and she married Kenneth Brock in 1936. Property bequeathed to NTSA in 1970.

Tour house, wander through beautiful gardens, olive grove, enjoy afternoon tea on verandah over-looking garden, city and gulf. COVID Safe Plan in place.

Open Days 2023

First Sunday of each month (except January)

Sunday 5 March – Sir Samuel Davenport’s 205th Birthday 

Sunday 2 April

Sunday 7 May – History Festival and Heritage Month Event – “Beaumont House: What’s in our House, I Wonder”

Special price:

$20.00 per adult

$10.00 per child

*Tours won’t run every 20 minutes on Sunday 7th May*

Sunday 4 June

Sunday 2 July

Sunday 6 August – SALA Festival Event ‘Who’s in our House’ – Full details TBA

Sunday 3 September

Sunday 1 October

Sunday 5 November

Sunday 3 December


Tours every 20 minutes between 2.00pm – 4.30pm


Adult: $15 includes afternoon tea
Concession: $12
Child under 16: Free
NT members: $10 for a/n tea
Afternoon tea $10

Pay on the day at the door

Cash or card accepted


Chris Perriam 0468 866 492 or


Special Group Tours of Beaumont House are available at other times by arrangement.
For details and bookings contact Chris 0468 866 492 or


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