Grandchester

  • The tiny hamlet of Grandchester is located in the beautiful Lockyer Valley between Ipswich and Toowoomba. The pride and joy of Grandchester is the Grandchester Railway Station, built in 1865. Listed by the National Trust, the Station is significant as the terminus for the first railway line built in Queensland. Running from Ipswich to Grandchester the railway was also the first narrow gauge mainline railway in the world. Before the construction of the railway line, Grandchester was little more than a whistle-stop for travellers, and was known as Bigge's Camp. Queensland's Governor at the time, felt that a place at

  • Spicers Hidden Vale
    Spicers Hidden Vale

    Spicers Hidden Vale, the luxurious country retreat at Grandchester, just 30 minutes' drive from Ipswich,

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