In the south of the Mitchell Shire, is the growing town of Wallan. Offering a range of activities in the town, including the Community Bank® Adventure Playground and splash park, golf course at Hidden Valley and many great local cafes — there is something for everyone. Take in the modern country atmosphere, while having all the facilities on your door step.
History and Heritage
Historically Wallan was a rural village that travelers passed through on their journey north up the Hume Highway. The township was used as a rest stop before travelers climbed Pretty Sally Hill and crossed the Great Dividing Range.
Today you can visit The Wallan Free Library and Mechanics' Institute Hall which sits proudly in the centre of the town. The building was establish in 1877 and is of historical significance. The original building has undergone a number of extensions over the years, and is still used by the local community today.
Explore the Area
The township of Wallan offers a range of recreational activities. One of Wallan's key attractions is Hadfield Park, located in the centre of town. This park offers a range of facilities and is the home of the Community Bank® Adventure Playground. This unique adventure playground includes a 5-story tower and a fully accessible water splash park.
Also hosted in Hadfield Park is the Wallan Olde Time Market. The market runs on the second Saturday of each month. It is an extremely popular market that offers a wide range of stalls from arts and crafts, produce, plants and much more. While visiting the market, take the opportunity to explore the town and the many local cafes on offer.