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Callan Park is the old mental asylum, which has huge grounds to walk around and explore... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Sacha L
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Great open green space to expore

The old disused grounds of the Callan Park hospital is a great place to wander through exploring... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Steve B
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Darling Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales 2040, Australia
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Callan Park is the old mental asylum, which has huge grounds to walk around and explore. Unfortunately the gardens have been let go and the ponds are no longer running.

Thank Sacha L
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The old disused grounds of the Callan Park hospital is a great place to wander through exploring old sandstone historical buildings and hidden overgrown gardens.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Callan Park is a lovely, peaceful park with a bit of history, which you can feel as soon as you arrive. The old buildings exude a sense of yesteryear and nostalgia of an era long gone. You can have a nice picnic and if you...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Discovering this area and park for the first time. Such a great view at the waterfront and so many walking paths. A friendly relaxed atmosphere. Will be visiting again.

Thank gds199
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I had a spare hour and decided to look at Callan Park. Other reviewers will mention the layout and specific details. We spent our hour on a self-guided completely tour. The buildings and grounds are magnificent. The whole site was easy to...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The well-known Bay Run, skirts the waterfront. There are sporting fields, bike and walking tracks, a couple of small sandy beaches and a Rowing Club. I suggest you detour off the well-worn paths and discover the hidden aspects of this historic precinct - a former...More

Thank AnnBurleigh
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This park is loved by many in Sydney. There are many dogs wandering through with their owners and it is very relaxed. There are lots of lovely old trees to have a picnic under. There is a little beach suitable for dogs to swim in...More

Thank funkypelican
Reviewed 21 December 2016

An amazing park with a most interesting history being a former mental/psychiatric hospital with old and interesting buildings in various states of repair (mostly run down but with a lot of character). There is a swimming pool now completely closed and the beautiful grounds go...More

Thank Sebastianauckland100
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Huge park - with lots of interesting old buildings and water views. Can get tricky to park there when football is on. Forms part of the bay run track.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 14 October 2016

An absolute joy of a park. It has some stunning views of the water, the grassy walks are just wonderful. Running/cycling tracks, rest and play areas. Well worth a visit.

Thank hartland2004
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