You'll see more than 300 of legendary landscape painter Sir Hans Heysen's original doodles on a tour through his former studio and house, 2km northwest of Hahndorf. A self-guided audio tour of the house, studio and 60-hectare property is also available ($10) outside of guided tour times.

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Nearby Adelaide Hills attractions

1. Hahndorf Academy

1.16 MILES

This 1857 building houses an art gallery with rotating exhibitions and original sketches by Sir Hans Heysen, famed landscape artist and Hahndorf homeboy;…

2. Nepenthe Wines

1.35 MILES

Homer described 'nepenthe' as a potion to ease grief and banish sorrow from the mind. Accordingly, Nepenthe Wines bring great happiness, especially the…

3. Shaw & Smith


Picture-perfect Mt Lofty Ranges and lake views almost steal the show at this mod winery, run by two cousins. Outstanding chardonnays and sauvignon blancs…

4. The Lane

1.79 MILES

Wow! What a cool building, and what a fabulous setting. Camera-conducive views and contemporary varietals (viognier, pinot grigio, pinot gris), plus an…

5. Beerenberg Strawberry Farm

1.89 MILES

Pick your own strawberries between November and April from this famous, family-run farm, also noted for its myriad jams, chutneys and sauces. Last entry…

6. Mt Lofty Botanic Garden


From Mt Lofty, truck south 1.5km to the cool-climate slopes of this botanic garden. Nature trails wind past a lovely looking lake, exotic temperate plants…

7. Deviation Road

5.79 MILES

Nothing deviant about the wines here: sublime pinot noir, substantial shiraz, zingy pinot gris and a very decent bubbly too. Grab a cheese platter and…

8. Mt Lofty Summit

6.06 MILES

From Cleland Wildlife Park you can bushwalk (2km) or drive up to Mt Lofty Summit (a surprising 727m), which has show-stopping views across the Adelaide…