Burra Heritage Cottages - Tivers Row can accommodate up to 8 adults in 2 fully self-contained cottages. Each cottage is fully self-contained with two bedrooms, kitchen, parlour and bathroom. A private cottage garden is at the back of each cottage with outdoor furniture and a lockable car port. A BBQ is available on request.
The number on each cottage is the street number with the bedroom configuration of each cottage as follows:
8 Queen bedroom, twin single bedroom.
10 Queen bedroom, double bedroom.
We provide personal friendly service to make your stay hasle free and memorable.
GENERAL LOCAL INFORMATION
Burra is in South Australia, 160 km north of Adelaide, on the A32 highway to Broken Hill. It is situated in agricultural country famous for merino sheep studs. The region also grows cereal and oil seed crops. Burra is situated in the Regional Council of Goyder [visit www.goyder.sa.gov.au] and in the Clare Valley Region
[visit www.clarevalley.com.au ]
Burra is a small country town with a rich copper mining history. In 1851 the Burra Monster Mine was the richest copper mine in the world and the mine site still has the old Cornish engine houses, built in the 1860"s. The Burra Branch of the National Trust manages many of the heritage sites.
The Burra Heritage Trail provides a self guided tour of the town and its secrets and has plenty to keep you occupied for several days. The Heritage Passport and further information is available from the Burra Visitor Centre, phone 08 8892 2154 email:
The film "Breaker Morant" was filmed in and around Burra.
Our golf course is fully greened and of A1 standard. Casual visitors are welcome.
Burra is 40km from wineries in the beautiful Clare Valley and there are local bus companies who can collect you from the cottage and take you wine tasting for the day.
Within a few kilometres to the east is outback country with saltbush, kangaroos, sunshine, and a rainfall of 200mm. Burra"s rainfall is 430mm. Saltbush Clothing Company operates out of Burra. If you are researching your family tree, chances are you might be connected to Burra. Cornish miners were brought to Burra in 1845 to mine the rich copper lode and many went from Burra to Moonta, Broken Hill and the eastern gold fields. The Burra Community Library has the Ian Auhl Local History Room with many photos, documents and other research material concerning Burra"s early history. There is also a full set of the births deaths and marriages registers for the district.
Climate: Burra has cold winters [it has been known to snow] and an elevation of 500m. Summers are warm and dry with temperatures about the same as for Adelaide.