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Towns & Villages – Barossa

Towns & Villages

Reflecting its European heritage, the Barossa consists of a patchwork of towns, villages and hamlets, each with its own special charm.

You'll want to decide where to stay, discover new food and wine experiences and make a favourites list of places to visit.  Click through to explore each location, and use the interactive map to plan your next Barossa visit.

  • Stockwell

    Population: 503

    The towering silos that stand sentry over Stockwell give a clear sign of this village's grain farming past. Samuel Stockwell founded the village in 1853 and the mill he built o...

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  • Williamstown

    Population: 2646

    Williamstown is a southern gateway, happily situated between the Barossa and the Adelaide Hills wine region and surrounded on all sides by beautiful and diverse scenery ...

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  • Seppeltsfield

    Population: 357

    Identified by its distinctive avenue of palms, Seppeltsfield Road leads from Barossa Valley Way to the iconic Seppeltsfield Winery. The Seppelt fami...

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  • Tanunda

    Population: 4672

    While today Tanunda is the cosmopolitan heart of the Barossa, it started life far more humbly as the tiny settlement of Langmeil located on the banks of the North Para River, to the n...

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  • Krondorf

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    As one of the first settlements in the Barossa, the early residents of Krondorf are well-represented in historical records and played an active role in local and state politics. Howev...

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  • Light Pass

    Population: 260

    The hamlet of Light Pass is enveloped by the vineyards of the valley floor, with the spires of two Lutheran churches reflecting the early European settlement of the area...

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  • Greenock

    Population: 838

    While the Barossa is well known for its German influences, Greenock has a decidedly Scottish flair and was once known as ‘Little Scotland’ thanks to the many Scottish immi...

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  • Gawler

    Population: 23957

    Gawler, South Australia's first country town, is a gateway to the Barossa and offers fascinating history and architecture to explore. Establ...

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  • Freeling

    Population: 1927

    Surveyed in 1860 and set amongst gentle, rolling hills on the edge of the Barossa, Freeling is surrounded by some of the best cereal farming land in Austra...

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  • Nuriootpa

    Population: 5704

    Nuriootpa was laid out by William Coulthard, circa 1850, and his historic home, Coulthard House, stands on the town’s main street. The Register of 1 ...

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  • Truro

    Population: 636

    Truro is a gateway to the Barossa, situated on the north-eastern edge of the region, and is a convenient stop for visitors traveling to or from the Barossa. First surveyed by John Angas, a son of G...

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  • Angaston

    Population: 2000

    Angaston is a charming, bustling village of 2,000 people which today still proudly displays a unique, English-influenced charac...

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  • Roseworthy

    Population: 1216

    Many a winemaker the world over will hold fond memories of Roseworthy. As home to the Roseworthy campus of the University of Adelaide, Australia’s oldest agricultural edu...

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  • Lyndoch

    Population: 1909

    On 13 December 1837, Colonel William Light camped in the vicinity of the Kies Wines cellar door and ...

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  • Marananga

    Population: 364

    At the commencement of Seppeltsfield Road’s iconic avenue of palms lies the tiny village of Marananga. Renamed in 1918, post WWI, the ...

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  • Eden Valley

    Population: 364

    Surrounded by rolling hills and stands of ancient red gums, Eden Valley is known as the ‘Garden of Grapes and Gums’. At first glance, Eden Valley is a quaint and qu...

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  • Bethany

    Population: 300

    Founded in 1842 Bethany is the Barossa’s oldest settlement and a village sealed in time. Home to 300 souls, the focal point of this tight-knit community rem...

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  • Keyneton

    Population: 534

    A quintessential quiet country village, Keyneton offers visitors a glimpse of a lesser known side of the Barossa. This is, broadly speaking, sheep and wheat country; travellers will be rewar...

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  • Penrice

    Population: 337

    Penrice, a short distance north of Angaston, is steeped in history, with early connections to the mining industry of the Barossa. Founded by Richard Rodda, the mining captain for Geor...

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  • Kapunda

    Population: 3152

    Located just outside the Barossa's wine region, Kapunda has a rich history in mining and agricultur...

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  • Springton

    Population: 607

    Set amongst the beauty of the Barossa Ranges, Springton was originally known as Black Springs. The earliest European settler, Friedrich Herbig, lived here in a hollowed-out redgum, which sti...

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  • Cockatoo Valley

    Population: 517

    Cockatoo Valley is situated in the scenic southern Barossa, in a stunning setting of Australian bushland. Bushwalking along the many trails throughout nearby Para Wirra Conservation Park ma...

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  • Rowland Flat

    Population: 362

    For a small town of 362 people, Rowland Flat certainly offers a wide range of exceptional experiences to its guests. Visitors will be rewarded for pulling off the main highway and spending s...

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