The Most Pleasant Things About Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is a pretty little town at the junction of three of the most beautiful regions of South Australia. It’s just 55 kilometres from Adelaide and sits at the northern end of the Adelaide Hills. It’s considered to be a gateway to the southern Barossa Valley and is also…

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Monarto to Sedan Railway

An old railway bridge

Outdoorstype explores the old railway line from Monarto South to Sedan in 2021. The Sedan line was a branch of the main south line from Adelaide. Beginning at Monarto South, It ran 70 kilometres north to Sedan and opened in 1919. It had eight stations and goods sidings. These days,…

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Balhannah to Mount Pleasant Railway

A long abandoned railway line in the Adelaide Hills is now a popular bike trail. The Balhannah to Mount Pleasant line was opened in September 1918 and ran north through the Adelaide hills until 1963. That’s not a long life for a railway line. Big parts of it have been completely…

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