COWRA'S UNIQUE ACCOMMODATION
COWRA N.S.W. 2794.
ABN: 55 121 193 012
Phone: (02) 6342 3641
Fax: (02) 6342 6800
We are very pet friendly
please enquire when you book.
We also Offer Free Wifi!
While in Cowra check with the tourist office when Iandra
is open to visitors. It is really worth seeing.
Open Days and Admission Costs:
What we locals refer to as IANDRA CASTLE is
actually called Mt. Oriel - Homestead &
Pastoral Estate - at Iandra near Greenthorpe off
the road to Grenfell.
Iandra represents a rare example of a complete
feudal-like estate, modelled on the English
Manor system, established in Australia during
the Federation period. It may have no equal in
NSW or Australia. The adjoining Greenethorpe
village was built by Greene for his tenants.
The estate today comprises approximately 3,000
acres, the jewel in the crown being the
magnificent Federation Homestead in its
park-like gardens. Original workers cottages,
manager’s residence, blacksmith, chapel and
cemetery, are still standing along with other
It was built by Mr. G.H. Greene, M.L.A.in 1880,
who pioneered the sharefarming industry on his
property, and provided everything necessary for
the development and maintenance of his sheep and
wheat enterprise on the 32,000 acres of land he
George Henry Greene, M.L.A. revolutionised the
approach to wheat growing in Australia and was
at the forefront of wheat growing technology in
The Iandra enterprise produced the largest yield
of wheat at the time from a single property and
saw a concentration of labour forces of 500-600
men, a scale not previously seen in rural NSW
The interiors are just as amazing as the
This property is not to be missed. It is about a
20 minute drive from Cowra – or catch the Tour
Pick a date when it is open and make a special
trip. You won’t be disappointed.
Join a tour of Historic Iandra Castle at the
Castle Gates. The tour includes access to the
castle and grounds with guided tour and
afternoon tea. Take some bottled water with you
There will be time at the end of the tour to
explore the castle and grounds at your leisure.