Heritage Walks

The architectural history of Maitland can be explored on foot using the heritage walks developed by the Maitland Visitors Information Centre.

Information regarding the walks are available from the Visitor Information Centre Website and through the centre located at Ministers Park, corner of New England Highway and High Street, Maitland. 


East Maitland Heritage Walk

The East Maitland Heritage Walk covers 28 sites within East Maitland. These include the Maitland Gaol, now open for regular tours and other influential government buildings of their time.

East Maitland Heritage Walk Introduction

East Maitland Heritage Walk Map


Lorn Heritage Walk

The Lorn Heritage Walk covers 34 original dwellings, cottages and businesses which help to make up this intricately exquisite neighbourhood. The walk also discusses family history and plans of streets and gardens dating to 1911.

Lorn Heritage Walk Introduction

Lorn Heritage Walk Map

Lorn Heritage Walk Map Index


Maitland Heritage Walk (Central Precinct)

The Central Maitland Heritage Walk will take you on a journey from the 1800’s to today, outlining 25 of the most notable buildings in Maitland, including those that survived the 1955 flood. Explore the Maitland central business district to take a step back in time.

Maitland Heritage Walk Central Precinct Introduction & Map


Maitland Heritage Walk (Eastern Precinct)

The Eastern Precinct area of Maitland has been the gateway to the western regions since early times.
This walk takes you to a number of large imposing Victorian Commercial Buildings on High Street and its surrounds.

Maitland Heritage Walk Eastern Precinct Introduction

Maitland Heritage Walk Eastern Precinct Map


Morpeth Heritage Walk

During the 1830’s and 1840’s Morpeth became the HunterValley’s major port and a number of major buildings, such as St. James’ Church and Taylor’s Bond Stores were constructed. The Morpeth Heritage Walk takes you to 35 significant sites as you uncover the spirit of Morpeth, its cobbled streets and friendly locals.

Morpeth Heritage Walk Introduction

Morpeth Heritage Walk Brochure


Paterson Heritage Walk

Paterson Heritage Walk Map