A delightful neighbourhood, Balmain charms with its heritage pubs, beautifully restored cottages and terrace houses, enticing shopping on Darling Street and weekend markets. A great way to travel to this harbour side peninsula is by ferry from Circular Quay and Barangaroo.
Some of Australia's best-known writers, actors, film directors, musicians and artists call Balmain home. Stroll along the streets and discover Balmain’s heritage, from its working-class roots to the many restored Georgian and Regency buildings and some of the harbour city’s oldest pubs.
Location: Sydney / Inner West (just a few minutes down the road from Haberfield)
Distance from city centre: 6km