Every place has a story. It's these stories that transform locations to have a sense of place.

The annual NSW Heritage Festival offers a range of history-focused events. The Australian Heritage Festival is 18 April – 19 May 2021.

We update this page every year to bring you the latest events.

Sydney Highlights of the Australian Heritage Festival 2021

Here are our picks of NSW Heritage Week walking tours.

The 2021 program is yet to be released, so check back in early 2021

Other Walking Events

Our range of self-guided walks in Sydney emphasise the area's natural and cultural heritage. Find another Sydney walk to enjoy at your leisure, year-round.

If you prefer the camaraderie of a charity event, then pick from our calendar of Sydney walking events, with diary highlights including Coastrek, Oxfam Trailwalker, Bloody Long Walk and more.

If you're a history buff, then try these Sydney cemetery walking tours, available year-round either guided or self-guided.


Tara Wells is a freelance journalist who is delighted to combine her love of hiking – and Sydney – with storytelling.

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