Just 60 minutes from downtown Brisbane, Laidley greets visitors with good old-fashioned hospitality amidst a backdrop of rich farmlands and magnificent scenery.
There are so many attractions for visitors to enjoy, from the preserved heritage of the pioneer village, to the local arts and crafts plus the region's oldest home, Das Neumann Haus.
To appreciate this beautiful region, take a scenic drive through the Laidley Valley via Mulgowie Road, or Laidley Creek Road and gaze across the colourful landscape of the valley from the region's two lookouts. Relaxing on the banks of Lake Dyer (Bill Gunn Dam), or picnicking in the Lions Park and viewing Narda Lagoon from the suspension bridge, shapes an idyllic getaway. Laidley has so much to share.
Estelle's Antiques & Collectables located in the main street of Laidley, is renowned for buying and selling good quality furniture, antiques, collectables and old wares. She has transformed her beautiful old Mann's bakery building into a unique location to discover hidden treasures.
Di's Emporium and Book Exchange is stocked with beautiful handmade art, craft and gifts for young and old from around the Lockyer Valley, made by very talented locals. They also have a large range of books available for purchase.
Originally a saddlery and library, Neilsen's place was built in 1894 by Peter Neilsen, a former mayor of Laidley. Neilson's Place, as the building is now known, has been restored to it's former glory and houses growing Lockyer Valley businesses looking to get a start in retail. Support growing local businesses whilst discovering a piece of the region's rich history.
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