Chips Fly as The Village Hosts Woodchop Competition

 There will be an added sense of a return to yesteryear when the wood chips fly in the traditional axemen’s contest of skill and strength at the Historic Village Herberton on July 8. Rather than see the end to the Atherton Show Day event, the Historic Village stepped in with... read more...


Hop On Hop Off

The Historic Village Herberton is pleased to offer an exciting new service for those coming through the Village. Experience all the wonder of the Historic Village Herberton onboard the aptly named People Mover, who will take you from A to B with little effort. With strategic... read more...


130-Year-Old Elderslie House Opens at Pioneer Weekend

The opening of Elderslie House, country bush music, free sausage sizzle and all things old were celebrated in traditional fashion by some 1200 people who attended this year's annual Pioneer Weekend at the Historic Village Herberton on May 2-3.  Revellers were able to see... read more...


Village Opens Doors On Newell’s Elderslie House

If adventurer, miner and entrepreneur John Newell was alive today, chances are his Irish eyes would be smiling. His beloved home, which once stood on the hill near the present day Mount St Bernard College overlooking the tin-mining town he founded in the1880s, is... read more...


Volunteer Recognised at The Village

  He gives his time as generously as he gives his knowledge but for retired printer John Payne he wouldn’t have it any other way and it is this commitment that was recognised recently with a Federal Government Certificate of Appreciation. John has been a long... read more...