Brisbane's historic built environment - from the grand buildings of the Brisbane Central Business District to shops, schools, churches, factories and dwellings in our suburban neighbourhoods - make up a rich cultural landscape and help define the character of our city.
There are now 11 suburban heritage walking trails across Brisbane celebrating the stories of local suburbs, in addition to Aboriginal culture trails, the Reflections on the River Trail and the Kangaroo Point National History Project Trail.
New suburban heritage trails
The 3.2 kilometre Saunter Through Spring Hill Heritage Trail winds along the inner-city suburb's narrow streets, with its rows of modest 19th Century cottages. The trail provides a snapshot of the area's rich history, sites and events.
The Wander Through Wynnum Heritage Trail takes you on a 4.3 kilometre journey from farmland settlement to modern bustling community.
Other suburban heritage trails
The Amble about Albion Heritage Trail takes you on a journey through a range of places and events that have shaped Albion’s history.
Walk the Ascot and Hamilton Heritage Trail and learn about the rich history of these two suburbs through its heritage buildings and historic sites.
Take a walk through Bulimba's history to discover buildings and monuments that have shaped the local area. This trail was delivered by Council as part of the Bulimba Neighbourhood Plan Enhancement Program.
The Classic City Centre Heritage Trail includes sites and events that have shaped Brisbane's history.
The Vibrant Valley Heritage Trail takes you on a journey through history highlighting important historical sites and events that have shaped Fortitude Valley over time.
The 3.5 kilometre Eye on Indooroopilly Heritage Trail includes sites and events that have shaped Indooroopilly’s history.
Meander through Milton using the Milton Heritage Trail to discover fascinating historical sites and stories. Delivered in partnership by Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council.
This walking trail takes you on a journey around the Town Reach of the Brisbane River and is designed to improve awareness of the history of the Brisbane River and its influence on the history of Brisbane.
Reminisce in Rosalie is a heritage trail featuring plaques placed at historic locations throughout the suburb, celebrating Rosalie's rich history. Delivered in partnership by Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council.
The Secrets of South Brisbane Heritage Trail highlights important historical sites, colourful stories and infamous events that have shaped South Brisbane's history.
Cultural heritage trails
Council helps to preserve and communicate Aboriginal cultural heritage through initiatives such as bushland cultural trails. Find trails at Boondall, Mt Coot-tha and Brighton.
Natural history trail
Take a walk back in time with the Kangaroo Point Natural History Project. Located in CT White and James Warner Parks, Kangaroo Point, the trail chronicles the work of early pioneers James Warner, Silvester Diggles, Frederick Manson Bailey, Cyril Tenison White and Oscar Tiegs through a series of interpretive signs.