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 18 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.
This year Council heritage experts will be leading tours of the:
- Bulimba Heritage Trail
- Fortitude Valley Heritage Trail
- City Centre Heritage Trail
- Sandgate Heritage Trail.
Select any of the four listed trails you wish to attend and RSVP for free.
New heritage trails
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.
The Navigate through Newstead heritage trail takes you on a journey through this inner-city suburb, discovering sites that have shaped Newstead.
Starting at Toombul Shire Hall, the Nostalgic Stroll Through Nundah Heritage Trail will take you on a journey of exploration through Nundah.
Potter About Petrie Terrace heritage trail takes you on a journey through Petrie Terrace, discovering sites that have shaped the inner-city suburb.
The Reflections on the River heritage trail winds along the riverfront areas of Brisbane's Central Business District (CBD), celebrating the role the Brisbane River has played in our city's history.
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.
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.
Step through Sandgate and explore places that have shaped the suburb including the Sandgate's town centre, locations of cultural importance to local Aboriginal groups and historic homes.
Discover The Gabba’s Hidden Gems as you journey through Woolloongabba, exploring places that have shaped Woolloongabba.
The Wander Through Wynnum Heritage Trail takes you on a 4.3 kilometre journey from farmland settlement to modern bustling community.
Cultural heritage trails
Council helps to preserve and communicate Aboriginal cultural heritage through initiatives such as bushland cultural trails. Find trails at Boondall and Brighton.
Natural history trail
Take a walk back in time with the Kangaroo Point Natural History Trail. 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.