Leeton

10 Yanco Avenue, Leeton NSW 2705

Leeton

Leeton, a friendly country town in the heart of the Riverina.

Leeton is a friendly town situated in the heart of the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area (MIA). The town exemplifies contemporary rural Australia with its rich Art Deco heritage, diverse agriculture and renowned country hospitality.

Take a day trip to Leeton from Griffith - you'll be impressed by the Art Deco architecture of the town.  Leeton is to Australia, what Napier is to New Zealand. The Roxy Theatre, Hydro Hotel and water towers are some of the highlights. Examples of Art Deco features are mosaic tiling in recessed doorways, pressed metal awning on ceilings, glazed windows, stepped parapets with chevron brick-work and rendered with tin decorative parapets. There are more than thirty buildings on the Art Deco list, see details here.  http://www.leetontourism.com.au/f.ashx/Art-Deco-Guide-to-Leeton.pdf

While in Leeton be sure to pop into the Visitor Centre for maps, and details about what's on. Visit the two local wineries, the highly rated Fivebough Wetlands for bird watching and walks and grab some supplies in town and head to the Murrumbidgee River for a picnic. 

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