Arrowtown in Spring

I still have photos taken in an Arrowtown residential street from when we visited on 27 October 2018. This was right in the spring blossom time. Here is a lovely cottage with wisteria blooming under the tracery of the verandah and a layer of fallen cherry blossom petals coating the hedge and street verge. On... Continue Reading →

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Fine Pair. Seating area outside Lakes District Museum & Gallery, Arrowtown, New Zealand

Romans Cottage, Arrowtown

At the end of the Miners' Cottages in Buckingham Street is Romans Cottage, this is where we were headed as it houses a very nice cafe named Provisions Of Arrowtown. We hadn't been there for many years and were glad to find them still in business, stopping there awhile for refreshments. Arrowtown, Queenstown Lakes District,... Continue Reading →

Which Way: Arrowtown

There's probably nothing that's more iconic of Arrowtown than the row of historic miners' cottages on Buckingham Street. This is a gold rush town and these cottages date back to the 1800s - I'm unsure of the exact date but we'd be talking 1870s to 1880s. Arrowtown, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand; photos taken by... Continue Reading →

Arrowtown Stone Cottage c1874

This beautiful stone cottage is very close to the main street of Arrowtown, just slightly up hill from the bakery. We've walked past it on our way back to the car many a time. It was up for sale again and no doubt its priceless - well beyond our reach anyway! Photos taken by Liz... Continue Reading →

Arrowtown Delight

Arrowtown is a beautiful old town that dates back to the goldmining days.. so many of these locations in Otago came to life in the days of the goldrush in the 1860s. Arrowtown is near to the resort of Queenstown and is famous for its gold mining history, historic buildings, and fabulous autumn colours. Nevertheless,... Continue Reading →

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