Glebe is a great place to walk, with options including heritage streetscapes and a waterfront walkway with views of Blackwattle and Rozelle bays and the city skyline. Combine your stroll with learning about the colourful characters, social history and architectural features of our heritage suburb.
Click here to access the website Glebe Walks which offers maps, photographs and commentary for a range of easy walks in Glebe.
The Glebe Walks website covers a range of varied walks. You can access the information as you go using a smart phone, iPad or similar device. Or you can download a map and description of the walk to take with you.
The first two of Glebe Walks have been converted to audio walks, available on the izi.TRAVEL app. The walks now available are People and Places in Early Glebe and Glebe Waterfront Walk. You can now listen to them, as well as following the route on an interactive map and reading the text. You can download the free izi.TRAVEL app from an app store to your smart phone or tablet. Then open the app and press on Explore.
Our range of walks continues to grow, but currently covers:
|Politicians, Publicans and Sinners
A Glebe walk focusing on the social history of Glebe and featuring a Federation giant and some colourful characters from our past. Sydney University Footbridge to Foley Park.This is a level walk of 2 kilometres.
|Glebe Waterfront Walk
This walk covers the themes of Industry, Sport and Recreation, and includes extensive views and panoramas. Jubilee Park light rail station to Ferry Road.This is a level walk of 2 kilometres.
|Early Glebe Architects
The work and influence of early Glebe Architects. Starts at Bellevue, 55 Leichhardt St, and ends at the Glebe Police Station, corner of St Johns Road and Talfourd Street.Some moderate inclines, 2.75 kilometres
|Late Victorian Streetscapes
Explore the blend of architecture and craftsmanship that gives the streets of Glebe Point their unique character. From Glebe Town Hall to Toxteth Rd.Some moderate inclines, 2.5 kilometres
|The Pocket Parks of Glebe
Discover pocket parks, an unusual feature of Glebe; this walk takes you to ten of them.
|The Rocks of Glebe Point
This walk introduces the Triassic rocks of Glebe Point and will give a feeling for the geomorphology and landscape as they were before European settlement