Ashfield, a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney, is in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is about 9 kilometers south-west of the Sydney central business district. The area has a multicultural population. Ashfield was earlier home to the Wangal people. In 1790, British settlers came to the area. The first man to make his home in the area was Baron Augustus Alt. Slowly and gradually the traffic on the Sydney-Parramatta track and on the Liverpool road increased. In the year 1855, the railway arrived in the Ashfield. On 29 December 1871, the suburb was proclaimed a Municipality under the name of the Borough of Ashfield.
The suburb is very vibrant and culturally diverse. The Town Centre including Liverpool Road and Hercules Street and is home to the Council’s Civic Centre. Ashfield also features many Chinese restaurants where you can enjoy Asian delicacies. These restaurants are very popular among citizens as well as tourists in the area. Ashfield Park located on the corner of the Paramatta Road, and Orpington Street, is home to Ashfield Bowling Club which is a perfect place to have fun with your friends.
Apart from this Bowling Club, the Ashfield Aquatic Centre also provides many facilities for recreational activities including swimming, lap swimmers, aqua aerobics, and squad training. For shopping, you can go to Ashfield Mall. Ashfield is rich in heritage. This is the reason the Ashfield Council has customized many Heritage Walks for tourists. Have a look at famous houses in the suburb including Plynlimmon, Glenore, Buninyong, Mountjoy, Glenworth, Ashfield Castle, Thirning Villa, and Gallop House among others.
Ashfield is also home to one of the oldest churches named as St. John the Baptist’s Anglican Church, the first church in Ashfield. It also has many parks including Ashfield Park that features big phoenix palms, children’s playground, a monument of International Mother Language Day, a statue of Philippines national hero Jose Rizal. The areas other major sporting ground are Pratten park, Hammond Park, Yeo Park and Explorers Park.
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Few good hotels in Ashfield include:
- Big Hostel
- Australian Heritage Hotel
- Holiday Inn
- Meriton Serviced Apartments