Places to stay
Country charmer Rosewood on the RV map
The charming country town of Rosewood is welcoming more visitors than ever with its new status as an RV Friendly Town, declared by the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia.
With a range of convenient shops and services, and its proximity to Ipswich and Brisbane, Rosewood is positioned as an ideal stopping place for travellers looking to stay for a few days. The Rosewood Showgrounds offer a convenient, up-to-date and affordable option for travellers, with showers, free wi-fi, water and dump point. The showgrounds sites are $12 per night unpowered or $15 for a powered site and visitors can stay up to seven nights.
Sitting 20 kilometres west of Ipswich, Rosewood has a population of just under 3000 and is bordered by the Bremer River to the south and the decommissioned Marburg Branch railway line to the north.
The township offers popular attractions including the Cobb & Co display, Rosewood heritage trail and the impressive heritage timber landmark, St Brigid’s Church (pictured above).
Businesses include Harry’s Cafe (pictured above) – open daily, country pubs, doctors, pharmacy, supermarket, fashion boutiques, a hair and beauty salon, post office, newsagent and fruit shop. In fact, Rosewood is gaining quite a reputation as a boutique shopping destination and has three op-shops to keep bargain-hunters busy.
Rosewood has a monthly market and regular steam train rides, and is close to the historic town of Grandchester and the luxury Spicers Hidden Vale resort with its Hidden Vale Adventure Park – one of the largest and most impressive private mountain biking and hiking experiences in Australia. Spicers is also home to the Good Food Guide hatted restaurant, Homage, a stellar destination dining experience.