WHAT TO VISIT IN & AROUND MANSFIELD
MANSFIELD VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE Ph. 1800 039 049 Mansfield’s historic railway station houses the Visitor Information Centre, an aboriginal Scar Tree and the Wetlands Walk (10 minutes). BBQ facilities and toilets available.
MANSFIELD BOTANIC PARK East end of High Street over bridge. Free electric BBQ facilities, toilets, cricket pitch, walking track, and playground equipment.
FOOTBALL OVAL Highett Street Mansfield Facilities include a junior playground, Skate Park and shady picnic areas.
MADE IN MANSFIELD High Street, Mansfield Hours: 10am to 4pm Mon – Fri (closed Tuesdays) This shop is a co-operative of local Mansfield craftspeople. There is a wonderful array of photography, woodturning, hand knits, toys and preserves for sale.
MANSFIELD GALLERY & GIFTS 91 High Street, Mansfield Ph: (03) 5779 1887 www.mansfield.net.au/gallery firstname.lastname@example.org Hours: 10am to 5pm Mon – Fri (close at 1pm Tuesdays) 10am to 3pm Saturday & Sunday Featuring local, metropolitan and interstate art for sale, also Australiana, antiques, jewellery giftware and artists supplies are available. Hosts: Karen & Michael
MANSFIELD ZOO Jamieson-Woods Point Road Mansfield. Ph: (03) 5777 3576 Hours: 10am – 4pm Fri – Tues (closed Weds & Thurs) Only 10 minutes from Mansfield you will find
regional Victoria’s largest collection of native and exotic wildlife. Take a picnic or visit the kiosk . Pay a visit to the lion enclosure. Educational tours for schools and other groups. Hosts: Linda & Steve
MANSFIELD TERRACOTTA SHED & GIFTWARE 50 Withers Lane, Mansfield Ph: (03) 5775 2909 Mob: 0409 539 657 Hours: 9am – 5pm everyday except Tuesday and Wednesday. Pots of various shapes, sizes and textures, statues, fountains, birdfeeders,figurines, ornaments and giftware. Hosts: Briony Stower
Booroolite Area… 10-15 Minutes
DELATITE STATION OPEN GARDEN Delatite Lane, Mansfield Ph: (03) 5777 3518 Mob: 0429 827 292 email@example.com u Hours: Appointment recommended (spring and summer) Delatite Garden covers over 2 hectares and has been described as one of Australia’s more significant private gardens. Hosts: Kay & Geoffrey
WAIRERE HOMESTEAD OPEN GARDEN “Wairere” 1a Fieldings Lane Piries. Ph: (03) 5777 3709 Hours: (Appointment Only) Edna Walling’s first country garden est. 1925. Enjoy the beauty of towering trees and explore the maze of rock paths in this beautiful landscape. Hosts: Joan & Steve
KINLOCH WINES ‘Kainui’ Wairere Rd Booroolite Ph: (03) 5777 3447
Mob: 0428 375 877
10am-4pm Sat & Sun
(extended hours in January) 15 minutes from Mansfield this small family winery was established in 1996. Light meals & refreshments available. Hosts: Susan & Malcolm
DELATITE WINERY Stoney’s Road Mansfield Ph: (03) 5775 2922 Hours: 10am – 5pm 10 minutes from Mansfield this well-established family winery offers medal winning wines, in front of a roaring fire in winter. Picnic or BBQ on the lawns with magnificent views of the mountains. Hosts: Ros, David, Viviene & Robert Ritchie
Howqua Area… 20 Minutes
HOWQUA VALLEY CRAFTS &TEA ROOMS Jamieson Rd, Howqua Ph: (03) 5777 3440 Hours: 10am-5pm daily Relax and enjoy the tranquil setting in the tearooms while savouring sumptuous sweets and sipping tea from “real” tea cups! Watch the King Parrots, Gang Gang Cockatoo’s and other bird life. Unique handcrafted garden art “Winkles” Qld and local craft on display for sale. Hosts: Beverley & John
HOWQUA VALLEY CARAVAN PARK
Located on the shores of Lake Eildon. Boat Hire prices: $100.00 per day $60.00 for 1/2 day Petrol Included The fishing has been great. Plenty of trout are being caught in front of the Park with worms and scrubbies. Hosts: Sandra & Jim
As at 20/10/03 Information Contained is accurate to the best of our knowledge