Alowyn Gardens

Alowyn Gardens provides an informative and educational experience for anyone interested not only in gardening, but also the enjoyment of a beautiful garden. It has been designed with shade and comfort in mind.The gardens have been developed into six distinct areas all leading from one magnificent 100-metre long wisteria and rose covered arbor. The total garden space takes up approximately 4 acres.The six areas are:
- the Perennial Border Garden 
- the Dry Garden
- the Edible Garden
- the Forest Garden
- the Parterre Garden
- the Display Gardens

"Alowyn" has a delightful sitting area - the Maple Courtyard. Up to 100 visitors can be catered for in comfort and shade. The kiosk has coffee, tea, cool drinks and cakes available at all times. The Courtyard also features a Giant Chessboard!

There is an exciting large plant nursery to explore with a range of really interesting plants to entice the keen gardener. Perennials, herbs, trees, shrubs, native plants, water plants, roses, groundcovers and succulents to name a few. 

Opening Hours: Every day of the week: 10am - 5pm.

Closed month of July and Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Group Bookings by appointment. Wedding enquiries welcome. 

Things to do nearby

Rae's Restaurant

Raes Restaurant is located at Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa. Tantalise your taste buds with an unforgettable dining experience, where our Executive Chef proudly incorporates the best of local produce and to top it off our wines which add lots of flavour.

Places to Stay Nearby

Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa

Yarra Glen
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort Yarra Valley sits high on the hill at Yarra Glen and commands one of the best views in the region. The Cellar Door, Restaurant, Conference centre and newly opened Spa Suites offer everyone a chance to relax and unwind in the heart of the Yarra Valley.

Sunflower Cottage

Yarra Glen
Sunflower Cottage is quality built with relaxation in mind and can comfortably sleep six (6) people

Art at Linden Gate

Yarra Glen

Three delightful mud brick cottages set on a large property close to Yarra Glen with wonderful views. Full breakfast supplies are provided.