What’s your ideal walk? A meander along well trodden paths? A heart pumping bush track up a hillside? A ‘getting away from it’ hike to a new destination? A walk with a view?
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Slip away from the day-to-day on a mindful escape from the city to the Yarra Valley or Dandenong Ranges. Preserve your health – physical and mental – by tucking in at a secluded location, where fresh air and distance are plentiful.
The need for freshy healthy food has never been more pronounced. If the queues at the supermarket are more than you can cope with (or they are sold out), the simple answer is just around the corner in the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
If you’re feeling a little hemmed in, nature provides a wonderful remedy. There’s plenty of space for physical distancing, and stretching the legs is good for the body as well as the mind.
The plentiful nature of walking tracks in Manningham provides many options for walks for any fitness level. Bushland reserves, parks and playgrounds are linked together in an extensive network of trails.
Schedule yourself some seriously (fun) mum-time now the kids are back at school.
Chateau Yering invites you to open your minds and palates for these evenings of grit, grace and gratitude with wine makers, brand ambassadors and passionate people representing generations of Yarra Valley wine making.
We might be in isolation but the good news is the Easter Bunny will still find us, and we can have tons of fun finding new ways to share our Easter goodness.
There are lots of places that are great dining experiences for families – places with terrifically yummy children’s menus, places with lots of activities to keep kids amused, and destinations that offer wide open spaces where little legs can burn off some energy and build big appetites.
Australia Day long weekend ideas for Melbourne's Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.