Things to do in Bright, Victoria

The abandoned mansion, 'Mintaro', beautiful but derelict, is situated near Romsey in Victoria. The homestead is a rendered brick Italianate building with a two-storey loggia running across the front and part way along two sides. The entrance porch on the north side has free-standing Doric columns and is surmounted by an impressive three storey tower with a belvedere. The Mintaro homestead complex sits within an outstanding designed landscape created from 1881 to the 1920s.

The abandoned mansion, 'Mintaro', beautiful but derelict, is situated near Romsey in Victoria. The homestead is a rendered brick Italianate building with a two-storey loggia running across the front and part way along two sides. The entrance porch on the north side has free-standing Doric columns and is surmounted by an impressive three storey tower with a belvedere. The Mintaro homestead complex sits within an outstanding designed landscape created from 1881 to the 1920s.

The Dog on the Tuckerbox is one of the few characters in Australian song to have his own monument. Erected in 1932, it still marks a popular resting place for passers-by.  Gundagai, Australia

The Dog on the Tuckerbox is one of the few characters in Australian song to have his own monument. Erected in it still marks a popular resting place for passers-by. Gundagai, Australia 2014 drove from Melbourne to the Gold Coast and stopped overnight here

Chateau Yering, Coldstream, was known originally as Yering Station. It was established in the late 1830s by prominent settlers William Ryrie and his brothers Donald and James. Paul de Castella purchased the property in 1850 and developed it as a successful vineyard. The 1860s homestead complex remains today beneath an overlay of alterations and additions. Now a prestigious hotel and restaurant, the Yering homestead is an unusually planned domestic dwelling which demonstrates a changing…

Chateau Yering, Coldstream, was known originally as Yering Station. It was established in the late 1830s by prominent settlers William Ryrie and his brothers Donald and James. Paul de Castella purchased the property in 1850 and developed it as a successful vineyard. The 1860s homestead complex remains today beneath an overlay of alterations and additions. Now a prestigious hotel and restaurant, the Yering homestead is an unusually planned domestic dwelling which demonstrates a changing…

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Fairfield Homestead, Browns Plains, is an Italianate mansion built in 1889 for vigneron George Francis Morris to the designs of architects Gordon and Gordon. A ballroom extension was added in c1896. Morris was one of the greatest of Victoria's nineteenth century vignerons; in 1904 his property, Fairfield, was described as the country's largest vineyard and winery complex, with 700 acres of vines, extensive cellars and a staff of over 100. Morris was the third son of a Bristol Draper and…

Fairfield Homestead, Browns Plains, is an Italianate mansion built in 1889 for vigneron George Francis Morris to the designs of architects Gordon and Gordon. A ballroom extension was added in c1896. Morris was one of the greatest of Victoria's nineteenth century vignerons; in 1904 his property, Fairfield, was described as the country's largest vineyard and winery complex, with 700 acres of vines, extensive cellars and a staff of over 100. Morris was the third son of a Bristol Draper and…

Myrtleford Butter Factory: Our butter is hand-made using cream from local high country cows and a unique blend of cultures in true European style. The lightly salted butter is made using Mt Zero pink lake salt. We also produce a Pure Buttermilk, the only one in Australia.

Myrtleford Butter Factory: Our butter is hand-made using cream from local high country cows and a unique blend of cultures in true European style. The lightly salted butter is made using Mt Zero pink lake salt. We also produce a Pure Buttermilk, the only one in Australia.

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