Enjoy country charm and a great weekend getaway at the Murrumbateman Country Inn. This comfortable motel is right in the heart of the Murrumbateman wineries district and not far from Canberra. Relax in family friendly 2.5 star accommodation. Full continental breakfast and safe parking available. Eat at their bistro restaurant. The rustic heritage-themed bar has with pool tables and TAB facilities. The Murrumbateman Country Inn is the last motel on the Barton Highway before Canberra.
Redbrow Garden is a multi award winning four star sanctuary of natural beauty and tranquillity. Relax in one of their four modern, individual lakeside en suite rooms and the guest lounge; all surrounded by an inspiring rural garden and wildlife haven. A fifth bedroom is available for group bookings. This unique rural getaway is just 20 minutes from Canberra, close to the regionâ€™s best wineries and gourmet eateries.
Eaglewood B and B and Farmstay is nestled in the cool climate wine region of Murrumbateman overlooking the magnificent Brindabellas, just 30 minutes from Canberra. Eaglewood runs an alpaca stud which boasts prize winning stock. There is an online shop to purchase the lovely Alpaca products.
Eaglewood will offer you an unequalled experience in accommodation and country relaxation. Enter through an enchanted wooded forest where over 60 kangaroos live in tranquillity. The woods open up to spectacular views. Then, unwind on the veranda or relax in the spa, whilst sampling some of the region's finest wines, bidding farewell to the magnificent sunsets.
Eaglewood accommodates families easily. Their miniature donkey stud means there are plenty of animals for the children to experience.
Enjoy wonderful home cooked breakfasts with free range eggs. Try their spectacular omelettes.
Visit Eaglewood's neighbour Shaw Vineyard Estate winery for lunch or dinner; you can be there in two minutes!...
Davis on George is a beautiful modern bed and breakfast set amongst lovely gardens in the heart of Murrumbateman's cool climate wine district. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast in comfortable surroundings or in the garden.
They offer one queen room, modern bathroom, sitting room and kitchenette, television, and electric blankets.
Murrumbateman is located in the Yass Valley just 30 minutes from Canberra and 15 minutes from Yass, and is the focus of the Canberra district cool climate wine region.
The village of Murrumbateman offers award winning wines and delicious meals.
The Pear Tree Cottage is a fully self-contained bed and breakfast cottage in a quiet location situated on five acres in Murrumbateman. An ideal destination for a romantic getaway or a short break. Enjoy the gardens, surrounded with Manchurian pear trees. Visit other areas of the Yass Valley or take a trip to the nearby Nation's Capital.
A generous basket of breakfast supplies is provided to cook at your leisure.
Located in Murrumbateman in the midst of Australia's Cool Climate Wine District, enjoy visits to local ar doors or a trip to nearby Canberra to experience everything on offer in the nation's capital.
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Tantalise your taste buds with the Murrumbateman Moving Feast, a roving degustation of fine local wines matched with delicious tasting plates.
The Murrumbateman Moving Feast takes place over the October long weekend, showcasing the best of Murrumbateman's local wineries, each offering a main meal and/or dessert, perfectly matched with one of their wines. Complimentary wine and Moving Feast wine glass with every dish.
Come along, indulge a little, and meet the makers behind the region's fantastic wines!
For more information and to download the brochure go to their website....
Granitevale wines are made under the instruction of owner Greg Birch. He is as passionate about making wine as he is about drinking it. The estate is run by Greg and his wife Leigh. You can be sure when you are tasting Granitevale's finest that they have tested it personally.
Granitevale Estate offer beautiful wines that are made and sold with pride, and with an affection for the tradition and the processes that create great wine. Granitevale however, do not operate to the norm. They are innovators, and use the regions unique flavours and tones to create wines that surprise and delight all of the estate's guests.
Granitevale Estate provides brilliant service. When visiting the estate guests are welcomed, and treated to an experience that is unsurpassed within the region....
In any season the colours of the Yass Plains would inspire an impressionist painter.
Murrumbateman, the capital of Canberra's cool-climate wine region, is located in the Yass Valley, 20 kilometres from Yass and 30 minutes from Canberra. It is the ideal base to explore the entire area or a different way to approach a visit to the national capital and Yass Valley.
This former gold mining town is now at the centre of a thriving wine industry with around 40 wineries in the region. Murrumbateman has award-winning wineries, restaurants, cafes and farm gate experiences. Every cellar door provides a different experience. You'll find yourself in places as varied as a one room Victorian schoolhouse and former temperance hall to architectural masterpieces surrounded by art and beauty.
The Makers of Murrumbateman showcase the area's produce and arts while you can sample the relaxed country lifestyle with a visit to the Village Markets held on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
Don't forget the Murrumbateman Field Days, now in its' fourth decade and held on the third weekend of October each year.
The Yass Valley also has a reputation for fine merino wool. Visit the Yass Valley Visitor Information Centre for maps and tips on what to see and do....
One of the best ways to absorb the Yass region's vibe, taste its treats, sample its wines, and luxuriate in its hospitality is to follow The Poachers Way, a joint effort by local producers, chefs, artisans, and hosts to showcase unique produce and lifestyles.
Start the trail north at Lake George, Canberra itself, or the Barton Highway at Murrumbateman with stops like Robyn Rowe's Chocolates, visiting numerous cellar doors along the way, and even explore by horseback with Burnelee Excursions.
Unique fine dining and local produce is found at Poacher's Pantry or Gundaroo's famous Grazing Restaurant, Capital Wines Epicurean Centre and the historic character-filled Colonial Inn. Experience Flint at Shaw Vineyard, reminiscent of the great vineyard restaurants from the country regions of France and Italy.
The Poachers Way is one of Australia's most memorable travelling experiences and you'll want to return again and again....
Relax and enjoy a bit of rural atmosphere at the Murrumbateman Village Market on the second and fourth Saturday each month.
Regular stalls include fresh fruit and vegetables, olives and olive products, eggs, cakes, coffee, bread, jams, honey, pickles, biodynamic beef, plants and fruit trees, alpacas and alpaca products, poultry, wine and locally made handicrafts.
Shop for locally grown fruit and vegetables.
See their website and Facebook page for more details.
Dogs on a leash welcome at the Market but not permitted in the Food Shed....
Only the finest Belgian Fair Trade couverture is used to craft these irresistible chocolates. Visit Robyn Rowe Chocolates, set in a very Australian rural setting, for a unique chocolate learning experience. Life is short - make it sweet!
Immerse yourself in their chocolate world and learn how they make these wonderful chocolates. Come and treat your taste buds. Hand made chocolates and chocolate drinks as well as coffee and tea available.
Robyn Rowe has created a truly unique and highly sought after Australian product using traditional European methods, with skills learnt in Australia and Belgium....
Enjoy handcrafted wines in a relaxed atmosphere. Indulge in oils, jams, chutneys, dukkah and wine accessories.
Dionysus Winery offers a buy six, get one bottle free from their cellar door. You're welcome to have a barbeque or picnic on the grounds.
Dionysus Winery takes its name from the Greek God of Wine. They are nestled in the rolling hills east of the Murrumbateman village at an altitude of 600 metres, half an hour from Canberra's city centre.
Eden Road is a boutique wine company creating wines from the rich soils of the Australian high country. Their search for great terroir and their commitment to making great wines that express that terroir underpins the business.
Eden Road Wines have won numerous prestigious awards since they opened. Stop by the cellar door and try their range of wines for yourself.
Saddle up for an adventure in the Australian countryside with Burnelee Excursions on Horseback. Just thirty minutes from Canberra between Murrumbateman and Gundaroo. At Burnelee, a fully operational grazing property of 3,500 acres, you can enjoy the thrill of mustering sheep and cattle, or simply spot the native wildlife in the vast areas of natural bushland.
Horses are available for all levels of rider, including beginners, with each ride accompanied by an experienced instructor. Regular two-hour rides are held most Saturdays, with day rides and available on request.