Dumas House accommodates up to three couples at any one time with bedrooms providing a grand style with heritage feel and areas to unwind and reminisce over the days spectacular outings to the nearby tourist attractions such as the lush vineyards of the Barossa, pristine beaches of Victor Harbor, wetlands of the River Murray or breathtaking views of the Adelaide Hills.
At the end of the day lose yourself in the modern bathroom with spa then head out to the many restaurants and historic pubs serving the best of local produce.
Indulge the senses with the large entertainment areas, tasteful heritage style decor with modern appliances and fully equipped modern kitchen. Poolside alfresco dining and barbecue facilities are available. Beautifully maintained cottage gardens and rolling lawns combined with the convenience of a wide range of nearby shops guarantees a memorable stay.
Liebelt House is a self contained bed and breakfast set on 69 acres of rural farming land.
This house overlooks the farmyard and has seen six generations live within its walls and is steeped in history. With the original family furniture, a stay at Liebelt House is like a step back in time but with the modern conveniences of today.
Surrounded by original antique furniture, enjoy the warmth of the open log fire, the romance of the four poster bed with drapes and generous provisions for a full cooked country breakfast.
The two bedroom house can comfortably cater for four people, either families or couples. All linen is provided. There are laundry facilities for guests who are travelling and a barbecue is also available for guests use.
Guests have access to the farm and Platform 1 which involves a train ride and railway memorabilia.
Take a walk into the paddock, feed your food scraps to the farm animals, sit on the rocking chair, soak in the ambience of the beautiful surroundings and enjoy the daily visits from the chickens and farm cat.
Longview is a stunning, family-owned Adelaide Hills single vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of old world estates but with a clear Australian accent, it has quickly established itself as one of the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first vintage in 2001.
Operations are overseen by brothers Mark and Peter Saturno, along with a small but specialised team. They ensure the vineyard is fastidiously managed to produce the finest fruit for their premium estate grown wines and provide a wine tourism experience that has placed Longview in the South Australian Tourism 'Hall of Fame'.
With four-star accommodation, world-class events, picture perfect weddings and a brand new tasting room and eatery, Longview is more than just an award winning wine producer: it’s a unique destination that competes on the international stage....
Longview Vineyard Homestead is the property's original, beautifully renovated homestead.
The Shiraz room comprises a kitchen, lounge and private balcony overlooking majestic views. With two bedrooms, spa bath and rear courtyard entrance this is a beautifully appointed apartment. The Pinot room comprises a master bedroom with private deck, a kitchenette and large en-suite with spa bath. The Homestead can be used as one residence, or two private apartments.
Longview Vineyard is home to many different species of native animals and birds within the Heritage Reserve and has views stretching over rolling hills to Lake Alexandrina.
Longview Vineyard Homestead is close to The Macclesfield Hotel and Three Brothers Arm Hotel and only 14 kilometres from Strathalbyn.
The Stumps is a secluded boutique bed and breakfast located on 17 acres on the outskirts of Macclesfield. Accommodating up to four guests, this self-contained, private studio offers an inspiring flow of space, innovative decor, contemporary furnishings and all modern conveniences. Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast, featuring local products, relax and enjoy country living at its best.
Longview is a stunning family-owned Australian vineyard located just outside the historic township of Macclesfield in the Adelaide Hills. Set on undulating slopes reminiscent of classic old world estates, it has quickly established itself as one the most awarded vineyards in the region since its first vintage in 2001.
Minutes away from local transport, shopping and a variety of restaurants and cafes to suit all taste buds. Easily accessible from the park only 20 minutes to Monarto Zoo, 30 min to Adelaide, & 10 min to the historical Hahndorf. Rightly considered the 'hub' of the Hills, with reasonable rates, top class comfortable ensuite cabins, power and unpowered sites.
SteamRanger Heritage Railway operates a number of different heritage steam and diesel hauled tourist trains between Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills, up over the crest of the southern Mount Lofty Ranges, down to Strathalbyn and on through the coastal holiday towns of Goolwa and Port Elliot to the tourist resort town of Victor Harbor. Our trains include the Cockle Train that travels along the south coast from Goolwa to Victor Harbor and return, Highlander from Mount Barker to Strathalbyn, Strathlink from Goolwa to Strathalbyn and Southern Encounter from Mount Barker to Victor Harbor. Trains also operate during special events....
The Adelaide Hills Farmers Market is a market where consumers purchase produce direct from the farmer and products direct from the maker.
The aim of the market is to promote, develop and support primary producers in the Adelaide Hills region, assist the development of emerging primary producers and value adders from the region while providing the infrastructure to encourage market traders to sell fresh, high quality seasonal and nutritious products grown or produced in the region.
The market's aim is to reduce food miles and attract people from adjacent regions to buy food and products and enjoy the distinct Adelaide Hills Farmers Market atmosphere.
This market is dog friendly, but dogs must be on a short leash....
Ngeringa Vineyards is a certified biodynamic boutique winery in the Adelaide Hills at the base of the beautiful Mt Barker Summit. We grow and hand make wines of vitality and individuality that speak clearly of their place of origin.
Our methods in the vineyard and winery are very consciously traditional and minimally interventionist. We employ biodynamic viticulture and are widely known for our philosophy of sustainability both in winegrowing and land stewardship. As a result, we hope to appeal to like-minded individuals who seek more from their glass of wine - fine wine with integrity, made as naturally as possible, that genuinely expresses the fruit from which it was made.
Ngeringa Vineyards' environmentally friendly straw-bale Cellar Door offers a unique setting for guests to taste our range of European-insipred, biodynamic wines. The Cellar Door is open on the last Sunday of most months from 12noon to 4pm for our popular Pizza Sundays where we offer handmade pizzas from our wood oven with estate-grown and local, biodynamic and organic produce.
We are also open for regional events - Crush in January and Winter Reds in July. At all other times we are open by appointment with the winemaker Erinn Klein....
Less than two kilometres from Longview Winery and only a 300 metre stroll from the Three Brothers Arms, Riddlesdown Cottage is the ideal place to stay if attending a wedding at Longview.
Centrally located to Strathalbyn, Meadows, Echunga, Hahndorf and Mount Barker, the cottage provides a convenient base from which to sample local wines, take in the Artisan or Farmers Markets, browse antique traders, or attend food,wine and music festival events at various times throughout the year. You can also cycle a Tour Down Under circuit, cheer on the Adelaide Targa Rally, walk a stretch of the nearby Heysen or Kidman trail ...or just seek serenity in a weekend retreat.
Riddlesdown Cottage is a charming one bedroom self-contained cottage with one queen size bed (and a sofa bed), Riddlesdown has a spacious lounge/kitchen/dining, large bathroom, a cosy winter wood fire, summer air conditioning, all set in an enticing garden. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast with produce sourced from local suppliers.
Whether exploring the Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula at your leisure, or sitting under the shady trees to listen to the river, Riddlesdown Cottage provides accessibility, tranquillity, comfort, and relaxation for that perfect weekend stay.
Cherry Farm Cottage is a self-contained contemporary unit overlooking the Adelaide Hills cherry orchards to the old gum trees of the valley and further beyond to Mount Lofty. This charming rural setting is surrounded by bird life and is 25 minutes from the Adelaide central business district with easy access to Hahndorf and Victor Harbor.
The unit has all modern facilities including queen size bed, single bed, cot, lounge chairs, television, DVD, dining table and large windows to panoramic views....
Duck Duck Goose Bed and Breakfast is an environmentally friendly hosted bed and breakfast. This unique farm stay is set on 18 glorious acres with alpacas, ducks, geese and chickens.
The farm is close to local amenities and you will enjoy the ambience and tranquillity. Imagine an alfresco breakfast with views of Mount Barker Summit and glimpses of Lake Alexandrina.
Arrive to a warm welcome of tea, coffee and biscuits. Duck Duck Goose Bed and Breakfast can also cater for special dietary requirements when advised in advance.
The bed and breakfast has reverse-cycle air-conditioning and its own private entrance and sitting room. There is one queen bedroom with private bathroom, and an additional room with a double bed is also available.
Duck Duck Goose Bed and Breakfast is close to Strathalbyn and Mount Barker and offers an amazing setting from which to experience rural South Australia. Enjoy one of the local bush walks or just relax and wander around the farm....
The Macclesfield ANZAC Memorial Gardens located in Macclesfield, Adelaide Hills is a large native garden that has been created to provide a place of commemoration and contemplation.
Covering two acres the garden is filled with memorials and artworks to commemorate the service of local men and women in times of war. A meandering walking trail has the names of hundreds of local people inscribed in the paved surface, covering periods of service from the earliest days of the South Australian colony up to the present day.
A dedicated commemorative area allows for formal and informal remembrance services to be conducted as well as a site for rest and reflection.
A unique feature of the garden is the interactive element, as it encourages veterans to become involved with the garden in practical ways to provide an outlet for those that are in need of a place to feel a connection and find solace.
For those who enjoy gardening to budding artists and even just to enjoy a day in the hills, the Macclesfield ANZAC Memorial Gardens is worth a visit....
Adelaide Hills Getaway aims to provide a relaxed, restful experience in a natural country village environment. The complex consists of four self contained units which include two spacious studio units, a two bedroom unit and the five bedroom Gum Tree Lodge with its downstairs conference/ function room and courtyard. The L shaped complex was built in the 1980's substantially of bluestone and double red brick with veranda frontage to enhance the locations heritage precinct and adjacent historic walk. Located in a small rural village of Macclesfield on the upper reaches of the Angas River with village square, Sunday market, local vineyards and wineries, walking/cycling trails and attractions. It is a popular wedding destination.
The whole complex is available for exclusive use (22 plus persons) or as separate self contained apartments or as a whole complex for exclusive use.
Taxi and bus services can be booked to local wedding venues....
Macclesfield Gravity Festival (known as Gravfest to its friends) is a free family weekend to see intrepid racers come down the hill near the school in home-made billy carts or on gravity bikes to test the rumour that Macclesfield has more gravity than any other part of the world.
The pull of gravity is harnessed once a year for our race and is believed to draw its power from a deep vein of daftness that runs under the town. That raw daftness has been tapped since 1840, when it was first discovered by Dr Maccles, and is exported all over the world to allow politicians and captains of industry to make ludicrous decisions whilst expecting re-election or promotion.
The two day event is in April when we race down the hill, watch live bands on the open air stage. enjoy the wide variety of stalls and welcome thousands of people to our little town to enjoy a bit of good old fashioned daftness....
Suite 68 is a three bedroom house divided into two self contained units, both with separate entry points, car ports, bathrooms and all other facilities. Each unit has new high quality furnishings.
The larger unit has a garden, two bedrooms (one bedroom has a queen size bed and the second bedroom has two single beds) and there is a sofa bed in the lounge. It has its own bathroom, full cooking facilities, air conditioning, television, DVD player and radio.
The front unit consists of open living area with television and DVD player. Bedroom has queen size bed, walk in robe and ensuite and there is a sofa bed in the lounge. Kitchen includes a refrigerator, toaster, kettle and microware.
Local calls and entry point for Internet access for your laptop computer are available by arrangement. All linen and towels are provided. Port, tea and coffee available....
The Prancing Pony Brewery is a boutique craft brewery with a unique point of difference; 'We Fire Brew'
Based in Mount Barker in the Adelaide Hills, we create beautifully crafted beers with amazing malt and hop flavours. Visitors to the Brewshed can sample and buy the full range of beers.
With a licensed Cellar Door, groups of eight up to 25 can book a tour with the head brewer to learn about the fire brew process, beer flavours and beer history. Tour and group bookings are essential.
We serve brew food including buttered Brezels, Pony Burgers, Currywurst and regional tasting platters. With a barista on site, coffee/tea and sweets are on offer for non-beer drinkers.
Prancing Pony Brewery's is open seven days from 10am to 6pm. We regularly participate in and host events.
The Prancing Pony brewery is the only true fire brewery. For updates about our new beer releases and events please visit our website or call us.
Visit magical Four Oaks Farm at Littlehampton.
Four Oaks Farm visits include pony rides, pony carriage rides and merry-go-rounds. Explore the farm on engine No. 9. Feel and feed our friendly animals. Or try one of our horse trail rides, for the non-riders to experienced riders.
Horse Trail rides are for adults and children. See beautiful Adelaide Hills scenery during one hour, two hour or three hour rides. Or try Kidman Trail day rides (conditions apply).
You can also sign up for horse riding lessons. Four Oaks has a level one instructor and specialise in beginners of all ages - school holiday day schools available.
Four Oaks is also the home of 'Ponies Love Parties'. Hold your next party in the beautiful country functions barn - full facilities, fresh air and lots of fun. Parties include all rides. Catering available or bring your own.
See website for all cost options....
The Meadows Monthly Market is held on the second Sunday of each month and features stalls inside and outside with a wide variety of local produce including vegetables, fruit, jams, honey and eggs, plants, books, crafts and collectables. There are displays and demonstrations, which vary from month to month.
Barbecue, Devonshire teas, sandwiches and soup are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds assist maintenance of the Meadows Hall. Admission is free and there is plenty of car parking, as well as a playground and park nearby.
The Meadows Four Day Easter Fair is held each year at the Meadows Hall and admission is free. (Please note: if the weather forecast is 40 degrees or more, the market will be cancelled.)...
Welcome to the newly renovated and refurbished Barker Hotel, located on the idyllic and historical Gawler Street in the heart of Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills. Just a short 15 minutes up the freeway from Adelaide, this historical hotel has been lovingly restored and renovated over the last three years, and is now open and ready to impress! Originally named the Scotch Thistle in 1840, this modernized and elegant hotel has retained many of its heritage features including much of the original stonework.
The Barker Hotel features a stunningly chic lounge bar with high ceilings, cosy fireplaces and large plasma screens. The large bistro with its beautifully vaulted wooden timber ceiling and alfresco dining area serves Mediterranean style food plus classic pub fare seven days a week. The spacious front/sports bar boasts numerous large plasma screens with TAB, KENO and SA Lotto facilities accompanied by a beer garden, while the new gaming room has modern décor with its own private lounge area....
Just bring yourselves to Oakfield Bed and Breakfast, nestled in the regional township of Mount Barker. This 1850 Victorian home offers elegant private accommodation with a high standard of comfort. Oakfield is set amongst an acre of beautiful botanic gardens and it is hard to believe that it is an easy stroll to main streets, shops and restaurants. Experience a day trip to historic Hahndorf, which is only five minutes away, or travel south to Strathalbyn, Goolwa and Victor Harbor. Our personal service will give you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful Adelaide Hills....
Mirrabooka is a bed and breakfast, rural retreat for two people perfect for a romantic getaway. It is a place to get away from the world for a while. Set on a cattle farm amongst large gums, overlooking mossy rocks and the Angus River, Mirrabooka offers beautiful walks and picnic spots. Every season has its own unique beauty that can be enjoyed from the outdoor double spa bath....
Welcome to The Shearing Shed at The Old Oak Bed and Breakfast, perfectly situated - right between The Adelaide Hills and The Fleurieu Peninsula and only 45 minutes from Adelaide City. With no more than 20 – 40 minutes drive to just about anywhere, The Old Oak is perfect for weekend getaways and longer stays.
The Shearing Shed is a very spacious self contained bed and breakfast, suitable for one couple. The balcony overlooking the creek is a lovely place to unwind in the evening with a glass of wine and a gourmet dinner pack. Take a relaxing spa in the afternoon and ask us to organize a massage therapist.
The Shearing Shed and Shearing Quarters are adjacent to each other, making this an idyllic destination for two couples travelling with a third couple being accommodated in The Barn....