A cracking new gallery has opened in Flinders run by highly regarded art writers, curators and gallerists, Susan McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs. The big, bright and architectural space replaces the McCullochs home gallery Whistlewood as their exhibition venue.
Words truly can’t describe Big Beautiful Backyard but if you’re after a laid back escape where you can hole up and do exactly as you please – think Henry Miller - then follow this through. A true couples only retreat, BBB is nestled between the sand dunes and tea trees of St Andrews Beach and its magnificent rugged ocean.
On Saturday, 22nd and Sunday, 23rd September, guests at Peninsula Hot Springs will be immersed in a unique program of experiences with their wellness journey and bathe package (available on this weekend only). The program will include everything from yoga and Pilates classes to sound bathing meditation; body clay workshops to forest bathing walks; tea ceremonies to demonstrations in their 'Fire & Ice' area.
Come and experience the thrill of finding a truffle, black gold. Truffle season starts June when the air is cold, the soil moist and the sun is warming the rich earth at Red Hill.
Going for walk has all the benefits you might think it would. It’s a great way to improve or maintain your overall health - just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. But walking is also good for the soul – breathing in fresh air, absorbing the world around you, and taking time out just for you. It’s low impact, it requires no equipment other than a good pair of walking shoes, it can be done at any time of day and you can walk at your own pace. And it’s free!
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There’s a wonderland in Langwarrin (just outside Frankston) that’s larger than life - with over 100 sculptures, 16 hectares of native bushland and landscaped gardens, art gallery and licensed café and to top it off… it’s free. Some of you will know it as McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery – a truly a world class experience where so much incredible art is blended with nature. We love it here because you’re encouraged to walk the grounds and as you do so you stumble across incredible works of art and nature.
If you’re wondering where we go to enjoy some of the finest food, artistic sculptures and uninterrupted views on the Mornington Peninsula it’s Pt. Leo Estate. With three dining choices including Laura (a more refined dining experience offering a set menu that tells a local seasonal harvest story), Pt. Leo Restaurant (a modern restaurant with a large wood fired oven that is the heart of its food offering) and the Wine Terrace (the simple things like a glass of wine and charcuterie plate is all that matters).
It’s a good thing the name reminds you where you are because once you settle in at Lindenderry at Red Hill you may well lose yourself in this picturesque, European-style luxury estate.
Max's May Mushroom Meander Join MP Experience and chef Max Paganoni, of award-winning restaurant Max's at Red Hill Estate, as we celebrate the mysterious mushroom. Includes mushroom meander, 2 course a la carte lunch and glass of estate wine. $100 | Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
Explore the contemporary art collection at Yabby Lake Vineyard, on a special behind-the-scenes Art and Winery Tour led by Paul Barfoot, curator of the collection. Drawing on a range of mediums, from large-scale sculpture to photographic works, ceramics, paintings and new media, the tour will conclude with a convivial wine tasting and discussion with Paul and the Yabby Lake team. Places are strictly limited and prior bookings essential.
Peninsula Hot Springs is pleased to announce the cultural walk and bathe experience will now be offered twice a month (on the last weekend of the month, on both Saturday and Sunday) until July 1 2018. Hosted by Gunditjmara Kirrae Wurrung, a Bundjalung man, Lionel Lauch, this experience explores the No 16 beach divide in Rye.
Chef Phil Wood showcases Mornington produce at this spectacular venue. Pt. Leo Estate is situated on Victoria's pristine Mornington Peninsula. The property lies on the eastern side of the Peninsula with views over of Western Port Bay and Phillip Island.