With a perfect blend of stunning natural beauty, laid-back country vibes and a dab of city chic, Mansfield is right now one of the High Country’s hottest getaway destinations.
After a tumultuous year, the town (and its surrounding villages of Bonnie Doon, Jamieson and Merrijig) have emerged rejuvenated and buzzing with a range of exciting new visitor experiences from luxurious accommodation to very cool places to eat, drink and explore.
If it’s been a while, there’s no better time for…Mansfield!
EAT – Grab a table (be quick!) or take away from chef Tristan Keen’s outstanding Asian-Australian menu at fun and funky new casual bar and eatery, The Fields. Crispy prawn dumplings with black vinegar & soy, sesame furikake anyone?
DRINK – Swiftcrest Distillery’s Hank and Carrie Thierry lovingly hand craft a range of spirits – like Vanilla Bean vodka, Alpine Spring Gin and Dutch Apple Pie Moonshine – from local and organic ingredients and offer tours and tastings at their stunning off-grid farm outside Mansfield.
ACCOMMODATION – BullerRoo at A View to a Hill, Perched on a hilltop with jawdropping views across the Barwite Valley to the Broken River, this place has it all. Luxurious accommodation, incredible night skies and the cutest miniature pygmy goats you’ll ever meet.
ACCOMMODATION – For nature lovers and romantic souls, Mansfield Glamping offers next-level luxury stays in beautiful bell tents on yet another stunning property. For more indulgence, add a bountiful breakfast hamper, gourmet produce platter, locally sourced wine or artisan BBQ pack or find your Zen with a private massage or on-site yoga class.
GUIDED EXPERIENCES – Monnie from Mansfield Bushwalks shares her local knowledge and favourite secret places on fun, tailored pack-free short walks and guided scenic tours of Mansfield and surrounds. Or soar high above the gorgeous landscape in a hot air Global Balloon flight.
AND MUCH MORE! Discover more great food, wine and fantastic getaway experiences at Mansfield Coffee Merchant, Bounty Bonnie Doon, Ros Ritchie Cellar Door, the Jamieson Brewery, Mansfield Maze and Hidden Trails by Horseback.
Explore a slice of Australia’s longest off-road rail trail – the Great Victorian Rail Trail – which starts in Mansfield and traverses a whopping 134km through beautiful rural scenery. Even better by e-bike. Hire one at ATC Cycles in Mansfield.
Delatite Wines’ swank new cellar door, with incredible, panoramic views straight to Mt Buller.
An easy 2.5 hours from Melbourne, Mansfield is a perfect weekend getaway destination. A nature-lover’s paradise, it’s the jumping off point for Mt Buller and Mt Stirling winter snow and summer adventures, Lake Eildon, camping, fly fishing, houseboating, guided walks, horse treks, wild hiking and speccie hot air ballooning. Great for… nature lovers or just lovers, family holidays, adventurous souls, ski bunnies.
If you’d like to find out more about staying and playing in Mansfield and surrounds, or to arrange a media famil itinerary during March-April 2021, please contact Victoria’s High Country PR Manager, Sue Couttie on 0419 522 064 or [email protected]