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“children's farm”(24 reviews)
“yarra river”(11 reviews)
“few hours”(8 reviews)
Just four kilometres from Melbourne's CBD, its 11 historic buildings, gardens and car park are spread over 6.8 Hectares in a sweeping bend in the Yarra River and are surrounded by the Collingwood Children's Farm and Yarra Bend Park. With a focus on...more
1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
+61 3 9415 3600
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Reviewed 5 days ago

There's lots to see and do at this reworked arts, crafts, education, garden, religious and eating and drinking space. Wander around the extensive gardens and through the old buildings (upstairs and downstairs) and be fascinated by what they are now and what they were in...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for a everything all in one location wedding. Nice for garden shots and heritage buildings, fantastic sheltered courtyard for pre-dinner drinks while the bridal party did their photos, the chapel and wedding service were great and the dinner and dancing in the dining...More

Thank Graeme S
Reviewed August 1, 2018

There is a lot of different things to do here (which cost money). There is a few different restaurants, cafes books stalls and the farm. It is great but if you don't want to spend any money you wouldn't need very long here.

Thank EleanorBall
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Attended a 2 day workshop (Bishop's Room). The grounds and buildings are beautiful. There is a choice of eateries. The bakery and other cafes including a lentil/vego place and a Japanese cafe. On the Saturday there was an excellent quality market - something to keep...More

Thank Trish N
Reviewed July 23, 2018

we went there for a visit and coffee. the place is nice and worth a visit if you are around. the cafe was good as well.

Thank Soli s
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

A nice , charming place. Visit on a Friday so it’s quiet and spacious for kids to roam. Noticed that there’s farmer market tomorrow and we will be going back. A quick drive from my holiday accommodation at South Yarra

Thank cath_Spore
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Great place to walk around and enjoy a Saturday afternoon. Lunch is available with lots of fresh options to select from.Kids would love to get out in the fresh air and enjoy the horses. No entry fee is payable.

Thank Helen K
Reviewed June 1, 2018

This place is so beautiful and so much history, It is a bit run-down needs lot of work.but whatever was done and whatever section that was open for the public was beautiful the Gardens are so beautiful and relaxing and so much history. There is...More

Thank Annie A
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Abbotsford Convent on a Saturday afternoon (around 4 pm). Old set of buildings with a coffe shop available. Nice area for a walk. It seems there is a market on certain days (not when we were there). Entrance is free. I will...More

Thank ViajeroNJ
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

It‘s just a nice place. Everything there. Cafes, galleries, restaurant, a lot of green, farmer market, Sophia Mundi School, children’s farm, bakery with yumme bread.... worth visiting

Thank jasmine_winti
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July 27, 2017|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
No accommodation at the Convent. Aparthotel Quest Abbotsford has reasonable prices and is the closest, else it is not far from the central business district of Melbourne.