Merribee is an historic house with 7 acres of ornate gardens. 2km of level pathways wind through the botanical rooms of this 19th-century estate. They range from the Rose Garden, where 1,000 David Austin, Old English and Old French rose bushes beguile with their fragrant aroma, and the formal potager garden, to the Secret Garden, the formal parterre and Italian gardens, the topiary gardens and the Lavender Paddock where 1,000 lavender bushes transport visitors to the fields of France's provence.
Merribee is open to the public on the first Wednesday of every month. Gates open at 10am, and close at 3pm. Entry is $5 pp.
We have a small kiosk operating on open days serving delicious locally roasted Daily Grind Coffee, Tea and a selection of sweets: Muffins, Jam Lamingtons and Brownies.
Private Garden Tours can be arranged by appointment - Tuesday to Thursday - with our Head Gardener, Alan Maxwell. Minimum tour size is 12 people.
Entry fee - $5 pp.
On Public Open Days you are able to have Tea/Coffee, Cake and Garden Entry inclusive for $12.50.
Tea & Coffee, Cakes and Paninis available to purchase from our kiosk.
|Warning: Water in the garden|
|Summer avg. Max:||26°C||Winter avg. Min:||8°C|
|Avg Frost Days:||0|
|Annual Rainfall avg:||1152mm.||Summer avg.||332mm.|
|No. of rainy days:||51||Winter avg.||238mm.|
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Merribee's garden spans seven acres of sensory splendour. Since purchasing the property in 2000, it's been an evolving masterpiece for Lucy and Richard Marshall. Plant life flourishes in this coastal land, which was first settled in the mid-1800s as ...
You are most welcome to stay at Merribee mid-week and have the place all to yourself! The Old Cottage sleeps up to 8 people (3 queen bedrooms) and 2 singles in one room off one of the Queen rooms. Full gourmet kitchen.
In addition, or alternatively, a couple can stay in our luxury, renovated Grain Silo. Full details are able to be seen on our website. More Info »
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