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“children's farm”(24 reviews)
“yarra river”(11 reviews)
“few hours”(8 reviews)
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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
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1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Yarra, Victoria 3067, Australia
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+61 3 9415 3600
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All reviews children's farm yarra river few hours gorgeous place will visit again history tour sunny day peaceful spot a great place to spend worth a visit gardens are beautiful cafes restaurants inner city hidden gem next door pastries farmer market
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Convent is a great place so stroll though of a weekend afternoon and especially so when the weather is great. There is a bar or two, bakery, cafe and restaurant. The grounds are a nice place to walk around or lounge on the grass....More

Thank jamo96
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spend an inspiring day at the Abbotsford Convent for a corporate conference! who would have thought - but the space works very well - with a huge variety of breakout rooms and a wonderful vibe. The catering by Lentil as Anything was absolutely delicious and...More

Thank Renomonkeyboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a beautiful Sunday as a family there. Playable Street had a set up there for Convent Kids, my 3yr old loved it, making music and sounds with all sort different things like aluminium foil, hands, pool noodle etc. Lots of choices for lunch, we...More

Thank Serena O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely place to visit on a sunny day, to stroll around the gardens, chat with friends and see the community farm and some of the animals without actually visiting the farm. The gallery is a good thought but I am afraid the...More

Thank kezzaaustralia_12
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 9 September 2018

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 2 August 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 1 August 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

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Reviewed 24 July 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 22 June 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
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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.
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