Luxe stays, high tea fit for royalty and one of the biggest horse events of the year. Saddle up for the long weekend!
Melbourne International Three Day Event
Every June, the country’s best horse riders converge at Werribee Park for Victoria’s premier eventing competition. The cross-country course winds its way through the grounds of Werribee Park Mansion, Victoria State Rose Garden and and the National Equestrian Centre. Catch all of the excitement from 9 – 13 June. Tickets essential, with general admission from $12.50. Note: Werribee Park Mansion and Grounds and the Victoria State Rose Garden will be closed to the general public on Sunday 13 June (open only to event spectators).
High Tea Fit for Royalty
In celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, The Refectory Parlour will be serving up High Tea, Devonshire Tea and their famous scones all weekend long. On Saturday and Sunday, you can also enjoy high tea in the plush surrounds of Joseph’s Dining in Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park, with bookings essential.
Enjoy a cosy weekend away at Holiday Inn Werribee, Quest or Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park. At Lancemore Mansion Hotel Werribee Park you can hibernate all weekend long, with onsite restaurant Joseph’s Dining, treatments from L.M. Spa or perhaps a rainy afternoon spent by the indoor heated pool. Bookings essential.
Rug up and embrace the cooler days with a walk through Cheetham Wetlands or Werribee South Foreshore and K Road Cliffs. Enjoy a long lunch and cellar door tasting at Shadowfax Winery (bookings essential) or enjoy a warming winter feast at 3030 Boulevard, Mama Lor Restaurant & Bakery or Bridge Hotel. Got kids on board? Spend the morning at Wyndham Park followed by hot chocolates and a child-friendly brunch at Notorious Espresso, Black Seed Café or Chatterbox Café.
Live Music and Cocktails
Enjoy afternoon at Werribee Bowls Club with Lightning Jazz or find your inner queen at The Park Werribee with DJs and performances from Drag Queen Valencia on Queens Birthday Eve, Sunday 12 June. Fancy a cocktail? Head to Casa Cantina, Corked Wine Bar or Teddy Picker – bookings recommended.