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22 Oct 2017, 28 Oct 2017, 28 Oct 2017, 29 Oct 2017, 29 Oct 2017, 4 Nov 2017, 4 Nov 2017, 5 Nov 2017, 5 Nov 2017
Chestnut orchard and garden walks are guided walks through the magnificent Hall Stanley Premium Chestnut orchard and 'Giff's Garden'.Walk through a 4,000 tree orchard and learn about the annual farming cycle of growing and harvesting chestnuts as well as taking in the inherent beauty of the established chestnut grove and surrounds.Stroll through Giff's Garden and be uplifted by the explosion of spring colour of massed azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias and waratahs. Wander through the 'garden park' with its large trees including eucalyptus, pines, spruce, oak, maples, liquidambar, cashmere cypress and dogwoods. To complete your experience sample small tastings of chestnut inspired food.The orchard is situated in Stanley, a small approximately nine kilometres from Beechworth. Stanley is renowned for its apples, berries and nut farms.Closed walking shoes are essential.For orchard biosecurity purposes, soles of shoes will be disinfected prior to commencement of walks. Orchard walks will be at a slow pace with frequent stops. Distance covered will be approximately one kilometre including some mild to moderate slopes. Numbers are limited and bookings are essential.Available on weekends between Saturday 21 October to Sunday 5 November - 10:00 to 11:30am and 2:00 to 3:30pm each day.