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Rippon Lea House and Gardens is one of Australia's finest grand suburban estates and the first to achieve National Heritage Listing, recognising its unique significance. Located only 20 minutes from Melbourne's city centre, the historic mansion is situated within a vast garden of sweeping lawns that cover more than 14 acres and features a windmill, lookout tower, heritage orchard, lake, waterfall, fernery and more. Come and spend an afternoon meandering through the mansion, relaxing with a book on the lawns, climbing the lookout tower, playing croquet on the Nursery lawn or enjoying a coffee in the Gate House.
Please contact Rippon Lea for the booking and cancellation policy.
Public transport: train to Ripponlea station or tram 67 from Swanston Street to stop 42.
Group tours and hire of the property available by appointment. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.