FOOD, COFFEE, WINE

Rustic elegance is the name of the game at Mt Lofty Ranges Vineyard. The restaurant and cellar door offer stunning views of the vineyard and surrounding ranges. Meals focus on ethically sourced fare from local farms. For a great mid-ride option check out Piccadilly’s Brid for sandwiches, house-baked cookies, apple pie and coffee.

The Summertown Aristologist offers a seasonal menu of organically grown produce designed to be shared and the 150-year old, Uraidla Hotel, is home to a quirky café, bakery, brewery and restaurant where you can enjoy hearty home style meals and decadent pastries and coffee.

Woodside offers a haven of rustic country cafes and unique cellar doors. Pull up a chair at Woodside Providore, Barristers Block Premium Wines or Artwine Cellar Door.

Savoury or sweet? There is something for everyone in Woodside. Satisfy your chocolatey dreams at Melba’s Chocolate and Confectionery Factory or stop in for a cheese tasting at Woodside Cheese Wrights.

The Summertown Aristologist
The Summertown Aristologist

 


THINGS TO SEE AND DO

Put on your walking shoes and get ready to explore! Whether you’re out for a leisurely stroll or a more vigorous trek, there’s always something to discover at the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens. It spans 97 hectares, with surprises tucked around every corner. If you want more nature, witness panoramic sights of Adelaide and views as far as Kangaroo Island and Yorke Peninsula on clear days, walk Mt Lofty Summit.

The award-winning Cleland Wildlife Park is one of the states must-see attractions for families. Located in a beautiful natural bush land setting, Cleland offers visitor's memorable opportunities to discover captivating wildlife.

It's strawberry season! Get your tribe together for a journey to the iconic Beerenberg Farm Shop where you can pick strawberries and try the full product range.

For art lovers The Cedars in Verdun is worth a visit. An old home and gardens containing the fine collection of paintings and drawings by 20th century artist Sir Hans Heysen.

Beerenberg Farm Shop
Beerenberg Farm Shop

 


ACCOMMODATION

The iconic Mount Lofty House is a five-star hotel in the Adelaide Hills. Indulge in a luxury escape and relish the fine dining, opulent day spa and breathtaking location, or try something new at Sequoia. The all new six-star luxury lodge boasts impeccable views with artisan dining, extravagant amenities and bespoke activities, making it one of the most exclusive stays in South Australia.

For families or groups, the wonderful Hahndorf Resort offers an array of possibilities from camping to caravanning and furnished cabins to hotel accommodation. Keep the kids entertained with mini golf, a giant jumping pillow and swimming pool on site.

The Villa and The Nest are two luxurious Adelaide Hills Retreats. Each self-contained retreat is intimately set amongst private gardens for a relaxing stay.

Sequoia
Sequoia

 

THIS IS ONLY A HANDFUL OF WHAT THE REGION HAS TO OFFER. VISIT THE SOUTH AUSTRALIA WEBSITE TO EXPLORE MORE.

 

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