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Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen is a scenic town on the banks of the famous Yarra River. Positioned towards the northern border of Lilydale and the western border of Healesville, Yarra Glen is set amongst the rolling hills of the Yarra Ranges.

As a neighbouring township of the Yarra Valley, Yarra Glen offers easy and direct access to all of the finest vineyards and wineries in the region.

Yarra Glen Accommodation, Grand Hotel & Apartments

Yarra Glen is a bustling town that has a tree-lined commercial centre along Bell Street which is one of the most popular places to visit in town. The city centre includes the historic Grand Hotel, which is a beautiful mansion built during the late 1880s. Shoppers to Yarra Glen will certainly love exploring the full-scale Yarra Glen Shopping Centre set across the parkland and overlooking the beautiful lakes near Pinoak Drive.

Yarra Glen boasts a well-maintained recreation reserve which adjoins the northern banks of the Yarra River. Here you will find the show-grounds, sporting ovals and picnic areas. Visitors come here to enjoy picnicking and a range of outdoor sports.

Visitors to Yarra Glen should make sure to visit the beautiful wineries and vineyards set amid the verdant valley and beautiful hill ranges. Yarra Glen houses the region’s largest winery, De Bortoli Winery, a breathtaking venue boasting a cellar door, vineyard and a restaurant within a beautifully landscaped garden.

Alowyn Gardens is another must-visit attraction in Yarra Glen. Here you will find an amazing garden setting that boasts several themed gardens within its 4 acres including a forest garden, edible garden and French garden.

There is a range of accommodation in Yarra Glen including hotels, motels, cottages and B&B’s. Click on the link below to find the best accommodation deals in Yarra Glen.

About the author

Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Yarra Valley Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived in Melbourne most of his life and still lives in the Yarra Valley), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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