If you would like to plan a day trip to Living Legends, don’t miss out on some superb local attractions in the surrounding area. The Sunbury / Bulla area is located in the heart of a well established wine growing area that hosts an ever-increasing tourist industry.
For information about local wineries and vineyards, conference venues, accommodation and other attractions, please use the links below.
Wineries and Vineyards
Rose Creek Estate has been described as “Tuscany in East Keilor”, with the house and vineyard surrounded by 300 olive trees, fresh fruit and vegetables all just a step from the back door. The estate produces award winning wines, plus the highest quality, award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Craiglee has an enviable reputation as a producer of fine table wines made to reflect local conditions and show vintage variation. Cellar Door Tastings and Sales are by appointment. For appointments, phone Pat Carmody on 0412 941 927.
Sunbury VIC 3429
Melway: Map 382 Ref H6
Phone: (03) 9744 4489
Other Local Attractions
Enjoy a stroll through the magnificent rose gardens, located in the heart of Bulla. The rose gardens display a spectacular variety of stunning roses. The garden is best in spring, and the formal Open Day is the Saturday after Melbourne Cup Day.
Sunbury Riding Centre offers trail rides, private and group lessons, pony rides and picnic rides, and are open 7 days a week.
The historic 50 room Rupertswood Mansion is the former home of Sir William Clarke and the Birthplace of the Ashes. The original décor featuring stained glass windows, marbling of the walls, and extensive gold leaf throughout the ground floor of the Mansion has been faithfully restored. Today, the Mansion features exclusive accommodation and hosts a variety of private and corporate functions. Guided tours are also available for groups and clubs.
The Meadows Races are on every Saturday night, and many Feature Events take place throughout the year. The Meadows also offers a unique conference and meeting venue.
Sunbury Bowls Club features an a la carte restaurant, regular live shows, a 200 seat function room, Club Keno Lounge, three quality greens, and more.
The Goonawarra Golf Club, located in Sunbury, provides a unique test of golf. The course has magnificent fairways, large greens and some of the most scenic holes found anywhere in Melbourne. The Golf Club also features a function room which can seat 110 people.
2 Francis Boulevard
Sunbury VIC 3429
Phone: (03) 9744 4344
The Sunbury Football Social Club is a leisure and entertainment venue incorporating Club Bistro, TAB, Bars and Function/Conference rooms, which cater for all types of functions from private to corporate.
Conference, Meeting and Reception Venues
The Woodlands Homestead at Living Legends is a unique venue that may be used to suit a large scope of events and functions including weddings, social and corporate functions and meetings. With large rooms, extensive gardens, rustic outbuildings and surrounding natural bushland and wildlife of Woodlands Historic Park, this unique venue offers an atmosphere of character and charm to complement your event.
Other local venues include the following:
Melbourne Airport VIC 3045
Phone: (03) 8347 2000
More details about local attractions can also be obtained from Hume City Council web site at www.hume.vic.gov.au, or from the Sunbury Visitor Information Centre, 43 Macedon Street, Sunbury, telephone (03) 9744 2291, or e-mail email@example.com