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Barwon Park

1051 Inverleigh Winchelsea Road, Winchelsea, Victoria 3241, Australia
+61 3 5267 2209
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Simple but Grand Country Mansion

Situated at the end of a long gravel driveway near Winchelsea sits Barwon Park. I've visited the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Victoria, Australia
via mobile

Barwon Grange is very historical and you must take a tour to fully appreciate its importance... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
judith b
St Leonards, Australia
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1051 Inverleigh Winchelsea Road, Winchelsea, Victoria 3241, Australia
+61 3 5267 2209
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Situated at the end of a long gravel driveway near Winchelsea sits Barwon Park. I've visited the mansion several times over the years and each time l visit its an enjoyable journey. Built from bluestone sourced from the property on which it sits, it is...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Barwon Grange is very historical and you must take a tour to fully appreciate its importance. Apart from that the gardens and building are authentic, if a little too hot in summer to fully enjoy.

Thank judith b
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I had been to the Dressmaker exhibit & loved it. I thought this would be along the same lines. Unfortunately it wasn't. It was so dark in the rooms you could barely make out the gowns & it didn't help that most of them were...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We visited Barwon Park, a National Trust property, to see the Nightlife fashion exhibition. The entire experience was disappointing. The property itself is impressive as you approach it; however, the long driveway leading from the sealed main road to the mansion is so deeply corrugated...More

Thank binduAustralia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We attended a wedding at the mansion and it was such a great venue, and we had the whole place to ourselves! Beautiful setting and the mansion itself is stunning, accompanied by some great staff also!! Thanks heaps!

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Barwon Park mansion is just delightful, a complete surprise in this otherwise bland location. I took interstate visitors to the house and they loved it. The volunteer staff dressed in period dress were very pleasant and helpful but not bossy or annoying. The mansion...More

Thank kateo641
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Bluestone and ironwork show off this beautiful building. The Austin family furnished and decorated the mansion with great taste. The main staircase is fantastic and the original furnishings are gradually being returned with other period furniture. The table setting in the dining room is superb...More

Thank jbCAM
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I love this building, the architectural features are amazing, the fact that it hasn't been restored or modified particularly during the 60s or 70s is wonderful and it still has no electricity in some rooms! But the gardens are a big let down, there isn't...More

Thank Saddo33
Reviewed 12 March 2016

The Dressmaker costume exhibition is truly magnificent. The costumes beautifully made and presented. Barwon Park mansion is a perfect backdrop. Can't wait to return after the exhibition finishes to see it fully furnished in Victorian splendour.

Thank 777lee
Reviewed 11 March 2016

A glorious Mansion..House and furniture are amazing,,Picnic in the grounds or have devonshire tea in the courtyard.. A great treat !!!

Thank Colin B
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30 November 2015|
Response from pauline K |
How do I get there from Geelong. There are not many trains from Geelong.Any coaches from Melbourne to get there?.