It literally feels like you are in the country! Peaceful and quiet. Beautiful grounds with cafes and gorgeous old buildings. A real gem in the city.
About Abbotsford Convent
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Very nice day trip. You can eat for almost free (by donation) in Lentils As Anything, delicious food! You can have a picnic, pet the cute farm animals, walk or bike by the Yarra River. You can even walk to Richmond from here. There are...More
An atmospheric historic precinct with old buildings, and home to cafes and artist workshops. A very interesting place for adults to wander around, which is conveniently located next to Collingwood Children's farm. Fantastic outdoor space with beautiful gardens.
What an amazing cafe helping those that are less fortunate-the food was absolutely delicious and the people so friendly. Wonderful concept, it brought warmth to my heart in these troubled times. Please everyone go and give generously!
....and Saturday Slow Food market a must (on the last Saturday in every month). I really enjoy going here and buying some nice foods, having a coffee or snack.
This was saved from being developed in apartments and now is home to cafes, events spaces, artist workshops, radio station 3MBS and regular markets. The Collingwood Childrens Farm is next door, which also hosts monthly Farmers Markets. A great precinct for being outdoors in the...More
Drive and park, cycle or walk on the many paths that surround it, the Convent is a great place to spend some time. The gardens are beautiful and open for picnics or just a coffee. There are several good eateries within the grounds, from pastries...More
I fear that I did not discover the best of this wonderful space. The cafes share space to create a fantastic outdoor/indoor all year round experience. The Convent Bakery really blew us away with pastries and cakes that make one salivate! Outdoor and inside galleries...More