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6 Staycation Ideas in Yass Valley!

Staycation’s in Yass Valley

Staycation (informal/noun) :
a holiday spent in one’s home town/country rather than afar, involving accommodation and trips to local attractions.

The Nest at Gundaroo

The Nest at Gundaroo is a family-owned small business providing luxury, short-stay accommodation, only a short drive from Canberra’s CBD and surrounded by the historic village of Gundaroo.

With a range of villas available and all named after our Australian birdlife (The Heron, Cockatoo, Magpie, The Kestrel and Rosella) each offering a beautiful escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Fit with kitchens, a verandah and air conditioning and  a wood-fired heater to cosy up to in the cooler months or lie-in in the king sized beds.

Located on the the heritage-listed Cork Street, only a stone’s throw from the award-winning Grazing Restaurant, Cork Street Cafe Pizzeria and the ever-popular Gundaroo Colonial Inn and Gundog Estate Cork Street Cellar Door.

Book now & start your staycation in the Yass Valley!

Tallagandra Hill Cottages

Tallagandra Hill Cottages  is settled within the boutique vineyard of Tallagandra Hill Winery a stones throw from the Murrumbateman village. 

These cottages offer you the chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, and immerse yourself in the middle of the Canberra Cool Climate Wine Region. What better way to escape then by surrounding yourself in our beautiful wine country?

Each of the self-contained 1 bedroom cottages have been designed to ensure all your needs are met so that you can enjoy a weekend or a very indulgent mid-week break in an exceptional rural setting. Each cottage sleeps 2 adults, and has a functioning kitchen, private bathroom, queen sized bed, lounge area, and covered deck.

So why not sit and relax on your own private deck and enjoy a cheese or charcuterie platter, created for you by the team at Tallagandra Hill, while sipping one of our premium, single vineyard wines – all the while taking in the view from the vineyard and landscaped gardens and courtyards.

Begin your staycation in the Yass Valley!

The Royal Tara

The Royal Tara is family-owned motel nestled in the quiet village of Binalong.  A family friendly motel offering country accommodation, with a fine-dining restaurant for your meal.

With a range of facilities available and and rooms to suit all stays! Discover Binalong as the quintessential Australian village, home to numerous well-preserved Victorian and Federation buildings and with strong connections still felt today to the regions historic beginnings, bushranging past and Australia’s best loved writer and poet A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson.  

Start your morning with a visit to another royal member in Binalong, Cafe on Queen – Queen Street that is! Before heading to experience third generation glassblowing artists Peter Minson at his studio, or join in at one of their glassblowing classes. An unexpected find is the Binalong Motor Museum, featuring rare cars and bikes, enjoy a meal at the Royal Tara restaurant or something more casual such as the Binalong Hotel for a good country styled meal.

Before heading home visit The Old Binalong Produce Store to stock up on all of your local produce, handcrafted artwork and ceramics as well as leather goods. The Old Binalong Produce Store collaborates with   local and neighbouring regional producers, artisans and businesses in an effort to promote tourism awareness of great small villages in Southern NSW.

Binalong is your perfect staycation in the Yass Valley!

The Globe Inn

The Globe Inn is located in the picturesque village of Yass. A truly historical Georgian residence rich with history and a fantastic gardens & interior to be able to curl up to and relax.

Enjoy a wine on the spacious veranda before heading out to dinner at a local award winning restaurant. Complete the evening relaxing in the guest lounge before retiring to your room for a blissful night’s sleep. Awake to a sumptuous cooked breakfast.

Accommodation consists of five guest bedrooms, all with ensuites. For romantics, book the rustic Mediterranean-inspired garden room with stone floor, wood fire and bath.

Bursting with wonderful experiences, Yass boasts a fabulous sense of community, spectacular natural scenery, and a laid-back country lifestyle. Take this time to visit Yass Valley’s highlights include food and wine experiences, exploring the rugged yet stunning outdoors and enchanting shops and boutiques.

Is your staycation found in the Yass Valley?

Redbrow Garden Guesthouse

Redbrow Garden Guesthouse is nestled between the northern outskirts of the ACT and the Murumbateman cool climate wine region, all surrounded by an inspiring lakeside garden and wildlife refuge.

Adjacent to the main building we have a guesthouse with four spacious lakeside suites available for overnight and long stay guests. Pack you tennis racquets and practice your backhand with the full sized clay tennis court located within the grounds. 

Take a relaxing stroll amongst the garden on the property or duck down the road to Robyn Rowe Chocolates or Poachers Pantry to collect a basket full of goodies before settling a picnic under the shade of a tree. 

Book now & start your staycation in the Yass Valley!

Last Stop Ambledown Brook

Last Stop Ambledown Brook has been operating their bed and breakfast for over 20 years. Providing a relaxed and friendly country hospitality with an eye for the little things that will make your stay truly memorable.

Ideal for couples or families and groups, The Last Stop Ambledown Brook is located in Wallaroo just 20 minutes from Canberra – the perfect place to unwind and relax in a unique and quiet rural setting, surrounded by mountains and award winning wineries.

Begin your escape in the Yass Valley!

So get out and start your staycation in the Yass Valley, you won’t regret it! 

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