Lanyon Homestead is one of Australia’s premier historic properties. Set at the foot of the Brindabella Ranges on the banks of the magnificent Murrumbidgee River; you will enjoy gorgeous views of the Australian countryside during your visit. The precinct’s centrepiece, the 1859 Homestead, has been beautifully restored and furnished.

Enjoy a guided tour of the homestead and explore the outbuildings that made this pastoral property a showpiece in the region. Picnic in the garden with a view to the hills beyond the Murrumbidgee River or take a leisurely stroll through the rambling gardens surrounding the homestead. Share a meal or light snack at the Barracks Espresso Bar and Eating House.

School and other groups are also catered for with special packages available that include a guided tour with morning/afternoon tea, or lunch included. Function rooms and outdoor spaces are available for hire.

Lanyon Homestead is easily accessible and is only a twenty minute drive from Canberra’s city centre.

The Old Canberra Inn is a living piece of Australian history built in 1857; now a family friendly pub with great live music, fresh food sourced locally and a fine selections of Canberra’s craft beer.

Recline on comfy lounges by the cosy fireplaces during winter or take your pick of three different beergardens in the warmer months.

Children’s play area.

Public’s colourful character welcomes you like an old friend. Located in Manuka’s trendy shopping and food precinct, Public is warm, social and inviting. It’s where you’ll celebrate good food, good drink and good company.

Public is Manuka’s largest pub venue, offering lunch, dinner and all-day snacks, seven days a week. Share plates or enjoy public classics. Tantalise your tastebuds with mains that cover all bases, from a tasty nasi goreng to a juicy eye fillet (gluten free dishes readily available). For a sweet ending, indulge in Public’s famous desserts.

You can also wake up and smell the bacon in Public at breakfast on weekends, starting with great coffee.

Public has a fabulous vibe with special offerings through the week. Need to unwind? Spring into Public for happy hour weekdays and $10 cocktails Friday and Saturday. Public’s drinks menu features top drops, including award-winning local wines, specialty beers and a large selection of spirits and liqueurs. Order underneath the massive atrium at the long wooden bar, where staff pour beers, shake sexy cocktails and serve up bubbles.

Be seen at Public on Sundays and top off your weekend with live music. Relax outdoors or inside. The choice is yours.

A little cafe in the historic village of Hall. Home-style cooking with a British influence, using locally sourced, quality ingredients, including single-source milk and free-range meats and eggs. We proudly make the majority of our offerings in house, including our well-known Bombolini Doughnuts. Plenty of gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. Great coffee. Fully licensed. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Ricardo’s Cafe is located at Jamison Plaza Bowman Street, Macquarie. It is rated 4.2 by 145 Zomato users. Serves Pizza, Modern Australian, Cafe Food.

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Prefer a bit of gravity to your ride?
Want to save the legs to race your mates down the mountain? The Stromlo Shuttle is here for you!

Operating Fridays, weekends, public holidays and ACT school holidays (weather and events permitting), the award-winning Stromlo Shuttle operating at Stromlo Forest Park Bike Park is a must do. Check our website or Facebook for any changes to our hours.

Running every 40mins, a super keen rider can get 11 uplifts in – giving you plenty of opportunities to perfect your favourite downhill run or explore some different options. You never know, you may find a new favourite! The first run of the day is at 9:10am, and the last is 3:50pm.

For more information about the shuttle and to book, visit the website.

With food that is ‘art on a plate’, Sage has attracted rave reviews form many quarters.

The leafy, suburban mirage of the restaurant is nestled into the heart of Gorman House Arts Centre.

It’s Sage’s mission to provide extraordinary experiences. Their award winning chefs showcase the region’s best produce and grow much of their unique produce on their own 600 acre farm minutes from the restaurant door. They also work closely with neighbouring producers.

The adjacent outdoor courtyard is home to Mint Garden Bar; a great location for a quiet drink and tapas after work with friends.

This nine hole course sits within the picturesque grounds of the Royal Military College of Australia at Duntroon.

Membership is open to the general public. The course challenges and caters to players of all skill levels. All players are made welcome in a friendly and congenial environment.

Bookings are essential. Course availability for the public varies so contact the club for available times. Hire your clubs and/or a buggy on the course.

A private hideaway ideal for taking the edge off a long day in the trenches, Lucky’s Speakeasy is an intimate bar nestled within the glamorous aesthetic of QT Canberra.

With a fully stocked bar and a fully loaded snack menu, it also just happens to be the perfect setting for you to get sauced in secret.

Carefully curated lists of DJ sets and classic cocktails mean this is the Goldilocks of bars – not too hot and not too cold. Just right.

Visit the Bison Australia ceramic workshop in Pialligo as well as our other store at our store at Shop G14/27 Lonsdale St Braddon

Bison stoneware ceramics are beautiful, handcrafted, and durable pieces for the kitchen, dining and living room. They are produced with modern designs and materials by artisans who use experience and knowledge accumulated over the millennia.

Bison ceramics have been photographed in numerous magazines and sold around the world.

Take your opportunity to buy firsts, seconds and samples from the store that started the legend.