Heronswood House and Garden

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Heronswood is a breathtaking historic property situated on two hectares of formal gardens in Dromana. It is the home of the Digger’s Club – Australia’s most respected gardening organisation, dedicated to preserving heirloom seeds and the best gardening traditions.

The gardens comprise stunning perennial and annual borders as well as kitchen and vegetable parterre gardens, providing inspiration to cooks and gardeners.

Dine on historic Heronswood House’s pool lawn during January 2024 surrounded by the stunning gardens and sea views. The summer menu includes selections of delicious cakes, picnic boxes, grazing boards and local wines.

Browse through the Garden Shop and Nursery and speak to knowledgeable staff for expert gardening advice. The Diggers Garden Shop stocks the complete Diggers range of heirloom seeds and plants, plus garden hardware and books for all your garden needs.

The Garden, outdoor cafe and Diggers Garden Shop are open daily from 10:00am.

All profits from The Diggers Club are contributed to The Diggers Foundation.


Cafe Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre


National Trust


Free entry for Diggers Club members and children under 16. Visitor entry is $15

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