Red Hill is a beautiful, secluded town located in the Mornington Peninsula of southern Australia. About an hour’s drive from the city of Melbourne, Red Hill is a complete escape from the fast pace of the city. Here visitors will find Red Hill holiday rentals on spacious properties with a long list of amenities. While many people travel here with the sole intention of relaxing, there’s also plenty of things to do and see.
Why Red Hill?
To experience country style living about an hour southeast of Melbourne, book a rental in Red Hill. Many rentals have beautiful rural views, gardens for afternoon strolls, and al fresco dining areas. In addition to the lure of the rentals themselves, Red Hill is located between the beautiful coastal towns of Balnarring and Dromana and is an ideal place to begin exploring the rest of the Mornington Peninsula.
What to See and Do?
Beyond Red Hill accommodation, there are many local things to see and do. This peninsula is known for its boutique vineyards, orchards, and berry farms. People interested in a culinary-centered getaway could easily plan a trip focused on local produce and wines. Many vineyards have extensive tasting rooms and gardens that are welcoming and comfortable.
One of the most scenic wineries in the area is the Red Hill Estate, located at the top of a hill. Many of the wineries will allow guests to have picnics on their scenic grounds. In addition to wineries, be sure to check out other local culinary businesses including Red Hill Cheese and Red Hill Brewery.
Adventurous travelers might want to explore the local scenery along the Red Hill Rail Trail. This path begins in the town centre of Red Hill South and winds through vineyards with fantastic bay views. Another great place to hike is the Arthurs Seat State Park.
Top Local Attractions
There are several times of year when Mornington Peninsula accommodation is especially popular. Red Hill is known for its festivals and events, including the Red Hill Country Music Festival and the Red Hill art show. Throughout the year there are also agricultural and food shows that draw visitors to the area.
Art enthusiasts might be interested in visiting a glassblowing studio called Gordon Studio Glassblowers. A day trip to Melbourne is also a fun possibility. Some of the top attractions within Melbourne include the Melbourne Zoo, Great Ocean Road, and the Queen Victoria Market.
Red Hill holiday rentals provide a real escape from the outside world. Many of them are isolated from neighbors, offering acres of peace and quiet. After you drive up a shady country lane you will be greeted by a fully furnished rental with a spacious living area and kitchen. Rentals in this area are available with a wide range of amenities, from al fresco dining areas to swimming pools to trampolines. Choose a Red Hill rental for a serene getaway near lots of fun activities.