Down on the farm

Lillydale Host Farm.
Lillydale Host Farm. Detours

LILLYDALE Host Farm has won just about every major tourism award going and it’s easy to see why. Pam Hardgrave and her husband Doug have created a haven of luxury amid some of the nation’s most stunning scenery – all on a working farm that gives visitors a taste of rural life.

It’s a winning combination and Pam has come up with a stunning offer for detours readers.

Book before the end of December and mention “the detours offer”, and you’ll get three nights for the price of two, plus a complimentary bottle of O’Reilly’s wine.

Lillydale makes a wonderful alternative to the usual getaways – try a touch of rural lifestyle and get the kids out into some fresh country air this holiday season.

Apart from the fabulous 4.5 star accommodation, working farm attractions, horse riding and country hospitality on offer, Lillydale is situated on the edge of the stunning Mt Barney National Park, so bushwalkers and nature lovers will have a field day exploring the region.

Year round, Lillydale has a sensational two-night midweek fully catered package which includes a two course dinner on both nights, accommodation in the Barney or Maroon room, breakfast hamper on both mornings and a picnic lunch plus a one hour horse ride, an alpaca farm tour and a dairy tour.

A bottle of local wine and chocolates will be in your room on arrival, all for $200 per person per night.

■ To book the special, call Lillydale on (07) 5544 3131 or for more info go to

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