This driving loop can begin from anywhere – download the google route map and begin your journey.
Enjoy a stroll under the autumn leaves along peaceful Five Mile Creek, before warming up with a coffee in one of the many village cafes. If you’re a fan of craft beers, make sure to visit the impressive Holgate Brewery Tap Room and their state-of-the-art distillery for a tasting.
There’s also many great boutiques, bookshops and antique stores to explore in Woodend. If you’re a green thumb, drop by Woodend Nursery for a plant or two…
From Woodend, embark on a beautiful drive along Ashbourne Road towards Trentham, a mini English garden town. This is a stunning stretch of road where you’ll discover many farms and properties displaying vibrant autumn colours en-route.
Explore Trentham village’s quaint buildings and streets, including the old Cosmopolitan Hotel and Red Beard Bakery. There’s many a photo opportunity here amongst the autumn leaves and historic building facades.
From Trentham, head through farmland along Trentham Road towards Tylden. You might even want to take a detour to Trentham Falls along the way.
Tylden is home to the fantastic Spring Hill Garden Nursery & Cafe, so if you’re a green thumb, ensure your car boot is empty so you can fill it up with autumn plants! Stop here for a coffee and delicious pastry as you wander their extensive selection of plants and stunning landscaped gardens.