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Chocolates and other treats made at Coleraine's Glenelg Fine Confectionery are
a special attraction.
Pretty spot offers
COLERAINE, 35 kilometres west of Ham-
ilton, is situated in a pretty valley on the
banks of Bryan Creek.
Its historic railway station houses
the Exhibition and Visitor Information
Centre, which opens daily from 9am until
The precinct includes a retail outlet
with local produce (including delicious
chocolate), refreshments and arts and
Nearby, a lake, picnic area, playground
and barbecue provide the ideal setting
for a fishing or a family outing.
The Exhibition Centre also houses an
historical display with information about
the railway, which carried wool, butter,
livestock and passengers to Hamilton and
back between 1888 and 1977.
One of Coleraine's acclaimed attrac-
tions, the Arboretum, lays claim to the
largest eucalyptus collection in Victoria.
About 12,000 plants abound on the
parkland's 37 hectares.
Run by volunteers
Open Daily 9am -- 5pm Ph: (03) 5575 2733
67A Whyte Street, Coleraine, VIC.
Ph: (03) 5575 2186
Open: Mon to Fri 10am-4pm
Sat mornings 10am-12 noon
59 Whyte Street, Coleraine, Victoria 3315
Phone: (03) 5575 2783
For all grocery, Liquor and Deli needs
FREE Home Deliveries ATM & Efptos
Coleraine IGA Everyday
Open: 8.30am -- 6pm Monday to Thursday. 8.30am -- 7pm Friday
8.30am -- 6pm Saturday. 9am -- 5pm Sunday
86 Whyte Street, Coleraine. Ph: (03) 5575 2622
(03) 5575 2064
70 Whyte Street,
Picturesque lake at the rear of the Visitor Information Centre.
Great area for picnics and fishing (rainbow trout).
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