Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the cottage gardens and lawns and experience a piece of Victoriaâ??s heritage on this historic island. Coastline walks offer magnificent views, while the restored farmhouse and cottages provide a glimpse into the past lives of early Australian settlers and past farming practices.
We visited Churchill Island Heritage Farm during Australia Day when there was a Dinosaur Adventure holiday program in the farm, an added delight to the farm visit. There were free dinosaur-related kids activities and a few stalls. The wagon ride, cow milking, sheep sheering, whip cracking and the dog show are around one area, one after another which made it easy for everyone. The animals are adorable. Historical, educational and a few hands on experiences toread more
I've been to Phillip Island many times and have never taken the turnoff to Churchill Island. We visited the Farmer's Market and was quite disappointed there were a small number of traders and some had already sold out their produce by 11am. All the same, discovered a wonderful artisan baker there!
Churchill Island Heritage Farm should be considered an unmissable part of your Phillip Island experience. After turning off at the sign post immediately after the Panny's Phillip Island Chocolate Factory (when traveling from the San Remo direction), the adventure is only just beginning. A long winding drive leads you over the single lane bridge joining Phillip and Churchill Island, and then further along the road, past bird life, ducks, cows and sheep (and if you are lucky -read more