Enjoy 3 Acres of Historic Gardens

The splendid botanic gardens of Quamby Homestead also have a strong history, having been designed as a private commission by William Guilfoyle (1840-1912), former curator and Director of the Melbourne Botanic Gardens (1874-1909). Guilfoyle was described as ‘the master of landscaping’.

With 3 acres of historic plantings and ‘rooms’ in the style typical of Guilfoyle, the gardens are perfect for guests to enjoy – wander, sit and relax or even play a game of petanque. They have been the scene of many garden parties and hospitality over the decades, and are now being carefully researched and restored.