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Stanthorpe accommodation holiday cottages
Honeysuckle Cottages - accommodation in Stanthorpe - stanthorpe accommodation
Nestled in thick rocky bushland just 3 km north of Stanthorpe, our 1 and 2-bedroom cottages provide the perfect escape to crisp, clean mountain air, country hospitality, and the unique scenery of Queensland's Granite Belt. This area is renowned for its superb fruit, 50+ wineries and 4 rocky National Parks.
The 8 purpose built country cottages are all self-contained with log fires and small kitchens, and some have spa baths. The early 1900's style furnishings, quality linen, doonas and electric blankets will ensure your comfort in sub-zero winter months.
Honeysuckle Cottages has an on-site restaurant for the convenience of its guests. The Rocks Restaurant is a stand alone sandstone building offering elegant dining with a world class menu. The Rocks Restaurant, Stanthorpe's affordable dining experience is also available for functions and small weddings.
Some general information about Stanthorpe...
A pretty town set in the middle of a rich farming area where rural activities range from vineyards, wineries and orchards to sheep and cattle grazing.
Located on the New England Highway near the New South Wales border, Stanthorpe is 223 kilometres from Brisbane via Warwick.
Stanthorpe and district is renowned for its apples and stone fruits and is forging a reputation for producing some of Queensland's finest wines. There are more than 50 Stanthorpe Granite Belt wineries to cater for every taste in red and white wines. Produce of the area includes apples, pears, apricots, peaches, plums, nectarines and vegetables. Table and wine grapes also grow well at the high altitude of the district and over 50 wineries produce unique flavoured local wines.
The town has most facilities, eg. primary and high schools, TAFE college, library, art gallery, museum, hospital, airport etc. Tourism is a growth industry and festivals like the Stanthorpe Wine Fiesta, Spring Wine Festival, the Apple and Grape Festival and Brass Monkey Season attract tens of thousands of people to the area. The scenic beauty of the Granite Belt is best depicted in the four National Parks in the immediate vicinity.
Features of the Granite Belt area....
Over 50 Wineries . 4 National Parks . Bushwalking . Rock Pool Swimming . Boating . Fishing . Quality Restaurants
Festivals . Fruit Harvest in Summer . Spring Blossoms . Wildflowers .Fossicking . Golf, Bowls . Museum . Art Gallery . Antique and Craft Shops . Autumn Colours . Freezing Winters. Queensland College of Wine Tourism . Luxury cottages.
Events in the area
Brass Monkey Season . Apple and Grape Festival . Wine Fiesta. Spring Wine Festival . Wine and Food Affair .Stanthorpe Cup . Australian Small Winemakers Show . Opera in the Vineyard . Jazz in the Vineyard . Christmas in July . Jumpers and Jazz in July . Rodeo . Stanthorpe Market in the Mountains . Stanthorpe Farmers Market . Border Market . Sirromet Long Lunch . Red November . Polocrosse Championships . Wine Tours.