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Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford

A Centre with Animals, Arts and Crafts and More

From their website: Only 5km from the centre of Melbourne, nestled on a bend of the Yarra River lies seven hectares of paddocks, gardens, orchards, rustic buildings and shady trees.

Established in 1979 the Collingwood Children's Farm is a not-for-profit community resource providing country experiences for city people.

Open every day of the year. Visitors can milk the cow at 10am and 4pm, bottle feed young lambs (seasonal), wander around, feed the animals, help with farm chores, go into the paddocks with the sheep and goats, cuddle a guinea pig, waddle with the ducks, feed the chooks, look for eggs or just sit and unwind under a shady tree or on the banks of the Yarra river.

Sheep grazing, Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford, Victoria

Sheep grazing, Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford, Victoria

Sign, Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
Sign, Collingwood Children's Farm, Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia

Just the facts:

For opening hours and contact details see Collingwood Childrens Farm web site

Collingwood Childrens Farm

Entry fee applicable. Car parking available.
On the lower part of the main Yarra bike trail, part of the capital city bike trail.
Farmer's market, cow milking, feeding animals. Farm cafe (www.farmcafe.com.au).

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Getting there:

End of St Heliers St, Abbotsford
Getting there by train: Epping or Hurstbridge line train to Victoria Park train station. 5-10 minute walk east along Getting there by bus: 200, 201 and 207 from Lonsdale St, alight at Clarke St.
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