Local Attractions

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Activities in the Local Area

  • Mountain or trail bike riding .
  • Bushwalking
  • Berry farms – pick your own and stay for lunch
  • Discover The Otway Fly
  • Fishing – local rivers or coastal piers
  • Discover  local waterfalls  and trails
  • Golf
  • Lorne is just 15 minutes away - cafes and shops
  • Great Ocean Rd - explore & shop the many coastal towns
  • Art  galleries
  • Local wineries
  • Local Olive groves & Wineries
  • Enjoy coastal beaches for swimming, surfing or just a stroll.


Local Food & Provisions

  • Deans Marsh township
    Only a 5 minute drive from Pennyroyal Otways Retreat
  • Deans Marsh 'General Store'
    Deans Marsh General Store offers our guests the opportunity to purchase food & provisions without having to head into Lorne.  There are postal, ATM and Commonwealth Banking Facilities.
    If you haven’t made it to the market before you leave don’t panic – the General Store stocks outstanding locally produced OTWAY PRIME ,  breads and has a great selection of fruit and vegetables.
  • Martians
    This restaurant offers wholesome local meals and drinks with an adjoining liquor store and collectables shop.  Checkout the live bands on weekends or just enjoy sitting around the fire. Try getting your children to leave the playroom!!
    12 Lorne Rd, Deans Marsh  Ph 523633520 
www.martianscafe.com.au
  • Gentle Annie Berry Gardens
    Enjoy a pleasant walk from our cottages to Gentle Annie’s  (or just a 3 minute drive). This little piece of heaven offers our guests the opportunity to stroll the pretty berry fields and relax in their licensed café. The food is delicious and the shaded outdoor terrace a real feature.