What's On at The Briars


Choose your own adventure! 

Why not take a walk around the Briars. Grab a 20 Things to Do at the Briars map(PDF, 3MB) from the front of the Visitor Centre and head off on your own adventures! 

Wildlife Sanctuary

Wander through the Wildlife Sanctuary and you may encounter koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, emus and more! View the (PDF, 1MB)Wildlife Sanctuary Map(PDF, 1MB) here to plan your next visit.

Walk - Mt Martha to the Briars 

Enjoy a relaxing walk from Mt Martha to the Briars along the Balcombe Creek Walk. View the Mt Martha Boardwalk(PDF, 842KB) map to plan your visit.

Picnics and BBQ's

There are plenty of beautiful lawn and garden spaces for you to enjoy a picnic in the outdoors. The BBQ and picnic areas are also open to the public. 

Shire Nursery

The Shire Nursery is open! The team are also offering an "order and pick up" service. Give the Nursery a call to discuss your plants need, place an order and pay over the phone.

Contact: 5974 8417 | nursery@mornpen.vic.gov.au

Heritage Gardens and Farm

Immerse yourself in the past as you wander through the grounds of the Heritage Homestead. Beautiful formal gardens create lovely walks and picnic areas. Head into the Heritage Seed Garden to discover heritage varieties of vegetables! Say hello to the heritage pigs and chickens.

What else can you see and do at the Briars?

Angus and Rose Coffee & Creativity

Offering children’s workshops and parties as well as daily coffee and cake. Contact 5974 4833.

Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society

The public viewing nights are running for members only. For membership or other information please contact 0419 253 252.