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Your Perfect Winter Escape

Just one hour from Brisbane, yet a world away from the city, the Scenic Rim is your perfect winter escape! The wood fires will be on and the hospitality even warmer. You can snuggle up inside or head out and explore.

The region boasts stunning landscapes and spectacular mountain vistas, world class National Parks and a thriving boutique food industry. There are plenty of heritage towns, country pubs and wineries to visit.

Winter is also event time in the Scenic Rim.

Scenic Rim Eat Local Month runs from the 1st June to the 2nd July. This is a month long celebration of the fabulous produce from the Scenic Rim. There is a packed program of food events including long lunches, cooking classes, farm tours and plenty of tasting opportunities. These events always sell out fast, so check out the full program on line and book now!

The Winter Harvest Festival on Saturday the 1st of July is the grand finale to Eat Local Month. You'll get to enjoy market stalls, celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, a tractor pulling competition and live music. This family friendly day gives you a chance to meet farmers and producers, enjoy plenty of taste testing and learn more about food from the Scenic Rim. Don't forget your esky!

The Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular will be on at the Boonah Showgrounds, Saturday and Sunday 17th and 18th June. Like an old fashioned country show with a Scottish twist, this is a great day out for heavy horse lovers. The horses feature in led competition, carriage and harness classes. The weekend features plenty of family entertainment with rare trades demonstrations including harness making, blacksmiths, wheelwrights and whip plaiting. Other entertainment includes whip cracking, wood chop, pipes and drums bands, harness making, whip making and carriage rides.

Book your winter escape soon!

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