Spring in Brisbane

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Brisbane, the weather is warming up, and nature abounds at local parks and gardens.


Why not book a springtime break to Glen Hotel & Suites and enjoy some of the following attractions and sights:

1) Wine time!
Sirromet Winery
850-938 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton Queensland
Distance: Approximately 20 minutes drive
Boasting state of the art facilities to deliver the ultimate winery experience to foodies and wine lovers. Take in the stunning scenery and unique architecture, visit the cellar door or dine at the onsite 5 star restaurant. Tour and tastings can also be arranged.


2) Enjoy the great outdoors...
Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Mt Coot-tha Road, Toowong Queensland
Distance: Approximately 20 minutes drive
From September to March the Brisbane Botanic Gardens are open everyday from 8am to 5:30pm (April to August 8am to 5pm), providing ample opportunity to get outdoors and into nature. There’s lots to discover, within the  56 hectares you’ll find distinctly different gardens. You can take a self-guided walk to enjoy the park at your own pace, or join one of the free guided walking tours. There’s also story time in the garden for kids and gardening workshops.

3) Get golfing...
Mt Gravatt Driving Range & Mini Putt
41 Broadwater Road, Upper Mount Gravatt
Distance: Approximately 8-10 minutes drive
Hit a few balls at the driving range which caters to a variety of customers both individually and in groups. New mats, new balls and new targets have recently been introduced.
The 18 hole mini putt course has been designed for ease of access, so that the elderly and children are able to enjoy the experience without too much of a challenge. One round of mini golf will take about half an hour, with a putter, ball, scorecard and pencil provided. Prices per round (correct at time of article): $5.50 for kids under 13, students & OAPs $6.50, Adults $7.50.

4) Hit the road...
Embark on a road trip and explore one of the many scenic drives in Brisbane.
Regions waiting for you to explore them include: the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Moreton Bay Region, Somerset, Redlands and Ipswich. There’s heritage trails, local wineries, crystal clear creeks, waterfalls, historical landmarks and much more awaiting you. Downloads maps for your self-guided driving tours here.

5) Al Fresco Dining

The Glen Hotel
A meal often tastes better when you eat outside! Why not head to The Deck at the Glen Hotel and enjoy a tasty good quality meal, a cold beverage and a relaxed environment. There’s no need to book, just turn up select your own table and order your meal at The Deck’s Bistro counter. There’s specials available every day of the week – so you can get a great meal for as little as $12! What a great option for a relaxed Saturday evening dinner or lazy Sunday session. The bar is open from 10am until late, 7 days per week.

Kids are welcome and well catered for with a Children’s Menu and excellent facilties including an outdoor kids playground with soft fall floor and lots of tubes to climb in and a slide. The Kids Room has PlayStations, TVs with kids movies, a chalkboard and colouring-in books.


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