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May 2024 | Events & Local Area

Let’s explore Brighton! Located an hour from Manor Lakes, Brighton is a historic suburb located East of Melbourne. Renowned for its ornate historic architecture and modern mansions, it’s most famous for its colourful Victorian-era bathing boxes, which line the water’s edge.

Imagine a place where sun-kissed sand meets waves as the gentle sea breeze whispers through your hair. Welcome to Brighton, an iconic coastal haven just over an hour’s drive from Manor Lakes, that effortlessly captures the heart and soul of Melbourne's unique beach culture.

April 2024 | Events & Local Area

Did you know you could get money back by donating your drink containers through the Victorian Government's Container Deposit Scheme (CDS)?

It's a great way to make a positive difference to our community and the environment! The scheme rewards Victorians with a 10-cent refund for every eligible can, carton, and bottle that is returned, which helps reduce litter and earn funds for themselves or your local community. For more info on which containers qualify for the CDS and handy tips, click here.

April 2024 | Events & Local Area

Located just over an hour thirty from Manor Lakes, Healesville in Victoria’s Yarra Valley  is a 'must visit' destination.  

Here are our top things to see and do!

Sample Local Wine, Beer and Spirits.

April 2024 | Events & Local Area

Thank you to everyone who attended the Easter Egg hunt. It was fabulous to see so many familiar faces from our community enjoying hot cross buns and Easter Eggs!

We look forward to seeing you at our next event!

March 2024 | Events & Local Area

Little Buddies Toy Library – a smart way to play. Parents (and grandparents), if you aren’t already members of the Wyndham Little Buddies Toy Library, there’s no time to join like the present! About Little Buddies?

March 2024 | Events & Local Area

This month, we’re heading to Mornington on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

Just over an hour’s drive from Westbrook, Mornington has long been a favourite destination for coastal holidays and cosy winter escapes. In the warmer months, swimming and surf beaches await, while seaside restaurants and local markets provide plenty of places to eat and drink. When the temperature drops, fireside dining and art exhibitions turn up the heat.

Here are our top picks of things to see and do!

March 2024 | Events & Local Area

Our favourite Easter craft project, who doesn't love a painted Easter egg? Read on to find out just how easy it is to get ‘egg-cited’ and cover empty eggs with a pretty marbled effect to decorate your Easter table or use as markers for a chocolate egg hunt.

To make marbled eggs, you’ll need…

Fresh white eggs

Disposable roasting tin

1 can of shaving foam

Food colouring gels in various colours

Skewer or toothpick

Kitchen paper


March 2024 | Events & Local Area

Hippity hoppity, Easter is on its way.

Which means many of us will be looking for a way to keep the kids entertained over the Easter holidays.

Well, we’ve got you covered. This month, we’re sharing a couple of great suggestions that are sure to keep kids happy and busy, and adults may even find themselves getting stuck in, too!

February 2024 | Events & Local Area

Join the Manor Lakes team for our annual Easter Egg Hunt!

We have Easter Egg Hunts for all ages, coffee and hot cross buns and a special guest that we're sure you'll want a photo with.

Date: Saturday 30th March, 2024

Time: 9.30am - 1.00pm

Location: Lollipop Hill Playground, Spearmint Boulevard, Manor Lakes

This is a free ticketed event. Tickets will be available Thursday 14th March at 10am via Eventbrite.

February 2024 | Events & Local Area

There are plenty of fantastic places you can visit within 1 hour from Manor Lakes. This month, we’re heading to Ballarat.

The heart of Australia’s goldfields, Victoria's largest inland city is a thriving hub of contemporary arts, events, food and wine, with a fascinating heritage, and – of course – plenty of gold-themed attractions. Here are our top picks of things to do in Ballarat.


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