The Rose Festival

OCTOBER 2022

A Month of Sundays

Come and see the magnificent display of 1,400 rose bushes at Merribee.

During October, Merribee will be OPEN TO THE PUBLIC every Sunday for The Rose Festival. There will also be an Afternoon High Tea, where guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious selection of food, accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine and tea or coffee. See below for more details and to book tickets.

The Rose Festival

A Month of Sundays

Regular price $15.00
Come and see the magnificent display of 1,400 rose bushes at Merribee. Wander through the highly scented formal rose gardens, cutting rose gardens and the Heritage Rose Garden where you will find ancient and medieval roses including damasks, gallicas, centifolias and albas.
Sunday October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm
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We will also be hosting...

The Rose Afternoon High Tea

Regular price $67.50
Join us for high tea during The Rose Festival. Enjoy an array of delicious plates, accompanied by a glass of bubbles and tea or coffee.
Sunday October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
2pm-3.30pm

• Smoked salmon and créme fraiche ribbon sandwiches

• Vanilla panacotta with rose and prosecco jelly

• Old fashioned scones with rose petal jam and double cream

• Bakewell tart with raspberry/rose jam with pistachio frangipane

• Cardamon madeleines with white chocolate glaze and crystallised rose petals

• A glass of sparkling (with or without Merribee rose syrup)

• Tea or coffee

Stay at Merribee during rose season in our unique accommodation

Spring Accommodation Offer - be surrounded by the Merribee gardens and learn about the history of roses in an exclusive, immersive experience!

One-night stay in 'The Silo' - $695 for 2 guests

or

One-night stay in 'The Villa' - $695 for 2 guests, add additional guests for $240 pp. (up to 4 guests total)

What's included:
- Afternoon tea and bubbles amongst the roses on arrival
- Accommodation in 'The Silo' or 'The Villa' - see below for more details
- Masterclass on the History of Roses & Tour of the Merribee Heritage Rose Garden with resident rose expert and owner of Merribee, Lucy Marshall 
- A large bouquet of freshly cut David Austin Roses to take home with you!

Available dates:
October
Tues 18, Sun 23, Mon 24, Tues 25, Wed 26, Sun 30, Mon 31
November
Tues 1, Wed 2, Thurs 3, Tues 8, Tues 15, Wed 16

  • The Silo - Spring Accommodation Offer
    The Silo - Spring Accommodation Offer

    $695.00

  • The Villa - Spring Accommodation Offer
    The Villa - Spring Accommodation Offer

    From $695.00