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Spring – a welcome change to the kitchen garden

After a long winter period, the Royal Mail Hotel kitchen garden is gearing up for a productive season. Spring is here bringing warmer soils and longer days, helping to launch the garden into full swing. Firstly, seeds and plants must be sowed. The kitchen garden team are working hard at planting all of the season’s […]

Wickens at the Royal Mail Hotel Turns One

It’s been a big year! This week marks the first birthday of the hotel’s fine dining restaurant Wickens at the Royal Mail Hotel. Now situated with uninterrupted views of the southern Grampians, the new location is providing guests with an immersive dining experience. The Royal Mail Hotel is a celebration of food, wine, people and […]

Spring Wines for Spring Racing Carnival

Spring has finally arrived! And with it longer, warmer days and the usual festivities. Think picnics in the park, BBQ’s with fresh seafood and of course, the Spring Racing Carnival. To celebrate, the Royal Mail Hotel sommeliers have chosen from our collection a selection of wines perfect for spring. Nothing quite beats a crisp white […]

Success for Royal Mail Hotel Quoll Breeding Program

The Royal Mail Hotel is thrilled to announce the arrival of six baby eastern quolls. Extinct on mainland Australia, this is an exciting step in the breeding partnership with the Tasmanian Quoll Conservation Program. What is a quoll? Quolls are carnivorous marsupials native to Australia and New Guinea. There are six species of quoll, four […]

Wildflower Season in the Grampians National Park

Epic mountains, stunning views, endless kangaroos and beautiful sunsets often top the list of reasons to visit the Grampians National Park. However, the striking elements of the region don’t stop there – come late winter the national park bursts with colourful wildflowers. The Grampians is home to one third of Victoria’s flora, hiding within the […]

Winter Wedding Ideas for a Country Wedding

Stand out from the crowd ­– have you considered a winter wedding? Celebrations in winter carry their own unique beauty. Here is a list of winter wedding ideas that will make your special day magical, bought to you by the Royal Mail Hotel. Summer weddings have their perks, but they often occur all at once […]