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Summer Road Trip: Melbourne to Dunkeld

Sometimes podcasts just don’t make a long drive go any quicker. Fortunately, there are plenty of attractions on your way to Dunkeld that make the drive all that more memorable. The Royal Mail Hotel has put together the perfect road trip from Melbourne to Dunkeld. Whether getting out of Melbourne was chaos or not, hitting […]

Summer Road Trip: Port Fairy to the Grampians

As summer slowly approaches, it’s time to start planning your summer road trip. Port Fairy tops the list for beach getaways. With great food and wine, art galleries and gorgeous beaches, it’s the perfect summer getaway.    Whether you have driven the Great Ocean Road a million times, or you’re exploring your own backyard, a […]

The Best Walks and Hikes in the Grampians and Dunkeld

There is no escaping the charm of the Grampians National Park. As you approach Dunkeld – from any which direction – the mountains appear and so does the instant wonderment of this incredible landscape. What better way to appreciate it, than explore one of the many walks and hikes in the region? The southern edge […]

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 […]