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Wallington

In the heartland of the beautiful Bellarine Peninsula surrounded by rolling hills and Lake Connewarre to the south west is the rural community of Wallington. Home to many of the regions apple orchards and famous for it’s delicious strawberries and the annual Wallington Strawberry Fair which is held in March and attracts thousands…

About

Wallington is part of the Bellairne Peninsula’s food belt growing many of the regions tasty strawberries, apples and pears, which are often sold in small stalls along the roadside. Cattle, some sheep and horses are also raised in the area, and some of the more interesting animals like deer and alpaca are becoming popular. …Read more

Highlights

The kids will want to go straight to the great fun parks but Wallington has so much more, how about strawberry picking, horse riding or a short trip into Ocean Grove, Barwon Heads or Queenscliff. …Read more

History

Named after Wallington in Hertfordshire, England. Wallington dates back to the 1850s when landholder, Fairfax Fenwick subdivided his property where Wallington now stands. In its heyday it was a popular stopover spot when on the way to Queenscliff or Ocean Grove. …Read more

Places to Stay

Bed and Breakfasts and farm stays are the best way to enjoy the rural life when visiting Wallington. Being only minutes from Geelong and many of the bustling seaside towns Ocean Grove, Queenscliff and Barwon Head, Wallington is a perfect place to explore the wider region and go back to a quiet rural evening. …Read more

Map

Wallington is about 20 minutes drive from the centre of Geelong along the Bellarine Highway. Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale are about a further 15 minutes to the east.. The seaside resort towns of Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads are around 10 minutes to the south while the rural centre of Drysdale is about 10 minutes to the north. …Read more

Attractions

Wallington is home to some of the region’s best fun parks with the huge water park Adventure Park, giant Maze and Mini Golf all located along the Queenscliff / Geelong Road. Wallington has some great wineries and is home to some of the Geelong regions best plant nurseries. …Read more

Photo gallery

Wallington is all about the land, farming animals, crops or orchards. The tranquil rolling hills are a nice mix from the bustling vibrant seaside resorts only a few kilometers away. …Read more

Nearby Ocean Grove

Wallington closest neighbour is the large coastal town of Ocean Grove that has grown at a huge rate in recent years. It’s proximity to Wallington make for a great combo of sea and tree change. …Read more

Did you know

The annual Strawberry Fair is one of the Bellarine Peninsula’s biggest events with thousands attending to try some of the beautiful produce produced in the Wallington area including some of the juiciest strawberries- they are just delicious!