VINEYARD COTTAGES AND CAFÉ is located at Ballandean, 15km south of Stanthorpe in Queensland’s Granite Belt on the New England Highway between Sydney and Brisbane.
BY ROAD :From Brisbane:
Take the Cunningham Highway travelling west through Ipswich, Aratula and climb the Great Dividing Range through picturesque Cunninghams Gap. Pass through rainforest at the top of the Gap followed by the patchwork farmland of the Southern Downs to the historical town of Warwick.
Travel south along the New England Highway towards Stanthorpe. Continue on the highway as it bypasses Stanthorpe for a further 19 Km to the village of Ballandean. Vineyard Cottages is on your right as you enter Ballandean. It is safer to continue past us for 300m and turn right into Bents Road where there is a pull off lane, then turn right again at the next intersection.
From the Gold Coast:
Travel via Nerang, Canungra, Beaudesert and Boonah and join the Cunningham Highway just east of Aratula. Continue on to Warwick then south to Stanthorpe and Ballandean as per the instructions from Brisbane.
From Byron Bay:
Go via Lismore to Casino and follow the Bruxner Highway to Tenterfield. From Tenterfield, head north on the New England Highway. You will cross the border into Queensland at Wallangarra. Ballandean is the next village on the highway after Wallangarra, 15 kms to the north. Vineyard Cottages is located on your left on the northern outskirts of Ballandean.
Take the New England Highway north from Sydney travelling via the Hunter valley, Tamworth and the University city of Armidale.
The open grazing landscape gives way to bush and majestic granite outcrops as soon as you cross the border into Queensland at Wallangarra. Vineyard Cottages is located on your left on the northern outskirts of the village of Ballandean, 15 km north of Wallangarra.