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Views For Days. Colourful Finds. Home To Menzies Lane.

Superior views, spirited locals and a sensational mural.  Glenthompson may be small but it is mighty.

 

Situated at the foothills of the Grampians Ranges is the small town of Glenthompson. For a town of just a couple of hundred residents, Glenthompson’s offerings are mighty; strong spirit, an artistic nature and one of the best views of the region.

Glenthompson proudly lays claim to the best views of the entire southern range of The Grampians!  Robson’s Hill Lookout on Menzies Lane is famed with photographers, loved by locals and revered by visitors.  The far-reaching vista takes in the Grampians National Park, the Oaklands Hill Wind Farm and everything in between and far beyond.  The views are absolutely breathtaking.

Found within the charming Anglican Church of Glenthompson is a piece of art that will capture your attention and fill your heart; a mural that artfully depicts the spirited Glenthompson community is colourfully spread across the interior walls of the church.  Take in local faces, donning their signature wares and welcoming smiles, all settled within their favourite location, the beautiful rural landscape of Glenthompson.

With gracious country hospitality, heart-warming community feels and a view like no other, Glenthompson will firmly imprint itself into your memories.

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Glenthompson’s Insta Style

Glenthompson’s Insta Style

Hero Image credit @tracey_kruger (via Insta)   Glorious Glenthompson, its natural beauty is seen every which way you turn.  From firey sunsets to vibrant canola fields to life on the farm.  Glenthompson has Insta style and they have it in bucket loads.  Laying it...

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Robson’s Hill Lookout

Robson’s Hill Lookout

Offering stunning views of the Grampians National Park, the Robson’s Hill Lookout is a location that is famed by photographers and loved by locals. The lookout is located along Menzies Lane which is only a three-minute drive from Glenthompson located around 2km down...

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100 Things To Do in Greater Hamilton

100 Things To Do in Greater Hamilton

There is so much choice when it comes to things to do in Greater Hamilton.  The region is abundant in artistry, flooded with fishing prospects, teeming with treks, humming with history, loaded with lush produce and so much more. With so much choice, where do you...

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Three Local Loves of Glenthompson

Three Local Loves of Glenthompson

Located between Hamilton and Ballarat, at the foothills of the Grampians Ranges, is the scenic town of Glenthompson.  And although the town is comprised of just a couple of hundred residents, the community spirit is as strong as a force of thousands.  So, who better...

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Robson’s Hill Lookout

Robson’s Hill Lookout

Offering stunning views of the Grampians National Park, the Robson’s Hill Lookout is a location that is famed by photographers and loved by locals. The lookout is located along Menzies Lane which is only a three-minute drive from Glenthompson located around 2km down...

Glenthompson History Centre

Glenthompson History Centre

The Glenthompson History Centre is located in the former Railway Station and houses many photographs and other articles of interest pertaining to life in Glenthompson and the surrounding district. There are also written accounts by former residents of their lives in...

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Hamilton Country Music Club Day

Tuesday, 20 April 2021,  Hamilton

Enjoy live country music from guest artists and local walk-ups at this monthly family-friendly afternoon, held on the second Sunday of the month by the Hamilton Country Music Club. Barbeque lunch an...

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Bits and Pieces - Starring: John Healy and Debi Doheny

Wednesday, 21 April 2021,  Hamilton

'Bits and Pieces’ is going to be exactly what it sounds like, a song from this show and a song from that show - plus a few more. Being thrown into lockdown and having to cancel most gigs gave John ...

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Hamilton parkrun

Saturday, 24 April 2021,  Hamilton

Hamilton parkrun is a free, weekly five kilometre timed run, walk or jog around Lake Hamilton for people of all abilities. It is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometer timed run, jog ...

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Hamilton HIRL Farmers and Craft Market

Saturday, 24 April 2021,  Hamilton

The Hamilton Farmers' and Craft Market showcases local produce and local designers on 11 acres of beautiful grounds. Enjoy a sausage sizzle or even the pizza oven may be fired up, barista coffee whil...

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