Glenrowan township, located 15km south of Wangaratta, is the gatekeeper of the "Ned Kelly - the bushranger" history. It is the site of the final seige and capture of the Kelly Gang in 1880.
These days, the story of Ned Kelly and the times in which he lived are preserved in an array of wonderful attractions, museums and historic walks located around the town.
The town also offers accommodation in a variety of styles, wineries that have built a fine reputation for their produce, and the opportunity for plenty of memorable dining experiences.
GLENROWAN TOURIST CENTRE
Gladstone St Glenrowan Ph: (03) 5766 2367
Here the seige of the Kelly gang comes to life through the use of animatronics and computerised robots. You will be Transported back in time to witness the events of the final seige at Glenrowan, starting as hostages, surviving the gunfight, burning building and a decent hanging.
BILLY TEA ROOMS & ACCOMMODATION
Gladstone St Tel: (03) 5766 2496
Self contained 2 Bedroom Town House. Next door to Animated Theatre. Pet Friendly. Private Court yard and parking. 3 1/2 star rating. Sleeps up to 7 people. Enjoy the tastes of yesteryear and delight in the company of Dad & Dave and all the gang, while enjoying Dinkum Aussie tucker and in house entertainment. 0417 125 426
BLACKSMITH SHOP, & MUSEUM
Authentic operating Blacksmith shop featuring Kelly Gang souvenirs and practical items. The museum's focus is farm machinery from the past that has been gathered locally.
GLENROWAN SEIGE SITE WALK
Pick up a copy of the seige site walk guide from the Glenrowan Tourist Center and discover the notable spots of the actual seige site through a self guided walk around the town.
GLENROWAN COBB & CO MUSEUM
Open daily 9am to 5.30 pm
Gladstone Street, Ph: (03) 5766 2409
Here you will find a large underground cellar museum specialising in the "Kelly Outbreak" and other notorious Australian Bushrangers.
BUFFALO MOUNTAIN WINES
54 Gladstone St. Ph: (03) 57662180
22 wonderful wineries in one location. Here you can be the best judge by tasting and buying the wine you enjoy.
KELLY COUNTRY MOTEL Gladstone St,
Tel: (03) 5766 2202
3 Star Member of Budget Motels, located in the main street of Glenrowan.
BUSHLAND CARAVAN AND CAMPING PARK Warby Range Road, Glenrowan
Tel: (03) 5766 2288
A Variety of Vans, Units and sites available set at the base of the Warby Ranges. Laundry facilities, bait, ice drinks, LP Gas etc. available at the office.
JINDALEE FARM COTTAGE B&B Maloneys Rd, Greta West
Tel: (03) 5766 2346
Fully self contained 2 Bedroom Cottage overlooking beef cattle farm. Breakfast provided, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom wide sundeck and dining area.
KURRINGAI FARM COTTAGE B&B Taaffe Rd, Taminick
Tel: (03) 5725 3270
Fully self contained 3 bedroom cottage set on 2 acres of native garden and next to the Warby Ranges State Park. Features an open fire, nature walks and bird watching.
ROCKINGTON ORCHARD LODGE Greta West Rd, Via Glenrowan
Tel: (03) 5766 2346
Self contained 2 bedroom cottage on a working orchard. Fully equipped kitchen and laundry has a wood fire for winter and scenic views across the King valley to Mt Buffalo.
WARBY RANGE HOMESTEAD B&B Warby Range Rd, via Glenrowan
Tel: (03) 5725 7238
In house 4 star private suite with own lounge and dining area. The homestead backs on to the Warby Ranges. Full Cooked Breakfast provided.
DINING AT GLENROWAN
BILLY TEA ROOMS Gladstone St,
Tel: (03) 5766 2496
Enjoy the tastes of yesteryear and delight in the company of Dad & Dave, while enjoying Dinkum Aussie Tucker and in house entertainment.
GLENROWAN HOTEL Gladstone St,
Tel: (03) 5766 2255
Offers fine hospitality in true country pub style. The relaxed atmosphere makes this a great place to wind down and relax. Lunch is available daily and dinner is available Monday through to Saturday. Sunday Lunch is traditional roast and Thursday nights, try the $8.00 Special meals.
CATH'S HOMEMADE CUISINES Gladstone St
Tel: (03) 5766 2828 Open Daily
A large range of jams, sauces and chutneys, freshly made fudges and scones with cappuccino, hot chocholate, coffee and tea, sandwiches and focaccias. Will provide morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea.
Coach groups welcome
KELLY'S COOKHOUSE Gladstone St,
Tel: (03) 5766 2111
Open Daily at 8:00am
Whilst offering the convenience of a general store, THis is a cookhouse with a difference. It is licensed and offers a diverse menu. Magazines, newspapers and souvenirs are also available.
NEDS BURGER HOUSE Gladstone St,
Tel (03) 5766 2023 Open Daily.
Hamburgers Fish & Chips and other hot and cold foods, drinks snacks, ice creams and more are all available from Ned's Burger House.