Planning a trip to Melbourne
? Visit the lovely Mitcham to add even more diversity to your break. With a history that includes perfume-making, brick-making, pottery and fruit growing, today Mitcham is a pleasant suburb within 15 minutes of the city and the Melbourne Central Business District
. There are several local attractions to keep you busy, and it’s a convenient base for exploring the rest of the area. Choose from our range of Mitcham hotels for some of the cheapest options around.
Things to do
Peek into the past with a visit to Schwerkolt Cottage, an interesting restored pioneer home. The buildings have been turned into a local history museum, containing period furnishings that allow you to see what life was like in days gone by. It sits among beautiful gardens that provide ample walking and nature-spotting opportunities. Kids can have fun in the play areas, and there are BBQ facilities to make the day even more relaxing.
To see more of the great outdoors, explore Yarran Dheran. This bushland park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and has plenty of walking opportunities. It sits on the edges of Mullum Mullum Creek. Mitcham boasts several fine parks and gardens that are ideal for relaxing and taking a peaceful stroll in lovely surroundings. These include Antonio Park, Walker Park, which is mainly used for different sporting activities, and Halliday Park, which contains a big play area for kids as well as a commemorative war memorial.
You’ll find places to quench your thirst and quell your appetite in Mitcham, like many other fab Melbourne finds, and the main shopping centre has a great assortment of shops. Cheap flights to Melbourne
are available from a wide selection of different domestic airports, and we also have a terrific choice of Mitcham accommodation, making planning your trip as easy as one, two, three!