COMING EVENT – Watch an artist at work from the comfort of Rushton Cottage. “2017 Benalla Street Festival” 6-9 April. Bigger and better than ever with some of the World's most respected street artists converging on Benalla to once again wow onlookers. Guided day and evening tours, self-walk maps, food and music, workshops, BMX expo .. a unique weekend of creativity, fun and “I was there” moments. Search benallastreetart
Welcome to Rushton Cottage B&B. Est. 2010, this charming 1904 Edwardian era cottage offers high quality accommodation in a shaded tree-lined street within walking distance of most of Benalla’s cafes, restaurants and shops, sport and recreation centers, arts and cultural destinations. Rushton Cottage is yours to relax in as you discover the celebrated and vibrant “villages” of Benalla and North East Victoria.
Start every day with a COMPLIMENTARY continental breakfast and sleep well in Rushton Cottage’s plush quality beds. PLEASE NOTE - 2 night minimum FRI/SAT bookings, Labor Day and Queens Birthday w/end, Easter and Christmas. Pets welcome by prior arrangement.
Immaculate and cosy, Rushton Cottage B&B suits a couple OR two singles twin share. You will have your own private entrance, off-street parking, a bright and well-proportioned bed-room, ensuite with bath, separate toilet, walk-in wardrobe and your own private sitting/dining room.
Air-dried linen, soft plush towels, air-conditioning, heating, electric blankets and ceiling fans make every season comfortable.
Rushton Cottage is a 2 hour drive/train from Melbourne, 10 mins to Winton Motor Raceway and the Gliding Club of Victoria, 20 minutes to Winton Wetlands, 40 mins to Mansfield doorstep to the snowfields, 30 mins to Wangaratta’s Jazz festival, 50 mins to historic Beechworth, and 55 mins to the renowned winery region of Rutherglen.
THINGS TO DO … Benalla offers something for everyone including ..
HISTORY – heritage listed Benalla Migrant Camp, Ned Kelly museum and trails, Yorta Yorta and Taungurong tours and gardens, and guided tours around Benalla’s interest points – some dating back to the early 1800s.
AVIATION – see the Gliding Club of Victoria – host of the 2017 the World Gliding Championships – to book a glider flight and, for the game, include a “loop the loop” Visit the Benalla aviation museum for a fascinating look at Australia’s military air training history and passenger flights.
ARTS & CULTURE – Visit the Gallery by the Lake, make music with your “thongs” at the mural, buy locally made arts & crafts at North East Artisans, and include a Street Art walking tour for a taste of what Benalla offers.
SPORT – play a round or two of golf with kangaroos, try tennis by the lake, and relax with a sunset lake canoe. Walk the lake, around town or join the walking club or town tours for walks to suit all interests. Bike riders - from the lycra crew to family groups – enjoy the easy terrain of town and the well-known touring rides to the Tatong Tavern . The iconic Winton Motor Raceway is a must for motor enthusiasts, as is the Benalla Racecourse for equine fans.
FOOD WINE & CRAFT BEER – indulge in fresh regional produce expertly combined by local restaurateurs for a taste sensation to remember. Match with locally grown and produced wines and you’ll think it’s heaven Begin in Benalla and work your way throughout the region .. so many choices, so little time
Rushton Cottage offers guests the same homely atmosphere that enjoyed on our travels.
A warm “Welcome” to you.