Tuesday 14 July 2015


Yarra Bend Park has been one of Melbourne’s largest expanses of inner suburban parkland for nearly 150 years. Yarra Bend Park and neighbouring Studley Park were reserved in 1877. Both park areas and several reserves were combined in 1929 to create one large park. The combined area became known as Yarra Bend National Park despite never being raised to formal national park status.

During the 1930’s additions included picnic and sporting grounds, toilet facilities and a public golf course. The Yarra Bend Golf Club House, officially opened in May 1936, is an original example of American ‘Country Club’ type architecture. The Park provides a great open space for walking, bike riding, riverside cafes, golf, boating, BBQs, picnicking and a host of other leisure activities.

This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
and also part of the Trees & Bushes meme,
and also part of the Tuesday Afternoon meme,
and also part of the Saturday Silhouettes meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme.


  1. Beautiful shady spots at this park! Lovely photos!

  2. Lovely image!
    Thank you so much for linking up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/07/get-peek-at-those-cute-little-feet.html

  3. lovely. how smart of your forefathers to have saved this spot for all times.

  4. I always enjoy seeing green spaces, love the images. Have a happy week!

  5. Love spot and great images!

    Happy Week to you,
    artmusedog and carol

  6. An idyllic spot♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/applications/

  7. I will probably never get to Australia, so it is wonderful to have the opportunity to visit via the "arm chair"! Lovely Yarra Bend trees. Happy Tuesday Afternoon!

  8. sounds like a very nice place for spending a day. Are there any berries in your forest?


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