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Ben Clark & Jared Newall play New Yarck, New Yarck Live at the Yarck Hotel.
Yarck – Your Gateway to an Australian High Country Experience
Yarck offers a unique Australian high country experience you don’t want to miss. Yarck is an extended farming community, just 90 minutes north east from Melbourne and is slowly gaining popularity as a weekend destination.
The Visit Yarck website provides information about the area, plus the main attractions and activities here.
- Tea Rooms of Yarck – 2 hats
The team rooms of Yarck offer you the best in world cuisine. Owner, chef and local farmer, Pietro Porcu, produces the most amazing dishes including, degustation and seasonal paddock to plate. The restaurant is flooded with natural light in summer and a cheery, blazing fireside to warm you up in the winter. Do not miss this unique dining experience . The Tea Rooms of Yarck provides the best Italian cuisine not just in the region but easily, in Australia and is a gastronomic magnet that attracts the who’s who of Melbourne to Yarck.
The Age Good Food Guide (AGFG) recognizes restaurants offering best service and gourmet meals and awards them ‘hats’ on their performance. The “Tearooms of Yarck” have proudly earnt 2 hat AGFG status.
- The Yarck Hotel
The Yarck Hotel/Pub is a friendly, country pub that serve hardy, quality meals. The hotel also organizes big screen viewing of important sporting games and is available for private functions. Don’t miss pot and parma on Thursday nights, it’s always very popular with the locals.
- The Giddy Goat Café
Located in Yarck the ‘The Giddy Goat Café’ is famous for its homemade fresh food, pastries, cakes and coffee. The Giddy Goat is also opened Friday night for Fish and Chips but make sure you book as it is almost always a sell out.
- Accommodation in Yarck
‘The Churches’ right across the ‘Tearooms of Yarck‘ offer luxury accommodation with breakfast. Owned by Pietro from the Tea Rooms these old Churches have been fully renovated into beautiful B&B’s. It’s really worth spoiling yourself for the weekend, having Dinner at The Tearooms, breakfast at the Giddy Goat and Lunch at the pub.
Boxmoor Bed and Breakfast
This bed and breakfast accommodation set on 30 acres on native bush is ideal for the nature lover and a wonderful way to de-stress. It offers several facilities including spas, in-room tea makers and refrigerators and a comprehensive entertainment system.
- Other Attractions
Yarck offers a number of activities and attractions. These include:
The old cemetery, community hall and recreation centers.
Around Yarck are vast areas of high country land with stunning scenic beauty. What are you waiting for? Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic in the bush.
The post office in Yarck, opened first in 1877 and is still operational and has a petrol station.
- Cherry Farm Gate Sales
In the cherry season, you can follow cherry trails, set up by helpful owners and pick and purchase fresh cherries.
- Equestrian Professionals
Yarck might be small but the size of the talent in the equestrian field is huge. Jason McInnes is one of Victoria’s top professional trainers and is known as the local horse whisperer. Jason has travelled across the globe and far and wide to develop his talent with horses. Jason starts horses, retrains and pre-trains horses as well as running educational clinics for equestrians looking to advance their skills. www.jasonmcinnes.com.au – you can also learn every thing you need to know about horse personalities to at: www.horsepersonality.com.au
Yarck is also home to Andrew Bowe, the barehoof care expert. Andrew and Nicky have set up their own training and workshop area where you also can learn all about barehoofing.