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Samford & Surrounds

Samford and Surrounds is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide open spaces and country charm.

Things to see and do in Samford and Surrounds:

  • Jollys Lookout
  • Mount Glorious
  • Cedar Creek
  • The Store of Requirement
  • Millen Farm Farmers Markets (Wednesday 2pm – 5pm)
  • Samford Valley Rail Trail

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The Latest Samford & Surrounds News


Business News   •   3-2-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Join #TeamMoretonBay

Moreton Bay Regional Council is today calling on businesses and the community to join Team Moreton Bay as it endorses its Regional Economic Development Strategy for the next 20 years.…

Older and Bolder   •   2-2-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Get Healthy and Active in the Moreton Bay Region

Boredom can be a thing of the past for seniors, with plenty of free or low-cost Moreton Bay Regional Council programs and activities to join in or attractions to visit, offering everything from seniors fitness and chair yoga to technology training and art exhibitions.…

What's On   •   23-1-2021  •   Melissa McMahon

What's on this Australia Day

It’s time to zinc up, slap on those thongs and pull out your green and gold or red, white and blue to mark 2021 Australia Day in the Moreton Bay Region.…

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Things to do on New Year's Day

Dust off the cobwebs and begin the new year in style – with so much on our doorstep there’s no excuse for starting 2021 like a sloth! Whether it’s a cheeky brunch, a beachside stroll or lunch at a hinterland eatery, there’s sure to be something to suit your style.…

Local News   •   23-12-2020  •   Melissa McMahon

Medical Centre's open over Christmas and New Year's

Without a doubt kids will get sick during the times when it's hard to find a Doctor or Chemist open. If you need a chemist or medical centre in the Moreton Bay Region over the Christmas and New Year's break, scroll through the list below to find one near you that will be open. …

Still waiting to break drought

We may be facing the wettest summer in a decade, but Seqwater’s dams, which supply the Moreton Bay Region, are still in a ‘drought response’ phase.…

Research to help reset, regroup, recover

Twenty businesses from across the Moreton Bay Region have been involved in a USC research project to explore how they’ve responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s hoped the findings will help others recover well beyond next year.…

Sign-up for Home Alone

Pet owners across the Moreton Bay Region and Queensland are being urged to register with the RSPCA Qld’s Home Alone service.…

SurePact secures federal grant

Samford risk management platform for the delivery of projects and contracts SurePact has grown beyond founder and CEO Megan Avard’s wildest dreams.…

Get cultured in the Moreton Bay region

The holidays are upon us, and aren't they a sight for sore eyes after the year we've just endured! It's time to get out of the house and explore our beautiful region. Why not spend some time these holidays getting super cultured at some of the region's best art galleries and museums?…

Ultimate holiday hinterland road trip

Moreton Bay region residents are incredibly fortunate having such large, diverse and beautiful range of places to visit at their doorstep. With school holidays in full swing, and after the year that was, there has never been a better time to explore our backyard than right now! …

Prepare now for wild weather

The Bureau of Meteorology is forecasting a significant weather event this weekend, with 4-6m waves, 100mm of rain on Sunday, high tides and gale force winds possible. Now’s the time to prepare.…

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Upcoming Events

13th March (+ 7 more)   •  Markets

Samford Valley Markets

This 50-stall market hosted by St Paul's Anglican Church is a whimsical, local institution. Samford Valley have a country feel, local produce, fresh baked goods and crafts combine stalls with books of second hand, homeware and clothing.…

Samford Valley Markets

7:00am 13th March
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18th June - 1st July   •  Arts, Culture & Heritage

Moreton Bay Readers and Writers Festival

Moreton Bay Readers and Writers Festival

18th June - 1st July
Arts, Culture & Heritage

Live Local, Support Local in Samford & Surrounds

Mount Glorious

Mount Glorious, located in the D’Aguilar Range north-west of Brisbane City, is home to some of the most spectacular rainforests around Brisbane. Accessible by a winding mountain road, Mount Glorious is a hilltop that offers great walking trails, picnic and barbecue areas along with cafes. …

Jollys Lookout

One of Brisbane’s most famous picnic spots, Jollys Lookout in D’Aguilar National Park is known for its panoramic views over Enoggera Forest Reserve out toward the city.…

Samford Village Heritage Trail

Trace the historic footprints of a town steeped in Brisbane’s rich history that has now become a bustling hinterland village just 40 minutes from the city.…

Greenes Falls | Mount Glorious

Greenes Falls is one of the astonishing rainforest hikes near Brisbane at Maiala National Park. Situated on the border of the Moreton Bay Region in Mount Glorious, the park enables visitors a chance to immerse themselves in nature and wildlife whilst mountain hiking.…

D'Aguilar National Park

D’Aguilar National Park is a truly stunning region that we're blessed to call part of the Moreton Bay Region. Parks, walking tracks and lookouts dot the scenery, offering amazing views of Moreton Bay, the Mountains of Glasshouse, and pools of crystal clear rainforest. …

Maiala Day Use Area | Mount Glorious

Maiala National Park, one of the best Brisbane Rainforest’s bushwalks providing kid-friendly and family fun activities. With truly beautiful and enchanting scenes Malia is perfect for young ones and families. …

Lake Wivenhoe Lookout | Mount Glorious

Overlooking the famous Lake Wivenhoe has become a whole lot easier with two great Wivenhoe Lookout spots in South East Brisbane. Mount Glorious and Dundas provide the Moreton Bay region with two outlook spots that overlook the largest lake in South-East Queensland.…

John Scott Park | Samford

John Scott Park is situated in the heart of Samford Village, on Station Street and provides segmented playgrounds for smaller children and larger children, bordered by green space on two sides, suitable for a small family footy or cricket.…

Forgan Cove | Lake Samsonvale

Forgan Cove is a park at Lake Samsonvale, located in Joyner near Brisbane. This cove is a perfect day-use area for people who want to have a picnic, kayak, walk or fish. Forgan Cove has beautiful views of Lake Samsonvale and is a perfect place to visit on a warm, sunny day.…

Explore the Region

Bribie Island

The Bribie Island area includes Banksia Beach, Bellara, Bongaree, Welsby, White Patch, Woorim, Beachmere, Donnybrook, Meldale, Toorbul, Godwin Beach, Ningi and Sandstone Point.…

Burpengary & Narangba

Burpengary and Narangba are some of the Moreton Bay Region's fastest growing residential suburbs. Find out more on the Moreton Bay precinct. …

Caboolture & Surrounds

The Caboolture precinct is located in the north of the Moreton Bay Region, offering large residential blocks, catering to families away from the hustle and bustle of bigger cities.…

Dayboro & Surrounds

Located in the hinterland of the Moreton Bay Region, Dayboro and surrounds has been growing in popularity with those looking to make a lifestyle change and weekend day trippers. …

Hills District

The Hills district comprises of Arana Hills, Ferny Hills, Everton Hills, Eatons Hill, Albany Creek and Bunya. …

North Lakes & Mango Hill

North Lakes and Mango Hill are both family-oriented suburbs with the infrastructure and facilities to suit the needs to growing families.…

Pine Rivers

Pine Rivers precinct takes in the Strathpine, Brendale, Kallangur, Petrie, Murrumba Downs, Warner and Kurwongbah suburbs. The region is rapidly growing, proving popular with families due to the close facilities, parks and playgrounds. …

Samford & Surrounds

Samford and Surrounds is an idyllic picture of relaxed country living, the region is located close to the city but still feels a world away with its rolling hills, wide open spaces and country charm.…

Woodford & Surrounds

Get a little taste of country right on the city’s doorstep in Woodford and Surrounds located to the west of the Moreton Bay Region. The Woodford region is steeped in history and retains much of its yesteryear charm.…

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