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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


Local News   •   10-5-2021  •   Kylie Knight

Explore edible garden trail

If you’ve tried growing fruit and vegetables in your garden at home, without success, it might be worth taking a drive to Samford on May 16 for meandering along The Samford Edible Garden Trail.…

Local News   •   7-5-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Janine's dream is now a Roar

When Janine Gierus moved to Samford last year she had a dream to open her own shop. Now that dream has come true.…

Local News   •   6-5-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Stevies' five-star salute for STEM Punks

STEM Punks, which offers curriculum-aligned courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) for school students, has today scooped gold, silver and bronze in the annual Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards.…

Local News   •   30-4-2021  •   Jodie Powell

Samford actress in Young Rock series

Tori Webb in Dwayne Johnson series…

Local News   •   7-4-2021  •   Nick Crockford

No new community COVID cases

There were no new community transmission cases of COVID in Queensland yesterday, State Premier Anastacia Palasczuk reported this morning.…

What’s on this weekend

Got nothing planned this weekend and looking for a guide to what’s on in the Moreton Bay Region, just north of Brisbane? Here’s some ideas to get you started, with a little bit of everything to keep the whole family happy.…

How we are fuel-ing growth across our region

A motoring milestone has been reached with more than 100 fuel stations now in the Moreton Bay Region – a growth spurt were are driving and which is unlikely to slow down.…

Nowhere to hide from hi-tech

Cameras that can read licence plate numbers and alert police in real time about the location of stolen vehicles have been so successful, the program will be expanded around Moreton Bay Region.…

Van escapes bring joy

Caravanning gives you a sense of freedom and relaxation like no other holiday, according to Barbara and Barrie Richardson of Peninsula Caravan Club. They have been members for more than five years, but have owned caravans for about 14 years. …

International Women’s Day: Building our community

As we celebrate International Women’s Day this week, we’re shining a light on some of the inspiring women in our community making a difference.…

International Women’s Day: Women driving region’s economy

There’s a core group of women driving Moreton Bay Region’s Regional Economic Development Strategy, which will create jobs and build a bigger, bolder, brighter future for everyone. We chat to them on International Women’s Day.…

International Women’s Day: Councillors make their mark

We chat with Moreton Bay Regional Council’s five female councillors this International Women’s Day about the challenges facing women and who inspires them.…

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Upcoming Events

1st June - 27th June   •  Arts, Culture & Heritage

Samford & Surrounds Arts Trail & Open Studios

Creative Samford Inc warmly welcomes you to our 6th Annual Arts Trail and Open Studios. …

Samford & Surrounds Arts Trail & Open Studios

1st June - 27th June
Arts, Culture & Heritage

12th June (+ 4 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 12th June
Markets

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

Moreton Bay Readers and Writers Festival

10th July - 11th July
Eat & Drink

Samford Show 2021

The Show will be held on the weekend of 10 and 11 July 2021 at the Samford Showgrounds, 40 Showgrounds Drive Highvale 4520.…

Live Local, Support Local in Samford & Surrounds

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.…

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.…

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. …

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. …

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.…

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.…

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. …

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.…

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.…

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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