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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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Kids riding bikes at Brian Burke Reserve

The Latest Samford & Surrounds News


Local News   •   3-12-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Hardman primed and ready for 'risk'

Isaac Hardman, a rising star of Australian boxing, admits he’s taking a “massive risk” climbing into the ring with Adam Stowe on Saturday.…

Local News   •   23-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Big plans for award-winning holiday resort

Sandstone Point Holiday Resort has been "even more successful” than its owners expected, said director Rob Comiskey after winning one of this region's top awards.…

Local News   •   23-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Tribute to 'dream team' after winning region's top award

Staff were the key to Sesame Lane Care and Kindergarten’s success at the 2021 Moreton Bay Business Excellence & Innovation Awards.…

Local News   •   23-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Winner Therese goes "above and beyond" for everyone

Therese Thomson, a service manager at Sesame Lane Care and Kindergarten, goes “above and beyond” for everyone – even mystery shoppers!…

Local News   •   23-11-2021  •   Nick Crockford

Top award for print group's environmental work

It has been a “long, hard” journey, but Eckersley Print Group at Narangba, took great pride in winning the region’s Environmental Sustainability Award.…

Matt's tribute to 'brilliant' support team

Matt Ryan, the Moreton Bay Business Excellence & Innovation Awards’ Entrepreneur of the Year, has paid tribute to his “brilliant support team”.…

Honoured to win award's 'big gong'

Managing Director Gavin Scurr said it was an “absolute honour” for Pinata Farms at Wamuran to win one of the Moreton Bay Region's top business awards.…

Businesswoman of the Year reaching for the stars

Fiona Holmstrom is Moreton Bay Region’s inaugural Businesswoman of the Year. Find out what inspires her……

Dean's saddling up to help others get a Viking

Dean Cameron has lost most of his sight. “The only thing I have left is a bit of light perception in my left eye,” he said. But that will not stop him riding the Moreton Bay 100.…

Turning two into eight for Pickleball

Redcliffe Tennis Centre, which is run by Focus Tennis, is hoping to convert two of its 12 tennis courts into Pickleball courts to cater for one of the fastest-growing sports in the state.…

Aussie call-up for North Lakes six

Six players at North Lakes Oztag have been selected for the Australian Tagaroos – five for the first time at Under 17 level.…

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Upcoming Events

12th December   •  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

3:00pm 12th December
Markets

  •  Music & Entertainment

Moreton Bay Live & Local

First of its kind, live & local is re-igniting the south east Queensland north regions’ music scene – a series of micro-festivals showcasing live, original music organised by the creative community, for the greater community…

25th December
Eat & Drink

Christmas at Pause Samford

Imagine a Christmas Family Table that’s as classy as it is relaxing…. A totally stress free lunch where the only thing you have to do is book the table. Leave the rest to us.…

Live Local, Support Local in Samford & Surrounds

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. …

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.…

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. …

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.…

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.…

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. …

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.…

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.…

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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