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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 Stories   •   21-2-2020  •   Kylie Knight

Rachel Thaiday - the ups and downs of being a mum

She's a personal trainer, blogger, entrepreneur, podcaster and wife to a retried footballer, but when it comes down to it, Rachel Thaiday is her own person on a quest to be the best mum she can be.…

Local Stories   •   9-12-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Perfect Christmas Gifts for Green Thumbs

If you use your imagination, there's no shortage of Christmas gift ideas for green thumbs of all ages.…

Outdoors   •   24-10-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Top 7 scenic spots to get fit in the Moreton Bay Region

Climbing the Glasshouse Mountains isn't the only great place to break a sweat in the Moreton Bay Region. Pull on your lycra and get moving to one of many beautiful and scenic spots right in our own backyard. …

Local Stories   •   21-10-2019  •   Kylie Knight

Add Native Plants to Your Garden

Every garden in Australia, if we incorporate native plant species, can be a barrier to extinction of native animals and insects.…

Local Stories   •   26-9-2019  •   Kylie Knight

BMX Star Fraser Vaughan Pushes Through Pain Barrier at World Championships

Fraser Vaughan proved he was made of tough stuff at the world championships in July, pushing through excruciating pain, refusing to give up and giving his world title defence his best shot…

Composting Tips for Dummies

Changing the way you think about waste is the first step in producing compost that will make your garden flourish and help the environment.…

Grand Old Pub Is Still Dayboro’s Crown

For more than a century, the Crown Hotel has been part of the Dayboro community — if only those walls could talk.…

Millen Farm's Healthy Crop of Community Pride

Across three years farmer Arran Heideman and the volunteers at Millen Farm have been toiling in the community field. They have endured frost, heatwave and flood. But they have also experienced strong community support.…

Celebrity Chef Alastair McLeod Says Producers are the True Stars

Alastair McLeod realised cooking should be about shining a spotlight on food producers, and not ‘bloody chefs’ in the same place he discovered a passion for his craft — France.…

Snuggle Up By the Fire at Your Place

The crackle, the mesmerising flame, the smell - there is so much to love about sitting in front of a fireplace in winter. …

Lookin' for adventure, he's born to be wild

There is no better way to experience all the region's hinterland has to offer than on a 1950s-style motorbike, or kicking back in its sidecar, according to Stuart Topp.…

Outlook for Strawberry Season is Berry Good

When it comes to growing strawberries, Wamuran's Mandy Schultz believes that innovation, passion and optimism are as essential as soil and water. …

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Upcoming Events

30th January (+ 4 more)   •  Arts, Culture & Heritage

Tawny Trails

Tawny Trails is The Creative Living Experience. A crafted journey that takes you through the heart of the Moreton Bay Hinterland. Mixing the beauty of nature and the magic of creativity into an art and lifestyle trail that shares the culture of creative living. …

Tawny Trails

10:00am 30th January
Arts, Culture & Heritage

  •  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…

Live Local, Support Local in Samford & Surrounds

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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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. …

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. …

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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