Beechworth and Wild Berries
Sawyer's Eco Lodge is set amongst the gum trees which were blooming and buzzing while we were there, making the whole place smell like honey! Inside is richly decorated with timbers of all shapes and sizes, all milled and crafted by the owner Ian. Our dogs loved running around the open property and the secure deck meant we could let them sun-bake without supervision.
This area is great for slow escapes, with plenty of walks, lookouts, and farms to buy produce from: or pick your own! It was awesome stumbling on mountains of blackberries ripe for picking in one of the walking areas we went to, with amazing views of the mountains around.
For a hint of civilisation, Beechworth has plenty of great cafes, restaurants and shops just 10 minutes from the lodge. We treated ourselves at The Ox and Hound with an amazing meal full of local ingredients.
Relaxing by the HUGE fireplace, playing games of Monopoly, and connecting with the natural surrounds and produce was a great way to spend a summer weekend....
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