The heritage listed house was built in the 1860s by the ‘Father of the Australian Sugar Industry’, Capt. Louis Hope. The house has been restored and presents a beautiful example of colonial architecture surrounded by 14 acres of historic grounds and gardens. Ormiston House facilitates special events throughout the year to attract visitors and tourists, including car shows by illustrious names such as Ferrari, Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz and other special events including the Spring Edwardian Tea Party and Mother’s Day Tea.
Wellingon Street, Ormiston, 4160
Almost every Sunday of the year from 12:00pm to 4:00pm (closed Sunday 29 December and Sunday 5 Janurary).
Weekday tours for groups can be arranged by appointment.
Getting There and Parking Information:
Parking is available on the grounds through the main gate. On special event days, parking on the roadside may be necessary. Coach parking is through the gate to the Monastery (to the left of Ormiston House) and at the end of the access road.
Who Should Visit?
Car enthusiasts should roll into Ormiston House to view the prestigious Concours D’Elegance exhibitions throughout the year. The house is also appropriate for school groups, clubs, coach parties and anyone who is interested in the historic significance of this house.
Devonshire Tea available.
Look below for a list of events and activities happening around Ormiston House.
Ratings & Reviews
Ormiston House - Open / Closed
- SUN open
- MON closed
- TUE closed
- WED closed
- THU closed
- FRI closed
- SAT closed
Details may change at any time. Please verify with the event coordinator or venue before making plans or arrangements. If you see a mistake, report any inaccurate information here