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December 2022

DAILY 10am to 5pm

Shaun the Sheep: Hide & Sheep

Find Shaun DAILY at Rippon Lea Estate

The Shaun the Sheep: Hide & Sheep trail has come to Rippon Lea Estate.

January 2023


Mansion Tours

Throughout the day subject to guide availability.

Step back in time during a guided tour of this magnificent mansion

Select Days

Garden Tours

Various tour times

Join us for an insightful 45-minute social history tour of the garden

October 2023

Weekly on Thursdays 10AM

Bird Spotting Tours

Weekly on Thursdays

Explore the diverse family of birds that call Rippon Lea home.

November 2023

Wednesday to Friday From Nov 22

Elm & Willow’s Adventures – Book Signing

Wed to Fri, Nov 22 to Dec 20

Take a visit to Rippon Lea Estate and pick up a signed copy of this gorgeous children’s story book

Wednesday 29 November

Croquet on the Lawn

Wednesday 29 Nov and 6, 13 & 20 Dec

For the perfect start to summer, enjoy a friendly game of croquet on the stunning lawns of Rippon Lea Estate.  

December 2023

From 6 December

Christmas High Tea presented by Showtime Event Group

Select dates

Enjoy a delightful high tea in the beautiful grounds of Rippon Lea Estate

Sunday 17 December

Trust Makers’ Market

Next market Sunday 17 December

Shop lovingly handmade art and design on the sprawling lawns of Rippon Lea Estate

Opens 19 December

Tinkerbell and the Dream Fairies

Join the magical fairies as they go on an exciting musical adventure! Presented by the Australian Shakespeare Company.

Monday 25 December

Christmas Day Lunch presented by Showtime Event Group

Christmas Day, Monday 25 December 2023

Spend Christmas lunch with loved ones dining and laughing at Rippon Lea Estate in Elsternwick.