Shimmering ... the over-water villas at Crittenden Estate.

On a pinot pilgrimage

The region is rightly famous for its wine but David Reyne finds there are other delights on offer.

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Sweetness and light

Patricia Maunder discovers the bounties of the Western Port Bay side of the Mornington Peninsula.

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House and garden ... Heronswood in sprawling grounds at Dromana.

Open for inspection

Heritage dwellings offer glimpses into the past amid gentile surroundings, writes Alistair Smith.

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Sunday lunch: Heronswood, Dromana

WHAT started off as a casual weekend drive to Dromana to look for some tomato seeds ended up as a leisurely lunch that will long be remembered for its wow factor.

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Walking on the Dromana jetty

Dromana - Places to See

Dromana (including Arthurs Seat and Safety Beach)
Beach resort at the foot of Arthur's Seat
70 km south of Melbourne on the southern rim of Port Phillip Bay, Dromana is a holiday resort of some 6600 people with its beaches situated at the foot of Arthurs Seat - a steep granite hill (305 metres above sea-level) which can be ascended by road, walking track or chairlift.

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