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Rippon Lea is a National Trust property located in the Melbourne suburb of Elsternwick. Hotham Street is a continuation of Williams Road, and the property is located near Glen Eira Road. Melways Ref. Map 67,F2.
Street parking around the property.
Train - Take the train to Rippon Lea station on the Sandringham line. Bus - Brighton Bus Line nos. 216/219 from the corner of Bourke and Queen Streets to Glen Eira Road. Tram - Take tram no. 67 from Swanston Walk to Stop 42.
Wheelchair access is available.
Rippon Lea is a spacious 33 room mansion surrounded by 5.6 hectares of beautiful gardens. The gardens are internationally recognised and include an orchard, lake, waterfalls, islands and bridges as well as a large fernery and conservatory. The gardens ae surrounded by a tall fence and make an ideal setting for walks, plays and picnics. The mansion also has a gift shop and serves refreshments.