The Ploughman’s Motor Inn is a quality, neat accommodation with spacious refurbished rooms. The motel is conveniently placed within walking distance to the heart of Horsham, a thriving historical city in the Victorian Grampians and the best local hotels, clubs, restaurants, parks and shops.
The motel rooms have been recently refurbished with fresh tasteful décor, queen sized beds and a variety of accommodation options to choose from, including Single Rooms (sleeps up to 2 guests), Double Rooms (sleeps 2 guests), Twin Rooms (sleeping up to 3 guests) and Family Rooms (sleeping up to 4 guests). Extra guests and cots are available on request.
A range of different extras are available to guests to enhance your stay, including chargeback facilities on a selection of local eateries with meals delivered to your room, corporate rates available, fax and photocopying available from reception, outdoor swimming pool and BBQ area.
The Ploughman’s Motor Inn is a pleasant place to relax and enjoy time in Horsham at a competitive rate. The central location of the motel will allow visitors effortless access to all their business and leisure pursuits, and the convenience of discovering the city’s most interesting local activities and attractions.
Consider treating yourself to a daytrip around some of Horsham’s outlaying townships. Murtoa is a small town of fine buildings and historical streetscapes, the town of Warracknabeal’s diverse agricultural influences, parks and local museum, St Arnaud’s local wineries and historic precinct, charming Stawell’s vibrant town and rich mining history and nearby Nhill, a pretty town with a number of state and national parks nearby.
Horsham is often referred to as the capital of the Wimmera region and is surrounded by many of Victoria’s best natural sights and attractions.
Golf fanatics of all ages and all levels of experience will appreciate a visit to two of Horsham’s golfing facilities. The Horsham Golf Club has beautiful greens on an 18 hole course and a new bistro, the Blue Wren, with delicious lunch and dinner menus and uninterrupted views of the course. Those interested in a casual, family friendly golfing day would benefit from visiting Stone Forest Mini Golf, a course for all ages set behind a popular local restaurant. And don’t be fooled! The lovely garden surrounds still present a challenging course for everyone’s enjoyment.
The Horsham Aquatic Centre presents another great, active day out featuring five pools and hydrotherapy pool in excellent condition, health club with a range of different exercise equipment, cycle studio, fitness room and café onsite.
Create a memorable occasion with friends or loved ones with a visit to one of the Grampian region’s many quality wineries and vineyards. Taste the premium boutique wines and award winning Vermentino at Barangaroo Boutique Wines, just a short drive from Horsham. Norton Estate Wines also come highly recommended, and have a lovely vineyard and cellar door creating premium Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc and Shiraz wines.
Explore Horsham’s regional arts scene by taking a trip to the Horsham Regional Art Gallery at Jubilee Hall and experience the gallery’s collections, exhibitions program and works from the region’s leading artists.
The Wesley Performing Arts centre is situated in the old Wesley Church in Horsham now transformed to present to you a performance space with stage and seating for 265 guests, the building also has a foyer, bar and catering area and offers the best performance lineup in the Wimmera region of Victoria.
Horsham and surrounds have a fine selection of gardens, parks and reserves to delve into. The Horsham Botanic Garden is a pretty sanctuary beside the Wimmera River. The paths in this established 8 acre garden weave through many vibrant floral displays, intricately manicured hedges, and appealing old palms and deciduous trees. The park has a children’s play area and picnic facilities to utilise when you visit.
If you’re seeking a taste of the Australian bush, a visit to the Black Ranges State Park will provide ample rustic and majestic bushland for exploration. The Rocklands Reservoir is situated to the south-east of the park and a well-known location for camping, water-boating and fishing.
Those who appreciate being outdoors for a walk or trek will love the limitless choice available in and around Horsham, and the uniqueness of each destination. Mt. Arapiles is an imposing figure of jagged cliffs, crags and pinnacles rising from the softness of the Wimmera plains. The attraction features a number of marked tracks of various distances, which cater to a diverse range of fitness levels.
The Horsham Police Paddock is a bush reserve close to town, with a number of man-made wetlands drawing a great number of native birds and fish. The walking tracks are carefully placed amongst the best examples of various habitats, providing you with the opportunity to enjoy the reserves flora and fauna up-close.
Discover the rustic angular mountain ranges of the Grampians National Park, and its awe-inspiring panoramic views and captivating waterfalls. The park presents an opportunity to pursue your own interests with many bushwalking trails and those interested in the national parks cultural features will find many examples of Aboriginal rock art preserved throughout the area as they walk and weave their way through the park.