Nothing like a new cafe to get James and I out investigating, especially when it is in the Mary Valley. Half an hour’s scenic drive from us, just past Imbil this little cafe is beautifully positioned to take in the rural views and breezes. Add to this that it is proudly dog friendly (well behaved
Ever yearned to see the world from a new perspective? well in the capable hands of The Recreational Flying Company you can! The RFC offer a range of Scenic Flights over the Mary Valley and Gympie – even Rainbow Beach and Fraser Island. With options from 30 minutes to over 2 hours. If you are the adventurous type and want
We love our local produce, so Farmer and Sun’s beautiful green grocer in Gympie’s Southside town centre has always been a favourite spot of ours. So imagine our utter delight when they opened a homegrown, home-made cafe full of delectable goodies right next door! The emphasis at Farmer and Sun Cafe is very much on
Gympie has a new market! The Gympie Farmer’s Market! With the abundance of wonderful fresh produce in our area it was only a matter of time before a market was started in town to showcase the natural bounty of the region. On the second Wednesday of every month, Smithfield Street (just off Mary Street) comes
What an absolute delight it was to visit Cooloola Berries’ pick your own farm and bite into a strawberry that tasted the way I vaguely remember a strawberry should taste! We had heard good things about Cooloola Berries and thought now it is officially Strawberry season in QLD (June – November) we should visit them
The Gympie Heritage Trail is a great way to explore the history and the stories of the Gympie region. From lighthouses, road bridges and copper smelters to court houses, bank buildings and art schools, you will find them all here. And then there are all the gold mining, railway and steam stories as well. Just
We are always looking for great things for our guests to do while they are staying at Lagoon Pocket. So when Sunshine Coast Destination published their latest Sunshine Coast Experiences Brochure, we just had to share it with you. It covers Art & Culture. Attractions, Coastal Fun and Nature Experiences. And they are all an easy drive
We love running Lagoon Pocket Bed & Breakfast and a few weeks ago our local paper The Gympie Times came to find out what it was all about. Here is the article that they were kind enough to write about us in their Living in Style magazine. If you would like to read the full
We are always on the lookout for great things for our guests to do and see whilst they are staying at Lagoon Pocket B&B. We think we have found a cracker here at Calico Clay, a lovely little local pottery run by two talented potters Shane and Guy. It is only 5 minutes drive from
Springtime is here at Lagoon Pocket and we have an amazing line up of spring Festivals and Events in the Gympie region and Sunshine Coast to tell you about. We have festivals to celebrate real food, seafood and even tomatoes. We have horse racing, cart racing, a family fishing competition and even camel racing. We
We all love a good celebration and the Mary Valley is a great place to celebrate. So we have created “Celebrate with Mary”. We have brought together everything you need to organise your next celebration in the beautiful Mary Valley. Accommodation options, venues, catering, transport, music, dates and tips are all here in the new
At Lagoon Pocket Bed and Breakfast, we know that a lot of our guests like to travel with their pets. So when we saw this “Travelling with your pet” video from the RACQ, we thought we must share it with you. We hope it is useful.
Delightful, delightful, delightful. The instant we arrived I felt the peace descend upon me. Being a generally busy city person that was so valuable and welcomed:-)
Such gorgeous cared for gardens. We counted 6 ...
The best breakfast we have had in ages! The hosts James and Suzanna we really welcoming of our dogs. Accommodation wise it was a very clean, comfortable unit looking out onto a really peaceful garden. Really recharged ...
Lagoon Pocket Bed and Breakfast in the gorgeous Mary Valley, is a delightful rural find. It proved to be the perfect two-day stopover to rest up from a 1,000 km road trip before attending a wedding in Gympie the ...