It had been a long time in the planning and construction but on Saturday 1st April 2017 the doors to Gympie’s Aquatic Recreation Centre finally opened to much fanfare. Of course we had to go along and see what all the fuss had been about and I am proud to report the finished product is
As a life long dog lover I have had my pooches immortalised over the years by photography, paintings and drawings, but last week I found another way, Mud Pups. At Gympie Regional Gallery I met a ceramic artist/sculptor who specialises in dogs (she also does cats and other animals, polar bears are a speciality!). Her
To review Gympie’s new Lake Alford off leash dog park, we knew that we needed someone special. So for this post we are employing the services of a guest blogger, special reporter Daniel Arkle (or better known to friends and guests of Lagoon Pocket B&B as Danny, the owners tricolour Rough Collie). Mum and Dad have
Just under an hour’s drive from Lagoon Pocket B&B is the normally quiet little country town of Goomeri. But on the last Sunday in May this sleepy hamlet comes alive with its annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival. This year it is the 20th birthday of the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival on Sunday 29th May and the line up of
Not at all biased of course but we think the Gympie Show 2016 is the best country show going. This year, it’s 128th year I might add, it runs 3 days from Thursday 12 May – Saturday 14 May. I hate to use that trusty old chestnut that there is something for everyone, but yup there
With a name like The Blue and White Teapot Cafe, a lover of blue and white china and tea, such as myself, just had to check out this new little cafe in Amamoor. A pretty 15 minute drive down the Mary Valley from Lagoon Pocket B&B. We are always after places to send our weekend
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 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
Some of you may have seen the new “Vacation Migration” campaign about the Sunshine Coast. It is a fun take on the migrating habits of the Wondering Talttler and how it comes to the Sunshine Coast every year. As they say in the ad ” smart bird that Wondering Tattler”. It is always fun to
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
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
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 ...