Somerset

Couple go for a scenic drive through Somerset region

70km, 60-minute drive from Brisbane CBD

With expansive lakes, mountain forests and tranquil valleys, Somerset is the ideal real country escape from the bustle of city life. Travel along winding valley roads to the twin jewels of the region: Lake Wivenhoe and Lake Somerset. Stay for a picnic, birdwatching or watersports, or press on in pursuit of the best of the region’s wine trail.

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Whether you’re looking for an adventure or simply want to escape the city lights and enjoy the country charm, when it comes to great ideas, this guide to Somerset has you covered.

Embrace the best of the Somerset region. From boating, camping and fishing to history, art and wine, here's the best of Somerset in this 48-hour guide.

Wine lovers, prepare to charge your glasses as you set forth on Somerset’s wine trail. Six cellar doors scattered through the valley each spruik their own expertly pressed offering.

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