Llarrinda Bed & Breakfast

Affordable Luxury Accommodation near Wilsons Prom

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Larry and I are privileged to live in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia and are delighted to share with you glimpses of life in this wonderful corner of the world.

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A garden without chemicals

Posted on 21 June, 2018 at 8:35 Comments comments (2)




Weeds!!! 


There weren't any on our land when we bought it.  It had been meticulously sprayed with a cocktail of herbicides, pesticides and fertilisers that banished everything but pasture grass for the sheep that were grazing on it, and I have to say it looked great.  


Never...

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In memory of a beautiful cat.

Posted on 5 May, 2018 at 5:50 Comments comments (0)



It's now more than two months since we said our tearful farewells to Nellie, our faithful, wonderful, tawny Abyssinian cat who for more than 18 years slept every night in my arms.  She loved us as much as we loved her, and parting with her has left a gaping hole in our lives.


I hope she can't hear me saying this, but Nellie was more...

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Top things to do in 'Prom Country'

Posted on 6 February, 2018 at 0:40 Comments comments (0)


View from Mount Bishop


We really don't get it.  The tourism literature that guests rely on when planning their holiday downunder seems to down-play this corner of Australia.  Yet, time and again guests say that their visit to 'Prom Country' has been an unexpected highlight of their journey and they wonder why they didn't plan to stay longer...

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Our garden paradise

Posted on 18 December, 2017 at 21:35 Comments comments (0)


Garden view from our kitchen window.


If there is one place in all the world that Larry and I love to be - apart from with our respective families in England and the USA of course  - or, in Larry's case, on the golf course - it's in our rambling garden.


When we bought this land back in 1997 it was just a sheep paddock....

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A special encounter with history

Posted on 13 October, 2017 at 6:45 Comments comments (0)



Some things are just meant to be.


Larry and I arrived in Australia in 1983 and two weeks later I found a wonderful job with a company that no longer exists: Elders IXL.  Elders was a complex organisation, comprising a multitude of companies in a variety of industries which had amalgamated over many years.  One such company wa...

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Whales are on the move!

Posted on 13 September, 2017 at 1:10 Comments comments (0)

The tail of a spectacular Humpback Whale.


Each year between April and November, Australia's eastern coastline comes alive with Humpback Whales and the more rare Southern Right Whales, as they travel on their migration routes from and to Antarctica.  Now that Spring i...

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Spring is definitely in the air!

Posted on 8 September, 2017 at 22:55 Comments comments (0)

How lucky are we!  

Guests often say that looking out of the windows at Llarrinda is better than watching TV.   And we couldn't agree more because, with every minute of every day, our panoramic view changes.  Being high on a ridge overlooking farmland, to the waters of Corner Inlet and the northern mountains of Wilsons Prom National Park beyond, we can see the weather come and go and have a bird's eye view of all the passing wildlife.  None pleases u...

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