The grandeur of its coastline, glimpses of wind filled sails, distant views of a shimmering city skyline and the heritage of the district give Mornington its unique character. Main Street Mornington has retained its historic maritime flavour yet offers all the services and facilities expected in the 21st century. It has the cosy feel of a seaside resort. Seven day shopping makes it an ideal destination for those with special interests in fine foods, antiques and art.
A traditional street market is held in Main Street each Wednesday. It is the longest running street market in Victoria (30 years).
There are a number of secluded swimming beaches including Mothers’ Beach, which overlooks the magnificent Mornington Harbour, with it’s safe beach and picnic area, it is a favourite spot for families and children.
There is no shortage of sporting facilities. Local tennis and bowls clubs welcome visitors and golf courses at Mt.Martha and Mornington Golf Club offer challenging fairways with bay views. With excellent boat launching facilities at the Snapper Point jetty and boat hire, fishing is a popular past time throughout the year and highlighted with the annual Snapper competition. Two major attractions include the outstanding regional gallery the Mornington Peninsula Arts Center and the Briars, an historic homestead built in the 1860s with its unique collection of Napoleonic memorabilia. The wildlife refuges, bushwalks, restaurant, vineyard and picnic grounds make ‘Briars’ a great family outing. Over 45 Cafes and Restaurants in Mornington!!! When you think about it why would you go anywhere else?
For those who love to shop, you can’t go past Main Street for the best in fashion, gifts, footwear, music, flowers, books, jewellery, sporting goods, and a whole lot more! If you’re tired of battling the chaotic and frenetic atmosphere of large shopping complexes then Mornington is the place for you. In Mornington, you can shop in a pleasant atmosphere where friendly smiles and personal service is the order of the day. Fabulous food, fashion and fun! It’s all here in Main Street Mornington.
Visit the Main Street Mornington website at www.mainstreetmornington.com.au