[APPROX. 165 KM / 2 HRS]
Take the M2 and onto A2 from the Gold Coast to head towards Plainland. Leave the highway at Gatton and head to Tins and Trays Patisserie for morning tea. Take the State Route 80 to Laidley and onto Whites Road to arrive in Forest Hill and explore the old pubs, antiques and secondhand stores. Lunch at the Lockyer Hotel and then check into a farm stay at either Clewleys Country Haven or Branell Homestead.

[APPROX. 142 KM / 1 HR 45 MINS]
Enjoy life on the farm for the morning then head to more farms with your empty esky. Must visit: Awassi Farms, Mulgowie Farmers Markets, UB’s Farm, Schulte’s Meat Tavern and 9Dorf Farms. Return to the coast.

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