Kensington to Newmarket and back again.

89 McCracken Street, Kensington VIC 3031, Australia

Kensington to Newmarket and back again.

89 McCracken Street, Kensington VIC 3031, Australia
Staff Pick
30 m
2.03 km
Very Easy

Summary

Kensington Neighbourhood House on McCracken St to Pepper Café on Pin Oak cres in Newmarket return.

Kensington to Newmarket and back again.

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Description

A very easy walk along beautiful McCracken St toward the park at the end of Bellair St. A quick hop across busy Racecourse rd to Newmarket station and you will find yourself directly in front of Pepper Café for a lovely coffee, or my personal favourite - a Banana Chai Smoothie. To return, it is another jump across Racecourse rd and then a lovely stroll down Bellair St, passing the Flemington Kensington legal centre and beautiful Kensington Town Hall. Continue along Bellair St to reach Kensington's café strip and Kensington railway station. Then it's up MacCaulay Rd where you can enjoy some sweet little shops before once again turning into McCracken St and checking out what is on offer at Kensington Neighbourhood House!

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Points of Interest

1. Kensington Neighbourhood House (KNH)

KNH runs various activities including vocational education, English language lessons, digital literacy, arts and crafts, social groups, weekend workshops and children's activities etc etc

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2. 6th Melbourne Scouts

6th Melbourne Scout Group has a proud 100 year history, and is the City of Melbourne’s only remaining Scout Group.

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3. Kumquat Tree

McCracken st is a delight. Many of the beautiful cottages have citrus trees and lavender bushes spilling out on to the sidewalk.

4. Unnamed park.

This park makes a lovely addition to the walk. Often there are warbling magpies to accompany you and there is a swing set and benches to enjoy the serenity.

5. Kensington Town Hall

The Kensington Town Hall is a beautiful old building and an important civic space for the local community.

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6. Pepper Cafe

Pepper Cafe sits at the base of bustling Newmarket train station, on the popular shopping strip of Pin Oak Crescent in Flemington.

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Features

Historical Interest Historical Interest
Local Treasures Local Treasures
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Public Transport Public Transport
Playground Playground
Seating Available Seating Available
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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