Let's Walk Braybrook Streets

113 Melon Street, Braybrook

Let's Walk Braybrook Streets

113 Melon Street, Braybrook
Staff Pick
37 m
2.51 km
Easy

Summary

This easy neighbourhood walk will take you to Darnley and Churchill streets via Ash Reserve. Check out the Churchill Avenue shops and the Vietnamese Temple on the way back along Melon Street.

Let's Walk Braybrook Streets

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Description

This neighbourhood loop takes in Braybrook and Maidstone Neighborhood house and Cremorne Street, with it's shady trees and abundant gardens. See if you can spot the Bird of Paradise growing on the right. Turn left then right to Ash Reserve and enjoy a moment of relaxation. Turn left onto Darnley, taking in the green views of Kinder Smith Reserve and surrounds. Cross the road and let the children run wild in the the new playground. Walk around the oval if you have time. Plenty of artwork and shops to see on the way back!

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Points of Interest

1. Braybrook & Maidstone Neighbourhood House

This organisation is made up of residents of Braybrook and Maidstone and surrounding areas who are committed to listening to and representing local people to build a proud community.

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2. Ash Reserve, also known as Braybrook Reserve

Ash Reserve is a peaceful park tucked away inland from the bustling Ballarat Road. The inviting playground and barbecue makes it a great family spot for weekends or those warm Summer evenings.

3. 1950s house

Don't you love these reminders of 1950s Melbourne in Braybrook? The housing shortage of the 40s and 50s was addressed by the Housing Commission which operated from a large new factory in Holmesglen.

4. Kinder Smith Reserve

This lovely green space sports a new playground with state of the art equipment for young children. The area also offers a new GreenWORKS! Mural, RecWest YMCA activities and Sunshine Football Club.

5. Caroline Chisholm Catholic College

This popular co-educational Catholic secondary school offers many examples of contemporary architectural and educational art and design for the school community to enjoy.

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6. Skewes Street Laneway Mural

As you walk along Skewes Street and through the laneway to the shops you'll be pleasantly surprised by this fresh mural which showcases the creative expertise of some Melbourne artists.

7. Goodstart Early Learning Centre

At Goodstart Braybrook, the staff strive to maintain a clean, safe and engaging environment for the children. Goodstart is a multicultural centre with bilingual staff.

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8. Cao Ðài Vietnamese Temple

Cao Dai is a new religious movement founded in Vietnam. It mixes ideas from other religions and was officially established in the city of Tây Ninh, southern Vietnam in 1926.

Features

Art and Culture Art and Culture
Park(s)/Garden(s) Park(s)/Garden(s)
Playground Playground
Picnic Spot Picnic Spot
Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
Seating Available Seating Available
Public toilets Public toilets
Pram friendly Pram friendly

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