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Umina – The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc.


Umina, built in 1876, features bay windows, tower and a gabled steeply pitched slate roof. It has high ceilings, a butler’s station and distinctive woodwork. The Edna Walling garden features lily ponds, wisteria pergolas, stonework and mature trees. The Country Women’s Association of Victoria Inc. purchased the property in 1948.

What's On

Guided tours through the original building and garden will run across the weekend. For the first time, the Association archives room will be open, along with the State President’s bedroom. Devonshire tea will be available for purchase.

Images: (1) 'Umina' exterior. Photo: Marion Dewar. (2) 'Umina' exterior. Photo: courtesy CWA of Victoria. (3) 'Umina' current front entrance to the Bed & Breakfast. Photo: courtesy CWA of Victoria. (4) 'Umina" Dining Room. Photo: courtesy CWA of Victoria.

Important Details

Time & Date

Saturday 30 + Sunday 31 July
Guided tours run every half hour, 10am - 3.30pm, in groups of up to 10.

Bookings not required. Tour group capacity is limited and operates on a first come, first in basis. Devonshire tea available to purchase.

Age Requirements

16 years and above


Accessible parking nearby
Partially wheelchair accessible
Accessible bathroom
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3 Lansell Road, Toorak 3142

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