Things to do

Take the Stanhope Historical Walk and delve into local history. This self-guided tour highlights points of interest around the town, including the Sir John McEwen Park.

With a strong dairy industry, you can buy tasty locally produced cheeses in Stanhope.

Stanhope has a regular Monster Garage Sale.

About Stanhope

Stanhope is a small agriculture-based town with a district population of just over 900. It has an attractive town centre with barbecue and quality recreation facilities.

Known for its cheese production, the largest employer in town is the cheese factory, closely followed by other parts of the dairy industry. You can pick up delicious, locally made quality cheeses.

Stanhope’s most famous son John (Black Jack) McEwen is remembered through a memorial bust in his honour. McEwen took up a soldier settlement block in Stanhope prior to becoming a powerful figure in Federal Parliament, leading the Country Party and briefly becoming Prime Minister after the drowning of Harold Holt off Portsea in 1967.

In 2015, Stanhope became the first LEGENDAIRY capital of Australia, recognising the contribution the dairy industry has made to the district.




What's on in Stanhope

  • 15.04.06 STANHOPE 5

    Stanhope Monster Garage Sale

    12 Mar 2017

    Undercover monthly stall featuring collectibles, plants,
    kitchen items, toys, clothing and more.



    Contact

    Christine Dicketts -
    [email protected][mailto:[email protected]]



    *Phone*
    5857 2415



    Website
    *http://www.stanhope.org.au/stanhope-about-town[http://www.stanhope.org.au/stanhope-about-town]*



    8.30am start
    Sunday - monthly



    *Venue*
    Birdwood Avenue, Stanhope



    Pricing
    Free event



    *Event categories*

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