Spring into a world of unique shopping in Eumundi
The colours of Spring are in full bloom.
What better time of the year to come and discover some of the local, eclectic treasures in Eumundi. A day trip is great if you’re short on time, but if you really want to see all the creative flair, unique stores and get to know this town a little better, we recommend staying a little longer.
Nestled in the heart of the hinterland, there is no doubt some beautiful old homesteads that offer accommodation. Farm stays, tropical garden bungalows and glamping on top of hillsides are all things you can expect when you’re staying overnight in and around Eumundi. There is the perfect night’s sleep for everyone here. Whether you’re coming solo, with friends, family or a loved one, you are sure to find exactly what you need. Check out some of the top places to stay in Eumundi here.
First things first, for the ultimate day out in Eumundi, The Markets are a no-brainer for your morning coffee & breakfast, while you explore all of the amazing handcrafted goods. Take your time as there is so much to see. Pick up the perfect keepsake or gift for someone special to remember the trip.
Villa Life & Co.
If it’s something for the home you seek, then look no further than Villa. Next to the Old Bakery building on Memorial Drive, Villa is a home decorator’s dream.
Apma Creations – Aboriginal Art by Merryn Apma.
For lovers of art and Australian culture, pop in and meet Merryn Apma and discover some of her beautiful indigenous art and wares. From paintings to mugs and children’s toys, you can find a special piece to take home with you. Located next to Hideaway Bakery.
Now we did say that everything in Eumundi is unique, and this specialist artisan’s timber work is exactly that. David Suters is an experienced timber craftsman who’s pieces range from functional furniture to mixed media art, sculptures and more. This is an absolute must see for anyone who appreciates true craftsmanship and timber work.
Pearls for Girls.
If you’re on the hunt for something with some feminine flare, Pearls for Girls has a selection of unique jewellery and of course, pearls. A little different from your common jewellery store, with bold accents and raw designs on offer as well as genuine service. You might want to give yourself a little extra time to look around as there are so many beautiful pieces to adorn yourself with.
Not quite done? No problem. We know a little space with a lot to see. Just across the street from Pearls for Girls is the intriguing entrance to The LANE. A narrow lane from Memorial drive to the Eumundi Market area, bursting with colours and gifts of all kinds. A magical space with quirky decorative pieces, homewares, succulents and so much more. We dare you to resist shopping in here!
For the bookworms, the kids and anyone with a thirst for knowledge and adventure, our iconic bookstore, Berkelouw Books is something you just can’t walk past. If your feet are tired, this is a great place to find a cosy nook and delve into some great reads. Stock up on early Christmas gifts too. There are some great books for young and old and a beautiful gift section, full of great ideas for even the fussiest out there. Come and see for yourself.
With a full day of shopping and exploring, you will surely build up an appetite & thirst. Why not unwind for the afternoon in one of the many new areas of the Imperial Hotel for a delicious meal and locally brewed beer, on tap. Feel like something a little fancier? The new Distillery in this hotel has some exciting new gins that you can try while you tuck into something fresh off their extensive and might we add, very well curated menu.