Flemington- home of the Melbourne Cup
Famous as the home of Australia’s iconic horse race, The Melbourne Cup and indoor/outdoor event space, the Melbourne Showgrounds, Flemington is an inner-city epicentre of events, just 4kms from the centre of Melbourne.
Featuring an historic streetscape, ample greenspace and tree-lined streets, Flemington boasts an array of heritage homes from both the Victorian and Edwardian eras, all preserved to perfection. The iconic heritage listed post office – stately 5 level Victorian style tower – occupies one of the prominent street and historic stables can still be found in the suburbs back streets.
Flemington Racecourse is the biggest attraction in this neighbourhood and is host to a number of racing (and fashion) events and closeby is the Melbourne Showgrounds, offering a range of world-class events such as Festival X, the Royal Melbourne Show and MOTO Expo.
Flemington offers easy access to public transport, with either train, tram and bus getting to the city within 10 minutes. Enjoy close proximity to major hospitals, as well as cool and contemporary Melbourne hot spot, Docklands.
Racecourse Road in Flemington is rich with multicultural eateries and restaurants and locals secret, Pin Oak Crescent, promises good shopping, excellent coffee and a bustling cafe scene. Shop for local produce at the Flemington Racecourse Markets, prepare a picnic and pop on down to the outdoor cinemas at the Racecourse.