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Beth Boyd Park is situated just a few minutes stroll down the road from The Friendly Chat Bed and Breakfast and provides beautiful Bay views with an extensive park to keep everyone entertained. It is a great place for family gatherings with undercover picnic tables and electric BBQs. The pirate ship and the children’s playgrounds are very popular, with pedal power rides, a basketball halfcourt ,an exercise area and a beach volleyball court. The twin slides down the hill are always popular!
The William Taylor Sports ground is located next to Mooroondu Point with facilities for cricket, tennis, soccer, netball, petanque and a skate park. Thorneside Community Hall is within these grounds and can be hired for functions.
Local Restaurants & Cafes
The Friendly Chat is in close proximity to numerous areas for eating and coffees! Within a 15 min radius, the areas of Manly, Gumdale, Birkdale, Wellington Point, Ormiston and Cleveland are easily accessible and offer a huge variety of eating places. Birkdale Shopping Centre is just 2 kms away and offers a range of eating choices, for example Indian, Thai, Japanese (Sushi), British (traditional fish and chips) as well as Woolworths for personal needs. Wellington Point Village is only 4 kms away and provides you with several restaurants and cafes, serving some of the best food and coffee around. Ormiston, Cleveland, Gumdale and Manly are all within a 15 min drive and also provide a wealth of eateries and coffee shop. With the exception of Gumdale, all these places can be reached by train from Thorneside.
Some of our favourite places to go are:
Things to Do in the Local Area:
- Wellington Point Reserve Walkway
- Walk to King Island from Wellington Point at low tide – fun for the whole family!
- Cycle along Moreton Bay Cycleway – briscycle.com
- Venman Bushland National Park
- Sirromet Winery & Restaurant
- Indigiscapes – a delightful arboretum where everything is native right down to the bush herbs incorporated into the cafe menu.
- Kayaking – Redlands Kayak Tours
- Visit Stradbroke Island
- Visit Ormiston House