Through her books, television, radio and public appearances, Tonia Todman is well known for making cooking and décor easy to understand and to do yourself. Tonia conducts 'master classes' in the ideal, unhurried country atmosphere of Highbank for small hands-on groups in classes that offer lots of personal attention. Read more on our classes.
Tonia Todman Catering and Events offer the finest local seasonal ingredients and wines in menus designed just for you. We cater for small and large functions, either here at Highbank or at your own venue. Weddings, corporate events and small family occasions are our specialty. Read more on what we can do for you.
Highbank’s historic 160 year old bluestone stables and blacksmiths have been converted into an elegant and luxuriously furnished self-contained B&B with two queen sized bedrooms, a wood fire, a fully equipped kitchen, a deep bath and your own private driveway and walled garden, all with distant views. The surroundings here at Highbank are serene, with old gardens and in Spring, Summer and Autumn there are thousands of fragrant roses to wander amongst. Highbank is 5 minutes from Piper Street with its specialty shops, renowned cafes and restaurants, and 20 minutes from Daylesford. Read more about our accomodation.
Fragrant garden roses are being grown at Highbank. Thousands of these magnificent bushes grow in the surrounding fields where they are hand picked during Spring, Summer and Autumn for delivery to florists and decorators. The rose gardens are open by appointment, so please call 03 5422 2308 and make a time for a memorable visit and morning or afternoon tea in the Highbank dining room. Come and see the roses.