QLD Tourism welcomes Stockton Rise Country Retreat in Forest Hill, You'll discover wonderful places to visit in Forest Hill.Stockton Rise Country Retreat offers somewhere special to stay in the beautiful Lockyer Valley. Giving a choice of two comfortable homes, you will find this accommodation very close to the townships of Forest Hill and Laidley with Gatton also close by - all this only an hour away from Brisbane and Toowoomba. Staying in either of their houses allows you complete privacy and satisfaction knowing you have the house to yourself. Each house is self contained with three bedrooms. Stockton Rise overlooks their own farm in one of the world's most fertile valleys. You get to experience an opportunity to breathe in the fresh, clean air while you enjoy the picturesque outlook from this new, superbly built and appointed cottage. Glencoe Cottage is an original farm house recently renovated to accommodate visitors. The original integrity of the style of the house has been kept, giving it a distinct country feel. Also set on farmland, you can experience the peace and tranquility of this area. At the end of the day, sit back and relax on the beautiful deck and enjoy the serenity of the country....
Stockton Rise Country Retreat has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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