Best Things to do in Samford

Beautiful Samford may be just 30 minutes from Brisbane CBD but with its country village charm it's like another world. Take time out to explore and you'll find an historic pub, church cafe, garden bakery, rail trails, a fantastic museum, gorgeous book cottage, a dog cuddle cafe, nursery and a Harry Potter store. Here are 22 of the best things to eat, drink and do in Samford:

This gorgeous sustainable-themed cafe features an outdoor courtyard which blends in with the surrounding rainforest
The Flying Nun Cafe is a place is an all out gem, worth in itself the car ride to picturesque Samford Village.
Baffies Oan Books is a charming cottage bookshop nestled in the beautiful Samford Valley
Pause provides the perfect foodie excuse to head to Samford Valley and take some time out in the fresh country air
Cafe Lagarto provides an excellent excuse to relax by the fountains and flowers at the Samford Lifestyle Centre
This train-themed playground is part of the wider John Scott Park.
Collies and Co is an outdoor, dog friendly cafe with cute puppies to cuddle
Wizards, witches and any Hogwarts hopefuls will be well-rewarded by a visit to The Store of Requirement in Samford.
Tucked away in the blossoming township of Samford, this antique and vintage treasure trove is overflowing with interesting pieces
The Long Yard Larder in Samford Village serves fantastic breakfast and lunch options, including locally-sourced produce.
Resembling a mini historical village, the Samford Museum holds one of the most extraordinary collections of heirlooms, memorabilia and building styles of late 19th and early 20th century Queensland life to be found
Main St Market Burger is a family friendly burger and beer garden located in the main street of picturesque Samford Villlage
Perched on the porch of Four Seasons organic grocery store, Canter & Colt is Samford’s first 100% organic cafe
Samford Conservation Park is an open eucalypt forest which is part of the Mountains to Mangroves Corridor
A colourful, rustic drive-thru and Latin-flavoured cafe nestled in an idyllic spot with a view over the Samford Valley
Spokes Cafe is a unique, health-conscious Samford cafe which is bike-friendly, dog-friendly, and child-friendly.
Samford now has its very own pump track and it’s proving popular with locals and visitors alike
Samford Gelato make every tub of their outstanding ice cream in their Main St Samford store
Of all the country's rail trails, this one distinguishes itself with an infamous and tragic history.

Old meets new at Samford's landmark historic pub, with The Village Garden Bar, historic public bar and the modern HOPs Craft Beer and Wine Bar

A tiny pocket of urban hipsterdom can be found in Samford's main street, headlined by Dropout Espresso
Spend an afternoon with the bellbirds and kookaburras at the rock pools of Cedar Creek, just ten minutes drive past Samford

Image credit - The Samford Hotel image courtesy of The Samford Hotel Facebook page.

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