In and Around Morwell
Just off the freeway and in the heart of Morwell, Farnham Court Motel is perfectly positioned to be your home-away-from-home in the Latrobe Valley.
The Latrobe Valley lies in the heart of Gippsland, nestled between the Strzelecki and Baw Baw ranges. The area has three major town centres, Morwell, Traralgon and Moe, and a number of smaller towns including Yinnar, Churchill, Glengarry and Tyers. The mix of larger towns, and smaller rural areas, provides visitors with a great range of places to explore, from trekking through national parks to dining in a wide choice of restaurants.
Farnham Court Motel is located in the large regional town of Morwell, just a short walk or drive away from a great range of shops, cafes, restaurants and cinema. For guests visiting the local power stations, paper mill and hospitals, Farnham Court is in the perfect position. Just seconds from the freeway and a short distance from two major town centres (Traralgon and Moe), Farnham Court has everything on your doorstep.
What you can find around Farnham Court Motel:
- Restaurants and cinema (short walk away)
- Swimming and leisure facilities
- Shops, including large supermarkets, Target and Kmart
- Easy access to Hazelwood, Loy Yang, Yallourn and Morwell Power Stations
- Short drive to Australian Paper, Lion Dairy manufacturing, Mahindra Aerospace (Gipps Aero)
- Close proximity to Latrobe Regional Hospital and Maryvale Private Hospital
- Federation Training (across the road), and Federation University a short drive away
- Sporting venues, including Falcons Park and Traralgon Tennis Complex
Travelling from Melbourne:
There are several “Morwell Exits” as you approach Morwell. A simple and straight forward way to find Farnham Court is to take the “4 th EXIT the C456” into Morwell. Signage for the C456 says “Churchill and Federation Uni” TAKE THIS EXIT. Veering off to the left take the C456, keep turning left and travel approx. 500 meters, you will go under the railway line and approach a roundabout. Go straight at the roundabout, McDonalds Family Restaurant will be clearly on your left at this point. Turn left at the lights at McDonalds and left again onto a Service Road. Farnham Court is right next door to McDonalds.
Travelling from Traralgon:
A simple and straight forward way to find Farnham Court is to take the “C456” in Morwell. Signage for the C456 says “Churchill and Federation Uni” ” TAKE THIS EXIT. Turn right at the lights “C456” and travel approx. 500 meters, you will go under the railway line and approach a roundabout. Go straight at the roundabout, McDonalds Family Restaurant will be clearly on your left at this point. Turn left at the lights at McDonalds and left again onto a Service Road. Farnham Court is right next door to McDonalds.
If you’re travelling for business…
Farnham Court is the perfect base for short and long-term business guests. Morwell is the centre of power generation for Victoria and is just a short drive from Hazelwood Power Station, Loy Yang Power Station, Morwell Power Station and Yallourn Power Station. Also nearby is Australian Paper’s Maryvale Paper Mill, Australia’s largest paper and recycle paper mill.
Farnham Court is short drive to two large hospitals – Maryvale Private Hospital and Latrobe Regional Hospital making it an ideal base for visiting friends and family, or for resident medical professionals. Located just over the road from Farnham Court is Federation Training, with Federation University a short distance away.
Everything on your doorstep…
Morwell has everything you could need just a stone’s throw away. A short walk from Farnham Court is the popular Mid Valley Shopping Centre, home to Bunnings, Target, Big W, Coles, Woolworths, restaurants and Village cinemas. The CBD has all the supermarkets, pharmacies and banks you’d expect from a large town, and of course, a great range of cafes and restaurants.
Farnham Court offers additional sporting facilities nearby, including Embrace fitness and wellbeing centre just next door. Morwell also has a leisure centre offering a range of sporting activities including a heated swimming pool and toddler pool.
Traralgon is less than 10-minutes drive and offers a range of boutique shops and a great emerging restaurant and coffee scene. Moe is another regional hub with a lively town centre and variety of shops and eateries.
Places to note in and around Morwell
Morwell and the surrounding areas offer something for everyone. From business and industry to shopping and the outdoors here's a list of sites that we think might interest you.