Black Horse Park

The Homestead
The Homestead
Grand fountain outside the Homestead
Grand fountain outside the Homestead

Black Horse Park is a 20 acre property on gently undulating pasture in the prestigious Boorolite Valley, scattered with age old European Oaks, Elms, Poplars and Pin Oaks, close to Mansfield State Forest. The accommodation comprises of the 1850’s Black Horse Park homestead, converted Pin Oak Chapel, The Elm Cabin and the original 1850’s Pioneers Hut all have currently undergone extensive renovations to restore their rich history and are now available for holiday accommodation.

Grand entrance
Grand entrance
Lay back under the old oak in the awesome swinging chair
Lay back under the old oak in the awesome swinging chair

*We also have the recently renovated Pin Oak Chapel ¬†available for accommodation moved to Black Horse Park in the 1940s and used for stabling the horses and the Original 1850’s Pioneers Hut which was the Homesteads main kitchen, available for accommodation*( Please feel free to ask for more details )

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Sit and relax by the dam while your catching fish
Sit and relax by the dam while your catching fish

Black Horse Park is centrally and ideally located; 15 mins to Mansfield township 20 mins to Mt Buller 10 mins to Goughs Bay 15 mins to Macs Cove, Howqua Inlet and Jamieson.

Giant Elms line the entrance
Giant Elms line the entrance

While in the high country why not pack a picnic lunch and take a leisurely drive to the King Valley wine region, stopping at Powers Lookout along the way, it’s simply breathtaking. When you arrive at Whitfield (approx. 45 mins.) you’re biggest decision will be which winery to go to, there’s about ten in the area…… Oh just try them all!

Enjoy all that Beautiful Lake Eildon has to offer
Enjoy all that Beautiful Lake Eildon has to offer

Black Horse Park is an all year round holiday location. The area caters for: Snow skiing / snowboarding at Mt Buller, fishing / swimming at the Delatite River (just 2mins away), horse riding in Mansfield State Forest / Victorian High Country, mountain biking / cycling at the rail trail and Mt Buller ( We have bikes and helmets available for hire) four wheel driving and exploring, golf at Mansfield Golf Club or just enjoy a gourmet platter and a glass of fine local wine at one of the local wineries.

Boating on the lake is fun for Maggie too !
Boating on the lake is fun for Maggie too !

Lake Eildon is only 10 minutes away so why not bring your boat, we have heaps of room to park it safely.

Goughs Bay has three great concrete ramps so you can always access the lake no matter what the water level is.
Besides all the usual water sport activities you should try the bars / restaurants on the waters edge, just pull up, tie up and enjoy.

Strolling along in a tranquil rural setting
Strolling along in a tranquil rural setting

These are just a few of the wonderful activities on offer. If you would like to bring you’re horse and ride the vast expanses of the Victorian High Country, it’s on our doorstep, with endless tracks to ride you’ll be amazed at the breathtaking scenery and awesome riding trails.

We have excellent horse friendly paddocks and four post and rail yards with water and washing facilities and plenty of room to park the float.

Horses in top condition
Horses in top condition

You don’t even have to bring your own hay as we have plenty of good quality grass hay here you can buy at a very reasonable price.

A picturesque rural setting
A picturesque rural setting

Your horse can stay for $10 per night or if you are unable to bring one don’t worry we can arrange local horses and guides for you.

The large, clean spring fed dam has Rainbow trout, Red Fin, Yabbies and Terrapin
The large, clean spring fed dam has Rainbow trout, Red Fin, Yabbies and Terrapin

During your stay at Black Horse Park, feel free to wander the property, fish for Red Fin, Rainbow trout and Yabbies or even have a swim in our large clean dam, sip on a glass of you’re favourite wine, read a book or just have an afternoon nap.

We hope to hear from you soon.

Best Regards
Rob and Helen Hart

Mansfield Accommodation – Holiday with your horse