Como House and Herring Island

Como House is a National Trust–listed mansion at the end of Williams Road. Stroll around the gardens and take a tour of the house, complete with the original furnishings of the Armytage family. Nearby is Como Landing, where you can take a punt across to Herring Island in the middle of the Yarra. This artificial island boasts a sculpture park and picnic/barbecue facilities. Como House: cnr Williams Rd and Lechlade Ave, South Yarra; (03) 9827 2500; entry to house by tour. Herring Island punt: 11am–5pm Sat–Sun during daylight saving.

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