Barwon Heads

Barwon Heads is a lovely coastal town on the Bellarine Peninsula in Victoria and includes a number of pet friendly accommodation options. With a population of almost 4,000 residents and located on the western side of the Barwon River mouth Barwon Heads is probably best known at the moment as the place where the Australian television series SeaChange is filmed. The movie 'On the Beach' was also filmed there and is a based on a novel written by Nevil Shute. Other famous names associated with Barwon Heads are entertainer Barry Crocker who was born there and Cadel Evans, winner of the 2011 Tour de France, who owns a house in Barwon Heads and is often seen riding along the roads in the area.

The town dates back to the late nineteenth century with the Post Office opening in 1889 and the Barwon Heads Golf Club is a heritage listed building. Originally the towns people were mainly professional fisherman but tourism has grown steadily to become the main industry in the town.

Nearby Thirteenth Beach is popular with surfers and fishing is still very popular. There is also an Australian Rules football team and Cricket Club which have been extremely successful over recent years and there are also other Clubs such as the Tennis Club, Bowls Club, Surf Life Saving Club, Soccer Club and of course the Barwon Heads Pony Club.

Pet friendly accommodation in Barwon Heads is mainly made up of pet friendly holiday homes or beach houses with some pet friendly apartments as well. Pet services other than the pet friendly accommodation include vets, pet friendly dining options, pet minding and dog walking, pet food outlets, pet photographers and artists, horse riding, the Barwon Heads Pony Club and pet transport operators.

If you are looking for a lovely beachside township that is not far from Melbourne for a break in your normal working life then you really can't go past Barwon Heads as an ideal destination. Take a look at the pet friendly accommodation venues below and lock in some time at one of the Barwon Heads pet friendly accommodation venues.

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