Who said winter had to be dull, dreary, or boring? Not us! Diamond Creek is a gem of a town year-round, and that includes during the cooler months. After a long summer, it’s comfortable to feel the cosiness that autumn collects and brings to winter, allowing you to wrap yourself up in a comfy blanket and read a new book while sipping a cup of freshly brewed tea. Ahh, yes, this is the life!
Whether you plan to spend the winter months indoors or out, there’s plenty to see and do in Diamond Creek. This blog explores the local options that will keep you busy and banish those winter blues in any way you choose. For further information, click on the links throughout the blog to go to each individual bio.
Winter in Diamond Creek is The Place To Be
When the long, sunny days become a thing of the past, there’s no need to hibernate. Diamond Creek has an endless array of options to keep you entertained, warm, fed, and fit! Stunning nature is right on our doorstep with hundreds of hectares of nature reserves and trails to explore, and the Diamond Creek Football Club hosts both football and netball games for you to participate in (or cheer the team on from your warm blanket in the grandstands). Last but not least, there’s always shopping to get those endorphins pumping!
Shop Stylish Winter Fashion
As the leaves begin to take on rich reds and golds and float to the ground, you know what that means— it’s time for the biannual wardrobe swap! With winter comes the opportunity to buy gorgeous coats, boots, gloves, scarves, and all the winter gear you need to keep you both warm and stylish. Oshun and Fossick Clothing have everything you could ever want plus more, accompanied by friendly staff who love to help you find the perfect piece.
If vintage is your jam, you can’t go past Austin Health Opportunity Shop. With new (old) items coming in all the time and flying off the shelves, get in as quickly as you can! And of course, you can never start too early when it comes to stylin’— come on in to Pickwick & Sprout, where you can find adorable toys and accessories for the littlies in your life.
Focus On Health and Wellness
Winter is a great time of year to get on your bike— literally! The Diamond Creek Bike Shop has bicycles and accessories for riders of all skills and ages, so you can get fit and keep warm all at the same time.
If indoor recreation is more your style, there are options galore there too! Club Titans is a taekwondo, boxing, and fitness club which teaches life skills along with sport and fitness, and Diamond Creek Community Centre provides fitness, health, and sports programs and services to local residents. Pilates is also on offer at Viva Life, where you can focus on your holistic wellness no matter your age or fitness level.
When it comes to emotional wellness, there’s no shortage in that area either. At Diamond Creek Natural Wellness Centre you’ll find a wide range of services including acupuncture, chiropractic care, and naturopathy.
When it’s time to refuel, there’s a Diamond Creek eatery to suit any and every set of taste buds. With Thai from Aksorn Thai Restaurant, Indian from Bua Ji Indian Restaurant, Chinese from Diamond Court Restaurant, and Vietnamese from Diamond Saigon, you’re spoilt for choice! If a pub-style meal is more up your alley, you can head down to the Diamond Creek Hotel for a hot meal to warm you up, and top it off with a drink at Golden Hills Brewery, the brewery that has it all.
Celebrate Winter in Diamond Creek
Don’t waste your winter hiding indoors twiddling your thumbs— get out to Diamond Creek and fill up on the essentials! Whether you’re after a new book, fluffy blanket, or some coffee beans to take home, or you’re in the mood to break a sweat at one of the many sporting options Diamond Creek has to offer, we’ve got you covered.