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From the quaint tea rooms to the welcoming cafes you'll want to brunch in for hours and bakeries that are about to become your new favourite, Sassafras is atmospheric and downright cosy.

Located within the Shire of Yarra Ranges and City of Knox, Sassafras is close to suburbs including Olinda, The Basin, Boronia and Ferntree Gully.

While you're visiting, browse the boutiques, antique, art and toy stores, candy and craft shops that sell hand-picked and hand-crafted quality items, from wooden toys to locally designed wares, houseplants and fashion.

Sassafras is where you find the perfect 'something' whether it's a gift for you someone special or yourself, that's truly special, rather than mass-produced.

Fresh local produce and gourmet foods are on the menu at the restaurants, cafes and delis, so you can decide whether you want to eat-in or pack an indulgent hamper for a gourmet picnic.

Make sure to visit the nearby Alfred Nicholas Gardens and the George Tindale Memorial Gardens. Travel the forest roads or, for the adventurous, hike the 13 km Sassafras Creek Forest Trail to Emerald.

Perfect for that weekend escape or a cheeky mid-week getaway, stay in Sassafras and enjoy all that it has to offer.

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