The author's favourite echidna

Burwood Walks #13: Deakin Paths

01/12/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our thirteenth walk goes to visit Burwood’s very own university – Deakin. In particular, we will be looking at the interesting Sculpture Walk set up by the University Art Gallery. The 7km walk includes bush and parklands to complete our circuit from Burwood Village.

A pond inside the Urban Forest

Burwood Walks #11: The Anniversary Trail

23/10/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our eleventh walk goes south from Burwood Station all the way to Hughesdale, where it joins the Dandenong line. The walk as described is about 8 kilometres, but you can shorten it easily by starting at either Ashburton (saving 1.5km) or Alamein (2.5km) stations.

Path through the reserve

Burwood Walks #10: Valley Reserve

23/09/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our tenth walk features Valley Reserve, a favourite place for many local residents. This 5–6 kilometre walk starts and ends at the main entrance to Mount Waverley railway station (southern side).

Near the end of Holland Gully

Burwood Walks #9: Wurundjeri Walk

24/08/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our ninth route features the Wurundjeri Walk and is approximately 7km, but there are options to shorten it. We begin the walk in Burwood East at tram stop 69, Melway Map 61:J6, very close to Burwood One shopping centre. If you drive to the start of the walk, street parking is available in Witchwood Drive.

A John Monash Bridge

Burwood Walks #8: The Outer Circle

24/07/2016 Mark Learmonth

Our eighth walk will first visit a small section of the Back Creek Trail, then the Outer Circle Railway. You can shorten this walk to end at Hartwell (4km), Willison (5km) or Riversdale Station (6km), and return to Burwood on the train. The complete walk is 8km, plus a 2km optional add-on.