Gentle Annie is an iconic pick your own berry and orchard farm that was established in 1990 and is situated in the Pennyroyal Valley, Victoria. Set on 10 acres, Gentle Annie is surrounded by a beautiful backdrop of native bush and farm land making it a wonderful, natural amphitheatre. Our family moved here with the aim to grow the freshest, healthiest food for our family and our community and we invite you to come and share our space with us. To connect with you, and connect with real food. 

Sorry we are currently CLOSED for the season.

Keep an eye on our social media pages for updates on our special events run here during the cooler months

Our summer picnic experience will reopen in 2023/24

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Up for a little fun? Summer is the perfect time to come to Gentle Annie and immerse yourself in the magic of the Pennyroyal Valley (Reopening Summer 2023/24)

We welcome walk-ins or you may book your luxury picnic basket or platter, showcasing our amazing local producers. We have a great selection of coffee, teas, cakes & delicious award winning Dooley’s ice cream.

Grab one of our picnic blankets, find your spot and allow us to ensure your drinks are flowing. Choose from our selection of beers, regional wines or Gin, to accompany your basket. 

Gentle Annie Picnic Hire Otways

Pick Your Own

Picking reopens Summer 2023/24

Come and wander around our farm with your family and friends and pick your own seasonal produce!

Our range of mixed berries (Silvan, Black, Marian, Logan) are available and at their best from Dec-March 

Our orchard is humming with a range of Apples, Pears & Nashi Pears from February until the end of March.

Market Garden coming 2024.

Our aim is to increase the diversity of what is grown on the farm. 


The Barn and Grounds at Gentle Annie’s are a truely unique offering that you can hire for your next gathering.

This beautiful space can be customised to meet your needs.

Our grounds and facilities are suitable for a wide range of hosting options, including corporate, kids birthdays, anniversaries, courses, and intimate gatherings. 

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