The Eltham Wine District in the Yarra Valley Wine region is based on the suburb of Plenty, Wattle Grove, Eltham, which are outer suburbs of Melbourne. Eltham is one of the so-called 'green wedge' areas that provide relatively undeveloped, natural green environments within the Melbourne suburban region. Eltham is known for its many attractions including the famous Montsalvat artists colony and the popular Diamond Valley Railway, a rideable miniature railway. Eltham is the eastern gateway to the delights of the Yarra Valley. The Eltham Heritage Trail is a 5 km circuit around Eltham that includes many local landmarks including the Montsalvat Arts Complex. Some of the other attraction and activities in the district include: # Eltham Wireglass Gallery and Cafe # Shillinglaw Cottage # Eltham North
Adventure Play Park # Edendale Farm # Murrays Wetland # Diamond Creek and Ellis Cottage # Alan
Sartori Art Gallery # Yellow Gum Park # Hills of Plenty Winery # Flying Scotsman Railway and
Other Attractions at Yarrambat # Yan Yean Reservoir # Evelyn Country Estate Winery and
Wellers # Andrew Ross Memorial Museum # Kangaroo Ground War Memorial Lookout Tower
# Pioneer Cemetery and Watson's Creek Antiques and Cafe # Heidelberg School Artists Trail.
The Yarra Valley Wine Region includes fifteen districts : Eltham ; Shepherds Bush ; Kangaroo Ground ; Wonga Park ; Dixon Creek ; Yarra Glen ; Coldstream ; Wandin ; Gruyere ; Seville ; Badger Creek ; Woori Yallock ; Warburton ; Healesville Watsons Creek