A relaxed and unhurried pace among leafy, tree-lined streetscapes, many with coastal views. 

Predominantly a residential suburb, Ormiston is steeped in history.This village was named after a town in Scotland and is home to Historic Ormiston House – the birthplace of the Australian Sugar Industry.

The fully restored house is an outstanding example of colonial architecture and the expansive lawns and grounds, popular with weekend picnickers, boast stunning, panoramic coastal views all the way to North Stradbroke and Moreton islands.

A range of special events hosted throughout the year at Historic Ormiston House, from vehicle concours d’elegance to high tea and music in the grounds, are a major drawcard for locals and visitors alike.

Ormiston also has a handy convenience centre with grocery store and dining options, and neighbours the larger centre of Cleveland.

Getting around
- Train: Ormiston railway station is located on the Cleveland line.
- Vehicle: 40 minute drive from the Brisbane CBD; 30 minute drive from Brisbane airport.
- Bike: On and off road commuter and recreational cycle ways run throughout.
- Bus: Transdev operates regular bus services.