Greytown is Wairarapa
's oldest settlement, has retained its delightful colonial character over the years; its streets graced with fine wooden Victorian buildings and beautiful tree-filled gardens. Greytown's cafés and craft shops make it a popular stopover, especially with weekend visitors from Wellington
. The vineyards of Martinborough
are an easy drive from Greytown, as is the scenic Waiohine Gorge in the foothills of the Tararua Ranges.