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DAYLESFORD & THE MACEDON RANGES Official Visitor Guide


Welcome Welcome to a place where waters have percolated through rock for tens of thousands of years to form the largest collection of mineral springs in the southern hemisphere. Creating a source of natural abundance and healing, our waters relax and rejuvenate. Sink into a bubbling pool and allow the pristine waters wash your cares away. Give yourself over to the healing hands of one of the regions’ many massage therapists and allow tired muscles to release the stresses.

Our region, soaked in mineral water, is renowned for its spa and wellbeing experiences, exquisite food and cool climate wine. Hanging Rock and the neighbouring Woodend, Lancefield, Macedon and Romsey, see where The Ashes started in Sunbury and where legends roam in Greenvale. Leave the stresses of the city behind. Ours is a place where you can take time out to indulge in you. Where you can relax, unwind and rejuvenate. Ours is a place for you.

Our region, soaked in mineral water, is renowned for its exquisite food and cool climate wine. Here you will be spoilt for choice with acclaimed restaurants, cafés, wineries, elegant pubs, chocolatiers, provedores and farm gate producers all vying for your attention. Why not indulge that little bit more by staying a night or two? Take time out in a choice of accommodation from exclusive luxury lodgings, through to quaint cottages and exquisite guest houses. Settle in front of an open fire with a glass of local wine – a perfect, welcoming haven. With numerous villages and hamlets to explore, you will always be discovering new experiences. Take time out to discover the foodie destinations of Kyneton and Trentham; the food, spa and wellbeing centres of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs and farm yard provedores at Bacchus Marsh. Tour the historic gold centres of Creswick and Clunes and step back in time in Malmsbury. Take a visit to the majestic and mysterious

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Wellbeing escapes TRAVEL OPTIONS Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region can be accessed by car from Melbourne Airport and CBD via the Tullamarine Freeway and Calder Highway or via the Western Highway. If you don’t have your own a car, there are plenty of hire-car options available. If you prefer to travel by train, V/Line runs services regularly from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station (Ballarat or Bendigo lines). For timetables and transfer options go to vline.com.au/timetables/. There are also specialist tour operators and limousine services that can bring you to our region. Whatever way you choose to travel here, your welcome will always be warm. Go to visitvictoria.com/dmr for more information.

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Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region is the destination for rejuvenation, relaxation, unwinding and indulgence. Renowned for its natural mineral spring water, luxurious spas, gourmet food, boutique wines, quality accommodation and beautiful nature trails and parks, our region offers a refreshing antidote to city living. If you just want to kick back over a long lunch in a friendly café; read a book in front of a log fire, or cook up a treat with some stunning local produce, that’s okay. As you will discover, our region is one where you can do as little or as much as your heart’s desire. An easy 30 minute drive along the Calder Highway from Melbourne’s CBD is the picturesque town of Sunbury. Providing an ideal gateway to the region, Sunbury will introduce you to some of our finest cool climate wines. There are historic bluestone buildings and many walking and cycling trails to choose from so there is plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

A little further up the road from Sunbury are the stunning Macedon Ranges. This area is wellknown for award-winning wineries and most celebrated for its sparkling ‘Macedon’ which is modelled on the French Champagne style. Here you will find delicious treats, berry farms, artist cooperatives and the famous Hanging Rock. Wind your way to the summit of Mount Macedon and enjoy the stunning view, or if a dose of colour, movement and frivolity is what you yearn, head to a country race meet at Hanging Rock or Kyneton. Gourmands will delight with a visit to Kyneton, laden with award-winning cafes, restaurants and friendly country pubs. There are boutique stores, antique shops and local artisans who will gladly share their inspiration with you.

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With our numerous villages, each with their own distinctive offering and appeal, you will always be discovering unique experiences. In Trentham you simply must visit the historic bakery for a tasty treat, the fabulous corner hotel, a cafe for a relaxing coffee and even some wombat spotting! Most people visit the twin towns of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs to relax, to enjoy a spa treatment and to sample the mineral water from one of the naturally occurring mineral springs. There are more than 70 in the region making it the largest concentration of mineral spring water in Australia. Nearby Clunes and Creswick are steeped in gold mining history and enterprising locals have reinvigorated these villages to offer unique experiences for you to enjoy.

Around Bacchus Marsh and Myrniong on the Western Highway you will find pick-your-own orchards, market gardens and historic buildings. Visit quirky country stores in Gordon, fossick for antiques and collectables in Ballan and nearby, dine at some fabulous country pubs that offer fresh local produce and warm hospitality. Closer to Ballarat you will find a medieval castle brimming with activity. For those who love the great outdoors, there is a range of spectacular nature-based attractions including: Victoria’s longest single drop waterfall at Trentham; challenging hikes along the Great Dividing Range; or leisurely walks through state parks like Long Forest Nature Reserve and the Brisbane Ranges. Take a horseback trail ride, fish for trout or ride your bike from Romsey to Lancefield along the designated trail. Our numerous towns, villages and hamlets are brimming with authentic experiences which will keep you amused and relaxed for hours or days.

Daylesford and Hepburn Springs Tour 240kms via the calder highway

Head up the Calder Freeway (an extension of Tullamarine Freeway) from Melbourne and in less than 90 minutes and you’ll be in the heart of Australia’s spa country – a haven for rest and relaxation. Daylesford and Hepburn Springs have the largest concentration of spa therapists per capita in Australia. Here you will soon be enjoying a soothing massage, treatment or facial, or unwinding with a dip in local mineral water, compelling the stresses to melt away. After a spa treatment, there is nothing like a relaxing meal with some of the best food in Victoria. If you love wine then you won’t be disappointed as wineries abound. Or perhaps you might prefer to indulge in some local beer or cider. Another great feature of our region is the wide variety of accommodation options to choose from. We have everything from self-contained, traditional B&Bs, motels, to high-end luxury – something perfect for your taste and budget.

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Daylesford offers an array of interesting boutiques, specialty food outlets, galleries with work by local artists, antiques and collectables stores, cafes and restaurants. High above the township is the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens which provide excellent views over Daylesford. While in town be sure to visit scenic Lake Daylesford and explore the area on foot or by hiring a row boat. Hepburn Springs is best known for its natural spring water. Sample the local drop throughout the Mineral Springs Reserve, or if you prefer immersion, try one of the mineral spring water bathing options. Boutique stores, cafes, restaurants and accommodation houses line the main street and it is the perfect spot to enjoy a lazy afternoon with high tea and bubbles. Trentham offers award-winning cuisine, an amazing bakery, delightful art galleries and interesting antique stores. Just a few minutes down the road is Victoria’s longest single drop waterfall – Trentham Falls. Musk is a tiny hamlet offering an award-winning winery, a historic house and gardens and one of our regions’ top smallgoods producers. Glenlyon has great coffee at the general store and wineries and accommodation that allow you to get up close and personal with the resident wildlife including kangaroos, birds and local farm animals.

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Western HIGHway Tour 114kms

Touring through the western part of our region via the Western Highway is a great day trip out of Melbourne. Your journey will lead you through picturesque countryside to quaint villages and hamlets, past farm gates and fruit stands, into burgeoning foodie towns and to friendly country pubs. All you need to do is detour from the main freeway and you will be surprised at what you’ll find. In the Bacchus Marsh food bowl you’ll fill baskets with freshly picked fruit and vegetables or you can pick your own. After gathering your fresh produce, you can visit some of the area’s quirky country stores, fossick for antiques and collectables and snare a bargain. Many gorgeous bluestone buildings and historic cottages, reminiscent of times gone by, also wait to be explored. Getting close to nature is well worth your effort, so make sure you pack your hiking boots and a water bottle. There is a range of spectacular nature-based activities in our state parks.

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Melton has award-winning wineries with restaurants and cellar doors, walking and cycling trails for all fitness levels and a great collection of public art. It is also the home of harness racing.

Macedon Ranges and Moorabool Loop 240kms via the Calder and Western Highways

Bacchus Marsh is renowned for producing some of Victoria’s best market gardens and orchards. Find farm gate stalls laden with local produce along the town’s Avenue of Honour, and enjoy cycling and walking trails as well as historic buildings. Myrniong is a tiny hamlet with beautiful tree-lined streets and bluestone buildings. This tranquil little town plays host to a number of festivals each year. It is also gaining a reputation as a foodie destination. Ballan is situated on the Werribee River and is best known for its festivals, active artistic community and mineral springs. Pack a picnic and your hiking boots to explore the nearby walking trails of the Brisbane Ranges and You Yangs Forest Park. Gordon is a picturesque village and an ideal day-trip destination. It’s quirky stores include a hat shop, a cafe inspired by Henry Lawson and gift store. And of course, there is a great country pub. Wallace is developing as a new tourism town. This proud potato growing town is now attracting award-winning chefs who are preparing meals laden with fresh local produce.

This loop will take you through scenic rural landscapes of mountain ranges and sweeping vistas, past award-winning wineries and their acres of grapevines, to gorgeous boutiques and galleries and delicious eateries. The best way to experience all of this is by taking the Calder Freeway from Melbourne to Woodend via Gisborne, through the various villages and back down the Western Highway. Woodend, Kyneton and Trentham are all fabulous if you wish to delight your taste buds with all myriad of flavours and cuisines from biscuits to pizza, gourmet bakery fare to fine dining. The Macedon Ranges is well-known for its cool climate wines but is most famous for its mysterious geological formation Hanging Rock, made famous by the novel and film Picnic at Hanging Rock. Artists also abound in this region. Blackwood and Geendale are surrounded by lush forests making them ideal for outdoor activities such as bushwalking and 4 wheel driving.

Woodend offers visitors a mix of wine and retail shops, delightful cafes and country pubs. There is a range of gourmet local produce on offer plus, gorgeous heritage manors and boutique accommodation. Kyneton is a food lovers delight. Here you can find a hatted restaurant alongside eateries offering designer biscuits, fair-trade coffee, wood fired pizza and local epicurean delights. There is also a myriad of interesting and unique boutiques, galleries and stores to browse. Malmsbury features many National Trust buildings, gardens and an elegant and historic viaduct. With deep bluestone gutters, corrugated sidings and long veranda overhangs, this tiny village also has lovely Botanic Gardens. Trentham offers award-winning cuisine, an historic bakery, art galleries, antique stores, markets, gardens and more. Blackwood is surrounded by The Wombat State Forest offering a pristine backdrop to the historic village. Alongside its tall timbers, lush greenery and flourishing commercial nurseries, you’ll find historic tea rooms, excellent fare and great bush walking trails. Greendale is surrounded by scenic rolling hills and green country landscapes. Strap on your boots and take a bushwalk, pack a picnic lunch or visit the historic hotel and old sandstone church ruins.

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Hepburn Tour 310kms via the Western Highway

On this journey you will step back in time to discover our gold mining history, taste local wines, enjoy gourmet food and take a dip in natural mineral spring waters – what else could you wish for? To take this tour, travel along the Western Highway until you reach Creswick and nearby Clunes, idyllic villages that sit in the heart of where the Victorian gold rush began. As the home of one of Australia’s most important artistic and literary families, Creswick abounds with Lindsay memorabilia and art. A visit to the local museum will open up this treasure. If its gold you desire, you must experience the Buried Rivers of Gold Heritage Trail. A visit to Clunes is a visit to yesteryear, while Smeaton offers wineries and trout fishing. Head into the spa town of Daylesford for a delicious meal and spa before sampling the famous natural mineral spring water.

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Creswick has a broad main street reminiscent of a bygone era and the grand building architecture owes its existence to the gold rush. Here you can also discover the only remaining woollen spinning mill of its type left in Australia. Clunes is best known for its annual Booktown festival held each May and is Australia’s only recognised international Booktown – one of only 17 in the world. Explore the antique and collectible stores, go gold prospecting and take a walk through Mount Beckworth nature reserve. Smeaton will take you back to simpler times at the historic five-storey bluestone Anderson’s Mill. You can try your hand at catching a trout (and enjoy eating it too). Stock up on hand-woven garments or stay overnight in a boutique country property. Daylesford is Victoria’s renowned spa town. Boasting the largest concentration of spa therapists per capita in Australia. Enjoy a soothing massage or immerse yourself in our local mineral waters. Sailors Falls is just seven minutes from Daylesford. Here you will find local wineries and the Sailors Falls Reserve where you can walk the loop trail and collect mineral water at the springs enroute – so don’t forget your water bottle.

Sunbury and Macedon Ranges Tour 147kmS via the Calder Highway

Broadmeadows is an outer suburb of Melbourne where you can stop and buy some great food and trinkets from all over the world. Take an esky with you as food manufacturers sell direct to the public. Sunbury is the birthplace of The Ashes and has the oldest homestead in Victoria. There are also numerous walking trails, cycling tracks and award-winning wineries.

It’s so easy to explore our beautiful region and it is so close to the city. In just 20 minutes from the airport you’ll be in the heart of Melbourne’s closest wine region – Sunbury. A little further down the road, the picturesque villages of Riddells Creek, Romsey and Lancefield offer even more wineries and an array of delicious local produce. Every good road trip needs somewhere that you can stretch your legs. There are walking tracks and trails and an abundance of native wildlife including kookaburras, galahs, waterbirds and paddocks filled with kangaroos. Creativity abounds with those who are inspired by their country surrounds to create beautiful works of art and crafts that are sold in galleries and cafes everywhere. Here you can also wander the beautiful wide tree-lined streets and visit monthly farmers markets where you can find organic vegetables, plants, honey and fresh baked bread. Before heading back, be sure to enjoy the view from the top of Mount Macedon which takes in the entire southern plain towards Port Phillip Bay.

Riddells Creek is located at the foothills of the scenic Macedon Ranges and home to National Trust buildings, galleries, wineries and Mount Charlie State Forest. Clarkefield boasts a National Trust registered building that serves as the local pub – which rumours say is haunted. The town celebrated its 155th birthday in 2012. Romsey has wineries, cellar doors, farm gate stalls and plenty more appetising fare to stock your picnic basket. Lancefield has the classic air of a pastoral working town with an arts, antiques and culinary edge and is connected to nearby Romsey via a walking and bike trail. Macedon & Mount Macedon are home to walking trails, stunning gardens picnic reserves. Take some time to enjoy the sweeping views from the Memorial Cross at the summit. Gisborne has restaurants and cafés, wine bars and boutiques. Discover cool climate wines, drive past farm gate stalls and explore the local Botanic Gardens.

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Daylesford

Daylesford Day Spa Imagine walking into a business where you instantly feel welcomed, calm, relaxed and surrounded by exotic scents. The water wall, neutral and warm colours along with the background music create soothing sounds and movement. Lights filters through the water into a relaxation lounge with its aroma of essential oils. Our personal touch is our trade mark.

25 Albert Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 2331 Web www.daylesforddayspa.com.au

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Grange Cleveland & Bellinzona

Grange Cleveland Winery 55 Shannons Road, Lancefield 3435 Grange Bellinzona 77 Main Road, Hepburn Springs 3461 Phone 1 800 803 377 Web www.grangecc.com.au

MELBOURNE

V/LINE PTY LTD

V/Line operates daily services connecting Melbourne and the Macedon Ranges via train and bus. Your V/Line ticket gives you access to a range of discounts at Victorian attractions. Find out more at vline.com.au or call 1800 800 007. Sit back, enjoy the scenery and arrive inspired. Phone 1800 800 007 Web www.vline.com.au

ENJOY OUR REGIONS’ GREAT OUTDOORS Here are our top tips for enjoying the great outdoors in the region: – Walk through Lerderderg State Park and take a swim in Grahams Dam

– Hike the 92km Great Dividing Trail

– Enjoy the views from the top of mystical Hanging Rock

– Meander along our country lanes to see kangaroos and wallabies grazing in pastures and bushland

– Walk or cycle the 8km trail from Romsey to Lancefield

– Visit our many farm gates for fresh produce and enjoy a feast in one of our beautiful picnic areas

– Explore the walking, cycling and horseriding paths at Woodlands Historic Park at Greenvale

Our local Visitor Information Centres can provide you with more nature-based activities including maps and guides. (see page 37 for locations)

– Check out Trentham Falls – the longest single drop waterfall in Victoria – Strike it rich on the Buried Rivers of Gold Heritage Trail at Creswick – Wander along Spring Creek at Hepburn Springs and fill up your water bottles with our natural mineral waters and then bathe in the nearby mineral pools – Enjoy a game of golf in Creswick where the Victorian PGA Championships are held or at one of our many picturesque village golf courses

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Whether you want a relaxing weekend or a fun-filled group getaway, you will love these comfortable Grange Retreats with their warm hospitality and fine leisure facilities. Choose to explore Victoria’s spa country with Grange Bellinzona in Hepburn Springs or enjoy an indulgent winery retreat at Grange Cleveland Winery.

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Clunes

Clunes Booktown Festival Clunes, Australia’s only internationally recognised Booktown, hosts the annual Booktown Festival over the first weekend in May. Featuring the largest collection of rare, second-hand and new books in Australia, Children’s Booktown, writers’ talks, old world street entertainment, food and wine.

Chocolate Mill

MT.FRANKLIN/DAYLESFORD

PO Box 287, Clunes 3370

“...uncompromising commitment to quality” The Age, 2004.

5451 Midland Hwy, Mt. Franklin 3461

EMAIL visitus@clunesbooktownfestival. com.au Web www.clunesbooktownfestival.com.au

Try our ”Ultimate Hot Chocolate”, voted#1 in Herald Sun’s Top 5 Hot Chocolates in Victoria. Over 90 chocolate selections handmade from Fairtrade Belgian Couverture & natural ingredients.

Phone 03 5476 4208 Web www.chocmill.com.au

Free demos at 11am & 2pm. Open 10am – 4.30pm.

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Daylesford Spa Country Railway Travel on our vintage trains and step back in time each Sunday. Or for a more luxurious experience try our ‘Silver Streak’ Food & Wine Train. Sip local wines and enjoy seasonal platters on 1st Saturday of the month, 5.30pm – 7pm.

18 Raglan Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 3503 EMAIL marketing@dscr.com.au Web www.dscr.com.au

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Hanging Rock Reserve

Discover Hanging Rock, backdrop to the famous novel and film and home to many major events including country thoroughbred races and The Age Harvest Picnic. Facilities include BBQs, playground, walking trails, and cafe. Open 9am – 5pm daily (except Christmas Day) – entry fees apply. South Rock Road, Woodend 3442 visitor information 1800 244 711 Web www.visitmacedonranges.com

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Leigh CREEK

Kryal Castle Australia’s only medieval resort and adventure park. Be thrilled by jousting shows, explore the Dragon’s Labyrinth, meet knights, wizards, fairies, goblins, lords and ladies. A theatrical, interactive and rewarding journey back in time, bringing this magical Castle to life!

Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm

121 Forbes Road, Leigh Creek 3352 Phone 03 5334 7388 Web www.kryalcastle.com.au

HEPBURN SPRINGS Lavandula presents itself with the beauty of an open garden and a sophisticated farm gate experience. 1850s stone buildings overlook gardens producing paddock to plate products for its retail shop and café. Grand vistas, productive tree lots and a sense of a working farm of years gone by. Our philosophy is to maintain the heritage and farming practices of our early Swiss Italian pioneers. 350 Hepburn-Newstead Road, Hepburn Springs Phone 03 5476 4393 Web www.lavandula.com.au

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Creswick

Creswick Woollen Mills Visit and tour the last coloured woollen spinning mill of its kind in Australia. Designing and manufacturing since 1947. Factory outlet open 7 days, stocks knitwear, home wares and accessories. See alpacas and relax on the viewing deck with a coffee.

Railway Parade, Creswick 3363 Phone 03 5345 2202 Web www.creswickwool.com.au

NEWHAM/WOODEND

Hanging Rock winery The Hanging Rock Winery was established in 1983 and has grown to be one of the Macedon Ranges most well regarded and largest winery. The business was started with the idea of making Australia’s best sparkling wine and Heathcote Shiraz. Today it makes both, alongside a host of other wines to suit most tastes and budgets.

Kyneton & Hanging Rock Racing Club

88 Jim Road, Woodend 3442 Phone 03 5427 0542 Web www.hangingrock.com.au

Kyneton /Hanging Rock

The Kyneton & Hanging Rock Racing Club operates two unique and beautiful racecourses, NMIT Kyneton Park and Hanging Rock, which hold 17 race meetings a year between these two outstanding venues where it’s more than just racing, it’s an experience! For more information contact the club on the following details. Hanging Rock Reserve South Rock Road, Hanging Rock 3442 NMIT Kyneton Park Campaspe Place, Kyneton 3444 Phone 03 5422 1866 Web kyneton.countryracing.com.au hangingrock.countryracing.com.au

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Kyneton

Lauriston Press

37B Piper Street, Kyneton 3444

Lauriston Press provides a unique Gallery experience in Central Victoria. Representing original works on paper by Sarah Gabriel plus select prints, and ceramics from Victorian artists.

Phone 03 5422 1710 Web www.lauristonpress.com.au

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TUKI RETREAT

60 Stoney Rises Road, Smeaton 3364

Relax,unwind,unravel. Tuki Retreat offers seclusion, a sense of space and an invigorating environment in which to recharge. Romantic stone cottages, spring water, regional wine & food are all her for you.

Sink in and relax

Phone 03 5345 6233 Web www.tuki.com.au

Daylesford

The convent GALLERY

A feast for the senses, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art in an historic 19th century mansion. With its decadent retail areas, Mediterranean restaurant, relaxing Altar bar and lounge, restored chapel, nuns museum, penthouse apartment and two stunning glass fronted function spaces. Open 10am – 4pm Daily. 7 Daly Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 3211 Web www.theconvent.com.au

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Spa & Wellbeing

No visit to our region is complete without a rejuvenating treatment at one of the many day spas. We have the largest number of massage and beauty therapists per capita in Australia and our region is home to more than 85% of Australia’s natural mineral waters and the largest collection of mineral springs in the southern hemisphere. The energy from these healing waters infuse the atmosphere bringing an instant calm. Your time in a day spa is your own – a “you-time indulgence”. A time for pure relaxation and reflection where you can give yourself totally to a therapist and allow your tired muscles to relax and release the stresses of everyday life. So sink back with a cup of herbal tea, go with the flow and enjoy being pampered.

Immerse yourself in 100 per cent natural mineral spring water, indulge in a facial, mud bath, body wrap or clear your pores and your mind in a steam room or sauna. The options for spa treatments are limitless dependent on the time that you have as you can be pampered for several luxurious hours. And you can either visit a day spa or have the therapist come to you. Ours is a region where you will also find a range of alternative therapies like Reiki, Shiatsu or Bowen Therapy. We appreciate that it will be hard to choose just one treatment as each will offer its own set of healing benefits. We suggest that as each property will offer its own unique experience, choose a couple of different locations and try something new each time you visit.

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To tempt you Not that you need an excuse to unwind, but here are some ideas to tempt you to have a spa or a treatment: 1. Soak in a spa in a treetop cabin 2. Enjoy twilight bathing in 100% natural mineral water 3. Plunge into a relaxing and serene salt therapy pool heated to 35 degrees 4. Pregnant? Have a relaxing massage to sooth you and your baby

Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa the home of Hepburn Springs only historic Bathhouse. Since 1895 we have been celebrating the ageless art of bathing. Relax in the shared rituals of mineral water bathing in the Bathhouse or indulge in our magnificent day spa. The Spa is dedicated to enhancing your wellbeing with private mineral baths, face and body therapies, and spa rituals. Emerge feeling revived and revitalised.

5. A relaxation stone massage will take you on a journey of pure relaxation 6. Using tea and lotus root, a Geisha facial will smooth and lighten the skin 7. Try a chocolate body wrap to release antioxidants and stress 8. Pre-wedding pampering will help to make you glow on your special day

10. Remember, it’s all about you!

5 Tenth Street, Hepburn Springs 3461 “Mineral water and more...” Great massage and spa treatments. Fantastic retail therapy room. 925 Silver and buffalo horn jewellery specialist.

Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa & Wellness Retreat Australia’s fully authentic and multiple award winning Japanese guesthouse is an indulgent retreat featuring traditional yet comfortable accommodation, lovingly prepared cuisine, luxurious spa treatments and therapeutic health and wellness services. Renowned for genuine warm hospitality and impeccable service, it’s a small piece of Japan that’s close by.

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Minerals Spring Reserve Road, Hepburn Springs, 3461 Phone 03 5321 6000 Web www.hepburnbathhouse.com

Daylesford

Daylesford Day Spa

9. Leave the pressures of the city and your work behind with special stress-release therapies

Acqua Viva Day Spa

Hepburn Springs

Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa

HEPBURN SPRINGS Phone 03 5348 2111 Web www.dayspa.com.au

Hepburn Springs 7 Lakeside Drive, Hepburn Springs 3461

Imagine walking into a business where you instantly feel welcomed, calm, relaxed and surrounded by exotic scents. The water wall, neutral and warm colours along with the background music create soothing sounds and movement. Lights filters through the water into a relaxation lounge with its aroma of essential oils. Our personal touch is our trade mark. Our treatment menu is focused on health and wellbeing. 25 Albert Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 2331 Web www.daylesforddayspa.com.au

Phone 03 5348 2030 EMAIL info@shizuka.com.au Web www.shizuka.com.au

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Spa & Wellbeing

Even more precious than gold, natural spring water attracted the first Swiss-Italian settlers to the region in the 1800s. Our region is home to more than 70 natural mineral springs, and it was these, as much as the prospect of easy riches, that attracted the first wave of migrants to the area. Rich in magnesium, calcium and silica, among other minerals, the springs were believed to cure all sorts of afflictions from acne to arthritis. In the early 1800s, locals lobbied the council to halt sluicing for gold to protect the water and the Mineral Springs Reserve at Hepburn Springs was created in 1865. Each of the minerals specific to the waters found in the area can benefit health: calcium is good for the development of bone tissue, function of muscles and relaxation; magnesium helps with muscle aches and pains; silica is important for strong bone formation; bicarbonate balances the body’s pH levels; and iron, important for red blood cells, is easily absorbed through the water.

Top five spa tips Whether you wish to relax with a full body massage, a revitalizing facial, a manicure or a dip in natural mineral water, here are our top tips for making your spa experience a relaxing and enjoyable one. 1. Know spa etiquette Learn a little about spa etiquette ahead of time so you know what to expect. 2. Hydrate Remember to drink fluids, especially water. 3. Be comfortable Wear comfortable loose clothing. 4. Make a booking To avoid disappointment book ahead. 5. Check the spa menu Take some time to find the spa treatment that you most desire.

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Source: Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa

Our region is home to more than 70 natural mineral springs.

If you are looking to get out of the hustle and bustle of city life and need a place you can turn off your mobile phone, think of Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges – a place where chilling out is the norm. A couple of days in the fresh air and sunshine, enjoying everything that Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region has to offer, from art to fine dining, could be just what you need to recharge and unwind. Why not indulge that little bit more by staying a night or two?

The water is also supposedly good for indigestion and many people say it helps with stomach complaints and bowel irritation. If you are just passing through the area, or only able to visit occasionally, remember to bring some empty bottles to sample this precious drop or try soaking in the pure waters – the ultimate in relaxation.

More than a place to rest your head

The beauty of our region is that there is a huge range of accommodation options in the many villages, towns, the countryside and bushland surrounds. You are sure to find something that suits your budget and taste whether it be luxury lodging, a quaint cottage, an exquisite guest house, self-contained comfort, a traditional B&B, historic homestead, caravan or a camping spot.

Source: Peppers Springs Retreat & Spa

There’s something in the water

Accommodation

The region has hundreds of self-contained properties which are ideal for couples, families, groups, girls’ weekends away and even your pets. Choose from modern villas, architectural masterpieces, miners’ cottages, vintage-inspired design, sustainable living or something with a gorgeous garden. Some of these properties have featured in lifestyle magazines and you’ll find in every corner there is a tiny individual touch: a typewriter for guests to write up their comments, hand-wrapped soaps in the bathroom, a library piled high with books, claw-foot baths, industrial lighting, hand-made linen and plenty of quirky styling. It will feel like you’ve stepped into the home of a stylist for your weekend away.

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Accommodation

Why not indulge that little more by staying a night or two?

So, whether you feel most at home in a luxe hotel suite or would prefer to relax by the fire in a cosy country cottage or a camping ground, you’ll find an option that’s perfect for you.

You will find lodgings with every luxury from heated bathroom floors to balconies with stunning views. There is a huge variety and as our towns and villages are small, most are located within easy reach of restaurants, cafes, shops, spas, nature reserves and all of the things that make our region unique.

Whether you want a relaxing weekend or a fun-filled group getaway, you will love these comfortable Grange Retreats with their warm hospitality and fine leisure facilities. Choose to explore Victoria’s spa country with Grange Bellinzona in Hepburn Springs or enjoy an indulgent winery retreat at Grange Cleveland Winery.

There are also camping and caravan spots set in tranquil and peaceful surrounds if this is more your style. These are ideal if you love being immersed in nature and with bush surrounds, walking trails fishing holes and swimming spots close by.

Hepburn Springs

Hepburn at hepburn

Hepburn at Hepburn is a secluded and plush adults only retreat offering experiences that soothe and relax, setting a precedent in five star accommodation in the heart of Daylesford, spa country. Boasting 14 opulent and private self-contained villas featuring modern technology, distinctive architecture and sophisticated design that can be enjoyed in a setting where city style meets country simplicity. 3–8 Range Road, Hepburn Springs 3461 Phone 03 5348 1194 EMAIL Hepburn@8hotels.com Web www.8hotels.com/hepburn

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Hepburn Springs

Grange Cleveland & Bellinzona

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Grange Cleveland Winery 55 Shannons Road, Lancefield 3435 Grange Bellinzona 77 Main Road, Hepburn Springs 3462 Phone 1 800 803 377 Web www.grangecc.com.au

Hepburn Springs

Shizuka Ryokan Japanese Country Spa & Wellness Retreat

Australia’s fully authentic and multiple award winning Japanese guesthouse is a truly indulgent retreat featuring traditional yet comfortable accommodation, lovingly prepared cuisine, luxurious spa treatments and therapeutic health and wellness services. Come and relax, rejuvenate and immerse in the tranquility and romance. Renowned for genuine warm hospitality and impeccable service, it’s a small piece of Japan that’s close to home. 7 Lakeside Drive, Hepburn Springs 3461 Phone 03 5348 2030 EMAIL info@shizuka.com.au Web www.shizuka.com.au

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Accommodation

One of the 101 Best Hotels in the World – Tatler (London). The legendary Lake House is renowned for its ‘2 Chef Hat’ restaurant & cellar of some 10,000 bottles. Lunch and dinner are served daily in the restaurant overlooking Lake Daylesford. For spa lovers – combining lunch with a pampering session in Salus Spa is pure bliss offering an oasis of tranquillity.

4 King Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 3329 Web www.lakehouse.com.au

1065 DaylesfordMalmsbury Road, Glenlyon 3461

creswick

Woodend

Campaspe House

1500 Midland Highway, Creswick 3363

Country Manor House offering accommodation, restaurant on Friday & Saturday nights with High Tea on Sundays, reservations essential.

Phone 03 5345 9600 Web www.novotel.forestresort.com.au 29 Goldies Lane, Woodend 3442

Phone 03 5427 2277 Web www.campaspehouse.com.au

DAYLESFORD

station house daylesford

Kyneton

Central Highlands Motor Inn

104 High Street, Kyneton 3442

Provides friendly, clean and comfortable country motel accommodation in peaceful, picturesque and historic town of Kyneton.

Phone 03 5422 2011 Web www.centralhighlandsmotorinn.com.au EMAIL info@centralhighlandsmotorinn.com.au

woodend

Holgate Brewhouse

Historic B&B 4 bedroom Homestead and a complimenting 8 bedroom 3.5 star Manor House set on 3 rural acres opposite the Daylesford Tourist Railway Station and Sunday market. Accommodation for group hire with meal options, limited overnight stay for couples or singles and use as a business venue. Features off-street parking, bbq area, open fires and large garden area. Close to restaurants and town centre.

An independent craft brewery with a small team passionate about creating full flavoured beers. You can visit the brewing operations right inside the restored 19th century iconic Hotel with its own popular restaurant and accommodation.

15 Raglan Street, Daylesford 3460

Open daily from 12 noon.

Phone 03 5348 1591 Web www.stationhouse.net.au

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Armley Park’s modern studio apartments offer the perfect break for couples (breakfast provisions included). A peaceful and private escape only ten minutes from Daylesford.

Phone 03 5348 4422 Web www.armleypark.com.au

Novotel forest resort Novotel Forest Resort Creswick is a 4½ star resort featuring 143 unusually large rooms, a Boutique Day Spa, 600 person conference centre, Harvest 383 à la carte restaurant, Springs Bar, an outdoor heated pool and an 18 hole championship golf course. Only 30 minutes from Daylesford, the resort is located on 150 acres of state forest.

Glenlyon

Armley Park Retreat

Source: Daylesford and Macedon Ranges

Daylesford

Lake House and Salus Spa

The accommodation consists of stylishly refurbished queen-sized bedrooms, each with ensuite and fantastic views across the village of Woodend or onto Mt Macedon. 79 High Street, Woodend 3442 Phone 03 5427 2510 Web www.holgatebrewhouse.com

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Food and produce

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Food and produce

Daylesford

Lake House and Salus Spa

One of the 101 Best Hotels in the World – Tatler (London). The legendary Lake House is renowned for its ‘2 Chef Hat’ restaurant & cellar of some 10,000 bottles. Lunch and dinner are served daily in the restaurant overlooking Lake Daylesford. For spa lovers – combining lunch with a pampering session in the Salus Spa is pure bliss, offering an oasis of tranquillity. The more casual sister café Wombat Hill House is located in the Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens in Daylesford.

Delight in the region’s produce Our region is noted for our excellent eateries and cafes and we are home to a number of hatted restaurants. But dig a little deeper and you’ll find folk who are cultivating small plots, raising rare breeds of animals and organic vegetables, fish farmers, winemakers, cheese makers, passionate pastry chefs and artisan bakers. With 85% of Australia’s mineral waters flowing under our soils, our produce has a rich environment to draw upon.

Ensure that you take some time to pop into the many farm gates along our main roads and laneways. And when you meet our farmers you’ll find many found their passion for food ignited by the quality of our regions’ soil and nurturing environment.

Phone 03 5348 3329 Web www.lakehouse.com.au

Daylesford

herbal loRe Experience the full, rich flavour of masterfully blended, distilled, organic herbs in liqueurs designed to awaken the senses, fuel your passion and zest for life and bring harmony to your inner and outer worlds.

Lot 2 Railway Crescent, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 1920 EMAIL info@herballoreliqueurs.com Web www.herballoreliquers.com

Mt MacedoN

Mt Macedon hotel 694 Mt Macedon Road, Mt Macedon 3441 Come & enjoy our delicious food in our family friendly restaurant and bar or just stay the night.

pHONE 03 5426 1888 Email mtmacedonhotel@gmail.com

TRENTHAM

redbeard historic bakery RedBeard Historic Bakery specialises in certified organic, authentic sourdough bread, handmade with traditional techniques and baked in a huge 19th century woodfired Scotch oven. Our behind-the-scenes tours and sourdough baking workshops are a must for food and heritage lovers. Cafe open daily.

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4 King Street, Daylesford 3460

There are various food trails that you can take so don’t forget to pick up a copy of the Tasty Little Touring Map to discover the regions’ food and produce delights or go to www.dmproduce.com.au.

38A High Street, Trentham 3458

Daylesford

mercato @ Daylesford

A contemporary fine dining experience awaits you in this charming 1860s building. Award winning Chef & Owner Richard Mee crafts exceptional modern Australian cuisine using the finest and freshest produce sourced from our bountiful region. Mercato’s carefully selected wine list will compliment your dish of choice and excite the most discerning of palates. Experience the flavour of Daylesford at Mercato. 32 Raglan Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 4488 Web www.mercatorestaurant.com.au

Phone 03 5424 1002 Web www.redbeardbakery.com.au

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Food and produce

hepburn pavilion cafe

Food and produce

hepburn springs

Mineral Springs Reserve Road, Hepburn Springs 3461

The Hepburn Pavilion Cafe is open daily for delicious breakfast, morning and afternoon tea and light lunches. Our seasonal menu features local produce.

Phone 03 5348 1900 Web www.hepburnpavilion.com.au

creswick

Novotel forest resort

Daylesford

farmers arms hotel The Farmers is a fantastic corner pub with a bar and beer garden serving delicious food throughout. We have an extensive winelist and good selection of beers on tap.

Novotel Forest Resort Creswick is a 4½ star resort featuring 143 rooms, golf course and Harvest 383 our à la carte restaurant.

We are open 7 days a week.

Phone 03 5348 2091 Web www.farmersarmsdaylesford.com.au

1500 Midland Hwy, Creswick 3363 Phone 03 5345 9600 Web www.novotel.forestresort.com.au

Daylesford

Royal hotel daylesford Located in the centre of historic Daylesford, the heart of Spa Country. Award winning service and facilities. A truly unique getaway. Boutique, Standard, Deluxe and Apartment Accommodation. Bistro featuring fresh local produce and wines. Cafe/Sports bar/TAB/Internet cafe

Radio Springs hotel

27 Vincent Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 2205 Email admin@tdrh.com.au Web www.daylesfordroyalhotel.com.au 1 High Street, Lyonville 3461

lyonville

sailors falls / DAYLESFORD Stirring memories of regional France, Sault is set against the backdrop of Wombat State Forest, overlooking our own lake amidst fields of lavender. Indulge yourself with exquisite contemporary Australian cuisine prepared with the freshest of regional produce and accompanied by local and international wines. 70 minutes from Melbourne, Sault provides the perfect launch for your gastronomic and indulgent weekend in the beautiful Spa Country. Wed, Thurs: from 6pm, Fri – Sun: 11am till late. 2349 Ballan Daylesford Road, Daylesford 3460

Le Peche Gourmand

A cosy, casual boutique hotel, full of character and atmosphere, offering a quaint bar, great food, outdoor dining, accommodation, live music, films and rambling garden.

Phone 03 5348 5562 Web www.radiospringshotel.com.au

Sault Restaurant

1 East Street, Daylesford 3460

Creswick

Le Peche Gourmand is a traditional French boulangerie-patisserie using local seasonal produce. Experience the flavours of France in a small boutique cafe. 69A Albert Street, Creswick 3363 Phone 03 5345 2731

Trentham

The cosmopolitan hotel

The iconic Cosmopolitan Hotel in the heart of Trentham, is an easy drive from Melbourne and the perfect place to enjoy the best regional food, wine and beer. Live music every Sunday afternoon. The historic “Stables” are available for private functions and events. Open Fri – Sun midday – late. Available for private functions. Cnr High Street and Cosmo Road, Trentham 3458 Phone 03 5424 1516 EMAIL enquiries@thecosmopolitanhotel.com.au Web www.thecosmopolitanhotel.com.au

Phone 03 5348 6555 Web www.sault.com.au

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Wine / Events

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Discover our region’s wines Perhaps our best kept secret is our amazing wineries. Our region has been producing wine for over 160 years with the first vineyards planted back in the 1840s – which isn’t surprising when you consider our rich European heritage. The regions’ cool to cold climate means that our wines are produced in small quantities of exceptionally high quality. The majority of our wineries are owner-operated which provides a greater chance for you to meet and talk to the winemakers to gain a first-hand insight into their wine making techniques.

Wine / Events

Glenlyon

Ellender Wines

Just beyond Melbourne Airport and only 30 minutes from the city is the Sunbury wine region where vignerons have been producing wine since the 1860s. The Macedon Ranges wine region is home to some of Australia’s finest boutique wineries. Here you will discover passionate characters, hidden vineyards and secret gardens that extend as far as Clunes and Creswick. Make sure you pick up the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges Wine Touring Guide from a Visitor Information Centre to tour our wineries.

260 Green Gully Road, Glenlyon 3461

An Estate visit will reward you with friendship, knowledge and an understanding of our special place. Regional platters, wood-fired pizzas, picnic hampers, celebration parties, weddings, conferences.

Phone 03 5348 7785 Web www.ellenderwines.com.au

DAYLESFORD

Daylesford Wine Tours 84 Vincent Street, Daylesford 3460

Phone 03 5348 1823 Web www.daylesfordwinetours.com

Tour the scenic Daylesford/Hepburn Shire wineries in comfort on half or full day tours $75 or $200.

Guildford

Limestone Track Vineyard 48 Limestone Track, Guildford 3451

Phone 03 5476 4266 Web www.limestonetrack.com

Established 1989, we supply hand crafted wines from hand picked vines to ensure every drop will be enjoyed.

NEWHAM/WOODEND

Hanging Rock winery

MALMSBURY

ZIG ZAG WINES 201 Zig Zag Road, Malmsbury 3446

Phone 03 5423 9390 Web www.zigzagwines.com.au

The 41 yr old un-irrigated vines are grown in red volcanic clay soil produce wines with intense, distinct flavours

Events The Hanging Rock Winery was established in 1983 and has grown to be one of the Macedon Ranges most well regarded and largest winery. The business was started with the idea of making Australia’s best sparkling wine and Heathcote Shiraz. Today it makes both, alongside a host of other wines to suit most tastes and budgets.

88 Jim Road, Woodend 3442 Phone 03 5427 0542 Web www.hangingrock.com.au

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Our region is home to a range of exciting events that celebrate our food, wine, history, art, culture and nature. Here are some of our favourite major events. For more events contact local Visitor Information Centres or go to www.visitvictoria/dmr

January/Feb

March

April

May

•N  ew Years Day and Australia Day Races at Hanging Rock • T he Age Harvest Picnic, Hanging Rock •P  roducers Day, Daylesford

• Chillout Festival, Daylesford • Feast of March Moorabool • Bacchus Marsh Harvest Festival

• Daylesford Macedon Ranges Produce Harvest Festival • Aust. Powerboat Champ’ships, Ballan

• Clunes Booktown Festival • Trentham Spudfest

June

August

October

November

•W  oodend Winter Arts Festival

• Sunbury Wine Festival • Words in Winter, Hepburn

• Hepburn Springs Swiss Italia Festa

• Budburst Wine & Food Festival, Macedon Ranges and Hepburn • Strawberries & Cherries Festival, Bacchus Marsh • Daylesford & Macedon Ranges Open Studios

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Retail

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Retail

Blackwood

Garden of St erth Visit the Garden of St Erth and discover one of Victoria’s best loved gardens, once an abandoned gold rush town. Stroll through 2 hectares of stunning displays of fruit, flowers and vegetables, shop at our nursery selling Diggers plants and seeds.

189 Simmons Reef Road, Blackwood 3458 Phone 03 5368 6514 Web www.diggers.com.au/ gardens-and-cafes/gardens/st-erth. aspx

Kyneton

Emporium on Piper The Emporium on Piper is a major drawcard for those seeking the classic and the quirky. It’s a fascinating mix of good taste and good humour. Come and choose gifts for anyone (particularly yourself!).

89 Piper Street, Kyneton 3444 Phone 03 5422 6611

Open 7 days, 9am – 5pm.

Enjoy a spot of retail therapy Relaxation comes in many forms, but none so satisfying than a good spot of retail therapy. Our region is bursting with good fairs and good fare.

Macedon offers retail experiences especially for the green thumb where a number of outstanding nurseries thrive in the fresh mountain climate.

On the outskirts of Melbourne you will find a mecca of multicultural delights in suburbs such as Broadmeadows. Around Sunbury, Woodend and Kyneton stock up with bottles of olive oil produced from local groves. Local produce can also found at farmers market or village fairs held each weekend throughout the region. In Bacchus Marsh you can pick your own strawberries, cherries and other produce or buy straight from the farm gate.

Our region is bursting with good fairs and good fare.

The eclectic shops of Macedon village evoke the style and grace of glories past. Nearby Mount

Kyneton and Malmsbury are the home of artists and galleries while in Trentham you will find yourself face-to-face with a menagerie of plaster animals, antiques and fine local furniture. Prepare to lose yourself for hours in the charms of Daylesford’s array of shopping choices. But if you want books, head to historic Clunes – Australia’s only international booktown.

Decadence. House of Gordon Wares

GORDON

66 Main Street, Gordon 3345 Decadence stocks a huge range of gifts which have been carefully sourced both locally and from overseas. Open Friday – Sunday and Public Holidays. 34

Phone 0419 318 338 Web www.houseofgordon.com.au

Kyneton

the persian room The Persian Room, located on popular Piper Street, Kyneton has world class oriental rugs. Every piece is handmade and the collection spans three centuries featuring woven rugs from Iran, with the occasional treasure from other carpet centres. Come and browse for an hour or two.

54 Piper Street, Kyneton 3444 Phone 03 5422 1477 email mj@wedgewoods.net Web www.thepersianroom

Open Friday – Sunday, 11am – 1pm.

KyneTON

pennie Quality and eye-catching artisan jewellery made locally in Kyneton and around the world. Australian made clothing and accessories including the popular Ark brand. Quality you would expect in the city is right here in Kyneton at affordable prices.

4 High Street, Kyneton 3442 Phone 03 5422 2999 EMAIL pennie@pennie.com.au Web www.pennie.com.au

Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm.

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Retail / Attractions

Kyneton & Hanging Rock Racing Club The Kyneton & Hanging Rock Racing Club operates two unique and beautiful racecourses, NMIT Kyneton Park and Hanging Rock, which hold 17 race meetings a year between these two outstanding venues where it’s more than just racing, it’s an experience! For more information contact the club on the following details.

Kyneton /Hanging Rock Hanging Rock Reserve South Rock Road, Hanging Rock 3442

This is the Victorian Visitor Information symbol. You’ll find this yellow “i” on roads all over Victoria and it means you’re not far from one of our accredited Visitor Information Centres. They are your guarantee of up to date quality information and expert advice about every piece of Victoria and they’re open 9am to 5pm, seven days a week (except Christmas Day and Good Friday).

NMIT Kyneton Park Campaspe Place, Kyneton 3444 Phone 03 5422 1866 Web kyneton.countryracing.com.au hangingrock.countryracing.com.au

Daylesford

The convent GALLERY A feast for the senses, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art in an historic 19th century mansion. With its decadent retail areas, Mediterranean restaurant, relaxing Altar bar and lounge, restored chapel, nuns museum, penthouse apartment and two stunning glass fronted function spaces.

Accredited Information Centres

7 Daly Street, Daylesford 3460 Phone 03 5348 3211 Web www.theconvent.com.au

Bacchus Marsh 156 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh Ph: 03 5367 7488

Kilmore 12 Sydney Street, Kilmore Ph: 03 5781 1319

Melton 323 High Street, Melton Ph: 03 9747 7300

Seymour 47 Emily Street, Seymour Ph:03 5799 0233

Daylesford 98 Vincent Street, Daylesford Ph: 03 5321 6123

Kyneton High Street, Kyneton Ph: 03 5422 6110 or 1800 244 711

Sunbury 43 Macedon Street, Sunbury Ph: 03 9744 2291 or 1800 677 995

Woodend High Street, Woodend Ph: 03 5427 2033 or 1800 244 711

Seek out new experiences across Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges. Enjoy decadent meals, local wines and accommodation, then balance things out with the pure bliss of a spa or massage. For a feast of deals go to visitvictoria.com/dmr

Open 10am – 4pm Daily.

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Creswick Woollen Mills

Visit and tour the last coloured woollen spinning mill of its kind in Australia. Designing and manufacturing since 1947. Factory outlet open 7 days, stocks knitwear, home wares and accessories. See alpacas and relax on the viewing deck with a coffee.

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Railway Parade, Creswick 3363

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Phone 03 5345 2202 Web www.creswickwool.com.au

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Design & Production: Celsius Design – Phone 03 9419 0044

Woollen Mills Est 1947

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2012-13 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE for DAYLESFORD MACEDON  

Daylesford Macedon is the destination for rejuvenation, relaxation, unwinding and indulgence. Renowned for its natural mineral spring water,...

2012-13 OFFICIAL VISITORS GUIDE for DAYLESFORD MACEDON  

Daylesford Macedon is the destination for rejuvenation, relaxation, unwinding and indulgence. Renowned for its natural mineral spring water,...

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