Restore the balance and find a new sense of wellbeing on your journey through the Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges region. Rest and rejuvenate in spas and natural mineral springs, stroll through historic gardens and quaint villages, and uncover a region brimming with history, art and creativity.
nature and the healing waters
Leave behind the stresses of everyday life and begin your journey the right way. Bathe in the region’s restorative mineral springs and treat yourself to a range of wellness therapies and spa treatments. Rested and invigorated, you’re ready to explore this fascinating region and uncover its myriad attractions.
Indulge your artistic side and immerse yourself in history at local galleries, artist studios and museums in Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges.
Stony Creek Gallery
Artist Michael Parker has created an art experience for the Stony Creek Gallery visitor. From the moment you enter, you will be amazed by the creative layout of the gallery and the hand painted floor by Michael which tells his artistic journey. The Stony Creek Gallery is a must see attraction to all who visit the area.
Bromley & Co
David Bromley, a resident of Daylesford combines an established and multi-faceted capability in design with an ever-expanding web of passionate artists and artisans to create products and environments that we love to be surrounded in. His two galleries, Bromley & Co in Daylesford’s main shopping precinct and his hidden gallery space in East Street.
Convent Gallery Daylesford
Nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, over-looking Daylesford, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art in a historic 19th century mansion. This multi-award winning gallery offers endless possibilities for a unique and satisfying experience.
HIKING OR STROLLING
Take a relaxing scenic stroll through the Hepburn Spring Reserve, the Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens or around the rolling local farmland. Alternatively, enjoy a challenging hike across rugged escarpments within the Hepburn Springs / Daylesford region. For a serious walk, join the Great Dividing Trail as it passes through the region via the Federation Track from Ballarat to Daylesford, Dry Diggings Track from Daylesford to Castlemaine and the Lerderderg Track from Daylesford to Blackwood.
Open September to May, Lavandula offers a very European experience where its serenity will lift your spirits. Out in the countryside ten minutes north of Daylesford you’ll find around the cobbled courtyard, a cluster of farmhouse buildings: the house, the Barn, and the Stillroom. The Lavender Farm has a great café.
local farmer's market and
Take advantage of purchasing some amazing local produce by visiting one or more of the local Farmer’s Markets on every weekend somewhere within the local Hepburn Springs and Daylesford Spa Country region.
Fresh from the farm
Blessed with crisp mountain air, rich fertile soils and purifying mineral springs, the region has long embraced ‘la dolce vita’. Enjoy fine dining at some of Australia’s best restaurants, meet local winemakers at rustic cellar doors and taste fresh produce at farm gates and roadside stalls as you make your way around the region.