Mention the word ‘Daylesford’ to people who’ve been there and you’re likely to notice a dreamy, faraway look in their eyes. That’s the remembrance of time spent in one of Victoria’s most romantic and relaxing towns, a place seemingly uniquely designed to heal what ails you. Whether it’s physical sustenance at one of Daylesford’s award-winning eateries, or spiritual nourishment in world-famous mineral springs and spa resorts, you’ll leave Daylesford planning your next return.
Natural attractions abound in Daylesford, from the stately gardens of Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens, to the superb serenity of Lake Daylesford, to the rugged terrain and trails of Hepburn Regional Park. If fossicking about in boutiques and galleries and Sunday markets is more your thing, Daylesford has plenty to occupy the most discerning ofRead more...
treasure hunters; while a slew of local festivals throughout the year showcase the region’s charm in all its many colours.
The best thing about Daylesford though? It beckons no matter the season. Daylesford’s wide shady boulevards in Spring and Summer turn brilliant shades of red and gold in Autumn, while Winter is the time for enjoying open fires, hearty local reds, and the cosiness of Daylesford village life.
To market to market...a weekend ritual of buying the yummiest, freshest produce, leafing through piles of books or second hand clothes. Our region is host to some of Victoria's best markets. No matter when you are visiting, you will find a market...
Enjoy a scenic view across Daylesford & the surrounding forest. On a clear day, enjoy a stunning sunset or sunrise or simply take in the scenery.
Get a taste of this region by taking a short stroll around Daylesford's favourite landmarks.
Take a day to explore these stunning waterfalls, each just a shirt drive from Daylesford town centre. Two are well know and the last one is a locals secret.
Get the latest tips and secret finds from our local Visitor Information Centre experts.