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Overwrought Sculpture Garden and Gallery

Overwrought Sculpture Garden and Gallery is an inspiring creative retail enterprise set on lush farmland in Blampied, Central Victoria just eight minutes from Daylesford on the Midland Highway to Ballarat. Artist David Dawson and his team create his uniquely Australian sculptural metalwork designs in his extensive workshop. He then displays them next door in the rustic hay-shed gallery and beautifully landscaped garden setting that he has created. His creations include garden art, native Australian animals and birds, furniture, wall art, magnetic creatures and privacy screens. Here you can find a huge variety of native plants, trees, ponds, dry creek beds, cactus rockeries, waterfalls and lawn peppered with Davids' creations. You can wander or sit by the ponds or waterfalls and listen to the frogs in this tranquil setting.The gallery has been transformed from a rustic hay shed to a light high roofed space that still incorporates elements from its farming past. Here you can buy the art and produce of thirty local and fair trade artisans, many whose work is not available to purchase elsewhere. The range includes indigenous ceramics, paintings, prints and photography, jewellery, woodwork and home wares. With your comfort always in mind we also have a coffee cart in our gallery serving delicious artisan coffee, hot chocolate and chai from Ballarat based businesses Coffee Pirates and Grounded Pleasures with milk from local Inglenook Dairy. Sweet and savory treats are also available to be enjoyed in our gallery or at one of the many tables scattered amongst the ponds and greenery of our sculpture garden. With our resident artist on site weekdays you can include a guided tour of our studio workshop in your visit. Get in touch to make a booking. We have toilets, good access and ample parking for caravans and buses. We look forward to having you visit us.

Lake Daylesford

Take a walk around picturesque Lake Daylesford and take in the sights and sounds of nature. A short stroll from the town centre, Lake Daylesford offers something to keep everyone happy.

Children love bird spotting and the playground is always a hit. Why not spend the day and utilise the BBQ facilities.

You will find a cafe and restaurant right on the shores of the lake and many more activities. Don’t forget to taste the famous mineral water at Wombat Flat Mineral Spring and Central Springs Reserve.

Lake Daylesford is a man-made lake, originally a site of gold diggings, then later a Chinese market garden. The construction of the lake began in 1927 and is still used for many recreational activities.

  • Leggatt St, Daylesford
  • Always open

Daylesford Community Park & Skate Park

Run, jump and explore. Located centrally in Daylesford, the Community Park is home to a natural play space, playground, accessible play equipment, community garden and skate park.

There is something to keep everyone happy.

This park has a shade sail over parts of the playground, free electric BBQ's and public toilets, so spend an hour or a day exploring this park.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

Peace Mile Walk – Lake Daylesford – 2.8 km’s | 40 minute loop

Take in the sights of Lake Daylesford by taking the ‘Peace Mile’ walk around the perimeter of the lake.

This is a gentle loop walk along a well maintained path and boardwalk, with beautiful views across the lake. You will finish your walk with a feeling of peace and serenity.

Feeling like something longer? Follow the trail down to Central Springs Reserve and continue along the Goldfields Track which leads to Hepburn Springs or Sailors Falls.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

Quarry St Reserve

Quarry Street reserve is located centrally in Trentham and is only a short walk to the bustling main street with shops and eateries. Take some time out to wander around the lake, have a BBQ or simply sit and watch the birdlife. Located in this reserve is the beginning of the Wombat Walking Trail. You will find interpretive signage along the way.

  • Open lunch and dinner seven days per week

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