Guide to Daylesford, Victoria

Daylesford is my absolute favourite country town. Located 115 kilometres North West of Melbourne, it has everything I look for in a weekend escape destination. Fresh air quality food, a town nicely situated on a hill overlooking a…

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Lake Daylesford

Daylesford is my absolute favourite Australian country town. It has everything I look for in a weekend escape destination with quality food, interesting independent retail and a variety of activities in which to partake; you…

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Model railway, Daylesford

Barrie’s model railway has been lovingly created over the years by an owner who is willing to share his passion. Dressed in a blue terry towelling hat, he is the very picture of a man…

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Boathouse Daylesford

The Boathouse, situated on picturesque Lake Daylesford, was completely rebuilt following a devastating fire in 2012. Originally managed by the team behind The Argus, it was taken over in mid-2016 by the previous owners of The Farmers Arms. New management…

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Farmers Arms, Daylesford

The Farmers Arms serves sophisticated country fare in a relaxed pub setting. On the same site since 1857, it is the oldest pub in Daylesford and was built before the town’s Post Office (1858), Telegraph Office (1859) and the Railway…

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Larder Daylesford

Larder Daylesford’s causal atmosphere, good coffee and tasty food continues to strike the right note. The interior fit out features the work of local Kyneton designer and sculptor Jason Waterhouse. The ethos here is ‘re-claimed, re-cycled and re-made’ with…

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Lavandula, Hepburn Springs

Lavandula is a sprawling lavender farm located around ten minutes outside Hepburn Springs in regional Victoria. It grows lavender, olives and grapes in a charming rural setting dotted with stone farm buildings, a shop and café. The…

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