Welcome

Welcome

Located between Melbourne and Bendigo, this welcoming community values creativity, innovation, the land and local produce. With a unique beauty and any number of authentic experiences, it's a wonderful area to visit. ...

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Royal Train

Royal Train

The Victorian Goldfields Railway is bringing The Royal Train back on the tracks during Bendigo Art Gallery's, Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits exhibition. ...

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Len Fox Painting Award

Len Fox Painting Award

The Len Fox Painting Award is a $50,000 acquisitive painting prize and exhibition conducted by the Castlemaine Art Museum. The Award was initiated and funded by Mona Fox in honour of author , teacher and historian Len Fox (1905-2004) whose uncle was the Australian-born painter Emanuel Phillips Fox. ...

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Browse

Browse

Home to a burgeoning and sophisticated range of specialty stores. Vintage pieces, designer wear, one off pieces of jewellery, rare books or art. There's a huge array of treasures in antiques and collectables outlets....

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Experience

Experience

Spectacular regional and national parks attract walking and cycling enthusiasts. Harcourt's La Larr Ba Gauwa Mountain Bike Park is a real highlight. ...

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Getting to our Region

 

Easily located in Central Victoria, the region is less than 90 minutes north west of Melbourne and conveniently accessed by road and rail.

Stunning villages and towns are located close by, making the region an ideal base from which to explore Central Victoria.

For town maps, please click on the 'By Car' tab.