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From book fairs to gay festivals, from walking trails to artisan masterclasses. Visit Hepburn Shire, it has it all.

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Markets

Come along to our region to experience local produce, local artistans and crafter. Meet the maker & grower of the products.

Each Sunday
Daylesford Sunday Market Raglan Street – Old Railway Station 8am – 2pm
Farmers & Artisans Market Woodshed – 21A Raglan St, Daylesford 9am – 1pm

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Monthly:
1st Saturday
Daylesford Farmers Market Primary School, Vincent St, Daylesford 9am - 1pm

2nd Sunday
Clunes Farmers Market Collins Place & Fraser St 9am – 2pm

3rd Saturday
Creswick Market Victoria St, Creswick 9am – 1pm
Glenlyon Village Market Glenlyon Hall, Daylesford-Malmsbury Road 10am -1pm
Trentham Farmers/Makers Mkt. Trentham Town Square 9am – 1pm

4th Sunday
Trentham Station Market Victoria St, Trentham 8.30am -2.30pm
5th Sunday
Trentham Station Market Victoria St, Trentham 8.30am -2.30pm

Quarterly
3rd Saturday (March, June, Sep, Dec)
Creswick Town Hall Market Town Hall, Cnr Albert & Water Sts, Creswick 10am – 3pm

  • 98 Vincent St
  • Markets every weekend across the region.

Hidden Gems of Daylesford Tours

We take small group tours in our 4x4 bus into the Daylesford hinterland exploring the natural and social history of the Central Highlands.
You will see wildlife, the remains of the gold rush and enjoy the beauty and serenity of the area with your expert local guide is your host.

St Claire Country House

A country estate for your wedding
St Claire Country House is a country estate with gracious French Colonial buildings and a perfumed romantic garden, all set in tranquil countryside. It can provide the perfect setting for your fashionable wedding in the country.

The venue space comprises a French Salon and the North Lawn. The ceremony can be in the Salon or outdoors. The reception can be in the Salon or outdoors on the North Lawn.

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Beautiful French Salon
The Salon of St Claire is a splendid French conservatory style room, filled with flowers and plants. It was designed to be beautiful and captivating – a space suited to special occasions.

North Lawn
A wedding ceremony can be held on the North Lawn. If you wish a floral arch or wall can be set up.
For a reception on the North Lawn, you can have a chic white canvas and cotton rope and pole tent, a traditional marquee or a canvas village, with stations such as a bar, a food area, umbrellas with wine barrels under them and a lounge area. Games such as croquet, boules and chess can be played.

Accommodation
There is on-site accommodation for up to 22 people, across 9 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. There is a central gathering space with a large designer kitchen, a dining table that seats 22, a lounge area that seats 22 and a home theatre.

Explore the surroundings
Trentham is the centre of a very interesting tourist region so please stay and explore.

Location
Trentham East, where St Claire is located, is only one hour North West from inner Melbourne and five minutes from Trentham village, with its gourmet Annie Smithers restaurant, gastro pubs and trendy cafes.

Secret Forest Walks

Experience the beauty and seclusion of walking in the Wombat Forest, assisted by GPS technology.
No clubs or tours, just you and the company of your choice, or solo if you wish.
Your hand held GPS unit will show you the way.

Choose from a selection of carefully mapped bushwalks on the tracks and trails of the Wombat Forest, according to your tastes and abilities. Be immersed in lush fern gullies or tall forest, or take in high country mountain views or dramatic river gorges. Short, medium and long, easy or challenging walks are available.
During the pre walk consultation we’ll select the right walk and show you how to use the GPS unit, and you’re away! Inquire about our back pack of walkers essentials, or you can BYO.

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As well as the forest walks, The Lake Daylesford GPS Treasure Hunt is a new, fun and interactive game for families, friendship groups and, well, anyone who likes the trill of the hunt, teamwork and reward. Based on the International GeoCaching, it’s like a high tech Treasure Hunt set in beautiful surrounds.

Recipients of Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence for the last three years, Secret Forest Walks is your first choice for unique outdoor activities.

Mob: 0418 301 281
Email: info@secretforestwalks.com
Web: www.secretforestwalks.com
Available Friday, Saturday, Sunday or by chance.

Creswick Woollen Mills

Creswick Woollen Mills is an award-winning Australian family business and last coloured woollen spinning mill located in Creswick, Victoria. Creswick specialises in luxurious, high quality, natural, sustainable fibres including alpaca, cashmere, merino wool and possum apparel, accessories and homewares.

Visit Creswick Woollen Mills and enjoy a cup of coffee on arrival at the Mill café, before experiencing ‘A Very Fine Yarn’, the interactive exhibition that showcases the journey of natural fibres and the history of the Mill.

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Stop for lunch at the dynamic Mill café, where local produce is championed across its hearty menu.

Meet Farmer Cameron, Creswick’s resident animal expert, who walks visitors through the new animal enclosure, allowing everyone to get up close and personal with Creswick’s gorgeous alpacas, sheep and goats – including feeding and patting them.

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