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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 hire a paddle boat for an hour or two or spend the day and utilise the BBQ facilities.

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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 manmade lake, originally a site of gold diggings, then later a Chinese market garden. The construction of the lake began in 1927 and was and still is 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

Wombat Walking Trail – 9km | 2 hour loop

An easy, 9km walk is a great way to see and learn about the history of this beautiful town.

Collect an information leaflet from one of the Visitor Information Centres in the area and wander through the township of Trentham. Starting at Quarry Street Reserve, this walk takes you through the historic town and forest to discover the old horse racing track and the Wombat State Forest. Follow interpretive signage along the trail to explore the area’s gold mining and forestry past and then take some time to experience the town’s most recent renaissance as a foodie’s paradise.

  • Sunrise to sunset.

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