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Clunes Caravan Park is situated in the heart of the Gold Fields. It is here, where gold was first discovered in Victoria during what became “THE GOLDRUSH” in the mid 1800s. Clunes is an ancient, historical town with many old buildings and quaint gardens.
Clunes is surrounded by many historical towns: Maryborough and Ballarat only 30 minutes away. Bendigo 1 hour and Melbourne in under 2 hours. Then there is also all the historical mining towns jotted around, each with their touch of history, farmers markets, antique markets, brick-a-brack markets, swap meets, and specialty shops.
Alternatively you can just sit back and enjoy the peacefulness of the caravan park, situated alongside the Creswick Creek, with huge shady Elm trees, green lawns and beautiful gardens listening to the birds going about their daily doings, spot the Platypus, you will have to be very early and quiet, for this one. Venture across the street for a coffee, rummage around some of our wonderful treasure shops and make sure you visit Marie at " Timeless Harmony Treasures "and finish the day at the “Bread and Circus” or the "National Hotel " for Lunch and dinner, There is also the Bakery and The Lollie shop , and Book shops to search for that perfect book.
So much to see and do, so pack up your kids, the dog, fishing line, the footy, and the tennis racket, your toothbrush, and come on over!
Ballarat swap meets, Book town event, Talbot Markets, Sovereign Hill, Daylesford Markets, Gold detecting and Prospecting and panning, give it a go find your own gold nugget! State Forrest, Bird watching, Fishing, Walking, Hiking and Biking tracks, Annual Book Town event, Historic townships, Bowls, Tennis courts (brand new!) Golf course, Swimming Pool, Cricket and AFL Oval, across the creek from the park, Skate Board track. Historical buildings and the remnants of mine sites.
The Daylesford Spa Country Railway And The Daylesford Sunday Market Are Popular Attractions For Locals And Visitors a like. Situated Close To Wombat Hill, Surrounded By Old Elm Trees, It Is A Must See Weekly Event.
Travel in a restored railmotor along a section of the former Daylesford branch line between Daylesford and Bullarto, a distance of about nine kilometres.
Alchemy: a seemingly magical process of transformation.
Find your way to Alchemy House in Hepburn Springs to transform your being into one that is relaxed, happy, rejuvenated and content.
Cosy up by the fire with a bottle of Pinot Noir and listen to the rain hitting the tin roof in winter… or relax on the north facing deck with the BBQ fired up and a bottle of Rose in Summer.
From the owners of the awarded “Best self-contained accommodation” in Victoria (Lakeside Villas at Crittenden Estate-RACV Tourism Awards 2016), Alchemy House comprises a fully self-contained experience with you in mind.
The perfect family getaway or girls weekend escape! Sleeps 6 in luxury surrounds.
Comprises a well-equipped kitchen adjoining a dining area and cosy living room. The 3 king size bedrooms have built in robes, while other features include an authentic wood fire, deep free-standing bath and a BBQ on your private deck. The deck has mountain views from its elevated position and enjoys amazing sunsets in the summer months.
Ideally located just minutes from downtown Hepburn and neighbouring Daylesford, Alchemy House offers easy access to Hepburn's renowned mineral waters, day spas, antique shopping, hiking and mouth-watering dining at the Lake House Restaurant, Blue Bean Café and other local restaurants.
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.
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.
The Creswick Heritage Walk links a number of the best natural and cultural heritage features of Creswick, many of which until now you could only separately access and then by car, such as the heritage-listed La Gerche walking trail.
Starting at the centre of the town from the Visitor Centre, the new Creswick Heritage Walk offers the opportunity for an attractive 8.5km, 2-3hr circuit walk. See the attached map. It features the heritage-listed La Gerche trail managed by Parks Victoria with its 135yo stands of conifers and extensive oak gully, as well as historic buildings and an arboretum within the University of Melbourne Creswick campus, topped off with magnificent views from a hilltop within HVP’s Creswick pine plantation.
The Creswick Heritage Walk also offers a greatly improved exit route northbound from Creswick for the Wallaby Trak section of the Goldfields Track.
Please note the Creswick Heritage trail is clsoed on days of Total Fire Ban.
For up-to-date park information including any changed conditions, visit the Parks Victoria webpage or call 13 19 63.
Photo credit: Gib Wettenhall