Spring to Life in Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

Getaway, Relax, Refresh ….

The beautiful country town of
Daylesford is located in the Goldfields Region of Victoria Australia , an hours drive north west of Melbourne, (the capital city of Victoria) and is nestled between the regional cities of Bendigo and Ballarat.

From the moment you arrive you will find the breathtaking views and laid back atmosphere to be like nothing you have ever experienced before.
No matter the season, the beauty of the landscape will delight your senses and ignite your desire to explore further.

Look beyond  to Hepburn Springs and you will find a myriad of health and rejuvenation venues such as the Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa where you can enjoy the magical healing powers of the local mineral springs .

There is something special for everyone , to be found in this unique, diverse and simply beautiful region. From quirky little cafes to five star dining, accommodation and unforgettable wedding locations.

Also relaxing and interesting picnic areas , plenty of fun things to do , free to visit and a variety of great fishing spots.

ABOUT: Wild Mindfulness runs weekly
mindfulness tours in the Wombat State Forest where the focus is on relaxing,
unwinding and connecting back to nature. The guided hike includes lots of
information and inspiration for you to develop your own Mindfulness practice
whilst also giving you the space to enjoy the calming forest environment. The
half day tour includes two guided meditations, guided hike, nature activity and
a light picnic.

Daylesford has undergone many changes through the years but always remains a delightful place for relaxation, recreation and business.

Being only a short distance from Melbourne means you can be done in the day or of course you are welcome to stay as long as you like and explore the surrounding towns .

All the essential services  are available just as you would in any larger town but with a friendly small town approach.

The local area is loved by locals and visitors alike for its friendly, casual lifestyle and wealth of entertainment, recreation and festivals , variety of local produce and products including award winning wines from the region.

YouTube Video at Lake Daylesford in 1975 – approx

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Video of Lake, Town and Mineral Springs 2018

Visit Hepburn Springs Village

Enjoy the bush, the historic buildings and shops.

Visit the natural mineral springs at the Hepburn Springs Nature Reserve.

Located just minutes from the center of Daylesford, Hepburn Springs Village really is the  other  side of Daylesford.


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Daylesford ‘Trash n Treasure’ Market – Every Sunday from 8am

Daylesford Farmers Market – 1st Saturday of each month

Creswick Market – 3rd Saturday of each month

Clunes Farmers Market – 2nd Sunday of each month

 Maldon Market – 2nd Sunday every month

Do you love hunting for ‘Treasure’

Try and find all these unique ‘treasures’ while visiting the local area. Good Luck!

This is one of the many beautiful views, Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens is high above on the hilltop. You will discover amazingly old trees and a wonderful piece of history waiting for you to explore and be appreciated!


Daylesford and Hepburn Springs are a reflection of their Swiss-Italian heritage which can be found in the architecture, festivals, food and culture.

This historic lake is very scenic and historic attraction and extremely popular with local and visitors, it is perfect for a walk and a picnic.

Each time you visit you will find it so interesting you will be compelled to explore and find new things to do and see. Believe me there is always something new to discover, which could be a new ‘delightful’ shop, a piece of history, a ‘funky’ piece of furniture you have to buy or a new walking trail.

With ‘Daylesford Delights’ you can easily find out about all the useful services and facilities . Also discover the local history , things to do and see while you tour the local surrounding towns.

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Things To Do – Walks, Mineral Springs, Fishing, Festivals, Picnics, Treasure Hunt
Free Attractions – The Gardens, The Hepburn Pool, The Mineral Springs
About Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

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