Visit the Macedon Ranges

Taste, sight, sound, touch and breathe in our dramatic undulating landscapes.

Welcome to the Macedon Ranges, a region to stimulate your every sense, less than one hour from Melbourne. Taste, sight, sound, touch and smell. In our dramatic undulating landscapes you can taste artisan food and produce, drink cool-climate wines, see and enjoy breathtaking heritage gardens and expansive forests, glimpse Australia’s wildlife and smell the fresh, clean air.

Simultaneously vibrant and tranquil, the Macedon Ranges is a place to rejuvenate.

Events not to miss
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Midweek Wellness Retreats: Every Sun - Thurs Until October 2019
  In need of a MIDWEEK BREAK with a difference? Maiaveda has teamed up with St Agnes Homestead and Mt Peak Yoga Studio to create a Signature Midweek Personalised Wellness Retreat to support you to feel completely rejuvenated. As our guest you will receive: (available Sunday to Thursday) 3 x nights luxury accommodation, includes breakfast The Flynn Apartment @ St Agnes Homestead – special rate for Maiaveda Guests The apartment offers a magnificent open fire place in a cosy lounge area, queen sized bed, full size cast iron bath, kitchen with traditional AGA stove, stunning chandeliers and a peaceful atmosphere that will make you want to stay longer, breakfast hamper included. Enjoy the view over the woodland garden and vineyard and from the terrace under the walnut tree enjoy your morning coffee. Sleeps 2. Only a 10 minute walk to Maiaveda on Piper Street, Kyneton. Ayurvedic therapies at Maiaveda: 1 x One Hour Ayurvedic Consultation 3 x Shirodhara therapies (third eye treatment) 3 x 60 min Abhyanga Detoxing Massages 3 x Swedana (detox steam therapy) Daily sound healing meditation with Marye O’Brien, our Founder COMPLIMENTARY 60 min Ayurvedic Herbal Facial OR Reflexology session 4 x 60 min yoga classes @ Mt Peak Yoga Studio, same building as Maiaveda, upstairs 18 Piper Street, Kyneton $1,630 per person $2,690 per couple Note additional therapies can be added to your individualised program, call us on 0420 580 886 or email at relax@maiaveda.com.au for bookings, or to discuss your personal needs and goals. https://maiaveda.com.au/retreats/personal-ayurvedic-retreat/
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Come and visit Gardens of Tieve Tara this Spring
The Gardens of Tieve Tara  in spring is a must see! Come and have a picnic by the lakes to reel in the new season; a search amongst the growth for the perfect photo snap; or a day out with the family for the kids to run around - it's all available up here on the mountain, and we are very excited to share again in the beauty of these gardens which they love so much. We will be open throughout spring on weekdays from 10am - 4.00pm & weekends 10.30am - 5.00pm. Grab some friends, bring a picnic and enjoy the last of the spring colour.  See you soon!
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Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery - An Exhibition of Sculpture
Art in the Vines at Hanging Rock Winery - An Exhibition of Sculpture, is the first of its kind to be held in the Macedon Ranges. From 10 November 2018 to 31 March 2019, visitors can wander through a trail of discovery on the winery’s expansive lawns, exploring 25 works of art which have been hand-crafted by leading local, national and international sculptors. Exhibition curator Malcolm Thomson said, “Sculptors who have their pieces on display at the likes of The Met Museum in New York, The National Gallery of Australia, The National Gallery of Victoria and many other prominent spaces around the world and Australia have signed up to participate. Their sculptures are absolutely awe inspiring”. Many of the sculptures have either been or are being created in artist studios throughout Central Victoria while some will be hand-crafted onsite by three renowned artists-in-residence. This is where Art in the Vines sets itself apart, because sculptors Andreas Busiman, Anton Hassell and Brigit Heller have been engaged to physically create their pieces at the winery, giving visitors unprecedented access to the artists. Visitors will also have an opportunity to attend a workshop with these sculptors or perhaps a painting workshop with renowned local painter Helen Cottle or Arthur Ted Powell. The exhibition will be officially launched on Saturday, 10 November 2018 with a Long Lunch set amongst the sculptures, where guests will enjoy a 3 course meal matched with wine and entertainment. With the backdrop of the vineyard, Hanging Rock and Mount Macedon providing an unparalleled setting this exhibition offers a winery experience like no other, all while enjoying award winning wine. Entry to the exhibition is free.
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Macedon Ranges Wine + Food 'Budburst' Festival
Discover hidden treasures set in the maze of laneways that weave around the Macedon Ranges. This is the coolest wine region on mainland Australia and it celebrates it’s 50 year anniversary this year. Explore and experience the diversity of wine styles grown and vinified across this outstanding winemaking region. A Festival Passport ticket gets you access all weekend to all venues for wine tastings, live entertainment, country hospitality and more. During the Festival winery dinners are held in various locations across the region to showcase our restaurants, producers and vignerons. As most wineries are small and family owned, the Festival offers a personalized experience to learn firsthand from some of Victoria’s best artisans of wine. Festival visitors can talk directly with the people who grow the grapes and make the wine. See budburst.com more winery information and to book your early bird ticket from $20.
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Romswood Peony Farm Open Day

A fun family day out where you can experience a peony farm and pick your own flowers directly from the field.

Pick your own peonies, plus enjoy:

☘️ Plant and Flower Stall 🎁 Romswood Peony Farm Gift Shop 🍔 Food Stall With Gourmet Burgers ☕ Hot and Cold Beverages, Cakes and Slices PLUS live music on Sunday Take the opportunity to experience paddocks of peonies as they bud and flower. Wander through the established grounds of Romswood. Bring a picnic and a rug, settle back and soak in the surrounds. Watch the kids enjoy our delightful Wombat Walk, where they can look for, and learn about, the furry animals of Romswood. *Given the nature of Romswood Farm, we would appreciate it if you left your pets at home. Gates will be open from 11.00am until 4.00pm each Open Day. If you can't make these dates, we are also hosting another Peony Harvest Picnic Open Weekend on Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th of November.
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Dec
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Dec
Midweek Wellness Retreats: Every Sun - Thurs
Maiaveda Kyneton In need of a MIDWEEK BREAK with a difference? Maiaveda has teamed up with St Agnes Homestead and Mt Peak Yoga Studio to create a Signature Midweek Personalised Wellness Retreat to support you to feel completely rejuvenated. As our guest you will receive: (available Sunday to Thursday) 3 x nights luxury accommodation, includes breakfast The Flynn Apartment @ St Agnes Homestead – special rate for Maiaveda Guests The apartment offers a magnificent open fire place in a cosy lounge area, queen sized bed, full size cast iron bath, kitchen with traditional AGA stove, stunning chandeliers and a peaceful atmosphere that will make you want to stay longer, breakfast hamper included. Enjoy the view over the woodland garden and vineyard and from the terrace under the walnut tree enjoy your morning coffee. Sleeps 2. Only a 10 minute walk to Maiaveda on Piper Street, Kyneton. Ayurvedic therapies at Maiaveda: 1 x One Hour Ayurvedic Consultation 3 x Shirodhara therapies (third eye treatment) 3 x 60 min Abhyanga Detoxing Massages 3 x Swedana (detox steam therapy) Daily sound healing meditation with Marye O’Brien, our Founder COMPLIMENTARY 60 min Ayurvedic Herbal Facial OR Reflexology session 4 x 60 min yoga classes @ Mt Peak Yoga Studio, same building as Maiaveda, upstairs 18 Piper Street, Kyneton $1,630 per person $2,690 per couple Note additional therapies can be added to your individualised program, call us on 0420 580 886 or email at relax@maiaveda.com.au for bookings, or to discuss your personal needs and goals. https://maiaveda.com.au/retreats/personal-ayurvedic-retreat/