Round off your day with a visit to the leafy village of Woodend which offers great shopping, country pubs, cafes and bakeries.
Swing by New Leaves Bookstore for a new read, or drop into the fabulous Mort & Pestle kitchen shop if you’re a lover of quality kitchenware and accessories.
Woodend General is a beautiful store for clothing and giftware, while Endangered is a unique shop that exclusively sells 100% Australian-made goods. Plant lovers will particularly get a kick out of the quaint garden nurseries in town.
When you’re ready to chill, drop by Holgate Brewhouse Tap Room and their state-of-the-art distillery for a craft beer tasting. Or relax by the fire at The Victoria Hotel with a glass of local wine and classic pub fare.
PS. You can’t leave without a visit to Woodend Ice Cream Co for the most amazing ice cream you’ve ever tasted!
If you’ve got time up your sleeve, top off your Macedon Ranges experience with a visit to nearby Hanging Rock Winery. The winery boasts beautiful views looking out to Hanging Rock, and is open most days of the year until 5pm. Relax with a cheese plate and taste our award-winning cool climate wines for the perfect end to the perfect day.
Tip: If travelling with kids in tow, they can let off steam at the fantastic Woodend Children’s Park tucked behind High Street. Also keep an eye out for Woodend Flower Farm to pick up fresh flowers from their farm gate.