A wonderful way to enjoy the history and beauty of the Macedon Ranges is to take a leisurely horse drawn country carriage ride at Carlsruhe – half way between Woodend and Kyneton.  We drive through pretty farm land with rolling hills and see farm animals, sometimes kangaroos, mature European trees and native bush, beautiful views to Mount Macedon, the Jim Jim and Hanging Rock.

With MOTHER’S DAY fast upon us why not treat your mum (and yourself!) to a gift voucher for a horse drawn country carriage ride? They make ideal gifts for an experience that will stay with mum for ever. You are welcome to bring food and drink to have along the way and photos are encouraged!

Ride in a comfortable all-weather wagon with padded seats. Easy to enter with two low steps and hand rails. Rugs are provided on colder days and the covered wagon has see-through side panels which can be opened or closed for a cosy ride.  I also have an open top antique four wheel buggy to ride in if you prefer.


1 hour  $150

1.5 hour  $200

2 hours  $280

**Prices are total wagon hire (not per person). The wagon can take 1 – 4 average sized adults plus 2-4 small children or the equivalent. The antique buggy can take 2 -3 medium sized adults.


Rides leave from ‘Hedge Farm’* at 124 Three Chain Road, Carlsruhe (near Chaser’s Lane and about 3 kilometres from the Calder Highway turnoff.)

*Hedge Farm is an independent Accommodation, Function Centre & Gallery. Separate from Yesteryear Today Carriages.


I have two horses which are Percheron Cross breeds. Patrick is grey and Laura is black/brown. Both are experienced with lovely personalities. You can bring an apple or carrot as a reward for your horse after your ride and photos are always welcome.


Rose Latimer

Email: yesteryeartodaycarriages@gmail.com

Phone or Text: 0411 468 117

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