Gisborne is an easy 45 minutes from the bustle of Melbourne's CBD, yet feels like a different world. Here, you can escape to a place that seamlessly combines country homesteads, heritage buildings, tree-lined streets and lush parklands with the amenities…
Kyneton has a character forged by the wealth of the gold rush and some of the finest bluestone buildings in the region. Today this thriving village is equal parts rural hub, creative hotspot and heritage honeypot, with a vibrant retail,…
Lancefield is a quaint country town with the classic air of a pastoral working village. It's the perfect destination for a chilled out country getaway close to Melbourne, with amazing mid-18th century architecture and fantastic cellar doors.
Macedon is a quiet, leafy country village on the base of Mount Macedon’s southern slopes. It's a wonderful launching pad to nearby attractions such as historic open gardens, Hanging Rock and Macedon Regional Park.
Malmsbury is one the few bluestone historic villages in the Macedon Ranges. It’s a small, ‘sleepy’ town with a big heart, charismatic country cottages and beautiful vistas.
The forested slopes of Mount Macedon can be seen from virtually every corner of the region, even Melbourne. Elevated approximately 615 metres above sea level, it’s even more impressive as you begin the ascent.
It may be one of the villages closest to Melbourne but Riddells Creek offers country skies, historic architecture and the relaxed country attitude city folk only dream of.
Just south of Lancefield is the historic township of Romsey, known for its character-filled streetscape, award-winning wineries and country hospitality.