Beechworth in Northeast Victoria is nestled in the foothills of the Australian Alps. Beechworth is recognised as Australia’s finest historic gold-mining town. It is the perfect place to explore all that the Northeast has to offer. Central to the wine regions of Rutherglen (35 mins), Milawa (25 mins), Alpine, King and Kiewa Valleys (40 mins) and Beechworth itself, the area is a wine and foodies delight.
The Legacy of our pioneers is beautifully preserved in the historic buildings and heritage streetscapes of our town.
Discover our alfresco cafes dotted along historic streetscapes, or experience a taste of fine dining at award-winning restaurants with world-class wine lists or perhaps our hand crafted beer. The town is brimming with galleries, antiques, fine art and ceramics.
If shopping is your preferred way to unwind our specialty shops and gourmet local produce add to the unique street ambiance.
For the more adventurous, no matter what the Season we have the ideal climate for cycling bushwalking, mountain-bike riding, gold-panning, scienic drives and walks, swimming, fishing and golf are just some of the options.
Book your accommodation at Erindale now to avoid disappointment when visiting Beechworth for one of its many festivals held through the year. Opera in the Alps, Golden Horseshoe Festival, Ned Kelly Weekend and the Celtic Festival are just a few.
What’s’ On In and around Beechworth North East Victoria Australia
Beechworth Farmers Market |
1st Saturday of the Month
Opera in the Alps - January
Writer Readers & Poets Weekend - February
Golden Horseshoes Festival - Easter Weekend
Drive Back in Time - May
High Country Harvest - May
Highland Games @ Amulet Vineyard - May
Beechworth Ned Kelly Weekend - August
Kelly Country Picnic - August
Beechworth Octoberfest - October
Wangaratta Jazz & Blues Festival - Oct/Nov
Beechworth Celtic Festival - November
La Dolce Vita Festival - November
Food and Wine in Beechworth
The Provenance 03 57282 123
Dine in the grand rooms of the old Bank, or in the warmer months enjoy alfresco dining in the courtyard. Provenance an Age Good Food Guide two chef’s hat Restaurant produces contemporary food from quality regional produce with a focus on seasonal awareness. The list of wines has a strong local focus, but also a good selection of smaller boutique wines, iconic wines and some aged varieties from around Australia and overseas.
The Ox and Hound 03 5728 2123
Relaxed and inviting the dining experience at The Ox and Hound is reflective of the local sub-alpine produce. Their menu offers classic bistro dishes mostly French and Italian and showcasing local wines as well as some great Italian and French wines. BYO Thursday evenings - corkage $12.00
The Press Room Wine Bar 03 5728 2360
The Press Room delivers Spanish inspired tapas along with great local and international wines and crafted beers in a relaxed contemporary environment.
Bridge Road Brewers 03 5728 2703
Enjoy one if their famous gourmet pizzas or sample their hand crafted beers in the old 150 year old coach house or out in the beer garden.
George’s Bar & Restaurant 03 5728 2618
Located in the Heritage Listed Gardens at Mayday Hills Village. The Restaurant is French inspired and uses some of their seasonal produce from the region.
Beechworth Provender, Beechworth Bakery, Beechworth Honey Discovery and The Beechworth Pantry, are some of Beechworth’s alfresco cafes and we also have some great old Country Hotels.
Pennyweight Winery 03 5728 1747 Open Daily
Amulet Winery 03 5727 0420
Indigo Vineyard 03 57270233
There are quite a few more wineries in town but you need to phone them direct to arrange a suitable time.
- The Bourke Museum
- Guided Walks - Echoes of History & Ned Kelly Tour
- Historical Precinct
- Cycling on the Rail Trails
- Beechworth Courthouse
- Beechworth Gaol
- Beechworth Ghost Tours
- The Woolshed Falls
- The George Scenic Drive
- Lake Sambell and Lake Kerferd walking trails
- Beechworth’s Chinese Gardens
- Gold Panning
- Indigo Gold Trail
- Mountain Biking
- Mt. Pilot National Park and Lookout
Relaxing at The Beechworth Spa - 03 5728 3033
This is the place to rejuvenate the mind, body and spirit through a refined selection of treatments and therapies.
Located at Mayday Hills Village. Wednesday-Sunday 10.00am-5.00pm or by appointment.
Or partake in some Sport & Recreation as there are a wide variety of outdoor activities to keep you fit in Beechworth with an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, bowls, skate park and swimming pool.