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Homewares in Castlemaine

Platform No 5

Another reason to visit the historic woollen mill complex is this interesting shop featuring original industrial-style pieces created using recycled timber and old furniture sourced from former Soviet countries in E…
Clothing in Nhill

Paw Po

An initiative to help assimilate Karen refugees who've settled in Nhill is this wonderful little shop selling traditional Karen handwoven stripey patterned shawls, bags and cushion covers. You can watch the ladies a…
Market in Ballarat

The Ballarat Market

A good selection of stalls to browse, selling anything from farmers market produce, clothing and art, plus food vans. It's at the Ballarat Showgrounds, 2km north of the city centre just off the Midland Hwy (Creswick…
Market in Ballarat

Amazing Mill Markets

A little sister of the popular Mill Market at Daylesford, this huge collection of antiques, retro furnishings and knick knacks is in the old woolsheds.
Vintage in Castlemaine

Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar

A part of the historic red-brick Mill complex is this cavernous space filled with stallholders selling vintage bric-a-brac, clothing and vinyl.
Books in Castlemaine

Book Heaven

An awesome secondhand bookshop crammed with 100,000 titles!
Sports & Outdoors in Bendigo

Miners Den

One for budding prospectors hoping to find a nugget is this shop that specialises in quality detectors, pans, books and maps. It's 6km north of the city in an area called Jackass Flats.