Must-see shopping in Melbourne Region

  • St Andrews Community Market

    Melbourne Region

    Sleepily ensconced in the hills 35km north of Melbourne is the township of St Andrews, which is synonymous with its hippy market. Every Saturday morning…

  • Daylesford Sunday Market

    Melbourne Region

    The longest-established street market in town, the Sunday Market is held at the historic Daylesford Spa Country Railway station and hosts 100-plus stalls…

  • Creswick Natural Fibres

    Melbourne Region

    Based in country Victoria, Creswick Woollen Mills produces gorgeous blankets, throws and quilts using alpaca and lambswool, and also offers a small range…

  • Wine and the Country

    Melbourne Region

    Specialising in low-fi and low-intervention wines, this excellent shop stocks more than 200 mostly regional wines as well as locally produced cider and…

  • Frances Pilley

    Melbourne Region

    This gift shop stocks lovely homewares and bathwares imported from around the globe; think French-striped deckchairs and homemade Syrian soaps.

  • Book Barn

    Melbourne Region

    This tiny bookshop by the lake specialises in rare and unusual second-hand books and has a little cafe overlooking the lake.

  • Tea Leaves

    Melbourne Region

    Filled to the brim with everything the tea connoisseur could possibly require – including teapots, cups, mugs and leaf teas galore – this cluttered…

  • Daylesford Sunday Farmers Market

    Melbourne Region

    Fresh and artisanal local produce can be sourced here, as can locally produced crafts. It's opposite the market at the historic train station where Spa…

  • Soap Opera

    Melbourne Region

    Formulated by naturopaths, the locally made essential oils, soaps and cosmetics sold at this chic and sweet-smelling boutique are attractively packaged,…

  • Bromley & Co.

    Melbourne Region

    Showcasing the works of commercial artist and visual merchandiser David Bromley, this gallery also features contemporary sculpture, murals and accessories…

  • Daylesford Farmers Market

    Melbourne Region

    Held on the first Saturday of the month, this relaxed farmers market on the oval at Daylesford's Primary School offers a small number of food and crafts…

  • Mill Markets

    Melbourne Region

    This huge place houses a motley array of furniture, collectables, antiques, books and retro fashions.