Melbourne Region

Kids enjoy playing in the sandpit while the adults taste the estate-grown pinot noir or sparkling pinot chardonnay at this unassuming outfit. Grazing platters ($25) are available if you're feeling peckish.

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1. Paramoor Winery

3.57 MILES

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2. Cobaw Ridge

3.88 MILES

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3. Hanging Rock Winery & Vineyard

5.47 MILES

Known for its pinot-dominated sparkling wine, this family-owned business has a sideline in producing estate-grown beef; both products can be purchased at…

4. Kyneton Botanic Gardens

6.38 MILES

It’s worth a walk to the Botanic Gardens, established beside the Campaspe River by Baron Ferdinand von Mueller in 1858.

5. Kyneton Historical Museum


The old Bank of NSW building (c 1856) is now the Kyneton Historical Museum, housing changing themed local exhibits and a display of local-history items…

6. Hanging Rock

7.15 MILES

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7. Hanging Rock Racing Club

7.36 MILES

In the shadow of Hanging Rock, this racecourse hosts two popular picnic race meetings on New Year’s Day and Australia Day. It's also a venue for concerts.

8. Curly Flat

9.02 MILES

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