Beechworth is a historical town located in the north east of Victoria’s High Country; most known for its growth during the 1850s gold rush. This well-preserved town features an array of unique heritage buildings rich with history and charm.
This picturesque town is a popular destination all year round, with tourists enjoying the lush green trees changing with the seasons into a burst of vibrant reds, yellows and oranges in Autumn.
Beechworth provides endless opportunities for food and wine lovers, offering an abundance of restaurants, cafes, breweries, vineyards and wine bars. It is also the home of the ever so famous Beechworth Bakery and Beechworth Honey.
A walk through the township has you surrounded with the allure of period architecture containing boutiques, galleries, museums and antique stores. Experience history by visiting the Beechworth Gaol that held bushranger Ned Kelly, the Historical Precinct including the Historic Courthouse and 1850s Telegraph Station, and take an Asylum Ghost Tour at the Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum.
For the lovers of outdoors, there are also plenty of bike and walking tracks, the impressive Beechworth Gorge, and the unmissable Woolshed Waterfalls. A scenic drive will also take you to the gourmet wine regions of Milawa, Rutherglen, King Valley and Bright.
Camellia Cottage is only a short walk into town, with so many shops and places to discover on your own. However, these are some of our suggestions: