Jump In The Car And Take A Sunday Drive To Kyneton
Halfway between Melbourne and Bendigo lies the quaint town of Kyneton - home to natural wonders, bluestone churches, and historical buildings galore.
Kyneton is absolutely perfect for a picnic, but if you don't want to DIY there are plenty of options to grab a bite while you're out - the town is home to plenty of award-winning restaurants and cafes.
Strap on the seatbelts and explore beautiful Kyneton this Sunday.
How to Get There
Kyneton is an hour's drive from Melbourne, north west on the Calder Freeway.
What to See in Kyneton
Kyneton is home to historical buildings and natural attractions, and there's plenty to fill your day with.
- Kyneton Botanical Gardens, on the banks of the Campaspe River
- Kyneton Mineral Springs, stop by and have a picnic or BBQ
- Go for a stroll along Piper Street - the main street of Kyneton is a view in itself with its heritage Victorian-era facades
- See the Kyneton War Memorial
- Lauriston Press Prints and Drawings Gallery
- Turpins Falls
What to Do in Kyneton
- Campaspe River Walk alongside the Botanical Gardens, an interesting walk along the River and passes through the wonderful Sculpture Park near Quarry Reserve
- Visit Kyneton Museum - housed in a bluestone building built in 1856, the museum features local history displays, changing exhibitions, art work and outdoor exhibits including agricultural equipment and stables
- Head over to Works of Art Gallery
- Visit the renowned Spring Hill Peony flower Farm, which sells directly from the farm gate and has open days and picnics in the Peony Paddock in November.
Where to Eat in Kyneton
- Source Dining - Annie Smithers' award-winnig venture that has scored itself a Chef's Hat
- Mr Carsisi
- Grab great pub food at the Royal George
- Inner Biscuit
- Pizza at Pizza Verde!
- Dhaba at the Mill
- Quintessence Cafe
- Modern Contemporary at The Albion
- DIY a picnic!
Your weekend awaits!
Main image credit: Visit Macedon Ranges