Located approximately 85Km from Melbourne in Central Victoria Kyneton is a thriving country town. With close proximity to Melbourne and Melbourne Airport, easy access via the Calder Freeway and the excellent train service makes it a great place to live or a fabulous destination for a days outing, a short stay, a base to explore the area or to operate a business.
Food : Kyneton has become renowned as Victoria’s foremost country destination for good food with first rate eateries dotted throughout the town. With many establishments recognized in the Age Good Food Guide : Annie Smithers Bistrot, Mr Carsisi , the Royal George Hotel, Flouch’s, Pizza Verde, Dhaba at the Mill; together with others such as The Albion, Kyneton has good credentials for Country Victoria’s Culinary Capital.
And it’s not just the restaurants; the cafes are great too and if you are planning a picnic at one Kyneton beautiful picnic spots there is no need to bring the food -the local bakeries and food outlets have fantastic options, right up to the gourmet take away of Monsieur Pierre.
Shopping : Art galleries, home furnishing, craft, books, nurseries, gifts, food, wine, clothing, and a myriad of other businesses service the area providing an exciting experience for vistors and locals alike.
History : Some of the finest Bluestone buildings to be found in Victoria are a main feature of the town and date back to the Gold Rush era when Kyneton was a major supply town for the diggings. The Museum displays items from a bygone era in an authentic setting.
Events : In September the Daffodil and Arts Festival has 10 days of events to suit all tastes and regular race meetings throughout the year including the 'Kyneton Cup' provide a great outing. The Kyneton Agricultural Show is in November with rides, displays, competitions and entertainment for everyone.
Wandering : The Botanical Gardens, Campaspe River, Black Hill are all close by for a picnic or a stroll. Deciduous trees are ablaze in Autumn, silent and silhouetted in winter, green and vibrant in Spring and wonderful shade in summer. Kyneton is ideally placed for you to explore central Victoria.
Stay : A stay at one of the charming local Bed & Breakfast establishments gives you the chance to relax and enjoy the local hospitality. You can experience all Kyneton and the area has to offer at your leisure.
Business : Our local businesses can provides virtually all types of goods and services. Your supporting them helps keep our town a vibrant place to live or visit. Our location and facilities can make it an ideal place to base your business.