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THE GREAT OUTDOORS
The apple orchards of Harcourt Valley are surrounded by rolling hills and healthy bushland. The scenery is beautiful, the native flora is wonderful and the wildlife can be captivating.
58km of picturesque bush walking and mountain biking awesomeness. The Leanganook Track wends its way from Castlemaine to Bendigo. Some ...Read More
Picnics, walks and camping atop Mount Alexander. Beautiful scenery and practical facilities. Open-fire cooking, clean running water, flat terrain and ...Read More
Today’s visitors can enjoy a lovely walk followed by a picnic under the oaks in this beautiful setting. Back in ...Read More
With breathtaking views over Harcourt Valley's bush lands and vineyards, Shepherd's Flat Lookout is truly something to behold. It looks across ...Read More
Near the peak of Mt Alexander, you'll find huge, picturesque granite outcrops just a short ...Read More
Golden Point is one of the most beautiful swimming and fishing places you'll ever find. Walk ...Read More
La Larr Ba Gauwa Park includes some favourite local spaces, as well as 34 kilometres of ...Read More
Pilchers Bridge is a Box-Ironbark forest reserved for conservation of flora and fauna. At an elevation ...Read More
Mount Alexander has granite boulders great for rock climbing, some up to about 30m in size. There are bolted ...Read More
There's a few good bush walks up and around Mount Alexander. The West Ridge Walking Track ...Read More
Hold onto your handlebars, the Harcourt Mountain Bike Trails at La Larr Ba Gauwa Park are ready to ride! Under ...Read More
Harcourt is one of Victoria's prime destinations for cycling getaways. Sure, our Bike Park is famous, but road-riders love Harcourt ...Read More
If you like our apples, you’ll love our cider!
A family run orchard specialising in traditional cider apples and boutique varietal ...Read More
A collective drawn together by a love for Harcourt—a gem of a town ...Read More
Cider made from passionately grown estate produce. email: email@example.com Phone: 0427 041552 ...Read More
Visit the district’s unique and internationally famed wineries all year around.
Producing a Shiraz and a Cab Sav. Cabernet Savage Dog ...Read More
Operated by Bill and Sandra Blamires on the north-eastern slopes ...Read More
The oldest and most awarded winery in the region, with over ...Read More
Good quality fruit, picked at flavor ripeness, fermented and gently ...Read More
BlackJack Wines welcomes visitors to the cellar door to taste award-winning red wines ...Read More
CAFES & REFRESHMENTS
Whether your passing through or here for a stay, Harcourt has some stellar stuff to fill you up.
For coffee, cake and meals, eating indoors or out. Attached to the cafe is a giftware shop and a nursery. Seasonally, the butterfly ...Read More
In the heart of Harcourt, the Goldfields Track Cafe boasts hearty meals, tasty treats and cosmopolitan coffee style. Open Thursday, ...Read More
The ANA Hall has stood in the centre of Harcourt for more than a century. It is named for the ...Read More
A roadside memorial in Eagles Road, Harcourt marks the site of the first permanent European settlement in the valley. In ...Read More
Nestled among cedar trees in a tiny gully on Specimen Gully Road is a cairn with the words 'The first ...Read More
Harcourt Cemetery was gazetted in 1862. The first burial took place in 1865. Notable memorials in the cemetery include: Joseph ...Read More
In 1873 the Victorian Ladies Sericulture Company was formed by forthright and influential Mrs Bladen Neill. Mrs Neill was part-owner ...Read More
Harcourt's largest structure is the three-arch railway viaduct over Barkers Creek on the north side of Symes Road. The bridge ...Read More
With amazing information and colourful displays about the apple industry, granite quarries, schools and the military, the Harcourt Museum is the modern memory of the Valley. There are quirky point of interest, like the short-lived attempts to cultivate silk, as well as genealogical records and ...Read More
Mica Grange opens its gates for a garden and sculpture exhibition each Autumn and Spring—check dates on the Mica Grange website. Private tours, group bookings and venue hire by arrangement. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
phone: 03 5474 8262 373 Faraday/Sutton Grange Rd, ...Read More
Open by appointment only, the garage located at Windrush Park, Harcourt, is home to Morris Minors and other historic vehicles dating back to 1926. email: email@example.com Phone: 0409351508 Ford Road, Harcourt North. www.morrisminorgarage.com
With a huge range of premium fresh fruit and vegetables, The Little Red Apple is open 7 days a week. Owned and operated by the same folks who run Harcourt Apple Juice. email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (03) 5474 2483 8795 Midland Highway, Barkers Creek ...Read More
The Victorian Miniature Railway is Victoria's newest miniature railway and model engineering club.Based in Harcourt, just a few minutes from the Calder freeway interchange, VMR occupies a picturesque sixty-acre hill site at 3643 Harmony Way. The site is at present ...Read More
PLACES TO STAY
Dispersed foot-based camping is permitted throughout the Mt Alexander Regional Park. However amenities are only available at Leanganook Picnic area, ...Read More
With plenty of places to set-up camp and convenient amenities to boot, Harcourt is uber-attractive to RV enthusiasts. There is ...Read More
Self-contained granite cottage with wood fire, nestled in the Harcourt Valley. Full of character, cosy and private, in a garden ...Read More
Haven on Barkers offers stylish, comfortable and contemporary B&B accommodation in the heart of the goldfields. email: email@example.com Phone: 0402 ...Read More
Two fully self-contained units suitable for couples seeking a peaceful, romantic retreat. Rated in the Top 10 B&Bs by Sunday Age and ...Read More
Self-contained accommodation, with a touch of luxury. Once a Sunday School, then a Scout Hall, the historic building is now ...Read More
Cycling holiday? Winery tour? Weekend escape? Tread Harcourt is the perfect base from which to explore the Victorian Goldfields. Bike-friendly ...Read More
Taxi service extending from Castlemaine to surrounding districts, including Harcourt Valley.
Phone: (03) 5472 3377
Daily bus services connecting Harcourt with Maldon, Chewton, Campbells Creek, North Castlemaine and Taradale. Charters available too. For pricing and timetable information, call their administrative office.
Phone: 5472 1455
3 Main Road, Chewton
& 40 Forest St, Castlemaine
Multiple PT services drop-off and pick-up from the bus stop near the corner of Market Street and the old Calder Highway.
Details and timetables are available from the Public transport Victoria website at ptv.vic.gov.au.