A Selection of our Favourite Beechworth Destinations

Below we have attached some highlights of our personal favourites in the Beechworth and surrounding regions. Beechworth truly has something to offer for everyone - whether it's food, wine, beer, cycling, history or adventure - our fabulous region is brimming with exciting and interesting activities for all.

For an extensive guide and directory, we  recommend checking out our Beechworth Visitor Information Centre at explorebeechworth.com.au.

Feeling Thirsty?

Visit Bridge Road Brewers for the best pale ale in the state, or many of the other award-winning craft beers. It's worth a visit and if you're like us, you'll keep going back! 

Some of the best beer and best pizza around. Check it out at bridgeroadbrewers.com.au or at facebook.com/BridgeRoadBrewers.

Another one of our favourite places for coffee worthy of Lygon Street is Project 49 - check it out at projectfortynine.com.au.

For a terrific casual lunch, call in or take away from The Beechworth Pantry. They can also organise fabuous celebration cakes or pre-ordered platters of food. Check out beechworthpantry.com.au.

Dining Out

There are so many fabulous places to try for dinner in Beechworth. 

Below is a selection of our favourites:

The Provenance - theprovenance.com.au

Ox and Hound Bistro - oxandhound.com.au

Empire Hotel - empirehotelbeechworth.com.au

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A trip to Beechworth wouldn't be complete without stopping off at the iconic Beechworth Bakery around the corner in Camp St - you'll be amazed at what comes out of their ovens. Check it out at beechworthbakery.com.au

While you're at it, get your sweet fix at Beechworth Honey, just across the road from The Manse. Visit beechworthhoney.com.au to find out more. 

Things to do nearby

Morning walks always delight in Beechworth, with a different sight to be seen every time you venture out, but almost always something old. 

Stroll through the historic buildings of yesteryear - the Old Gold Vault, Old Courthouse and Telegraph Station. Don't forget to explore the side streets where more adventures await. 

Tucked away in Last St is Billson's Brewery, circa 1865 - billsons.com.au. Venture down Church Street and you'll find the ruins of the old hospital. More info available at explorebeechworth.com.au.

Feeling Energetic?

The iconic Gorge Walk is spectacular and virtually right in town. You can hike around it or take a cycling tour if you're up to it. 

As well as this, Beechworth has many fantastic cycling tracks. Check out the nearby rail trails and get lost for a day discovering the surrounding region. 

Mayday Hills

Also known as the Old Beechworth Asylum, then the Beechworth Hospital for the Insane and Mayday Hills Lunatic Asylum, is a decommissioned hospital located in Beechworth. This piece of history was the fourth such hospital built in Victoria, being one of the three largest. 

Surrounding Region

Just a 30 minute drive from Beechworth, you'll find the Milawa Gourmet Region. Visit the Milawa Cheese Factory, Milawa Mustard, Brown Brothers and Wood Park Wines. 

If you're a gin lover, you can't go past Hurdle Creek Distillery. Have a look at hurdlecreekstill.com.au.

Not far from here is the well known wine region of Rutherglen. You could easily spend a few days there and not get to every winery.