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Hurdle Flat: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Lake Kerferd

Lake Kerferd was created in 1862 to retain the waters of the Hurdle Swamp for gold mining activities. Today it is Beechworth's main water supply.

Once the scene of annual rowing regattas, the lake and surrounding bushland is a treat for nature lovers, offering habitat to a rich diversity of animal and birdlife. The lake can be accessed by a five kilometre walking track or by car.

Pack yourself a picnic and take in the beautiful sites and sounds around the lake.

Facilities: Fishing is allowed. For more details check with the Beechworth Visitor Information Centre. Boating and swimming is prohibited.

Lake Kerferd Road
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 2.3K from Hurdle Flat

The Spa Beechworth

The Spa Beechworth embraces a holistic spa philosophy drawn from ancient and modern wellness rituals to provide you with a private retreat dedicated to your total wellness and body care via personalised treatments and self care rituals to bring immediate results, long term benefits and enhance wellbeing.

At The Spa Beechworth the choice is yours, have your body massaged all over, indulge in an organic body scrub, select a personalised facial, emotionally detox, meditate, soak in the spa bath, drink tea or take a nap. The program of services incorporates a unique range of natural spa care products including our own spa range, Comfort Zone skincare, and Inika mineral make up.

Picturesque Beechworth is situated in North East Victoria an easy three hour drive from the centre of Melbourne. Flights land in Albury (direct flights are available from Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Wagga) followed by a scenic 40 minute drive.

Incorporate your stay with fine food restaurants, award winning wineries, boutique accommodation, water sports on Lake Mulwala or the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail. Day trips include a plethora of historic townships Yackandandah, Chiltern, Rutherglen, Myrtleford, Bright and the Milawa food region all waiting to be explored.

First Floor, The Birches Building,
Albert Road
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 4.3K from Hurdle Flat

Lake Sambell

Lake Sambell is a short stroll from the centre of Beechworth, and is a picturesque recreation reserve and a popular venue for water and boating activities.

It was originally the site of the Rocky Mountain Mining Company, an open cut sluice operation during the mid 1800s and the early 1900s, during the town's gold rush era. In the 1920s the area was created into a recreational lake and reserve for the residents and visitors of Beechworth.

Recent extensive work has been undertaken to provide walking trails throughout the reserve along with an adventure playground for children at the Sandy Beach swimming area.

The Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail passes through the reserve, with the lake providing the perfect resting point for weary legs.

Facilities: Two electric barbecues, picnic tables and seating, walking tracks and a children's adventure playground

McConville Avenue
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.5K from Hurdle Flat

Beechworth to Everton Station 16km - Murray to Mountains Rail Trail

Just remember what goes down, must come back up. This 16 kilometre adventure is all down hill, making it perfect for little tackers if you have a car at the other end to pick you up.

With the Flametrees Mountain Bike Track running alongside, it's a perfect way for an entire family or group of friends to enjoy, all taking it at your own pace. Pack a picnic to enjoy when you reach Everton Station. If you don't have a shuttle arranged, the return ride is not for the faint at heart, the uphill climb is a slow and steady one.

The sights, sounds and smells of classic Australian bush, steep cuttings and heritage brick bridges makes this a section of the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail a beautiful experience. With over 100 kilometres of sealed off-road trails, the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail is the perfect way to discover the diverse and ever-changing landscape of North East Victoria - from natural bush land to verdant farmland, delightfully unexpected hidden valleys and some of Australia's most spectacular mountain ranges.

Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.6K from Hurdle Flat

Hurdle Flat: Events

Botanical Treasures: Illustrations and Text

Botanical Treasures: Illustrations and Text is an exhibition of books in the collection reflect the interest in botany and plants from all over the world, 'a global fascination with plants from the New World' and their interest in the unusual.

Event Dates
      9th Dec
      16th Dec
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Main Street
Stanley, VIC, 3747

Located 1.9K from Hurdle Flat

Beechworth Rodeo

Beechworth Rodeo is a full pro rodeo event prescribed by the Professional Rodeo Association of Australia.

The rodeo showcases a full program of events including bull ride, saddle bronc ride, bareback bronc ride, barrel race, rope and tie, steer wrestle, team roping and breakaway roping.

The Rodeo is a fantastic family day out, and along with the main event offers catering and sideshows to entertain the whole family.

The Rodeo has proven to be an essential event for the Beechworth community, and surrounding areas, bringing thousands of visitors to the region. A great event with fun and entertainment for the whole family.

People are not permitted to bring their own alcohol.

Main program starts at 5pm, gates open at 10am for preliminary events

Event Dates
      7th Jan

Albert Road
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.4K from Hurdle Flat

Beechworth Music Festival

The fourth Beechworth Music Festival will be held at The Madman's Gully Amphitheatre in the beautiful farmland of the old de-commissioned Lunatic Asylum, Mayday Hills.

Music is a central point to any vibrant culture, and in the north east of Victoria and surrounding regions, the calibre of musicians and artists is astounding. A key philosophy of the Beechworth Music Festival is to provide local, regional and upcoming young artists with a new opportunity to perform and play alongside a host of acclaimed national musicians.

Of the many ways to define culture, music is the one that provides a platform for people to build and share in a community, unique to enhancing the local and regional culture.

Beechworth Music Festival involves the local community and business sectors on many levels and donates to a great local cause each year.

Event Dates
      27th Jan
      28th Jan
      29th Jan

1 Albert Road,
Mayday Hills
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.5K from Hurdle Flat

H.Fish Exhibition

The H.Fish Exhibition is a highly visual, compelling exhibition of contemporary art by an iconic, living legend with a career spanning more than 45 years.

International, Australian artist H.Fish is driven by life experiences and an acute awareness to create work that comments often on social, political and environmental issues.

His highly colourful, unique style is often challenging, controversial and demands attention but always has a strong visual appeal that draws the viewer in.

If you love art and in particular surrealism or pop surrealism, then this amazing and colourful exhibition is not to be missed.

For more information on this highly skilled artist see

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Albert Road
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.5K from Hurdle Flat

Learn to Dance - Beechworth

A Learn To Dance evening in Beechworth on Thursday night from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.?

Dance includes New Vogue, Old Time, Latin.?

This is a fun filled activity ?Thursday evening which is held at the Senior Citizens Hall, in Beechworth.?? No, not just for seniors.

Cost is $5 which includes tea and coffee.? An activity for everyone, come and join us for some social interaction, learning, and exercise for body and brain.?

Event Dates
      8th Dec
      15th Dec
      22nd Dec
      29th Dec

Harper Avenue
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 5.8K from Hurdle Flat

Hurdle Flat: Travel Tips

Beechworth Visitor Information Centre and Booking Service

Beechworth sits nestled in the foothills of Victoria's High Country and boasts a unique and majestic array of heritage buildings, earning it the title of one of Victoria's best preserved gold towns.

The accredited Beechworth Visitor Information Centre and booking service is situated within the Shire Town Hall on Ford Street. Their friendly and helpful staff can offer assistance with accommodation, tours and event enquiries, brochures, maps, itinerary planning, expert advice, souvenirs and more.

Just across the road is the Historic and Cultural Precinct which includes a significant collection of authentic gold rush administration buildings, impressive museums and artefacts, all with a deep and rich Australian History.

Whether looking for something close to the town centre or in the surrounding countryside, Beechworth offers an assortment of accommodation from romantic miner's cottages, cabins, camping, comfortable historic bed and breakfasts, good quality motels and conference facilities to suit all tastes and budgets.

103 Ford Street
Beechworth, VIC, 3747

Located 6.0K from Hurdle Flat

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