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Newham: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Macedon Regional Park


The Macedon Ranges form the southern end of Victoria's Great Dividing Range and feature a diverse range of natural and cultural features. The 2,379 hectare park protects forested land along the ridge of the range and offers great opportunities for bushwalking, scenic drives and picnics.

Mount Macedon is one of the highest peaks in the range and you can enjoy magnificent views from the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross and the Camels Hump viewing platforms.

Before you go
Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. For the latest information on changes to local conditions, please visit the relevant park page on the Parks Victoria website.

Be bushfire ready in the great outdoors. Refer to the Bushfire Safety section on the Parks Victoria website for tips on how to stay safe.




Mount Macedon Road
Mount Macedon, VIC, 3441

Located 8.8K from Newham

The Gallery Mt Macedon


The Gallery Mt Macedon is an arts collective of local artists showing paintings, ceramics, textiles, wood, photography, glass, origami and jewellery. In addition to original art works and focus exhibitions bimonthly, the gallery offers special events, artists at work at Woodend Winter Arts Festival and unique Wearables parade in Spring.

The gallery represents a creative gem in the hub of Mt Macedon Village. Members encourage visitors and bus groups.




684 Mount Macedon Road
Mount Macedon, VIC, 3441

Located 9.9K from Newham

Lancefield and District Farmers Market


The Lancefield and District Farmers Market runs on the fourth Saturday of every month (except December, when it runs on the third Saturday) from 9:00am-1:00pm on the Centre Plantation of historical High Street, Lancefield. Lancefield is located in the Macedon Ranges nearby Hanging Rock.

Produce available includes; fresh seasonal organic and conventional produce, pasture grazed meats including; beef, pork, lamb, chicken, goat, fresh herbs, organic goats cheeses, honey, free-range eggs, live poultry, dried medicinal herbs, regional wines, oranges, grapefruits, potatoes, plants, emu products, wool, quality olive oil soap, seasonal sprayfree apples and stonefruits, great selection of jams sauces and chutneys, olive products, cut flowers, stockfeed, rare plants, sweet treats, amazing pies, terrines and more.

Please note that some items may not be available according to seasonality.

This market has been established to help the local farmers help themselves. It also boosts the local economy on market days. Come along and support the farmers whilst enjoying the beautiful, historic township of Lancefield, just one hour from Melbourne.




High St
Lancefield, VIC, 3435

Located 13.1K from Newham

Newham: Events

Annual Picnic at Hanging Rock Classic Car Show


The Annual Picnic at Hanging Rock Car Show brings together enthusiasts from far and wide to showcase an extensive range of vehicles rarely seen together all at one time.

Starting over 30 years ago the event has blossomed from a casual picnic get together of friends in local motoring clubs to become one of the largest annual classic motoring events in Australia.

At the picturesque Hanging Rock Reserve near Woodend in Victoria, vehicles of 25 years and older will gather and park amongst the acres of trees and on the Race Tracks to allow visitors to wander at will and and bask in motoring history be it Australian or international.

While enjoying a picnic in the park, free entertainment and even a walk up the famous Hanging Rock, the event is an intentionally low key and affordable family event .

The event website has further details on the event and a map to help access the park. Entry is 'on the day at the gates' with fees of $20 per car or $5 per motorcycle.


Event Dates
2019
      10th Feb


South Rock Road
Woodend, VIC, 3442

Located 2.8K from Newham

Hanging Rock Makers Market


Hanging Rock Makers Market is a quality arts, crafts and gourmet food market set at the beautiful Hanging Rock Reserve.

Entry to the reserve is half price on market day - $5, normally $10.

Now you can enjoy more than a picnic at Hanging Rock, Craft Markets Australia host this special craft and produce market at this well known tourism icon.

Visitors can expect to find an excellent variety of both local and regional stalls offering quality Australian made products, delicious gourmet foods and fresh home grown produce.

The Macedon Ranges are less than an hour's drive from Melbourne along the Calder Freeway and only half that time from Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport.

Hanging Rock is easily accessed from the A79 Calder Freeway which passes by on the eastern side of Woodend or via Mt Macedon or from the M31 Hume Highway by turning off at Kilmore and travelling through Lancefield, or alternatively from Wallan via Romsey.

There's ample parking, great public amenities and easy walking.


Event Dates
2018
      27th Oct
2019
      16th Mar


South Rock Road
Woodend, VIC, 3442

Located 6.4K from Newham

Felting Workshop with Christina Kent


Come along, join in the fun, learn how to felt and make your own scarf; beginners are welcome.

Christina started felting 11 years ago after seeing a silk and felt wedding dress at an exhibition.

Christina has a workshop at Woodend Art Group on 25 August. Price includes a felting pack ($10 surcharge for non-members of WAG). To enquire please email.


Event Dates
2018
      25th Aug


Railway Station Building
Woodend, VIC, 3442

Located 7.8K from Newham

Silk Painting Workshop


At Silk Painting Workshop conducted by the Woodend Art Group, learn how to paint on stretched silk as well as Yupo (plastic like) with silk paint and gutta. You will also learn how to stretch silk, and create effects using salt.

All with an impressionistic atmospheric approach to landscape painting,


Event Dates
2018
      8th Jul


Woodend, VIC, 3442

Located 8.0K from Newham

Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival


The Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Festival held during the first two weeks in September announces that Spring has arrived. Gorgeous daffodils welcome visitors to Kyneton.

Be entertained by the Festival of One Act Plays, the Antique and Vintage Fair, ferret racing, buskers, a Wine and Food Festival at the iconic Degraves Mill, concert performances and literary events.

Now established the Kyneton Dog Dash delights everyone with a great fun event.

Many local gardens open to visitors and the Spring Flower Show presents the signature blooms of the festival.

In 2018 the Kyneton Daffodil and Arts Gala Dance will attract dancers from everywhere to dance the night away with excellent music, fine sashes and a delicious supper.

The Daffodil Art Prize and Art Photography and arts trail of many local galleries displaying artists'work will please art lovers.

The district is on display in the Grand Parade on the last day of the Festival with bands, dancers, floats, cars and vintage vehicles.

After the Parade the festivities close with a fair, performances and activities in Kyneton's main streets.

All of Kyneton's legendary and award-winning culinary establishments will be ready to provide their famous hospitality.


Event Dates
2018
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81 Mollison Street
Kyneton, VIC, 3444

Located 14.2K from Newham

Newham: Travel Tips

Woodend Visitor Information Centre


Woodend is the quintessential modern rural village. Set under wide verandas along the boulevard of the Old Calder Highway, Woodend has cosmopolitan caf?s, bookstores and an eclectic mix of old and new wares for all tastes.

The Woodend Visitor Information Centre provides accurate and up to date information to local residents and visitors to the region, who seek information on accommodation, attractions, events, maps and directions.

The centre offers a comprehensive range of brochures with applicability to the local area and regional Victoria.




High Street
Woodend, VIC, 3442

Located 7.2K from Newham

Kyneton Visitor Information Centre


The Kyneton Visitor Information Centre provides accurate and up to date information to local residents and visitors to the region, who seek information on accommodation, attractions, events, maps and directions.

The centre offers a comprehensive range of brochures with applicability to the local area and regional Victoria. The friendly staff are more than willing to assist you with all your enquiries.




127 High St
Kyneton, VIC, 3444

Located 13.3K from Newham

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