Beechworth

Visitor Information & Guide to accommodation, attractions, shops, tours & events

Beechworth is one of Australia’s most popular regional towns to visit and regularly features in holiday and destination programs. Our town may be small, only around 4000 people live here on a permanent basis but during the holiday periods, festivals and summer months our population increases considerably. The population is diverse with many new residents looking for a more balanced lifestyle as well as those whose families have been here for generations.

 

Travelling to Beechworth by car will take approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes from Melbourne (276km) or & hours 30 minutes from Sydney (612km),

 

You will find plenty of accommodation in Beechworth, restaurants, boutique shops, history and outdoor activities. We are close to nearby major centres such as Wangaratta and Albury-Wodonga as well as the very popular wine and gourmet food regions of the King Valley and Rutherglen.

 

Take a moment to discover some of the wonderful businesses listed on our website, they are all contributing to helping promote Beechworth and are well worth a visit, maybe even book your accommodation online direct with the operators before you arrive.

 

 

Accommodation

Beechworth AccommodationBeechworth Accommodation offers a diverse selection of options including motels, hotels, bed and breakfasts as well as caravan parks and self contained cottages.

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Events & Festivals

Beechworth Festivals and EventsThere is never a shortage of celebrations in Beechworth, in fact it is well known as the events and festivals centre of North East Victoria.

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Food & Restaurants

Beechworth Food & RestaurantsIf you are looking for great food then Beechworth offers a number of excellent options. From cafes and take-a-way through to fine dining we have it all.

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Things to Do

Beechworth Court HouseThere is plenty to do in Beechworth to keep you and your family thoroughly entertained for several days or even a week if you get adventurous.

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History

Beechworth HistoryIf you have ever wanted to experience some of Australia’s colonial past then Beechworth is a great place to start.

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Weddings

Weddings in BeechworthIf you are planning on having a wedding in Beechworth then this is the place to start. There some excellent reception venues town as well as amazing backdrops for your photos.

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Latest Beechworth Blog Post Summaries

Top honour for Beechworth Historic Courthouse and Burke Museum

Visitors to the Beechworth Historic Courthouse and Burke Museum have appreciated their experience so much that their reviews have led to a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for 2014.

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence honours select accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently demonstrate a commitment to hospitality excellence.

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'Sparky the Clown' pleads guilty

A children’s entertainer who stole $15,000 from a Beechworth petrol station has been ordered to do 150 hours community service. Neil Anthony Johnstone, also known as Sparky the Clown, pleaded guilty in Wodonga Court on Tuesday to his involvement in the May 26 “hold-up”.

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Beechworth Police Station Fire - Update

POLICE believe someone at Beechworth knows who and why the town’s police station and an officer’s car were set on fire in August and they want them to come forward.

“This was a disgraceful act,” Victoria Police eastern region Acting Supt Haydn Downes said yesterday when issuing a fresh appeal for information. “This is not just an attack against Victoria Police, it’s an attack against the community of Beechworth.” Emergency services called to the unattended station early on August 12 to find an officer’s private car well alight.

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Beechworth Celtic Festival, 7th - 9th November 2014

Once again the Beechworth Celtic Festival is set to attract the crowds of Celtic lovers to Beechworth.

For the 20th year, North East Victoria’s annual salute to its Celtic heritage, the Beechworth Celtic Festival, will again be held on the weekend of 7th-9th November 2014. The festival is truly one of fun, entertainment and celebration in the Celtic spirit, and every year it turns Beechworth into a hub f colourful sights and lively sounds.

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Indigo says no more pokies

Indigo Shire is well known for its ‘pokies free’ status and has joined with other councils from across Victoria, the Municipal Association of Victoria and the Salvation Army to seek government action to protect vulnerable communities from inappropriate placement of poker machines.

The launch in Melbourne of the Enough Pokies campaign on Thursday 16 October, supported by World Vision’s Tim Costello and the Salvation Army’s Bruce Redman, was attended by dozens of mayors and councillors from across Victoria.

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