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

Lake Sambell leaking wall to cost $3,500,000 to Repair

Indigo Shire Council has been advised that the work required to repair the leaking dam wall at Lake Sambell in Beechworth will be extensive, take six to nine months and will cost up to $3.5 million.

Indigo Shire Mayor Cr Barb Murdoch said today that the Council will approach the State and Federal Governments for financial assistance given the importance of Lake Sambell to Beechworth and shire and regional residents and to the local tourism industry.

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Australia Day Awards for Indigo Shire 2014

Indigo Shire Mayor Cr Bernard Gaffney paid tribute to residents across the Shire who work and volunteer in various ways in their communities, when announcing Australia Day Awards winners.

“So much of the valuable work that makes Indigo’s communities strong and supportive is done by residents who make extraordinary contributions to society or who are outstanding achievers in the community,” Cr Gaffney said.

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Indigo Council signs contract for building at Mayday Hills for Beechworth office

Breaking News on on www.Beechworth.com.au

Indigo Shire Council has finalised a contract of sale to buy The Pines building at Mayday Hills in Beechworth for its new Beechworth office space.

Indigo Shire Mayor Cr Barb Murdoch said the Council had completed its investigation of the offer of The Pines from the new owners of Mayday Hills, George Fendyk and Geoff Lucas, and has signed a contract for $500,000.

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it … from 1855!

Beechworth’s Robert O’Hara Burke Museum has joined forces with the National Library of Australia to ensure the oldest copies of  Victoria’s longest continuous running newspaper, the Ovens and Murray Advertiser, will be available for everyone to read now and into the future.

The creation of the digital database of the Ovens and Murray Advertiser was made possible through a $10,000 grant from the Public Records Office Victoria.  The Burke Museum secured the funding through the History Grants Program and will have 10 years of historic editions digitised from the earliest copies produced in 1855.

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Bushranger Dan Kelly’s Pistol returns to the Burke Museum

The pistol of notorious Bushranger Dan Kelly is on display at Beechworth’s Robert O’Hara Burke Museum.  The pistol was auctioned by Leski Auctions in November last year has been generously loaned back to the Burke Museum by its owner to form part of the museum’s permanent displays.

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