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

Beechworth Tidy Towns finalist going to National Awards 2015

The community of Beechworth has proven it’s the Victorian Tidy Towns Winner and now its environmental efforts have put them in the running for this year's Keep Australia Beautiful, Australian Tidy Towns awards.

Representatives from the Beechworth Tidy Towns Committee and Indigo Shire Council will be jet setting to Sheffield in Tasmania on 26 and 27 February 2015 in the hope to win the iconic National title.

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VCAT dismisses appeal against Council on water application

Indigo Shire Council can reconsider an application for a planning permit for a water extraction operation at Stanley but only after a Cultural Heritage Management Plan has been received.

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal yesterday dismissed an appeal by Stanley Pastoral Pty Ltd that Council had failed to make a decision on the planning application within the statutory time limit.

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2015 Indigo Shire Australia Day Award Recipients

Indigo Shire Citizen of the Year – Judy Harrison of Rutherglen

Judy has been involved in many community activities in Rutherglen over a long period. As secretary of the Rutherglen Historic Society, Common School Committee of Management and Gold Battery Committee of Management her involvement has ensured the history of this town has been recorded, catalogued and provided to the many people who are researching their family history. She was involved with the local primary school Children to assist them with the production of the book “Secrets of History” which has won awards across the state.

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Funding boost will raise bar in tourism experience

The Mayor of Indigo Shire, Cr Bernard Gaffney, has welcomed the announcement today of three significant grants that will raise the bar in tourism experiences in Indigo Shire and beyond. “Tourism is the lifeblood of our shire and I thank the Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan and the Member for Benambra Bill Tilley for recognising this in these announcements today,” Cr Gaffney said.

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Beechworth jail recruit new staff

A state-wide advertising campaign has resulted in about 20 people being recruited to replace staff who have left through natural attrition and to build the number of casuals.

The department's head in the Hume region, John Duck, said the new staff came from a wide range of backgrounds.

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