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Hanging Rock

Dramatic, unique and perfect for all ages, Hanging Rock is a place where history and mystery meet headon.

Indigenous History

The Macedon Ranges region is home to sites of national significance, and the local indigenous community is still active today.

Memorial Cross

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Mount Macedon


Tree-clad Mount Macedon can be seen from every corner of the region. Up close it is even more impressive; a place of gardens and wild bush, of natural attractions and serious adventure.


Glimpses of magnificent mansions through huge stone gateways and the exotic European plantings that change with every season, to the numerous species of wildlife and birds that inhabit the tall native mountain ash forest wait to greet the visitor.

Quaint food stores in the Macedon village, wonderful walking trails over the mountain or contemplation over a glass of wine are all on offer in the natural wonderland of Mount Macedon and surrounds.

The true wonder for many visitors is the scenic road that winds its way over the top of Mount Macedon. Some of these garden estates are open to the public on occasion, while others like Forest Glade are open year round, taking you back to a time when Mount Macedon was the playground for the rich and famous.

At the summit of Mount Macedon is the Memorial Cross which commemorates Australia’s war fallen. The view from the cross takes in the entire southern plain towards Port Philip Bay. It is a view that even locals return to, time and time again.

Picnic grounds and open spaces can be found on Cameron Drive leading to the cross, or follow the signs to Sanatorium Lake, Sanatorium Picnic Ground, or Day’s Reserve.

At the centre of the village of Mount Macedon is The Trading Post, a hub for local residents and visitors alike. For the green thumb, outstanding nurseries thrive in the fresh mountain climate of Mount Macedon. For arts, The Gallery at Mount Macedon is a fantastic collective gallery that features the work of local artists and craftspeople in pottery, silk, painting and sculpture.








Adrienne's Country Retreat
Adrienne's Country Retreat The retreat is a contemporary styled self-contained studio/apartment which is part of the main residence but offers complete privacy. The retreat has two bedrooms, one with a king sized bed, the other has a double bed. Both rooms have large plasma TV`s. There is a modern spacious bathroom. It also has a kitchenette with tea and coffee making facilities, toaster, microwave and an undercover BBQ. Outside, guests have full use of a six seater spa with its own outdoor area and brazier. A fully cooked breakfast in included, other meals available if required at an extra cost.
Township: Mount Macedon
Tarn House B&B
Tarn House B&B Your accommodation is a completely separate wing of my home. It comprises own entrance, off-street parking, comfortable QS bedroom, full luxurious bathroom with spa, huge living/dining area which overlooks the lakes in the beautiful garden. Kitchen facilities include fridge, microwave, toaster, tea & coffee making. Continental breakfast provisions are provided.
Type: Bed and Breakfast
Township: Mount Macedon
Cameron Lodge Cottage
Cameron Lodge Cottage Cameron Lodge Cottage is situated within the magnificent 10 acre private garden of Cameron Lodge, one of Australia's oldest hill stations dating back to 1886. Accommodating up to six guests in three bedrooms, the cottage has an eclectic range of rustic and natural furnishings, sourced locally and reflecting a country style. A wonderful getaway in a beautiful location.
Type: Self contained cottage
Township: Mount Macedon
Occupancy: 6
The Gallery Mt Macedon
The Gallery Mt Macedon The Gallery Mt Macedon encourages and promotes artists from the Macedon Ranges. Focus exhibitions showcase individual artists while group shows celebrate the changing seasons in this beautiful region. Members invite the community to visit their studios for demonstrations and workshops during Open Studio weekend in October as well as encouraging visitors and bus groups during the year.
Township: Mount Macedon
Braeside Mt Macedon Country Retreat and B&B
Braeside Mt Macedon Country Retreat and B&B Located only 50 minutes from Melbourne, Braeside Mt Macedon is a tranquil country retreat set amongst English-style gardens on 27 acres of hillside bushland. Offering three self-contained cottages dotted throughout the gardens, Braeside is the perfect location to just sit back and relax or as a base for exploring the Macedon Ranges. Complimentary breakfast hampers are provided daily
Type: Self-contained bed and breakfast
Tariff: From $190 per night for 2 people
Township: Mount Macedon
Occupancy: Up to 11 guests in 3 cottages
Tieve Tara
Tieve Tara TIEVE TARA WILL REOPEN FOR 2014 on SATURDAY 1st MARCH. Arranging a picnic, celebrating a special occasion, getting married or just seeking some time-out? This magical 7 1/2 acre garden with century old trees, rolling lawns, two lakes, ducks, geese, songbirds and flowers galore, is a haven for both young and old alike.
Township: Mount Macedon
Fearn Lodge
Fearn Lodge Fearn Lodge offers a delightful tree-change retreat located in historic gardens on the foothills of Mount Macedon. Offering a self-contained, beautifully appointed, private apartment for two adults. Enjoy access to a range of facilities - tennis court, BBQ, lakeside gazebo - or take a stroll in the 10 acres of historic gardens. A perfect mountain getaway.
Type: Lodge Retreat
Tariff: Weekend 2 night stay $340 including generous continental breakfast provisions, one night from $200.
Township: Mount Macedon
Occupancy: up to 2 adults
Mia's Bed and Breakfast
Mia's Bed and Breakfast Escape to Mia's Bed and Breakfast and sleep amongst the tranquil sounds of the mountains. Be indulged in a romantic, cedar, self contained cottage set in lush gardens.
Type: Self contained
Township: Mount Macedon
Occupancy: Two adults
Top of the Range Cafe and Gallery
Top of the Range Cafe and Gallery Experience Mt Macedon in all her seasons. Enjoy a hearty seasonal meal and then take in the sights, wander along the tracks or spot some wildlife. Disabled access and facilities.
Township: Mount Macedon
Cherokee Mountain Retreat
Cherokee Mountain Retreat Three secluded cabins set high in the Macedon Ranges. Each cabin has a well equipped kitchenette, king size bed, log fire, two person spa and sensational views from the private deck. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a well-earned rest or an active escape with bushwalking and sightseeing, Cherokee Mountain Retreat is the place for you.
Type: Self-contained cottage
Tariff: From $160 per couple
Township: Mount Macedon
Occupancy: 2 adults per cabin
Mt Macedon Trading Post
Mt Macedon Trading Post The Mt Macedon Trading Post is the hub of the Mt Macedon community. Drop in for excellent coffee, award-winning pies, tempting housemade cakes, local produce and wines, and beautiful giftware. We are also the home of Mount Macedon Kitchen preserves and biscuits. Open seven days.
Township: Mount Macedon