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Beechworth is a town in the High Country of the state of Victoria in Australia. It is notable for its historical precinct and associations with outlaw bushranger Ned Kelly.

Get in

Beechworth can be reached by road from the Hume Highway at Wangaratta or Wodonga.

Get around

See

History

The historic precinct contains a number of well-preserved grand buildings from the gold-rush times, and walking among them is like stepping back to the prosperous times of this town.

  • Ned Kelly cell
  • 1 Beechworth Court House.
  • 2 Burke Museum.

Do

Cycle, The old railway line from Beechworth to Wangaratta and also to Bright has been converted into a fully paved railtrail. [1]. There is a downhill cycle from Beechworth, and it would be quite possible to cycle from Beechworth to Everton for lunch and return in a day. Bicycles can be easily hired from Beechworth for the trip.

  • Beechworth Honey experience, Cnr Ford & Church Streets, Beechworth, Victoria 3747 (Main Street Beechworth). Retail outlet as well as an excellent "tour" on bee keeping.

Buy

Eat

  • Beechworth Bakery, 27 Camp St. Near the centre of town. A popular place to buy lunch. Try coffee on the upstairs balcony.

BLYNZZ Coffee Roasters for the best coffee in town. These guys focus on coffee and are a specility coffee roaster. BLYNZZ are at 43 Ford St, just up the hill.

Sleep

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