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Cavendish is a tiny town (population 454) near Grampians National Park in Wimmera, Victoria, Australia.

Understand[edit]

Wannon River

Cavendish is a small agricultural settlement surrounded by sheep farms. The village has four churches, a memorial hall, a brew pub, a cafe-general store, a recreation park, a primary school and kindergarten (2022).

Get in[edit]

Cavendish is 26 km (16 mi) N of Hamilton in the Shire of Southern Grampians by motorcar.

There is no train; a line from Hamilton to Horsham (which reached Cavendish in 1915) was removed in 1975.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Watch the sheep grazing. There's lots of sheep in Cavendish.

Do[edit]

  • Settlers Walk. Riverside trail with 8 picnic table areas, several board walks, 2 footbridges and brief local history stories on plaques affixed to volcanic rocks situated along the river.

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

  • Bridge Café, 7 Scott St, +61 3 5574 2154. Food, drinks, bait, ice.
  • Cavendish Café, at general store. Claims to make the biggest hamburger in Australia, at 4 kilograms (8.8 lb) and $39 (refundable if anyone can finish the meal in an hour).

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Connect[edit]

There is a post office in the village.

Go next[edit]

This city travel guide to Cavendish is a usable article. It has information on how to get there and on restaurants and hotels. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.