The Macedon Ranges is a charming region just one-hour’s drive from Melbourne known for its quaint villages, wineries, food producers and outdoor activities.
The Macedon Ranges is home to outstanding cool-climate wineries – here’s some of our nearby favourites – check websites for opening hours:
- Cleveland Winery Estate – explore the underground cellar door.
- Lyons Will Estate – specialises in pinot noir, chardonnay, gamay and riesling.
- Curly Flat Winery – produces renowned wines, especially pinot noir and chardonnay.
- Double Oaks Estate – boutique cool-climate winery that also recently established its own truffle plantation.
- Glen Erin – boutique winery with wines only available to purchase direct from the estate.
By appointment only:
- Wilimee Wines – boutique family operated winery producing pinot noir and chardonnay.
- Lanes End Vineyard – producing hand-crafted premium chardonnay and pinot noir.
Hanging Rock is an Australian icon and a culturally significant Aboriginal site that has a number of walking trails. There’s also plenty of other walking trails and hikes dotted across the region, so be sure to pack your walking shoes.
The Macedon Ranges region is blessed with outstanding fresh produce and high-quality dining. Enjoy a meal at one of our locals:
- Cleveland Winery – perfect for either casual dining or special occasions. We recommend enjoying a glass of estate wine on the deck.
- Lancefield Hotel – pub grub with a Thai influence.
- Glen Erin – enjoy warm country hospitality complete with a roaring fireplace and sunny terrace.
- The Aspy Cafe – great spot in Lancefield for lunch, with lots of vegan and vegetarian options.
- Soltan Pepper – cosy, casual restaurant in Romsey that is perfect for a family meal.
- Verdure Restaurant – our go-to for brunch in Romsey.
- Lancefield Farmers Market – a must-attend market on the fourth Saturday of each month. Pick up local produce or enjoy a bite to eat and a coffee.
The Macedon Ranges offers both road and mountain bike cycling trails. Wombat State Forest has 100km of mountain biking trails to suit all skill levels. A popular ride is also the family friendly 8km loop between Romsey and Lancefield.