Admire the architecture of Creswick's broad, elegantly curved main street, studded with buildings that owe their existence to the gold rush town's heydays.
Gold rush gems
Stroll past the old Masonic Lodge, State Savings Bank, Creswick Library, Post Office or pop in to the Creswick Museum.
Stop into Cocoa Chy opposite the Post Office for a reinvigorating hot chocolate and a truffle, or load up on Goldfields Cheese at the Creswick outpost.
The Magic Pudding
Explore the places of interest relating to Creswick's famous son, noted artist Norman Lindsay. Pay attention to the progress of the Magic Pudding Playground, based around the characters and events of Lindsay's The Magic Pudding book and a delight for kids and adults alike.
Take in a round of golf at the Robert Allenby designed course at the Novotel Forest Resort or get yourself lost in the Tangled Maze, created from hundreds of flowering plants.
Things to do
Walk or ride this 200-kilometre trail that connects Ballarat and Bendigo via the scenic villages of Castlemaine, Hepburn, Daylesford and Creswick.