Talbot, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia
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Talbot

Stop in and uncover the unexpected treasures of this charming town located in the heart of the Goldfields. Talbot was a thriving centre in the early days of the gold rush and many historic buildings remain. Visit the Talbot Arts & Historical Museum to see relics, photos and hear stories from Victoria's golden age.

Treat yourself
Prefer some retail therapy? Shop for vintage clothing and collectables in local specialty stores, browse through second-hand books, or time your visit to coincide with the famous Farmers' Market held on the third Sunday of the month. Stock up on everything from organic produce, local honey and olives to continental cakes and home-made cheeses. Finish the day of shopping with a sumptuous dinner at one of the local eateries or family run wineries nearby.

Park life
If you're more of an outdoor type, head out to the Paddys Ranges State Park in the Pyrenees Ranges. Here you'll find a wide variety of local flora and fauna including the rare Swift parrot, wallabies, kangaroos and echidnas as well as Quartz Mountain, a massive quartz outcrop. Visit during the springtime and be amazed by the wildflowers, over 230 species have been recorded in the area including 30 different kinds of orchids.

Things to do

Sandhurst Winery, Bendigo, Goldfields, Victoria, Australia

Taste of Gold Trail

Head off down the trail and explore the fresh produce, specialty foods and fine wines that showcase the very best of the Goldfields region.

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Paddys Ranges State Park

Paddys Ranges State Park

Well-known for its wildflowers in springtime, Paddys Ranges State Park is home to 30 types of orchids and more than 140 native bird species like the...

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Talbot Farmers Market

Talbot Farmers Market

16 Nov 2014, 21 Dec 2014, 18 Jan 2015, 15 - 22 Feb 2015

Talbot Farmers' Market runs on the third Sunday every month from 9am to 1pm at Scandinavian Crescent and Camp Street, Talbot. Seasonal produce direct...

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