6 dog-friendly ideas in Daylesford

6 dog-friendly ideas in Daylesford

While Daylesford is most renowned for the luxurious combo of fine dining and spa treatments, it also has plenty of dog-friendly options.

Guest author: Michele Green

Our top picks are:

1. A walk around beautiful Lake Daylesford, approximately a 2.8 km circuit, providing lots of sniffs, mineral water tasting, as well as a cute little pooch-friendly cafe.

2. Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens, which is also home to a dog-friendly cafe at Wombat Hill House Cafe & Kitchen.

3. Take a trip to the dog-friendly Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, which has over 100 acres to explore only 10 minutes from Daylesford. You can eat at their cafe or picnic in the European-style gardens. Gold coin donation.

4. Take your pooch for a run off-lead at Victoria Park.

5. Take yourself and your pooch on one of the many established bushwalks around Daylesford.

6. Pop into Daylesford Trading Co. Dogs are allowed in-store if well-behaved, and there are lots of dog bags and gift ideas for dog and animal lovers.

Daylesford also offers pet-friendly eateries such as the Farmers Arms Hotel, the Daylesford and Royal Hotel, and most cafes have pooch-friendly outdoor gardens or spaces.

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