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Maldon Market
Maldon Market

Castlemaine, Maldon & Surrounds

Think creativity, think eclectic Castlemaine. This historic town boasts a remarkable community of artists, writers, actors and designers, who offer a host of galleries, theatres, festivals, bookshops and boutiques. It’s a theme that runs through nearby Maldon, Newstead and Harcourt.

Great food is another hallmark of the shire. Some of the state’s best chefs have invested in top quality gastro pubs, restaurants and cafés. Find multicultural cuisine, providores of local produce and cellar doors and cider makers.

Must Do List:

• Visit beautiful Buda Historic Home and Garden

• See Castlemaine Art Gallery’s remarkable collection

• Ride the historic steam train railway from Maldon to Castlemaine

• Visit the cellar doors, cider makers, farm gates and cafe's

• Explore eclectic vintage stores and antiquarian bookshops

• Cycle or hike the Mount Alexander summit

Travel Time Distance By Car By Bus
Round Trip      
Bendigo to Harcourt 30km 30min 25min
Harcourt to Castlemaine 9km 11min 15min
Castlemaine to Maldon 19km 22min  
Maldon to Bendigo 39km 41min 40min
Bendigo to Castlemaine 38km 30min 25min
Bendigo to Maldon 39km 41min 40min
Bendigo to Harcourt 30km 30min 25min

* Rail & Bus Services: visit or call 136 196.

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