Daylesford and surrounds

Activities and the surrounding area


Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

Just a short 15 minutes drive from Cosy Tents are the famous country towns of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. Renowned for its world class fine dining, magnificent natural surrounds and award winning day spas, these quaint little towns encompass its unique character from its early heritage of Swiss-Italian miners and surrounding natural mineral springs.

Take advantage of the beautiful surrounds and come and explore some of our favourite places.

Art & Culture

Hikes & Activities


  • Lake House – Multi award winning fine dining restaurant overlooking the magnificent Lake Daylesford
  • Kazuki’s – Award wining fine dining restaurant specialising in refined Japanese and European fusion food
  • The Argus Dining Room – Fine dining restaurant serving adventurous seasonal dishes and tasting menus
  • Mercato – Serving Modern Australian cuisine set in a stylish converted cottage
  • Sault – Set in a scenic homestead with a lavender field backdrop, serving seasonal modern Australian dishes
  • The Farmer’s Arms – Down to earth alehouse with a woodsy-chic decor, offering fine wine, cheese plates and diverse mains.
  • Koukla Cafe – Brekkie, light lunch and wood-fired pizza served in a bustling cafe with streetside seating
  • The Wombat Hill House Cafe – Offers all day grazing in the enchanted gardens on Wombat Hill
  • Boathouse Daylesford – Located on the banks of Lake Daylesford, serving breakfast and lunch
  • Larder – Great local cafe, serving morning coffee, breakfast and lunch. open 7 days a week
  • Cliffy’s Emporium – Local produce store, wine bar and café set in a charming rustic old building
  • Radio Springs Hotel – Quirky restaurant with a cosy eclectic feel situated in historic village of Lyonville. Open for lunch and dinner
  • Casa El Ray –  Mexican restaurant specialising in all the favourites; tacos, burritos and enchiladas


Spa & Wellness 

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