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Trentham Visitor Information Centre

Trentham Visitor Information Centre

Victoria Street, Trentham 3458
10.00am – 4.00pm Sat – Sun

Ph 1800 454 891

 
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Trentham Activities & Attractions

Trentham... With its broad, leafy lanes and unhurried ambience, Trentham exudes tranquillity and elegant charm and is an attraction all in its own right. Step off the Main Street and be dazzled by the wonders of the natural environment.

 

Natural Attractions

This is the gateway to the flora, fauna and topography of the Wombat Forest.

Surrounded on three sides by the majestic tall timbers and lush ferns of the Wombat Forest, Trentham is home to Victoria’s highest single drop waterfall – a 32-metre drop over basalt columns. The Falls reserve protects one of the best remnants of original vegetation in the area, with stands of manna gum, messmate, stringybark and narrow-leaved peppermint.

 

The 75,000-hectare Wombat State Forest offers many activities including camping, bushwalking, mountain-bike riding, horse riding, four-wheel-driving and trailbike riding. The rugged Lerderderg Gorge runs north-South through the forest area, and there are many walking trails, including the heritage trail along the Lerderderg River. The network of fire tracks is ideal for bicycles, with some challenging technical sections and single-track for the more adventurous.

The picturesque Quarry Street Reserve and Lake is a popular venue for barbecues and picnics. There are undercover gas barbecues, picnic facilities and toilets at the reserve and there is enough space even for large groups. The award-winning Lyonville Mineral Springs are approximately ten minutes from town on the road to Daylesford and visitors can sample the refreshing mineral water while having a picnic or barbecue in the picturesque reserve.

 

Trentham and the surrounding area is green thumb heaven. There are many beautiful native and European gardens to admire.

If you fancy a round of golf, the Trentham Golf Club is located within walking distance from the town centre. To the casual golfer, this is as courses should be - welcoming, quiet, casual, inexpensive and simply beautiful all year, one of country Victoria’s loveliest courses.

 

The Domino Trail is an easy 8km walk or bike ride following the old railway line from the Trentham heritage listed railway station (no longer in use) into the Wombat Forest, does a loop in the forest and returns to the station. As an alternative many walkers or bike riders continue on to Lyonville along the old railway route.

For the more adventurous you can take a horse riding tour through the lush trails of the Wombat Forest.


Aussie Truffle Dogs
Aussie Truffle Dogs Contract harvesters, dog trainers, suppliers of fresh truffle and truffle products (in season). We can also help with your soil testing, truffiere maintenance and airation of your truffiere. Truffle tours and tastings during the truffle season.
Domino Trail
Domino Trail The Domino Trail is located in the Wombat State Forest and runs along the old Trentham Railway. The track is ten kilometres long taking an estimated three hours to complete. The Trail is home to the endangered Powerful Owl as well as native flora and fauna and old mining relics.
Trentham Falls
Trentham Falls Trentham Falls is a must see for visitors to the region. The tranquil falls, set in the protected original native vegetation reserve, is as pretty as a picture. The falls are some thirty two meters high flowing on basalt. There is plenty of room for a picnic, BBQ facilities, toilets and fireplaces at the Falls.
Lidia Merzel - Celebrant
Lidia Merzel - Celebrant My services as a celebrant are centered on the personalised design of a ceremony, delivered in a professional and heartfelt manner. I am available to discuss the requirements for your marriage, renewal of vows, name giving and commitment ceremonies in the Daylesford region and in Melbourne. No matter what the ceremony I can help you create a special and memorable occasion. I believe in the ceremonies and rituals that we perform in our life. They show us where we 'fit' in our family and community, respect and acknowledge our past, acknowledge and celebrate new beginning’s, and formally and legally bind our lives together. They help to preserve the best of our poetry, music and symbols providing the fabric and stitching of social connections. Contact me for further information lidiamerzel@westnet.com.au or call 0411 783 532 to discuss your requirements.
Red Beard Bakery
Red Beard Bakery Whether you are looking for fabulous coffee, an indulgent breakfast, a lingering lunch, a scrumptious cake for afternoon tea, or a tasty take-away, RedBeard will delight you. All visitors are welcome to watch our artisan bakers at work, using our 19th century Scotch oven, through a large viewing window. Fascinating tours - free of charge to café customers - and workshops are also available.
Wombat State Forest
Wombat State Forest Trentham is the gateway to the Wombat State Forest. The forest spans 70,000 hectares of flora reserve set aside for recreation. There are many drives and bushwalking trails through the forest to explore. Camping, bushwalking, horse riding and trail bike riding are popular activities in the State Forest. The Domino and Lerderderg Tracks are popular marked and mapped trails running through the Forest.
White House Nursery
White House Nursery We propagate rare and unusual plants and bulbs. We grow plants for cold and warm climates. We mail-order throughout Australia. Many of our plants are unique to our nursery and not available elsewhere. Most of our plants and bulbs originally came from China, South Africa and Europe. We also are propagating forgotten plants and favorites from times past. We also hold one of the largest collections of Nerines in the world.
Civil Celebrant - Genevieve Messenger
Civil Celebrant - Genevieve Messenger Your Day. My Expertise. I am a creative and professional civil celebrant who has over fifteen years experience and who has officiated at over 500 Wedding ceremonies. I do quality and heartfelt Wedding, Funeral, Same Sex Ceremonies and Birthday Celebration.