Where to stay around Daylesford?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 463 holiday lettings near Daylesford. From 298 houses to 68 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Daylesford is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Daylesford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Daylesford. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens: 558 holiday lettings
  • Daylesford Station: 569 holiday lettings
  • Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre: 552 holiday lettings
  • Daylesford Museum and Cultural Centre: 550 holiday lettings
  • Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm: 599 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Daylesford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Daylesford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 298 houses in Daylesford. Our other popular types of Daylesford holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 22 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Daylesford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Daylesford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Daylesford, Australia is a fabulous choice for your next well-deserved holiday

    Fabulous weather, outdoor activities, interesting attractions and friendly people are just a few of the reasons that Daylesford makes a great choice for a holiday. A holiday rental home in Daylesford will put you close to all of the most popular activities. Your well-appointed rental home will surely feel like your home away from home and you will want to return again and again.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Daylesford, Australia

    You will find much to do whilst on holiday to Daylesford, and there is something for everyone. For hundreds of years, visitors have come to enjoy the mineral springs that exist in the area. Whilst the healing properties of the springs have been long disputed, it certainly feels good to take a soak in them. Nearby spas are another way to relax and get pampered during your stay in Daylesford. The Great Dividing Trail is a favourite amongst outdoor enthusiasts. These are beautiful long hikes of up to 92 km depending on which trail you choose. Nearby wineries offer the opportunity to participate in a wine tasting, learn about the wine making process or just enjoy the beauty of the grounds.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Daylesford, Australia

    Whilst on holiday in Daylesford, consider taking a daytrip to a nearby city. Since Daylesford is only 90 minutes from Melbourne, many on holiday to Daylesford choose to spend some time in that big city enjoying the many attractions that are located there. Many family-friendly attractions are amongst the offerings including the Melbourne Aquarium, ScienceWorks and the Werribee Open Range Zoo. At Werribee you can see a large variety of animals, some of which you may not see anywhere else. You’ll see gorillas, giraffes, African wild dogs, rhinoceroses and many others. The Convent Gallery and Pantechnicon Gallery feature works from several artists.

    Weather on Daylesford, Australia

    Whilst on holiday to Daylesford you will find mild weather and only a small amount of rain. From June through August the average lows are between 7° and 8° C and the highs are between 14° and 15° C. In September and October you should expect lows of 9° to 10° C and highs of 17° to 20° C. December through February the average lows are 14° to 16° C and the highs are 22° to 26° C. There is between 49 and 70 mm of rain per month.

    Travel to Daylesford, Australia

    The closest airport to Daylesford is Melbourne International Airport (MEL), located 107 km away. The nearest railway station is in Creswick, which is 29 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.

    Activities and attractions in Daylesford

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Daylesford has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hepburn Springs Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
    • The Tangled Maze (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Daylesford

    Travellers appreciate the panoramic lake views and beautiful gardens, which is just a taste of what Daylesford has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Daylesford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Lake Daylesford (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
    • Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
    • Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Laurie Sullivan Reserve (3 mi / 4.8 km)
    • Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Mt Franklin (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)