Beechworth is a well-preserved historical town located in the north-east of Victoria, Australia. It is 3 hours north of Melbourne, 4.5 hours south of Canberra and 7 hours from Sydney.
The town was originally used for grazing by the settler David Reid; the area was known as Mayday Hills until 1853, when it was renamed Beechworth.
The region is geographically varied, with towering winter snow capped mountains, tree-covered ranges, magical lakes, wild rivers and tranquil rural farmlands.
There are plenty of other museums and historic places of interest you can visit around the town including the Carriage Museum, Historic Courthouse and the MB Historic Cellars. A great way to see the historic sites is on the Beechworth Stagecoach or on the historic tour offered by Beechworth Bus Lines.
If you don't have your own transport the you can get to Beechworth on the V/line buses from Melbourne. If you do have your own transport then there is a great drive around Beechworth which you should follow, called the Gorge Scenic Drive.
Destinations within Great Dividing Range
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