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Historic Kilmore Country

 

If you've an eye for a bargain, a tongue with temptable taste buds, a nose for the country air... and a couple of spare days then Historic Kilmore Country is waiting for you.

With a number of antique and other specialist shops, eateries, wineries and country scenery, with hostelries, motels, caravan park and bed and breakfast places it's up to you to take the trip to Historic Kilmore Country the home of Victoria's oldest inland settled town.

Once a day's horseride from Melbourne, Kilmore is now just an easy hour's drive from central Melbourne along the Northern Highway to the peace of the countryside.

 

Information

Kilmore and District Tourism - 12 Sydney Street, Kilmore, V 3764, Australia.
Tel: +61 3 5781 1319; Fax: (03) 5781 1160. Open 9am-5pm. Seven days.

 

Antique Shops

Atholton Antiques - 11-13 Powlett Street. Tel: 5782 1668. German and English china and glassware; continental and British. furniture; estate jewellery; original art and prints. Open seven days. Contact: Connie Parkins.

The Fountain Factory - 38 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 0433. Antiques and collectables, with a special emphasis on garden ornaments and furniture. Open, normal hours or by appointment.

Kilmore Old Post Office Antique Centre - 2 Powlett Street. Tel: 5782 2301. Victorian and Edwardian furniture; china and glassware, British and European; prints and paintings; estate silver; kerosene lamps. Purchases house lots. Open seven days, 10am-5pm. Contact: Jan or Alan Burge.

Kilmore Old Wares and Collectables - 76 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1692. Bric-a-brac, furniture; electrical goods; glassware and crockery; books. House lots bought. Pick up and delivery. Open seven days. Contact: Jeanette Salter.

Old Kilmore Gaol - 8 Sutherland Street. Tel: 5782 1108. Collectables; Furniture; Bric-a- brac; Books and magazines. Open Wednesday- Monday, 9am-5pm. Market every Third Saturday. Contacts: Henry or Glenda Deschamps, Mark Bryant

 

Craft Shops

Fulvio's Pottery - 90 Clarke Street. Tel: 5781 1811. Pottery gifts; Greenware firing; Special commissions; Ceramic souvenirs with your logo a specialty. Open seven days. Contact: Fulvio .

London Mart - 52 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1152. Complete range of haberdashery. Sewing and Craft Courses. Contact: Helen Cornfoot.

The Pixie Patch - 48 Sydney Street. Tel: 57 81 1440. Craft and sewing supplies. Courses in Folk Art; Paper Tole; Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Patchwork Sampler, etc. Open seven days. Cobtact: Fay Winthur.

W'illira Crafts and Plants - Wandong Road. Tel: 5782 1378. Pottery, woodwork, souvenirs; trees and ornamental plants.Open seven days. Contact: Judy or Gordon Wilkie.

 

Nurseries/Plant Sales

Jacarak Native Nursery - 430 Kilmore-Broadford Road. Tel: 5784 1157
Kilmore Country Building and Nursery - 108 Powlett Street. Tel: 5782 1911
Kilmore Florist
- 21 Sydney Street. Tel: 82 1911
Kilmore Timber & Hardware
- 44 Victoria Parade. Tel: 5782 1955
Silkie Gardens Rose Nursery
- 87 Powlett Street. Tel: 82 1990
W'illira Crafts and Plants
- Wandong Road. Tel: 5782 1378

 

Specialist Shops

All Seasons Market - William Street. Tel: 5782 1406
Country Corner Jeanery
- Kilmore Central, Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 2344
Pat Croke's Furniture & Bedding
- 80 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 2412
High Profile - Dresses and Gifts
- 67 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1040
Kilmore Bookstore
- 26 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 1414
Kilmore Communications - 5 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 1118
Kilmore Framing Service - 42 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 2077
Kilmore Lighting and Electrical
- 25 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 0332
Kilmore Newsagency
- 41 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1465
Knight Electronics
- 27 Sydney Street. Tel: 015 53 0668
Lee's Furniture, Bedding and Floor Coverings
- 36 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1788
Lowdens Saddlery
- 82 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1711
O'Dwyer's Horseshoes
- Willowmavin Road. Tel: 5782 1313
Simon Yu's Pharmacy
- 20 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1432

 

Food Shops

Bon-A-Petite Cafe - 11 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1541
Harri's Pizza
- 72 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 0007
Kemp's Hot Bread Bakery
- 65 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 0178
Kilmore Bakery
- 54 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1129
Kilmore Palace Chinese Restaurant - 69 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1523
Kilmore Pizza and Pasta
- Kilmore Central, Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 1525
Kilmore Roast-Time Chicken - 68 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 2322
Kilmore Trackside Entertainment Centre
- East Street. Tel: 5781 1990
The Lockup Restaurant and Cafe - 10 Sutherland Street. Tel: 5781 0500
Pinky's Pizza
- 55 Sydney Street. Tel: 5781 0370
Rose Cafe/Restaurant
- 87 Powlett Street. Tel: 5782 1990

The Wineries

Hudsons Vineyard - Gehreys Lane. Tel: 5782 1930
Mt William Winery
- Mt William Road. Tel: 5429 1595

 

Bed & Breakfast

Bindley House - 22 Powlett Street Tel: 578 1142
Laurel Hill Cottage
- 14 Melrose Drive. Tel: 5782 1630

Caravan Park

Kilmore Caravan Park (Chestnut's) - Northern Highway. Tel: 5782 1508

 

Hotels

Mac's Hotel - 59 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1317
Red Lion Hotel
- 45 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1411
Royal Oak Hotel
- 29 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1291

 

Motels

Kestrel Motor Inn - 99 Powlett Street: Tel: 5782 1457
Kilmore Country Motel
- 95 Sydney Street. Tel: 5782 1346

 

Sports

Kilmore Golf Club - Anderson Road. Tel: 5782 1256
Kilmore Leisure Centre
- White Street. Tel: 5782 1287
Kilmore Tennis Club - Clarke Street. Tel: 5782 2215
Kilmore Turf Club
- East Street. Tel: 5782 1168
Pretty Sally Trail Rides
- Union Lane. Tel: 5782 2234

 

The Sights

Beuhne Bee Memorial - Northern Highway
Bylands Tramways Museum
- Union Lane.
Hume and Hovell Monument
- Andersons Road.
Kilmore Court House
- 2 Powlett Street
Local and Family History Centre, Court House, 4 Powlett Street. Open Tuesdays, 10am-3pm.
Old Kilmore Gaol - 8 Sutherland Street.
Rutledge Survey Drive - Hudson Park onwards
Whitburgh Cottage
- Piper Street. Open Sundays, 2-4pm.



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