Dog Friendly accommodation, restaurants, bars and things to do in Daylesford

Daylesford is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a weekend with your pooch.

The weekend is the perfect time to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, particularly if you have a dog who loves to lounge (or run) around in the great outdoors.

This guide gives you all the information you need to plan a weekend with your dog in Daylesford, Hepburn Springs, and beyond.

We’ve got accommodation options that welcome dogs, restaurants and bars that are happy to have your pup join you, activities where dogs are welcome, walking trails for days—and we even let you know what off-leash areas there are.

You can enjoy everything from dog-friendly cafes and spas, to wineries that will allow your furry friend to sip on some non-alcoholic wine with you.

Dog Friendly Restaurants & Bars

Things to do with your dog in Daylesford

Lake Daylesford

So you’re bringing your dog to Daylesford? Awesome!

We’ve got a lot to offer both you and your pooch. Here’s what you need to know:

The best places to walk your dogs are at Lake Daylesford (on-lead), Cornish Hill (on-lead), Wombat Hill Gardens (on-lead) and at Victoria Park (off-lead) right next to the Daylesford Holiday Park. If you’re in doubt if your dog can be off the lead, just check for information signs that are at most parks. There are two vets available: the Daylesford Veterinary Practice, just off Ragland Street in Daylesford (tel: 0448 100 612) and Hepburn Veterinary Clinic, just off East Street in Daylesford. Click here to see their website.

In addition to these places, many of our shops and cafes will allow dogs if they are well-trained. It never hurts to ask!


Dog Friendly Accommodation in Daylesford

Don’t feel like leaving your beloved canine companion at home when you head out to the country? Don’t worry! There are plenty of pet-friendly accommodations in Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and the Macedon Ranges. Choose from these local providers for our favorite places to stay with your pooch.