Daylesford is known for its beautiful landscape, rich history and mostly for our fantastic restaurants, but what many people don’t know is that it’s also home to some of the cutest shops in Central Victoria.
Our favourite spots for shopping in Daylesford and Hepburn Springs
We’ve picked out a few of our favourite spots for shopping in Daylesford and Hepburn Springs that you shouldn’t miss on your weekend in the region.
A men’s clothing shop that has everything you could ever want for you or your man—shirts, shoes, socks, ties, hats…you name it! You can also pick up some gifts for yourself at Buster McGee—they’ve got an excellent selection of men’s grooming products, including fragrances and colognes. Check out their instagram feed for their latest stock.
If you love classic European homewares, then eCasa Daylesford is the place for you! Their artisan suppliers from France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Wales & Scotland are known for their high-quality craftsmanship that makes these pieces truly unique. You can find anything from handcrafted furniture to unique artworks at this shop on Vincent Street in Daylesford.
Paradise Bookstore in Daylesford is one of the most unique bookstores in Australia. It’s housed in an old Georgian bank building on Vincent Street, and it’s filled with books from floor to ceiling! so it’s kind of like walking into a maze of books! There are so many rooms full of bookshelves that you can get lost in there for hours.
Frances Pilley is on the corner of Vincent Street. They’re a homeware store that has gifts for everyone—even pets! They’ve got everything from jewelry to kitchenware to artwork. It’s great for finding unique gifts to take home after your trip.
Found Daylesford is an antique store on Lower Vincent Street with tons of unique furniture pieces and other knickknacks. This place is super stylish and curated—you won’t find anything here that doesn’t fit perfectly with its surroundings or the rest of your house decorating scheme!
The Donkey’s Tale
The Donkey’s Tale is another great gem to shop in Daylesford. This toy store on How Street is committed to providing quality, sustainable and educational toys. The owners opened their store in 2018—so they’re still new! But they’ve already built up quite a following among locals and tourists alike.
Harry & Me
This fashion boutique on Vincent Street is named after Amanda’s grandson Harry—and everything inside is hand-selected by her! You’ll find all kinds of clothing here, from woman’s wear to accessories. Amanda travels all over the world looking for new items for her store and she only chooses things that are unique and often made locally. If you’re looking for something really special, this is where you need to go!
Hepburn General Store
There are plenty of places in Daylesford where you can grab a salad sandwich or grab a coffee from a barista who makes them fresh onsite every day—but none of them can compete with what’s on offer at Hepburn General Store! They have everything from local produce (including some delicious pickles!) to homeware (the best place in town if you need a new mug) and even gifts. An absolute favourite for locals for lunch.
Blake Family Grocers
This gorgeous store is filled with local artisan produce, and it’s run by the founder, Brendan Blake! It’s a great place to pick up gifts for your favorite foodie friends—and it’s just as lovely to wander through as it is to shop. This gourmet grocery store is an oasis of local artisan produce, beautifully curated gift boxes, and more. You’ll find everything from chocolates to cheese to wine on offer here—as well as some of the most beautiful food packaging you’ve ever seen.
This eclectic store is a one-stop shop for all of your fashion needs, with a wide range of brands and accessories. Aesop skincare products and the latest womenswear brands are just the beginning of what this place has to offer.
Manteau Noir is a place where you can find fun home goods and accessories as well as Aesop skincare products for your skin. If you’re looking for something new, this is the store for you! If you’re in the mood to shop around and get inspired, Manteau Noir is just the place for you.
Slow Wombat, Hepburn
Slow Wombat, Hepburn just opened up last month and it’s everything you could want from a convenience store: local produce, sustainable, local, organic. It’s the newest place to shop in Hepburn.
Amazing Mills Markets Daylesford
And don’t forget about Amazing Mills Markets Daylesford—it’s an antiques market place where you’ll find all kinds of treasures from yesteryear!