Discover Cavendish

Soul food. Whispering red gums. Walkable.
Instagrammable.

Culinary mastery, historical exploration, serene stays.  This is Cavendish, a village of the Grampians.

 

Affording you an exceptional dining experience, a walk through the time of settlers and a retreat from the hubbub of modern life, Cavendish is a destination that will fast become a family favourite.

Former head chef of an illustrious Sydney restaurant, James Campbell now heads up and delivers delectable dishes, all for your eating pleasure at the Bunyip Hotel.  This hospitable hotel perfectly utilises all the fresh and fabulous produce available to this ripe region and James expertly uses his culinary flare to turn it into a mouth-watering, ever-changing menu. Ask a local about the legend of the Bunyip whilst taking in the river views.

Wander under the eucalypt canopy, along the banks of the river and past historic buildings, plaques and memorials on Cavendish’s Settlers Walk.  A peaceful, picturesque and educational experience for the entire family.

Camping in Cavendish will have your finding your very own piece of tranquillity. Sit around the light of the camp fire, taking in the beauty that the warm glow gives to the trunks of the majestic red gums of the area, forgetting your to-do list and escaping the rigours of modern day life.

Retreat, relax and soak up the Cavendish experience.

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Bridge Cafe

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Bunyip Hotel

Bunyip Hotel

Head Chef and co-owner, Jimmy Campbell, brings his love of Spanish-influenced but hearty cuisine to an ever-changing menu, accompanied by wines from the Henty & Grampians wine region. Situated on the banks of the Wannon River, The Bunyip is a warm and friendly...

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Settlers Walk

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Established as a memorial to honour the Soldier Settlers of the mid-20th century, the Settlers Walk tells the tales of the pioneers from the mid-50s on plaques that are affixed to volcanic rocks along the river. Bring the past back to life as you stroll along the...

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What’s On

HG:60 - Hamilton Gallery 60th Anniversary Exhibition

Tuesday, 19 October 2021,  Hamilton

Welcome to HG:60 - Celebrating 60 Years of the Hamilton Gallery. Unearth some of the most significant objects from the gallery's over 9,000 collection, specially curated into one free exhibition that...

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Hamilton parkrun

Saturday, 23 October 2021,  Hamilton

Hamilton parkrun is a free, weekly five kilometre timed run, walk or jog around Lake Hamilton for people of all abilities. It is not a race against other runners, but a five kilometer timed run, jog ...

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Spring Gardening Sale

Saturday, 23 October 2021,  Hamilton

Hamilton Area Rural Australians for Refugees will have a wide variety of plants, seedlings, fresh vegetables, lemons, herbs and preserves for sale plus a raffle where a lucky person can win wheel barr...

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Hamilton HIRL Farmers and Craft Market

Saturday, 30 October 2021,  Hamilton

The Hamilton Farmers' and Craft Market showcases local produce and local designers on 11 acres of beautiful grounds. Enjoy a sausage sizzle or even the pizza oven may be fired up, barista coffee whil...

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