What's on in Clunes

Clunes is a small Goldfield heritage town located in central Victoria, about 35 km north of Ballarat, which provides a wonderful array on entertainment opportunities and facility. It is well known as First Gold Town in Victoria and lies in the Central Goldfields tourist area that is focused on the gold rush and the history of the 1890's. The first officially recorded gold discovery was made in Clunes on 1 July 1851 by a gentleman named James Esmoud. This discovery was the catalyst for the world famous Victorian Gold Rush that attracted people from all over the world. Clunes is an outstanding example of the heritage from this era and boasts some of the best preserved heritage gold-era buildings in Australia, with more than 50 buildings having historical significance and many on the Natural Estate. Clunes is also very popular with tourist destination for the modern version of gold - wineries and wine tours. There are now more than 20 boutique wineries in the surrounding district many of which have wine tasting, cafe and restaurant facilities. Some other attractions for visitors are: # The Clunes Museum and the renowned Gold Festival that is held every year in March. #The world famous Bottle Museum that has more than 6,000 bottles in its collection with many bottles dating from the 1800's. # Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve. Local events include: #Clunes Back to Booktown Event # The Clunes Show that is held at the Clunes Showgrounds, and features: various competitions, animal exhibitions, live entertainment, agricultural displays and a grand parade. Clunes has a visitor information centre and a set of lovely pubs and clubs that welcome visitors.

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Seymour on Lydiard
The Mallow
Western Hotel
Backhill Hotel
Murthys Bar and Restaurant
Craig's Royal Hotel
George Hotel Ballarat
North Britain Hotel
Oscar's Hotel & Cafe Bar
Peter Lalor Hotel
Regent Bar
Robin Hood Hotel
The Nerrina
Atlantic Hotel
Ballarat Bowling Club
Black Hill Hotel
Brown Hill Hotel
Bunch Of Grapes Hotel
Cattle Yards Inn
City Bowling Club
Club Q
Criterion Hotel
Eastern Station Hotel
Eureka Stockade Hotel
Extremity Bar
Flying Horse Tabaret
Globe Hotel
Golden City Hotel
Golden Point Football Club
Irwins Hotel
Kryal Castle
Market Hotel
Millers Arms Hotel
Mt Xavier Golf Club
North Ballarat Sports Club Inc
North Britain Hotel
North Star Hotel
Provincial Hotel
Queens Head Hotel
Rafters Night Club
Rattle 'N Hum
Regent Hotel
Rumerz Tavern
Sovereign Hill
The Black Rhino
The Lalor Bar & Bistro
The Thirsty Dog

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