Seymour is a historic railway township, which is the heart of the Mitchell Shire. Seympour is located about 100 kilometres (65 miles) north of Melbourne, close to Nagambie Lakes Irrigation District. Shepparton to the north provides a wealth of entertainment venues for a wide range of activities. Seymour services the surrounding agricultural industries (primarily equine, tourism, irrigated crops, dairy, cattle, sheep and wine). It is home to the nearby military base of Puckapunyal, which is an important training centre for the Australian Army. Seymour lies on the banks of the Goulburn River which provides opportunities for fishing, boating and cruising. The nearby Tallrook Ranges offers breath-taking scenery, hiking/riding, camping and bushwalking, including the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk was opened in 2013. Local attractions and events include: # The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre which is the home for a large collection of vintage and heritage locomotives, diesels and rolling stock # The Seymour and District Historical Society Museum # The Seymour Alternative Farming Expo is held in February each year since 1991 # The Seymour Agricultural Show, is held on the first Saturday in October every year # The Tastes of the Goulburn food and wine festival is hosted in October each year # The Hume International Raceway for go-cart racing # The Seymour Cup, run in October each year, is one of the premier Country Cups in Victoria. Local venues for gigs and live entertain,ment include: The Prince of Wales Hotel # Old Post Office Seymour # Fine Art Gallery & Restaurant # The Seymour Club # The Royal Hotel, and The Railway Hotel provide a great selection of fresh locally produced foods and wines. Many featiure live entertainment. Seymour is located at the southern end of the Goulburn Valley wine region.
Enjoy wine tours in the Lower Goulburn Valley Wine Region which includes three districts : Stanthorpe ; Yarrawonga ; Shepparton and adjoins the Nagambie Lakes Wine Region