Daylesford Highland Gathering

Unleash Your Inner Highlander: A Day of Scottish Splendor at Daylesford Highland Gathering!

Are you ready to embark on a journey back in time, to a land of kilts, bagpipes, and boundless Scottish spirit? Look no further than the enchanting Daylesford Highland Gathering, where the rugged beauty of the Highlands meets the warmth of Australian hospitality! Nestled in the heart of Victoria, this cultural extravaganza promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you enchanted and inspired.

Immerse Yourself in Scottish Tradition: At Daylesford Highland Gathering, tradition comes alive in a vibrant tapestry of colours, sounds, and flavours. Witness the grace and power of traditional Highland dancing, marvel at the strength and skill of the caber toss, and let the haunting melodies of bagpipes transport you to the misty moors of Scotland. Whether you have Scottish roots or simply an appreciation for rich heritage, this gathering is a celebration of all things Scottish.

A Feast for the Senses: Prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure! Indulge in delectable Scottish delicacies, from hearty haggis to buttery shortbread cookies. Savour the flavours of authentic Scotch whisky and experience the art of whiskey tasting. With a variety of food stalls offering mouthwatering treats, you’ll find something to delight every palate.

Family-Friendly Fun: The Daylesford Highland Gathering is a family-friendly event that offers a wide range of activities for all ages. Let your little ones be mesmerised by storytelling sessions, face painting, and traditional games. With a dedicated kids’ zone, this gathering ensures that the entire family can create cherished memories together.

Shop Till You Drop: Explore the bustling market stalls where skilled artisans showcase their craftsmanship. From handmade jewelery and kilts to unique Scottish souvenirs, you’ll find an array of treasures to take home as reminders of this magical day. Support local businesses and artists while indulging in retail therapy!

Experience the Warmth of Community: One of the most enchanting aspects of Daylesford Highland Gathering is the sense of community. Connect with fellow enthusiasts, make new friends, and revel in the shared love for Scottish culture. The gathering fosters a welcoming atmosphere where everyone is embraced, making it an ideal opportunity to forge connections and create lasting friendships.

So, what are you waiting for? Mark your calendars, gather your friends and family, and set forth on a Scottish adventure like no other. Daylesford Highland Gathering promises a day of laughter, learning, and unbridled joy, leaving you with memories to cherish for a lifetime.

Join us in celebrating the spirit of Scotland at the Daylesford Highland Gathering. Let the bagpipes serenade you, the kilts mesmerise you, and the warmth of the community embrace you. See you there!


Daylesford has always given individuals the opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, to unwind and destress. Immerse yourself in the laid-back Daylesford & Macedon Ranges lifestyle. Whether it’s a resort, wellness retreat, cosy cottage or B&B, you will find the right accommodation for your relaxing getaway.

Daylesford and Daylesford Highland Gathering are a match made in heaven, the perfect family weekend getaway. 

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Daylesford Accommodation

The Love Shack

The Love Shack is the ultimate couples country retreat for guests looking to experience a “digital detox” in this eco-friendly, carbon-neutral cabin in the woods. The property allows visitors the freedom to disconnect from the chaos of our everyday lives and reconnect with nature and each other. The Love Shack is a semi-off-grid cabin set in the luscious bushland of Wheatsheaf halfway between Daylesford and Glenlyon.


Situated in beautiful Hepburn. Located on a quiet leafy residential street close to Hepburn golf course and just a short walk to Hepburn Springs village shops, cafes, Palais and Mineral Springs Reserve – We’re just a five minute drive from Daylesford where you can enjoy more shopping, wine bars, farmers markets and more.

Within Retreat

Discover ‘Within Retreat’ – Indulge in modern luxury at the ultimate escape in Hepburn, a short 5 minute drive from Daylesford. With 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, this lavish holiday house offers unparalleled style and comfort. Unwind by the open fire, dinner under the stars, retreat to the theatre room, and immerse in relaxation amidst the serene surroundings. Your perfect getaway awaits at Within Retreat.

Winter Cottage

Welcome to Winter Cottage – your charming retreat nestled in the breathtaking beauty of Hepburn Springs. This enchanting 1 bedroom cottage is the perfect getaway for couples seeking a relaxing and intimate escape.

Trimble Hill

Nestled amongst beautifully manicured gardens with uninterrupted views across Doctors Gully, Trimble Hill offers peace and tranquillity. This warm inviting space is the perfect balance of style and comfort, with a spacious open-plan design allowing guests to gather together in a central space and enjoy time together.

Gabion Hill

Your perfect Daylesford holiday starts here! Gabion Hill is a stunning rural retreat set amongst natural bushland and tranquil creek. Secluded and quiet with access to Loddon State Forest, it’s only a 12 minute drive to all the attractions of Daylesford. This property is perfect for small groups, families or even a romantic couple getaway!

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