Learn about farming techniques and practices first-hand at Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, a fantastic location if you're after a tree change. If you're thinking of finding a place close by, check out Blue Cliffs Retreat. It's the only available option here, so make sure you hurry!
If you find yourself needing more options in Shepherds Flat, look into the Hotel Frangos and the Sebel Creswick Forest Resort. They are located 8 kilometres and 25 kilometres away from the city's main streets. If these aren't the best fit, you can try the RACV Goldfields Resort or the Hepburn Springs Motor Inn.
If you'd like to explore some nearby localities, try Leigh Creek and Woodend. Travel 35 kilometres to the south of Shepherds Flat and you'll discover Leigh Creek. That said, Woodend is 40 kilometres to the east. Leigh Creek hotels and apartments include the Kryal Castle and Ballarat Colonial Motor Inn & Apartments. Woodend choices are the Holgate Brewhouse At Keatings Hotel and Auberge.
If watching sport gives you a buzz, head to Schweppes Centre Stadium. It's located to the north of Shepherds Flat. Want to stay near the action? The Quest Bendigo and the Hotel Shamrock Bendigo could both be just what you're after.
Hotels in Shepherds Flat start at AU$117 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.