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WYCHEPROOF

Welcome to Wycheproof including Nullawil

As only one of three towns in Australia with a ‘street running’ train line Wycheproof is a unique place to visit. The main street, Broadway, is shared by pedestrians, vehicles and trains. In season trains can run twice a day. Wycheproof is home to the world’s smallest registered mountain Mt Wycheproof which soars 43m above the surrounding plain. With quintessential country hospitality, Wycheproof can cater for a short stop over or extended visit. You may just like it that much you'll stay forever.

EXPLORE

Heritage architecture, agricultural history and our natural environment are features within Wycheproof Township. Further afield take a picnic to the Glenloth district on the Avoca River a haven for bird watching, or south of Wycheproof to Wooroonook Lake.

Mount Wycheproof Reserve and lookout, includes a flora park and superb views of the district. Mt Wycheproof has distinctive flora and interesting rock formations. To get to the summit from Broadway turn into O’Connor Street then turn right into High Street and take the first left into Mount Street, a side road will lead to the lookout with superb views of the surrounding plains.

Walk or cycle around the Wycheproof walking track and look out for the Wycheproof Saleyards, (housing the largest store sheep sales centre in rural Victoria) and historic markers on the east and northern sides of the mount.

Willandra Farm Museum, is located at the southern end of Broadway, and is home to a collection of antique farm machinery and local memorabilia. Willandra features a slab hut, the old Ninyeunook Post Office, and single room school buildings from the local district. It is open weekends by prior arrangement. Telephone (03) 5493 7227

Centenary Park is a shady place to stop, rest and enjoy a picnic. The park has many attractions including bird aviaries, two log cabins (one displays historical furniture) and a chock-and-log fence. Its excellent amenities include barbecue and toilet facilities and a playground.

For those interested in heritage, there are several significant buildings in Broadway including the town's Post Office circa 1889 located at Broadway and O'Connor, and the Old Courthouse circa1889 in High Street. The Buloke Shire offices and hall built in 1937are excellent examples of Art Deco architecture.

Wycheproof Mens Shed welcomes visitors each Tuesday and Thursday afternoon

DAY TRIP

26km North of Wycheproof is the town of Nullawil. Nullawil is more famously known as home of The Iron Man by locals and travelers alike. This great structure represents the art of sculpture at its finest hour and is easily found in O’Brien park on the Calder Highway. Nullawil also is home to Auchmore an historic homestead on the outskirts of town housing all the necessities used by the early pioneers of the district. Auchmore proudly preserves this history of Nullawil and district for future generations to enjoy.

EXPERIENCE

Wycheproof’s Great Grain Festival and Music on the Mount, a harvest festival held in February every even year.

Annual Agricultural Show held mid-October.

Mt Wycheproof Cup –Derby Day in the Country a quintessential country thoroughbred race meeting on the Saturday before the Melbourne Cup. Mt Wycheproof Cup is in the RACV top 50 things to do in Victoria.

 

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Sleep

  • Mount Wycheproof Motor Inn

    The mount Wycheproof Motor Inn is the only motel in Wycheproof and is a charming white brick building with good rooms and a function centre. The motel is in the centre of town set back from the road offering privacy for the traveling public.

  • Royal Mail Hotel

    The Royal Mail Hotel is located in Broadway over the railway tracks and opposite the Wycheproof Shire Hall in the centre of town. Good food can be obtained at the cafe attached to the Hotel and normal hotel counter meals are also available to compliment the drinks and accommodation.

  • Terminus Hotel

    Traveling from Melbourne the Terminus Hotel is located on the right hand side in the main street just after you enter the town. It offers good meals and drinks as well as a nice bed for a good night’s sleep.

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SERVICES

BP
432 Broadway, Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7211

Caltex
385 Broadway, Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7485

Fuel - Bulk
McLennan Bulk Fuel
290 Broadway, Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7577

General Stores
Nullawil General Store
30 Calder Hwy, Nullawil
Telephone (03) 5493 7380

Foodworks
316 Broadway, Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7416

Wycheproof Newsagency
310 Broadway Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7296

Wycheproof Post Office and Gifts
300 Broadway Wycheproof
Telephone (03) 5493 7440

PLAY

Wycheproof is a sporting town offering sporting opportunities for visitors of all ages. If you like sport there is a wide selection available including an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool (Summer months), lawn bowls, tennis, and croquet.

During summer take in a country cricket match at the Wycheproof Recreation Reserve.

The Annual Labour Day Tennis Tournament is held in March at the Wycheproof Lawn Tennis Club.

Winter sports include football, netball and hockey. Wycheproof is part of the North Central Football League

Wycheproof horse racing club, the Mt Wycheproof & District Racing Club, hold the Mount Wycheproof Cup on Victoria Derby Day in late October or early November.

EVENTS

Classic Men’s Bowls Tournament - January
Labour Day Weekend Tennis Tournament
- March
Great Grain Festival & Music on the Mount - March
Annual Golf Tournament - September
Wycheproof A&P Society Annual Show - October
Mt Wycheproof Races Arts and Craft Show - October
Mt Wycheproof Cup "Derby Day in the Country" - October
Wycheproof Races and Art and Craft Show - November
Wycheproof Christmas Lights Competition - December
Christmas Eve in Centenary Park - December

INFO

For more information about Wycheproof, please visit http://www.wycheproof.vic.au or visit the Buloke Shire Council Website


 

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