Eat, drink, shop all in the one place while exploring some of Bendigo history & pickup a bargain at the antique centre.
Bendigo Pottery is the oldest operating pottery in Australia. Large selection of pottery available to purchase. Antiques and collectables. Interpretive museum, Galleries with works by local artists, potters and sculptors. Classes and workshops Wine and olive oil shop. Small cafe. Function centre.
Throw your own pot, see the history of the huge kiln, browse the antique stalls, see the artists at work and buy some fantastic sculpture. So much in one place. Very original and picturesque. This is a must.
Demonstrations of hand throwing by potters, hands on activities, interpretive museum, café, galleries with works by local potters, artists and sculptors, antiques and collectibles centre.
“Opened in 1871. Catch the Vintage Talking Tram from the Central Deborah Gold Mine. Guided Tours available. ”
“Beautiful 2km walk around the lake. Also a lovely brunch/coffee spot overlooking the lake.”
Point of Interest
“Bendigo Aquatic Centre is a competition-standard swimming facility that is also a family-friendly centre. It has four heated pools – a 50-metre lap swimming pool, shaded toddlers’ pool, intermediate pool and diving pool. The intermediate pool has an accessible ramp and the 50-metre pool has an accessible chair lift. The diving pool has a 1-metre and a 3-metre springboard. Bring a picnic or use the barbecues, enjoy a coffee at Waves café, find a shady spot or visit when the Hoobee Tubee water slide is open.”
“Brunch spot overlooking Lake Weerona if you’re looking for a beautiful view! $$”