Visit Castlemaine these School Holidays...

Castlemaine is a great place to visit year round with lots of fun activities the whole family will enjoy. Surrounded by beautiful bushland, vibrant arts and culture, an amazing selection of local food and lots of natural beauty to discover. 
Here are our top pics these school holidays....

The Children’s Sensorium: Art, Play and Mindfulness @ Castlemaine Art Museum The Children’s Sensorium, curated by Grace McQuilten is an interactive exhibition featuring light, colour, touch, sound, smell and taste to activate children’s curiosity, connect them to local Kulin country, and introduce strategies and techniques that support emotional resilience and wellbeing. Runs until 4th August. 

Castlemaine to Maldon Steam Train
After a long hiatus due to repairs, the steam train is back!
This historic train runs several services from Castlemaine to Maldon every Sunday and is a perfect way to spend a family day out.

Flip Winter Children's Festival
The FLIP Winter Children’s Festival is put on by the Mount Alexander Shire Council and is five weeks of family-friendly activities, performances and experiences focused on dance, art, nature, music and play. Check out the program and book sessions online here.

Discover the beauty of nature at Castlemaine's very own botanical gardens. Take a bike right around the stunning ornamental lake or wear the kids out at the fabulous nature playground. 
Icecream Republic @ The Mill
It might be cold but its never too cold for icecream! The best icecream in Central Victoria can be find right here in Castlemaine. Icecream Republic is open 12-5 everyday of the school holidays and is situated at The Mill Castlemaine (opposite the Botanical Gardens).

Happy school holidays! xx

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