Here’s a selection of our pup-friendly favourites in and around Daylesford:

Daylesford Cider Co. at 155 Daily Flat Road, Musk, have dog friendly tables to book in the outside/garden area, and you can also get a V.I.P Partner discount on their cider tasting paddle as a guest of Daylesford Country Retreats.

Larder at 57A Vincent St, Daylesford, welcomes dogs in their courtyard.

Pancho Coffee at 117 Vincent Street, Daylesford also have a great dog friendly courtyard.

The walks at Lake Daylesford and Wombat Hill Gardens are dog friendly and you can then stop in for a coffee or meal at Wombat Hill House, where your pooch is most welcome in the dog friendly garden seating area.

Recently re-opened Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm at 350 Hepburn-Newstead Rd, Hepburn Springs, welcomes you to explore the gardens l with dogs on a leash and enjoy a delicious meal together.

Further afield, take your pooch on a visit to Animus Distillery at 1/89A Piper Street Kyneton, where dogs are welcome in the partly covered outdoor area and you can also get a V.I.P Partner welcome cocktail as a guest of Daylesford Country Retreats.