Sip and snuggle… mulled wine by the fire awaits you!

Picture this… you, a glass of mulled wine, and a crackling fire keeping you toasty. Tempting, right? We thought so! That’s why we’re inviting you to come back and experience a Daylesford or Hepburn Springs retreat this winter.

It gets even better! Our Stay 3, Pay 2 midweek promo is in full swing, which means you get a whole extra night on us!

Ready to indulge? Book your stay now and experience all the winter delights Daylesford has to offer. Plus, keep scrolling for our V.I.P guest offer and a scrumptious mulled wine recipe to set the mood for your perfect getaway.

We can’t wait to welcome you back!

Introducing our newest listing…

Hepburn Springs Retreat – Set amongst the most beautiful country garden, this beautiful home is full of warmth and panache.
3 bedrooms | 1 bathroom | Sleeps 6 🐾

See more of Hepburn Springs Retreat here >>

You deserve some luxury this winter!

As the winter chill sets in, there’s no better time to treat yourself to a luxurious escape. Leave behind the hustle and bustle of daily life and immerse yourself in the opulence of these exquisite winter retreats.

  • Wentworth House – Sumptuously styled and lavishly appointed, Wentworth House is in a class of its own. 3 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | Sleeps 6
  • Lux on Max – A work of art, design and luxury in Daylesford’s newest location. 3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 6
  • The Mayor’s Residence – Maintaining the grandeur and grace of yesteryear, combined with the style of today. 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 8
  • The French House Trentham – Unparalleled country elegance, with striking interiors, rustic timber beams and oak flooring. 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | Sleeps 8

See more luxury listings here >>

Chill Out: Stay 3 Nights, Pay for 2!

Don’t let the cooler months pass you by without a fantastic deal! Book a midweek stay for 3 nights (Sunday to Thursday) and enjoy one of those nights for free* Limited time offer, valid until Thursday, 14th September 2023, at participating properties.

Get the promo code here >>

Unleash Your Taste Buds at Hepburn Springs Brewing Company!

Escape to Hepburn Springs Brewing Company for an unforgettable journey through artisanal gin and beer. Immerse yourself in the cosy ambiance, surrounded by stunning views and enjoy a beer, gin or spirit paddle from local and regional producers. As our valued guest, enjoy an exclusive V.I.P. offer of 10% off your in-house bill and packaged beer. 

Explore all the V.I.P guest offers here >>

Mulled Wine Recipe

Warm up this winter with our irresistible mulled wine recipe, a delightful blend of aromatic spices and rich, fruity flavours.


  • 1 750ml bottle red wine
  • 1 orange, sliced into rounds, plus more for garnish
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 3 cinnamon sticks, plus more for garnish
  • 3 star anise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup brandy


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine all ingredients. Bring to a simmer not a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer gently over low heat for 10 minutes. 
  2. Serve warm and garnish with more citrus slices and cinnamon sticks.
  3. Enjoy by the fire.

Our deposit and cancellation promise

We know times are tight, so we want to help make planning for your next holiday to Daylesford easy and stress-free. For your peace of mind, all direct bookings come with this worry-free guarantee:

  • No deposit required. At Daylesford Country Retreats we don’t take deposits. It’s one simple payment taken at 30 days prior to check in.
  • Fully-flexible bookings. You can change or cancel your booking up to 30 days prior to arrival with no charges.

Read our full booking terms & conditions here >>

Book your fully-flexible Daylesford retreat today…

…go on, you deserve it!