Kyneton is the last big centre the traveler passes through when heading to Melbourne from the Bendigo direction. Kyneton is a great heritage centre where the magnificence of the ‘blue stone’ era is on display. Numerous mid 1800 bluestone buildings and structures dot the town ship. The town has an historic and traditional sector.
The town was named after the English village of Kineton, Warwickshire The town has three main streets: Mollison Street, Piper Street and High Street. Piper Street has the oldest streetscape of these main streets, and still has many of its original buildings.
Kyneton is home to mineral springs, botanical gardens and historic many houses,
Unlike a majority of towns in the area, Kyneton predates the Victorian gold rushes having being established in 1850, whereas the gold rushes started the year after. At this time, Kyneton was a growing rural centre.
There is so much to see at Kyneton an overnight, at a minimum is the recommendation.