A diverse range of places to stay in Mitchell Shire...



Discover the wide range of accommodation that Mitchell Shire has to offer. From historic homesteads to camping along the Goulburn River, the selection is plentiful and there is something for everyone’s budget.

In our town centres you will find a variety of motels and caravan parks and in some of our more scenic and secluded locations you will find a host of bed and breakfasts’, cottages, homesteads and farm stays.

Bed and Breakfast

Annie’s Cedar Farm Cottages

Type: Farm stay, bed and breakfast accommodation
Address: 35 Hadfield Road West, Upper Plenty
Telephone: (03) 5783 2234

Enjoy the tranquil hilltop location, tempting you to unwind in fully self-contained accommodation comfort. Only 20 minutes from Melbourne’s northern suburbs and situated on 106 picturesque acres, enjoy bushwalking on the 25 acre tracks, farm stay activities such as feeding the animals, or sit back, relax and take in the view.
Cabins are suitable for families or couples, for up to 4 people (maximum 2 adults 2 children). All cabins include an ensuite, split system heating and air conditioning, wood heater, comfortable queen size bed, TV, DVD player, fully equipped kitchen, with linen and towels provided. There is a play area for children and gas BBQ facilities on the property.

Bindley House B&B

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 20 - 22 Powlett St, Kilmore VIC
Telephone: (03) 5781 1142

Located in the heart of Kilmore within walking distance to all town amenities. Nestled in the beautiful gardens of heritage listed 'Bindley House' (circa 1862). Choice of two private self-contained cottages (studio style apartments). Cosy wood fires, split system AC, queen bed, ensuite with spa, kitchen, dining area, parking.

Broadford B&B Katie’s Cottage

Type: Bed & Breakfast
Address: 310 Davis Road, Broadford VIC
Telephone: (03) 5784 1821

The fully self-contained, 2 bedroom cottage is set on 50 acres of dense bushland. Enjoy an abundance of wildlife on this secluded property. The cottage sleeps 5 and offers wood fired heating for those cold winter nights. Perfectly located for travellers to the State Motorcycle Sports Complex this B&B has everything you need for a short stay.

Chookery Nook Bed and Breakfast

Type: Self-contained Bed and Breakfast
Address: 695B Spur Road, Clonbinane
Telephone: (03) 5787 1561, 0416 391 085

Situated 7 kilometres from the Hume Freeway, south of Broadford, this cosy little unit offers accommodation for 2 on a quiet 60 acre property. This property bestows tranquillity on all who are searching for the perfect getaway. Providing you give 48 hours’ notice, a 2 course evening meal can be supplied.
Facilities include covered outdoor BBQ area, queen size bed, ensuite, TV, CD player, kitchenette and heating or cooling is available.

Clyde Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 8340 Goulburn Valley Hwy, Trawool
Telephone: (03) 5799 2302, 0400 981 581

This 100 year old, renovated property is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway for couples or families. Overlooking the Goulburn River, the cottage is surrounded by luscious landscape. Listen too old records on the radiogram and curl up next to the cosy fireplace with a good book from the library.
You can sleep 5 people comfortably in 3 rooms and cook for all guests in the fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy using the large shower in the fully renovated bathroom complete with fluffy white towels. This cottage retains its old world charm and provides comfortable accommodation for guests.

Demeter's Place

Type: Farm Stay
Address: 640 Northwood, Northwood VIC 3660
Telephone: (03) 5792 3544, 0418 675 099

This picturesque 200 acre farm is situated along the beautiful and winding Northwood Road or "Route 64" as it is also known. The farm features accommodation that has been converted from the bay of a farm shed into a peaceful and contemporary self-contained farm stay, with two bedroom loft. Quality linen and towels supplied alongside generous organic breakfast provisions and seasonal farm surprises. More information on the whole farm experience can be found on the website which includes a blog by host Melissa.

Laurel Hill Cottage

Type: Self-contained Cottage
Address: 12 Melrose Drive, Kilmore VIC
Telephone: (03) 5782 1630

This gorgeous little cottage dates back to 1860 when it was first established by Thomas de Courcey Meade. It now comprises of 12 acres of parkland, in a quiet, area of Kilmore with historic gardens just footsteps away.
Facilities include queen bedroom, spa bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, central heating, electric blankets, library and DVD player.

Merindoc Cottage

Type: Self-contained Cottage
Address: 2745 Lancefield - Tooborac Road, Tooborac VIC
Telephone: (03) 5433 5341

To relax in style visit the fully self-contained Merindoc Cottage located 1km from Cellar Door and Whistler Café. The comfortable outdoor-setting on the veranda is a perfect way to unwind or soak up the view through the generously sized windows. Facilities include one queen and one twin share bedroom with linen, bathroom, and fully equipped kitchen. Enjoy the supplied breakfast on the first morning of your stay.

Merlin Park Bed and Breakfast

Type: Self-contained Bed and Breakfast
Address: 3 Natures Run, Kilmore VIC 
Telephone: (03) 5782 1243

Merlin Park Bed and Breakfast is a peaceful and private little getaway for couples, families or small groups. Nature close by and walks.
500 meters east of Powlett Street and south of the Kilmore Hospital and Kilmore Golf Club.
Facilities include 3 well-appointed bedrooms, air conditioning/heating, kitchenette, ensuite and BBQ, with plenty of parking available. A continental breakfast is available.

Mimosa Glen (Homestead, Cottage, Woolshed)

Type: Self-contained Country Homestead
Address: 2415 Lancefield - Tooborac Road, Tooborac VIC 
Telephone: (03) 5433 5346
Mobile: 0438 568 570



Located at the gateway to the Heathcote Wine Region, the beautifully restored Mimosa Glen homestead, surrounded by large bull nosed verandas on 3 sides, offers stunning, picturesque views from every room. The gorgeous country style kitchen, is fully equipped with everything you’ll need to ensure the perfect stay, including large refrigerator, charming old style wood oven and tea and coffee making facilities.

Mimosa Glen homestead features 3 large bedrooms all with King size beds (or king singles), and ducted heating and cooling throughout. The homestead’s cosy lounge room with large open fire place is the perfect place to relax with friends. We have a large electric oven, the wood oven is unusable.


The charming, fully self-contained, Mimosa Glen cottage offers the perfect weekend escape, cosy, comfortable and able to sleep up to four people in the two king size rooms - both with private ensuites. Plan an intimate country getaway, and enjoy everything romantic that this region has to offer, whether it’s just the two of you, or a weekend with your closest friends, Mimosa Glen Cottage is the perfect destination, all year round.

Escape the elements, with both reverse cycle air conditioning and cosy wood heating and prepare dinner in the fully-equipped kitchen or enjoy dining outside the warmer months in the rustic, undercover dining room.


In a region renowned for producing some the country’s most celebrated wines, a hidden gem lies in waiting. Located, just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, Mimosa Glen Homestead, Cottage and Woolshed is a jewel in the heart of Victoria’s quaint, unassuming little town of Tooborac.

The fully renovated Woolshed at Mimosa Glen offers a spacious, open plan function room, perfect for private functions, corporate events, wedding receptions or retreats. The building’s sliding glass doors open out onto the newly built timber deck which further gives way to spectacular views of Tooborac’s ancient granite boulders, the tranquil McIvor creek and surrounding bushland.

Rowanston on the Track Bed and Breakfast

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 2710 Burke and Wills Track, Glenhope VIC
Telephone:(03) 5425 5492

Enjoy a complimentary bottle of Rowanston wine and a tour of Rowanston on the Track Winery while staying at the gorgeous little farmhouse in Glenhope. Situated on the fringe of both Macedon Ranges and Heathcote wine regions, it a great spot to immerse yourself in in the beauty of the area.
Facilities include 3 bedrooms, lounge room, full electric kitchen, outdoor bbq facilities, undercover parking, TV, DVD player, electric blankets and air conditioning.

Saratoga Lodge

Type: Country house
Address: 110 Kobyboyn Road, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5799 2669

Saratoga Lodge offers 3 suites of country house accommodation situated between the Seymour golf course and racecourse.
Facilities include fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, heating, ceiling fans, barbeque, wireless internet, TV, DVD player, massage, horse facilities, pet friendly in the stables.

School House Gallery, Tea Garden, Bed and Breakfast

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 8314 Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool VIC 
Telephone: (03) 5792 3118, 0409 014 837

Situated in leafy surrounds overlooking the Trawool Valley, the School House Gallery Bed and Breakfast is in close proximity to walking tracks abundant with wildlife.
Facilities include 2 bedrooms, lounge room, dining, laundry and ensuite. A tea garden is available for morning or afternoon tea.
Breakfast is included. Dinner, picnic packs, barbeque available. Parking is available for rail trail. A pick up and drop off service to nearby restaurants can be arranged for those wanted to indulge in a local bottle of wine without the hassle of choosing a designated driver.

Seven Hills Homestead, Bed and Breakfast and Homestead

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 160 Scotts Road, Tallarook VIC 
Telephone:1300 744 557

Situated just 5 minutes off the Hume Highway in Tallarook, the property is over 600 acres and as the name suggests sits on seven magnificent hills viewing the valleys of Broadford, Seymour, Pyalong and Puckapunyal. Seven Hills has been designed to cater for all types of accommodation and budget, from the brand new luxurious homestead to riverside camping. It also offers plenty of activities or if you prefer to relax, unwind in a hammock and take in the amazing views.

Sunnyvale Farmhouse

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 50 Ashes Bridge Road, Tallarook VIC
Telephone: 0455 743 325

The 3 bedroom house provides self-contained accommodation for up to 8 people. Cool in Summer and warm in Winter, the living room features a stone fireplace and wood heater, plus split system heating/cooling and scenic views. There is a lockable 2 car garage and ample on-site parking. The house is a 5 minute drive from Tallarook which has a Railway Station, General Store, Hotel, Cafe and the start of the Great Victorian Rail Trail. 

Trawool Cottages and Farmstay

Type:  Cottage anbd Farmstay
Address: 8447 Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool, VIC
Telephone: 0402 001 522

We offer two delightful cottages with wood fires, cathedral ceilings, beautifully  decorated and perfect for couples, both with a private deck overlooking the landscaped gardens and hills beyond.  Add a private spa room and  breakfast brought to your cottage  and your getaway is complete. Free use of bikes to ride the rail trail, or winery tours and massages by arrangement.
We also have a large fully self contained,  three bedroom house with two bathrooms ideal for families, groups and perfect for guests working in surrounding areas looking for a longer stay.
Contact us for our best rates. One of our cottages and our house are pet friendly with your furry family member welcomed inside. 

Tooborac Brewery and Hotel

Type: Bed and Breakfast
Address: 5115 Northern Highway, Tooborac VIC
Telephone:(03) 5433 5201

For people who wish to relax and enjoy the region The Tooborac Hotel offers bed and breakfast accommodation for overnight stays. The Miners Cottage sleeps 2 adults and 2 small children and the self-contained 3 Bedroom residence comfortably sleeps 6 to 8.
Established in 2008, in the refurbished Cobb and Co stables, the brewery has added an attraction to Tooborac and the region. The ability to sample the hand crafted beers over the bar in the hotel or sit down and relax on the lawns in front of the brewery with a ploughman’s lunch adds to the enjoyment of the visit.

Hotel and Motel

Fox on the Run Motel

Type: Motel
Address: 95 Sydney Street, Kilmore VIC
Telephone: (03) 5782 1346

Centrally located in the heart of Kilmore, close to pubs, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and a short drive to Kilmore Turf Club and Harness Racing. With a 3.5 star rating, Fox on the Run Motel provides a clean and comfortable stay with 19 rooms available including; double rooms, king apartments and two bedroom apartments. All rooms have access to guest Wi-Fi and include tea and coffee making facilities. 

Auto Lodge Motor Inn

Type: Motel
Address: 20 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 1700

Conveniently situated, just off the Hume Highway in a quiet location close to hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and the Goulburn Valley River. Take in the bush atmosphere while strolling on the dedicated bush tracks or while throwing a line in to take advantage of the available trout and redfin fishing. The motel has clean affordable single, twin and family accommodation, perfect when visiting the many local attractions.

Best Western New Crossing Place/Seymour Hotel

Type: Motel
Star Rating: 4 Star
Address: 53 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 2800

The family owned and operated Best Western, New Crossing Place offers open plan Deluxe, Family and a Spa Luxury suites. Amenities include wireless broadband, cable or satellite TV, playground, room service and outdoor swimming pool for the weary traveller or corporate guests. The conveniently located Seymour motel is in close proximity to the local wineries, rail and military museums, historical buildings and scenic parks. All suites offer modern bedrooms and bathrooms.

Comfort Inn Coach and Bushman’s

Type: Motel/Self-contained Family unit
Star Rating: Self rated at 4.5 star
Address: 66 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 3744

The quiet motel units offer all rooms renovated twin or double suites with queen beds. There are also 4 fully contained bedroom units ideally suited to families. Complete with kitchen, lounge suite, washing machine and dryer these units are well equipped for longer stays and are regularly used as a base to explore the local attractions.

Hogans Hotel

Type: Hotel
Start Rating: 4 Star
Address: 92 High Street, Wallan VIC
Telephone: (03) 5783 1251

The impressive rooms at Hogan’s Hotel cater for all needs offering 22 King standard suites, 4 Family interconnecting suites and 2 deluxe Spa suites. There are 4 bars to choose from to enjoy a relaxing drink. If you are travelling with children take advantage of the fully enclosed playroom which includes slides, tunnels, video games and skill testers to entertain the little ones.

Kestrel Motor Inn

Type: Motel
Address: 99 Powlett Street, Kilmore VIC
Telephone:(03) 5782 1457

The Kestrel Motor Inn is situated in a lovely garden setting and offers 12 spacious rooms.

Royal Hotel

Type: Hotel
Address: 26 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 1004

Queen ensuite, double ensuite and twin share rooms available. Split system air conditioning.

Sugarloaf Motel

Type: Motel
Address: Corner Short and High Streets, Broadford VIC
Telephone: (03) 57841069

The Sugarloaf is a family owned motel consisting of 12 modern, comfortable ground floor units in the small rural town of Broadford – 2 kms off the Hume Highway and approx. 1 hour north of Melbourne. Driving from Sydney we are the last motel on the Hume Highway before Melbourne.

Trawool Valley Resort

Type: Hotel
Address: 8150 Goulburn Valley Highway, Trawool
Telephone: (03) 5792 1444

The hotel offers accommodation suitable for single travellers, couples or families. All 27 suites have incredible views of either the Trawool Valley or Tallarook Ranges. You may choose to relax in the unsurpassed country surrounds or take advantage of the many activities available. The resort has an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, squash court, full size tennis court, table tennis table, massage therapist and the resort backs on to the Goulburn River High Country Rail Trail.

Wattle Motel

Type: Motel
Address: 9 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 2411

Caravan Parks

Goulburn River Tourist Park

Type: Caravan Park
Address: 30 Trevan Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 1530

The Goulburn River's fresh air and natural beauty is ideal for any traveller. Goulburn River Tourist Park is pet friendly and is the perfect location for a leisurely stay, relaxing weekend, secluded picnic, BBQ, bushwalking or a fun bike ride. Our park is right on the Goulburn River and there is a boat ramp adjoining the property. Whether you are camping, caravanning, or staying in one of our deluxe cabins, your stay is sure to be a memorable one.
For the more adventurous you might like to canoe, fish and even look for local wildlife, which includes koalas in some months. Bird watching is a must with a vibrant array of parrots and beautiful cockatoos. The Goulburn River Tourist Park is just 98km North from Melbourne's CBD and only a short walk from the Seymour City Centre and Train Station.

Highlands Caravan Park

Type: Caravan Park
Address: 33 Emily Street, Seymour VIC
Telephone: (03) 5792 2124

With accommodation ranging from 4 star cabins to budget ensuite cabins as well as offering powered and non powered camping sites. Relax and unwind in our air-conditioned cabins or beside our large pool. Enjoy a BBQ, listen for wildlife and keep an eye out for our regular koala visits. In easy walking distance to restaurants, hotels and shopping centre and only a short stroll to the walking tracks and fishing spots along the magnificent Goulburn River, Highlands Caravan Park is the place to come and enjoy some friendly hospitality while visiting Seymour, Puckapunyal and its surrounds. A courtesy pickup is available to and from Seymour Railway Station and Local Restaurants; the interstate bus stop is close by the park. 
Pet Friendly: Pet friendly park for site bookings only, sorry no pets on cabin bookings

Kilmore Caravan Park

Type: Caravan Park
Address:108 - 110 Northern Highway, Kilmore VIC
Telephone: (03) 5782 1508

Only 30 minutes from the northern suburbs of Melbourne or 1 hour on the train takes you to the centre of Melbourne to go shopping, to the football or see a show.
Our Caravan Park offers very comfortable 1 or 2 bedroom ensuite cabins which are all very well equipped with split system air-conditioning, flat screen TV’s, cooking facilities and electric blankets. Linen is provided in our Deluxe cabins, for our Standard cabins linen can be hired or you can bring your own.
For the caravanners and campers we have spacious powered and unpowered sites, some of which are drive thru. We have a well equipped camp kitchen and BBQ area, clean amenities and coin laundry.
The park is dog friendly but dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. No pets allowed in our cabins.


Horseshoe Lagoon Flora and Fauna Reserve

Type: Camping
Address: Greenslopes Road, Seymour VIC
Website: Parks Victoria
Facilities include: Public Toilets, Fishing
Vic Roads Map: 61 E4

Nestled along the side of the Goulburn River, Horseshoe Lagoon truly is a hidden treasure. With stunning surroundings, peaceful atmosphere and fishing areas, it is a great spot for a getaway.

Hughes Creek Highlands Road

Type: Camping
Address: Highlands Road, Seymour VIC
Facilities include: Public Toilets, Picnic Tables, Drinking Water, Rubbish Bins, Playground, BBQ Facilities, and Fishing

An idyllic setting just out of Seymour, Hughes Creek is a great place to sit and relax, have a picnic or try a spot of fishing. Hughes Creek is very popular in the summer months for camping and other recreational pursuits.

Mount Disappointment State Forest

Type: Camping
Township: Heathcote Junction off Mountain Road
Facilities include: Public Toilets, Walking Trails, Picnic Tables, BBQ Facilities, Drinking Water
Website: Find a Camp

Hume and Hovell named the mountain in 1824 when they attempted to climb the summit expecting to see Port Phillip Bay. They failed because of dense undergrowth. As well as gold mining which took place in about 1870, saw milling began in the area in 1880 which continued until 1939. The forest is a very popular recreation area for pursuits including horse riding and bushwalking. There are three walking tracks, ranging from 15 to one hour. Each camp/picnic area has tables, toilets, BBQ’s and water.

Tallarook State Forest – Freemans Camping Area

Type: Camping
Telephone: DSE Broadford (03) 5784 0600
Facilities include: Public Toilets, Picnic Tables, Drinking Water, BBQ Facilities, and Fishing
Website: Tallarook State Forest Recreation and Camping Guide 

Formerly the site of a forestry camp, Freemans is now regularly occupied by picnickers and other day trippers. The open nature of the site makes it good for families and other large groups. Get onto Main Road from Ennis Road, which branches off the Hume Freeway just south of the Tallarook township exit – the campground is 11 km east of the Hume. Note: while conventional vehicles can access Freemans, other areas of the forest require a 4WD.
Covering an area of 5,100ha, the area is very popular for horse riding, camping and bushwalking. Toilets, BBQ’s and tables are situated in Freeman’s picnic area and a picnic/camping area is at Falls Creek Reservoir.

Trawool Reservoir Camping Area

Telephone: DSE Broadford (03) 5784 0600
This campsite is located in Tallarook State Forest.
Website: Camping Guide

This 5000 ha forest is threaded by dirt trails and is popular with those in a 4WD and motorcyclists. It lies to the east of the Hume Freeway between the towns of Broadford and Seymour. Access to the network of tracks within the forest is via Ennis Road.
You’ll need a 4WD to get out to Trawool Reservoir, an old water storage at the northern edge of the forest. Drive along Main Rd and turn onto East Falls Road. For some good views of the surrounding area, head up Mount Hickey Road to the summit of Mount Hickey, also known as Mount Tallarook. Hang-gliders launch themselves from Meadow Hill Lookout. 

RV Dump Point - Seymour

Seymour has the only publicly available dump point within Mitchell Shire - located on High Street, at the northern end of the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Walk parking area, for public use by caravan and motorhome users.

Installed in February 2016, Council worked in partnership with the Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) to deliver the caravan and motorhome grey and black water disposal unit. 

The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) lists public dump points on its website.

For further information about attractions in Seymour and surrounds, visit the Seymour Information Centre at:

Old Court House, Cnr Emily and High Streets, Seymour
Phone:  03 5799 0233
Open: 7 days, 9am to 5pm

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For enquiries about the dump point functionality or issues with it's use, contact Council on (03) 5734 6200.


For information about attractions in Seymour and surrounds, visit the Seymour Information Centre at:

Old Court House, Cnr Emily and High Streets, Seymour
Ph: 03 5799 0233
Open: 7 days, 9am to 5pm

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