Is it the breathtaking landscape that inspires residents of the Pyrenees? Or the local wines that help release creativity? No matter the reason, when you visit the Pyrenees you will fi nd a vast array of art and craft shops exhibiting and selling unique, beautifully crafted pieces. Beaufort and its surrounds are home to some wonderful stores where you can purchase a memento of your visit, or a one-of-a-kind gift for someone special.
There are craft shops that sell a delightful range of knitted wares,ideal for keeping warm on cold winter nights. Many other shops stock a charming range of unique jewellery, plates, vases and ceramic items - perfect for that special occasion gift.
Homemade preserves, jams, chutneys, soaps, olive oils and lavender products also feature in many local stores.
Been inspired by what you have seen? Then participate in a workshop teaching the skills of patchwork and embroidery – a skill that will enable you to create your own special presents for friends and family.
Beaufort's new Art Gallery established in the extensively renovated railway station buildings.
Beautiful Beaufort Lake on the Skipton Road (Lawrence Street) about 1.5 km South of Beaufort shops.
Discover grand and rugged mountain ranges, spectacular wildflower displays, a wide range of outdoor recreational opportunities, and a wealth of Aboriginal rock art sites in the Grampians National Park.
15 km south of Beaufort (via Lawrence St) is Lake Goldsmith, noted for the steam rally which is held there in May & November each year. Next Rally (the 108th!) takes place: 29th & 30th October 2016
Explore a variety of landscapes including eucalypt forest, creek flats, waterfalls and steep escarpments at Mount Buangor State Park. From the peak of Mount Buangor, the highest in the area, you can experience spectacular views of the surro
The Main Mount Cole Rd, which runs from the small village of Raglan in the south-east to Warrak in the north-west, bisects Mt Cole State Forest (11 130 ha) and also provides access to the northern section of Mt Buangor State Park. As the tw
With beautiful natural assets, loads of sport and recreation options and quaint townships with cafes, gift, craft and antique shops, the Pyrenees offers a wide range of things to see and do. Click on the website link for "Coming Events".