Local Attractions

Information coming soon...

Beaufort Historical Society

Beaufort Historical Society occupies the impressive former Beaufort Court House built in 1864.
Open 2nd Sunday each month from 11am to 3pm for tours and archival research (fee applies).

Band Rotunda

Almost opposite is an octagonal band rotunda (1908)...

Beaufort Lake

Beautiful Beaufort Lake on the Skipton Road (Lawrence Street) about 1.5 km South of Beaufort shops.

Buangor

Buangor is a small town on the Western Highway, 20 km west of Beaufort. The name is Aboriginal for 'pointed hill', a reference to Mt Buangor. It developed in the 1860s as a service centre to local farms and travellers and as a Cobb & Co. st

Lake Goldsmith Steam Rally

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

Mechanics Institute

Walk back along the highway towards Melbourne and turn right into Havelock St.

Mount Cole State Forest

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

Mt Buangor State Park

Mt Buangor State Park (2630 ha) is located to the north-west of Beaufort. Ferntree Gully Rd heads north off the Western Highway at the Major Mitchell Trail sign, 14 km west of Beaufort. A side road on the left after 800 m leads to the popul

Post Office

Turn right into Lawrence St and, 50 metres along the road, to the right, is the old post office.

Primitive Methodist Church

Just a little further along the highway (towards Ararat) is an old church hall...

Pyrenees EVENTS CALENDAR

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".

Railway Station

Beaufort Railway Station (1874) - Pratt Street.
Now includes Beaufort ArtTrax (Art Gallery).

War Memorial

Continue along Pratt St as it veers back to the highway where you will find an attractive war memorial.

Weighbridge (Beaufort)

Built by the Shire of Ripon in October 1874 to house the weighbridge scale. Restored and moved to present position in November 2008.