From designer and vintage clothing, jewellery and books to fresh produce, homewares and collectables – there's no end to what you'll find shopping in the Goldfields.
Admire designer clothing and designer jewellery on a stroll down Bendigo's View Street and Bath Lane. Take home your own special piece from slow-fashion specialists, Made in Common or Australian-made champions, bob boutique.
Pick up quality woollens from Ballarat’s family run Woolshed Clothing and local craft work, including hand-knitted clothing, paintings and prints, by members of the Crafts Council of Ballarat at the Adam Lindsay Gordon Craft Cottage.
In Castlemaine, check out the eclectic range of jewellery, clothes and accessories at Tribe or across the road at Corner Store Merchants.
Start your search for must-take-home antiques, vintage fashion and homewares in Bendigo's View Street and Chancery Lane, then visit the antique and collectables centre at Australia's oldest pottery workshop, Bendigo Pottery.
Spend an afternoon browsing the antique and collectables stores on Castlemaine's Mostyn and Barker Streets. Explore the stock of intriguing relics at The Restorers Barn and then skip across to The Mill for up-cycled furniture and homewares, and the eclectic offerings of the Castlemaine Vintage Bazaar.
In Maryborough the historic Railway Station building is home to an extensive antique emporium, while Ballarat's Mill Markets are a treasure trove of antiques and kitsch items.
Soak up the village lifestyle in nearby Talbot and Maldon where you'll find everything from handmade furniture to vintage clothing and collectable books. For more great reads and quality second hand books, visit Minerva's Books, located in the historic Ballarat Mechanics Institute building.
If you're shopping for local produce, time your visit to coincide with one of the many local weekend markets. Pick up farm fresh fruit and vegetables, specialty cheeses, smallgoods and bread straight from the baker's oven.