Winchelsea has long been a popular stop for travellers to break their journey to the Great Ocean Road, South West Victoria and beyond. From a quick snack, to contemporary cafe food and dining options, the location at the entrance to the fertile and rich soils of the Otways means the produce favoured is second-to-none and you’ll find many passionate food purveyors in the area.
Winchelsea offers a range of delicious and delectable eateries as it embraces a rapidly expanding café culture. Discover whose coffee is lauded by commuters as the best in the Western District. The fertile fields surrounding Winchelsea produce boutique food and wines, with opportunities to sample and even pick your own. Take a drive through the countryside to explore these local delights.
The Winchelsea Growers and Makers Market offers a diverse mix of quality product from producers in the region. The market is run by volunteers from the community group Growing Winchelsea Inc. Buy directly from producers, processors and local artisans who sell their goods direct to the public near the source of origin. The market is a social celebration of all things good – food, family, friends, and conversation.
Current Winchelsea Markers and Growers Market dates can be found here.
The Otway Harvest Trail is a celebration of the seasons that bestow their rich bounty on a luscious part of Victoria. Offering farm gate produce, award-winning wineries, delicious food, hand crafted beer and artisan products.
The Otway Harvest Trail is your hub for Otway Ranges tourist information when it comes to food produce and things to do. Boasting an expansive membership base of businesses, groups and local producers, you will find abundant Otway Ranges breweries and wineries, markets and farm gates, and places to eat such as restaurants and cafes bursting at the seams with Otway Ranges food produce.
Many of the producers on the Otway Harvest Trail are within a stone’s throw of Winchelsea. Start your harvest trail in town at The Vault and Winchelsea Tea Rooms and Café, before continuing on your Otway foodie adventure.
The Otway Harvest Trail is a celebration of the seasons that bestow their rich bounty on a luscious part of Victoria.
Offering farm gate produce, award-winning wineries, delicious food, hand crafted beer, beautiful accommodation and artisan products.
A unique collection of antique and collectables retailers adds to Winchelsea’s old-world charm.
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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.