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Yackandandah

One of Australia's prettiest villages with a centre classified by the national trust, Yackandandah is nestled in the foothills of Stanley State Forest and steeped in the legacy of gold.

Today the town is home to many acclaimed artists, from potters to painters, sculptors to stitchers. Wander the stunning streets of Yack and discover unique artworks, crafts, music and antiques in the eclectic mix of galleries, shops and studios.

Take some time out in Yack and enjoy a relaxed pace, the fruits of a vibrant and active community and an emerging events calendar.

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Embrace the chill in charming Yackandandah! ❄️

Cosy up for a winter getaway to picturesque Yackandandah. Crisp air, warm hospitality, and crackling fireplaces await. Experience small-town charm at its finest, even when the mercury drops.

Thank you to @shaztoo_ for this gorgeous winter shot.
Explore Yackandandah this winter via the gorgeous Valley View Walk 🌄 

This scenic trail takes you along the side of Bushranger Hill, offering panoramic views of Yackandandah and the majestic Mount Big Ben in the distance.

Steeped in history, legend has it that the notorious bushranger ‘Mad’ Dan Morgan once stole a racehorse in nearby Tallangatta and was seen escaping across the ridgeline here, hence the name Bushranger Hill.

With a mix of sealed roads, unsealed paths, and dedicated walking trails, the Valley View Walk promises a moderate challenge and rewarding vistas. Embrace the crisp winter air and keep active while immersing yourself in the natural beauty and captivating tales of Yackandandah. 

🔄 Circuit
🛣️ 2.8km
⌛ 1.5 hours
Winter in Yackandandah means brisk mornings and bright, clear days. 

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and settle into a cosy weekend away in Yackandandah. 

Soak in the serene setting, explore the surrounds via a short walk or a ride on the rail trail, and don’t forget a gin tasting or two. 🥃