Located only 90 mins drive from Melbourne or 45 mins to Bendigo or Echuca, Heathcote is a former gold mining area, now concentrating mostly on sheep and wine growing. With a reputation for producing some excellent Shiraz as well as other high quality varieties. Its also well known for its golf course, bush walking, bird watching and antique shops. Take time to visit Pink Cliffs, Viewing Rock and many other local places of interest. Information on current regional activities is provided free to guests to make the most of their stay. HUT ON THE HILL is only 15 minutes scenic drive from the centre of town, many excellent wineries & restaurants. Local wine tours & dinner reservations can be arranged.