Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of natural beauty and gardening wonders at the 2023 Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival Open Gardens. 
Throughout the festival, you’re invited to explore a variety of stunning gardens that will captivate your senses and leave you inspired- with generous locals opening their beautiful gardens for you to explore. 

Open Garden Tours are running on the 1st and 8th of September, each visiting four gardens around Kyneton. 

Please check individual listings for details, open days and times or scroll down to the event calendar for particular days. 

You can also print a copy of the Open Gardens 2023 maps by clicking on the button below or a printable Open Garden Guide for 2023. 


Address: 290 Redesdale Road, Kyneton

Dates & Times: Open daily 10 am to 4 pm, Thurs Aug 31, Sept 1st to 10th

Entry Fee: $5 per person (garden only), $10 per person (including high tea, gluten-free available) All proceeds to Prostrate Cancer Research.

Ph 5422 3856 or 0429 852 538

Enter the three-acre garden through an agapanthus-lined driveway.
Explore manicured lawns, enchanting water features, a Fairy Garden, Witches Cottage with a life-size witch, and a beautiful Rose Garden, among other captivating features. 

Water Hazard, no dogs please.
Buses welcome by appointment.


Address: 30 Maxwell Street, Kyneton

Dates & Times: Open 10am-4pm Sept 2nd , 8th & 9th 


Entry Fee: $5 per person, proceeds to Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival

Ph 0437 005 043

Pam Leaver has cultivated an interesting collection of trees, shrubs, and perennials in this large town garden. Meandering pathways lead you to a charming veggie garden and a picturesque view of Mt Macedon and the Campaspe River.

Buses by appointment only,

Birthday Villa 

Address: 101 Mollison Street, Malmsbury

Dates & Times: 11am-5pm Sept 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 & 9

Entry Fee: $5 per person, proceeds to Plan International Children’s Charity.

Ph Jan Thomas 0429 363 748

Lots of flowering bulbs in an old world garden. Views of the Vineyard and Historic Malmsbury

Viaduct. 2 minute walk from Malmsbury Station.

Dogs welcome on a lead 

Bupa Kyneton

Address: 2 Edgecombe Street, Kyneton 

Dates & Times: Open 10am – 3pm Sept 2nd & 3rd , 9th & 10th 

Entry Fee: Gold Coin donation to Legacy via Isabella Bates, Youngest Official Torch Bearer for Legacy Centenary Torch Relay 2023 to raise necessary funds so that Legacy can continue to provide financial, emotional, and social support for veterans’ families.

Ph 5421-2200

Bupa Kyneton was established in 2010. The home has beautiful established gardens with a variety of shrubs, roses, and daffodils. Come and view what it possible to achieve in a relatively short amount of time in the Macedon Ranges’ climate. Residents will have wood working displays to view and will have an arts and crafts display to view and purchase.

Internal courtyards can be viewed but a COVID RA Test is required to enter our home’s internal areas to protect our residents. COVID RA Tests provided.

Hedgerow Cottage

Address: 3 Jeffrey Street, Kyneton

Dates & Times: 10am-3pm Aug 31st, Sept 1st, 9th & 10th

Entry Fee: $5 Adults, Children Free, proceeds to The Kindness Collective.

Ph 5422 6465

A gorgeous garden set in the grounds of 1880s “Hedgerow Cottage” on the site of Kyneton’s first police station and featuring box balls and hedges, scores of different bulbs, clematis, camellias, roses, hydrangeas, magnolias, aquilegias, foxgloves, hellebores, many grasses, shrubs, and numerous trees including olives, pear, pomegranate, medlar and a giant ash.

Buses by appointment only, No Dogs Please. 

Kyneton Botanic Gardens

Address: Cnr Mollison & Clowes Street, Kyneton

Dates & Times: Open at all times throughout the festival. 


Entry Fee: Free

Ph Ann Tomlinson 5422 3621

One of the finest Botanic Gardens in Victoria’s goldfields dating back to 1858.

 Magnificent specimen trees 17 National Trust listed, garden beds, lawns & picnic areas, in the curve of the Campaspe River. 

Now includes Kyneton Community Park – a world class play and recreational space within the heart of Kyneton’s Botanic Gardens.
Self guided tours.

Rosebery Hill

Address: Pastoria Road, Pipers Creek

Dates & Times: Open 10am-5pm Sept 1st to 10th 

Entry Fee: $4 per person, proceeds to Kyneton Daffodil & Arts Festival

Ph Barry & Ruth Murphy – 5423 5253

A long driveway lined with red oaks and naturalized daffodils. About 10 acres of trees and shrubs planted in the last 40 years. Some century old cedars and oaks including a magnificent cork oak. A conifer collection includes unusual Abies and Picea, avenues of dwarf Alberta Spruce, Roman Cyprus and a topiary section. About 80 rare and unusual Quercus species.

Recommend sturdy footwear. Friendly dogs welcome.

Malmsbury Botanic Gardens 

Address: Old calder highway, Malmsbury

Dates & Times: Open at all times throughout the festival

Entry Fee: Free

Established in the 1850’s the Malmsbury Botanic Gardens is central to Malmsbury off the Calder highway on the way from Melbourne to Bendigo. It is one of  Victoria’s earliest regional botanic gardens encompassing a wonderful collection of trees and shrubs along with a few surprises from its rich past.

On the banks of the Coliban River, heritage gardens, mature trees, lake and fountain. View the magnificent 1860 Malmsbury Viaduct.




Address: 118 Deeplead Lane, Kyneton 3444

Dates & Times: Open 11am-3pm Sept 2nd, 4th, 5th, 7th & 9th

Ph 5423 9226 or 0409 937 367

Entry Fee: $5 per person, proceeds to Myeloma Australia Research

Rosebank is 11 years old with a variety of daffodils and other bulbs. There are fruit trees, many shrubs, vegetable gardens, chickens and an aviary with canaries.

Dogs on Leash.

Springhill Nursery 

Address: 1 Trentham Road (Cnr of Spring Hill Road), Tylden

Dates & Times: Throughout the Festival 9.30am-4.30pm. Closed Tuesday.

Entry Fee: Free

Ph 5424 8315

Spring Hill Nursery and Garden features an outstanding retail nursery, cafe with a cosy fire, giftware and pots, and a 30-year-old established garden through which to stroll and find your inspiration for cool climate planting.

The Daffodil Patch 

Address: 51 Rosa Court, Kyneton

Dates & Times: 11am-3pm Sept 8 and 9

Ph 5422 1467

Entry Fee: $5 per person, proceeds to the Fred Hollows Foundation

A collection of over 10,000 daffodil bulbs, set on a gentle slope showing a wide range of flowers. This should be of interest to garden visitors and daffodil specialists showing a wide variety of blooms.


The Old Rectory

Address: 61 Ebden Street, Kyneton. 
Entry for Open Gardens via Roma Giardino 27 Piper St

Dates & Times: 10am-3pm Sept 1st and 8th

Entry Fee: $6 per person, proceeds to The Queens Fund, a charity that assists women and their children in distress or crises.

Phone: 0439 867 480

The Old Rectory is Kyneton’s oldest home, commissioned by the Church of England in 1850. The Old Rectory is listed by the National Trust and the garden has featured on ABC television’s “Dream Gardens” and Channel Nine’s “Postcards”. The garden was re-landscaped in the mid 1990’s with its current design incorporating some earlier features (a 150 year old walnut tree and the external boundary hedges) and new internal hedging and planting.

Golden Mile of Daffodils 
Address: Burton Avenue, Kyneton (Old calder highway)

Dates & Times: Open at all times throughout the festival

Entry Fee: Free

Stunning display of daffodils planted as a bicentennial project in 1988.

Bus Tours to Open Gardens week One 

tours depart Kyneton Railway Station 9.35am, Mechanics Institute 9.40am, returning at approximately 3pm.

Dates & Times: Friday september 1

Entry Fee: $25 – cash or card on arrival at bus or enquiry about EFT details

Bookings Essential – Phone Marg – 5422 2990 by August 29th. 

On Friday Sept 1 bus visits 4 gardens:

Roseberry Hill Pastoria Road, Pipers Creek

Willowbrook 290 Redesdale Road, Kyneton

Purchase own Lunch Piper Street

The Old Rectory Entry via Roma Giardino 27 Piper Street

Hedgerow Cottage 3 Jeffrey Street, Kyneton

Proudly Sponsored by Organ’s Coaches Kyneton 

Bus Tours To Open Gardens Week Two 

Tours Depart Kyneton Railway Station 9.35am, Mechanics Institute 9.40am, Returning At Approximately 3pm.

Dates & Times: Friday September 8

Entry Fee: $25 – cash or card on arrival at bus or enquiry about EFT details

Bookings Essential – Phone Marg – 5422 2990 by August 29th. 

on Friday Sept 8th 1 bus visits 4 gardens: 

Birthday Villa 101 Mollison Street, Malmsbury

The Old Rectory Entry via Roma Giardino 27 Piper Street

Purchase own Lunch Mollison Street

Ainsley 30 Maxwell Street, Kyneton

Willowbrook 290 Redesdale Road, Kyneton

Proudly Sponsored by Organ’s Coaches Kyneton