Must See – Horsham Attractions
Public Art & Heritage Trail
The Public Art & Heritage Trail has been designed to walk you through the city’s historic areas, with a focus on artworks. Consider the trail as a way to explore our city. The trail has been divided into two district precincts, the Horsham town centre CBD trail and the Garden River trail. CBD trail distance 2.5kms Garden River trail Distance 2.2km.
Wimmera River Walk
The beautiful Wimmera River flows through the southern end of town with parklands and ancient red gum trees that line much of the river. You will find a number of walking tracks and boardwalks through the surrounding wetlands. Take an easy stroll or petal your way along the river and find points of interest along the way.
Horsham Botanic Gardens
Designed in the 1870’s by Wiliam Guilfoyle, Curator of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. Many clubs and individuals have donated trees and shrubs over the years and several thousand thrive in this peaceful haven. The gardens features an amazing childrens playground with picnic facilities amongst established trees and well kept lawn areas. You will find public arts pieces and a large rose garden wtih the gardens area.
Horsham Regional Art Gallery
The gallery is home to a nationally significant collection of Australian photography charting to history from inception to today. Take a view to experience our nations changing face, see how artists depict the big sky of the Wimmera and our annual program of 18 exhibitions. The gallery is open Tues – Friday 10am to 5pm Sat 11am to 4.30pm, Sunday from 1 -4.00om. Closed Monday and public holidays.
Horsham Golf Club
The golf club has long had a reputation as one of the best golf courses in Victoria and Australia, it has regularly been listed in the top handful of courses in country Victoria and is consistently in the top 50 across Australia. With it open green fields and newly built club house, its a must visit even if just for a meal.
If your looking for that unusual piece, then check out some of the antiques stores. Spend hours browsing and you will be amazed in what you will find from quirky items, old wares to fine antique pieces, art, china and glassware.