Get your fill of the quaint and urban, mainstream and alternative in bustling Belgrave, located on the edge of the Sherbrooke Forest just 40 kilometres from Melbourne.
Swing your feet out the sides of Puffing Billy's open carriages as the 100-year-old train chuffs between Belgrave and Gembrook.
Learn about alternative living in the diverse range of wholefood, natural healing and fair trade shops. Browse the second-hand bookshops and the galleries like Belgrave Art Stockade.
Catch a summertime movie under the stars, enjoy an evening of French cuisine, and see unexpectedly high-profile bands on stage at Ruby's Lounge.
Discover the George Tindale Memorial Gardens and the Alfred Nicholas Garden in Sherbrooke Forest, swim, hike and ride in Lysterfield Park, or enjoy birdwatching in the Birdsland Reserve.