The town of Stawell offers great kindergartens, playgroups, primary and secondary schools, disability support and a specialist school. Surrounding smaller towns all have cafes, restaurants, hotels and interesting places to visit.
Stawell and The Grampians offer many attractions in this old gold mining town and surrounds. The Grampians - magnificent look outs with short walks or half to full day hikes and spectacular waterfalls. Halls Gap Zoo – Victoria’s largest regional with over 150 species of animals. Visit the wineries of The Pyrenees & Great Western. Stawell Gift Hall of Fame at Central Park - everything there is to know about the world’s richest footrace. The Stawell Gift conducted at Easter. The Pickers Market - open 7 days a week with a selection of all sorts of collectables. Grampians Grape Escape first weekend in May. Big Hill Lookout – magnificent views over Stawell and the Grampians. Markets on the 1st and last weekend of the month. Stawell Railway Station Gallery. Country horse racing throughout the year.