Go to where the hotels are historic, in Inglewood, Bridgewater-on-Loddon, Korong Vale, Newbridge, Tarnagulla, Boort, Pyramid Hill, Serpentine and Wedderburn. In most places the local pub has been serving the community since the old gold days. Apart from the amazing art deco gem by the Loddon River in ‘Bridgey’, with perhaps the best outdoor area of any country pub, overlooking that infamous waterway.

Satisfy your craving for traditional pub fare, from everyone’s favourite chicken schnitzels to dry-aged steaks, cut locally. There’s a few surprises throughout the region too. One local pub features authentic Thai food alongside the usual menu.

The Loddon Valley’s historic hotels welcome travellers and visitors for hot and hearty lunches and memorable evening meals, alongside the locals. Meet, greet and eat until your heart’s content and if you’re here for the fishing, get a current report from an angler at the bar, you won’t have to look far to find one.