Daylesford is a lovely town in Victoria and is known for its large number of natural spa springs and simply superb pet friendly accommodation properties.
Roughly 115 kilometres from Melbourne, Daylesford was first established in 1852 as a gold-mining town, and today there is a population of approximately 3000 people.
A popular tourist destination having numerous spas, restaurants and galleries with gardens that are common alongside the many older styled pet friendly accommodation homes that Daylesford has to offer.
The wider area, including Hepburn Springs, is known for its natural spring mineral spas and the area is the location of over 80 per cent of Australia's mineral spas.
As a result, the region has a number of spa developments. It is also known for its annual festivals and events including the Chillout Festival on the Victorian Labour Day long weekend, the largest gay and lesbian festival in Australia, the Daylesford Harvest Week Festival, Lavandula's Festival and the Hepburn Springs Swiss Italian Festival.
Major industries are healthcare, pet friendly accommodation, and food, plus the retail trade that goes alongside these industries.
The conversion of the historic Rex building into a shopping arcade with outlets selling food, gifts and a cinema/theatre complex is also in existence.
There are a number of primary schools and a secondary school, In 1961 Daylesford Secondary College was established as the provider of higher level education. Daylesford Primary School, formerly known as Daylesford State School is the oldest provider of primary education. 
The Midland Highway runs directly through Daylesford linking it with Castlemaine and Ballarat. The Western Freeway is the main route from and to Melbourne.
Pet friendly accommodation in Daylesford, as mentioned above, consists mainly of pet friendly bed and breakfasts, and lovely old pet friendly cottages, usually self-contained. There are other pet friendly holiday homes and pet friendly guest houses, along with pet friendly caravan parks.
Pet services in and around the town are many and include pet shops, pet food outlets, horse riding opportunities, dog grooming and washing businesses, pet minding and dog walking services, pet friendly dining options, boarding kennels and catteries, pet transport operators, vets, farriers, and horse dentists, pet training and dog obedience schools are also found, and you will even find pet insurance agents.
Daylesford is a very relaxing town and tourists and holiday-makers are made extremely welcome, so why not pack up the car, with the family and the furr-kids, and head there for a weekend or maybe a week or more in one of the pet friendly acoommodation options at your first opportunity. It is almost guaranteed that you will return home a much more relaxed person after your experience.
Consider this an invitation to visit Daylesford, so search through the pet friendly accommodation listings below and decide which of these superb businesses suits you best.

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