Welcome to Ballan
gateway to the central highlands
Nestled in the heart of the Moorabool Shire, Ballan awaits with its own hidden treasures. Settled in the 1850’s, with its wide tree lined streets Ballan became an important staging point for coaches bound for the Ballarat Goldfields.
Enjoy parkland walks along the Werribee River and discovering historic buildings that are dotted throughout the township. With its welcoming cafes, gift shops and many amenities Ballan makes an ideal weekend destination with the bonus of the ever-popular Ballarat and Daylesford nearby
The Local Farmers market is held on the 2nd Saturday of the month but if you miss our market there is bound to be one in a neighboring town. See the things to see and do page where you will find some links and helpful information to plan exploring the region. Click away and plan your stay.