Horsham is the Capital of the Wimmera.
The Horsham and Grampians Visitor Information Centre, located at 20 O’Callaghan’s Parade, Horsham, offers expert, friendly advice to help you plan your holiday escape. The Centre is the one stop shop for information on the Horsham and Grampians Region as well as providing an array of local produce from the region. Call 1800 633 218 or www.visithorsham.com.au.
Horsham is a lively city, with an excellent opportunity for shopping, dining and entertainment. The city offers a number of accommodation options along with a very robust business sector.
Horsham has facilities to professionally host conferences, seminars and events. The venues are as diverse as the region's natural attractions from the intimate corporate style meetings to large theatre style seating or expo venues.
Take time out and visit the Horsham Botanic Gardens, designed by William Guilfoyle, who designed Melbourne’s Botanic Gardens. The gardens have a fantastic playground for children with picnic tables and free BBQs.
The beautiful Wimmera River flows through the southern end of town with parklands and ancient red gum trees that line much of the river. You will find a number of walking tracks and boardwalks through the surrounding wetlands. Take an easy stroll or pedal your way along the river and find points of interest on the way.
Base yourself in Horsham and explore the region’s nearby attractions. The Grampians National Park and Wartook Valley are located 30 km southeast, while Natimuk and Mount Arapiles are widely regarded as one of the top rock climbing areas in Australia and only a short drive west of Horsham.