Stawell is located 237km from Melbourne and is the closest large town to the Grampians National Park. The tourist village of Halls Gap is located within the park.
Longford Street along the Western Highway is the old town center and it is close to where gold was first discovered in 1853 at Pleasant Creek. The old shire hall is now a tourist center and was built in 1866. The 1860 Courthouse has been converted into a museum just down the street.
The Main Street is set against the beautiful backdrop of the Grampian Mountains. Between Layzell Street and Victoria Street is where you will find the shops.
Stawell has a number of historical buildings that include the railway station that was built in 1877. It is now used as a gallery and is on Napier Street.
Stawell Town Hall dates from 1872 and is located at the corner of Joyce Lane and Main Street.
Big Hill is where you will find the Pioneers Memorial which offers excellent views.
Caspers World in Miniature is a model park of famous world landmarks on London Road.