We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lydiard Street

Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577
Review Highlights
Stroll down Lydiard street

Wander along Lydiard street to see the buildings that have captured the eye of moves makers. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue M
Ballarat, Australia
via mobile
Dr Blake mysteries film location

Visit lydiard st anytime day or night. Here you will find many attractions from cafes, restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dianne M
Ballarat, Australia
Read all 175 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old buildings” (30 reviews)
“mining exchange” (13 reviews)
“george hotel” (12 reviews)
Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
+61 419 385 577
Write a Review
Reviews (175)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wander along Lydiard street to see the buildings that have captured the eye of moves makers. It is just like stepping back in time

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit lydiard st anytime day or night. Here you will find many attractions from cafes, restaurants and cinema

Thank Dianne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stroll along this street, feel like a step back in time. It is wonderful to see the detail of the buildings and makes you feel how rich this city was in the 1800's

Thank OSM333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Visitor Centre which is housed in one of the most elaborate Town Halls we have ever seen in a country town. The lady advised us to take a walk down Lydiard Street. She gave us a pamphlet which told us what...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It is an interesting walk up and down the street-just did Lydiard Street North admiring the architecture of the old buildings.

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 29 September 2017

It is no wonder that this street has been used so often as a film location. It contains a wonderful ranger of places to eat form Kittletys to the George Hotel. A must see on a Ballarat visit.

1  Thank 1fleet
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I am always impressed with how much there is to see and do in Ballarat. We loved walking round and seeing the beautiful architecture but Ballarat overs so much more. The gallery, lake and gardens are amazing. You could spend a week here and see...More

3  Thank familyfuninsun
Reviewed 14 September 2017

A walk up and down Lydiard Street is worthwhile. There is a directory on one of the street corners (Sturt or Mair) which outlines the buildings former use and shows clearly in which direction they lie. A good way to fill in half an hour...More

1  Thank DADD23
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We love Lydiard St for the history it preserves and the grandeur of times past. The theatre there is superb and a must see. We catch a movie every time we visit. It's good to stay in a Lydiard St to soak up the gold...More

Thank Viv H
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Ballarat is a beautiful town. Amazing architecture and wonderfully preserved buildings. It is well worth leaving Melbourne and taking a few days to relax and enjoy the lovely town of Ballarat.

Thank Markwsters1974
Nearby Restaurants
Brown Grain Thai Restaurant
242 reviews
.18 km away
The Gallery Bistro at Craig's Royal Hotel
223 reviews
.02 km away
Il Piccolo Gelato
34 reviews
.10 km away
74 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Art Gallery of Ballarat
540 reviews
.29 km away
Ballarat Visitor Information Centre
75 reviews
.13 km away
Bridge Mall Farmers Market
50 reviews
.45 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Lydiard Street staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines