A new visitor guide is hoped to help bring tourists to Buninyong as the town continues its economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The biannually released visitor guide is a joint project between the Buninyong and District Community Association and Buninyong Business Network and features local photography and guides for the town's history, parks and businesses.
Buninyong Business Network chair Simon Coghlan said the guide would help visitors explore the area.
"It's got a little bit of everything. It's got some history of the area, there's walking trails, there's stuff about the gardens, then there's the traders, where you can spend some money and eat and drink and so on," he said.
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"It's a really important little bit of literature for the visitors in the area.
"We'll distribute them at the visitor information centre so when people are looking to explore and get out, and you get a lot of cycling visitors coming to Buninyong, obviously, because of the connection with cycling, so when people are in town, there should be some more information for them to use.
"I think it's a beautifully produced booklet and it showcases some of the fabulous images in the area, the natural beauty, the architectural history and that sort of thing that we're very lucky to have in Buninyong."
Mr Coghlan said the guide would also help people realise what Buninyong has to offer.
"Because it is somewhat of a sleepy village, it does get overlooked from a visitor perspective a lot of the time so I think this is a good way of showing people it's just a really lovely place to be," he said.
"There are no big attractions but it's a nice place to visit, historically, and and now there are some really good shops and places to eat and shop it's now a really good place to visit."
Mr Coghlan said the visitor guide was put together by Barry Fitzgerald.
"Barry's had to redo it this year because it was ready to go last year and so many businesses changed. Since the pandemic, there are a lot of places not operating or in different formats now so he made a lot of changes to it."
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