Newlyn is a rural township on the Midland Highway approx 119km northwest of Melbourne between Ballarat and Daylesford.  Approx. 10km to the East is the bustling township of Creswick and the Creswick Regional Park, while a short drive (approx. 16km) to the West is the Hepburn Regional Park incorporating Wombat Plantation. Newlyn has a small, yet vibrant primary school located in the heart of this picturesque farming community along with fabulous football and netball facilities.  Newlyn’s football team plays in the Central Highlands football league. Conical volcanic hills are readily visible, testifying to the soil's suitability for potatoes, oats, and mixed farming use, while the open spaces are becoming very popular for many city dwellers with new outer subdivisions escalating the population of this beautiful country hamlet.