The Southern Highlands has a reputation for brilliantly maintaining an old-style facade that harks back to colonial times. It is great for antique shopping and other quaint Australian artifacts.
Chelsea Park is located in a tiny town only 2kms from Bowral and hence has easy access to all of its boutiques, cafes, restaurants and other attractions.
There is so much to see & do in the Southern Highlands, here are a few suggestions…
- Picturesque villages
- National parks
- Picnic areas
- Antique shopping
In need of a little time out from the routine of work, kids and life’s relentless demands check out our links on some of the Southern Highlands attractions
With many local vineyards, now having reached international acclaim, the Southern Highlands of NSW has become one of the premium wine regions in Australia. Now is the perfect time to introduce your palette to the broad variety of cool climate wines now being produced in the Southern Highlands.
Bendooley Estate Wines & Cellar Door
Cherry Tree Hill Wines
Eling Forest Winery
Mount Ashby Estate
Southern Highlands Winery Cellar Door
Southern Highland Open Gardens
The Southern Highlands of NSW is rated very highly for its gardens ranging from small cottage gardens to large European influenced formal gardens. The Highlands was also chosen as part of Monty Don’s British and international TV series “Around The World In Eighty Gardens”, which showcases the top 80 gardens internationally. Tulip Time, in spring, is when most gardens are open for viewing. You can also simply drive around and you’ll discover lots more not open to the public but you can still look.
Tulip Time, one of Australia’s oldest and best loved floral festivals continues to grow as the region’s largest event. Overall a celebration of stunning tulip displays, entertainment, special events and premier private gardens, so essentially there’s something on offer for both young and the young at heart! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Imperial Hotel (The)
Briars Country Lodge and Historic Inn
Burrawang General Store Cafe
Centennial Vineyards Restaurant
Fitzroy Inn Historic Retreat
Green Lane Bowral
Peppers Manor House – Katers Restaurant
Shiva Indian Restaurant
Stop thinking about it, and take the time to indulge your passion for food in the Southern Highlands. If we’re good enough for Jaimie Oliver to take time out of his busy schedule to specifically sample some of our amazing produce and dining experiences, then what more encouragement do you need? Below is a small selection of local producers and farm gates located in the Southern Highlands that sell direct to the public. Lot’s more local produce can be found in the regularly held local markets, greengrocers, and specialty produce stores located throughout the region. Numerous restaurants also incorporate locally grown food into their menus. With many growers now having reached international acclaim, the Southern Highlands of NSW has come into its own as a premium food region in Australia.
Caffe Rosso Bowral
Cuttaway Creek Raspberry Farm
The Cooks Cooking School
The Shaggy Cow
Kieltys Irish Sauces
Li-Sun Exotic Mushrooms
Mrs Oldbucks Pantry