How to Spend 48 Hours in the Southern Highlands Wine Region

How to Spend 48 Hours in the Southern Highlands Wine Region

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How to Spend 48 Hours in the Southern Highlands Wine Region

The Southern Highlands is just a short drive from Sydney, NSW for you to experience a small town filled with food, wine and a general country feel. Amongst the expansive mountain ranges and lush green hills, this region has so much to offer from artisanal studios, breweries, wineries and restaurants centred around fresh local produce. Here are some highlights of the Highlands to make you experience the region like a true local

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STAY; In the Southern Highlands, there are so many beautiful places that you can call home while you are on your country getaway. Stay amongst the rolling hills, ranges and bush land to truly experience the beautiful highland views. You can stay in so many unique cottages, hotels and huts around the area without compromising on country comforts.

Me Jane Camp Out –

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Unyoked Cabin –

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SHOP; The Southern Highlands is known for its unique antique and vintage markets as well as wide range of small-local artisanal businesses. These two spots are both shopping experiences you do not want to miss.

Dirty Janes Bowral

This landmark building offers a unique experience located in the heart of Bowral. A hub of antique and vintage treasures, the large marketplace is a creative emporium bringing together a huge range of treasures and hand-crafted items. This landmark building offers a unique experience located in the heart of Bowral.

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Suzie Anderson Home –

A beautiful collection of unique homewares, Suzie Anderson Homes combines an influence of classic European and relaxed Hamptons style interior pieces together in a carefully curated layout across ten rooms in their Moss Value location.

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EAT; Being located in a cool climate, the region is now known for its lush quality seasonal produce available. This is exhibited across the award-winning array of restaurants and cafés found in the Southern Highlands.

Grand Bistro –

Start your morning at this local Bowral café. A focus on using the highland’s quality produce and locally grown fruit in vegetables season to season, Grand Bistro offers amazing brunch and coffee.

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Harry’s on Green Lane –

Sit outside in the alfresco amongst the Citrus Grove for your lunchtime meal. Harry’s on Green Lane is nestled amongst the garden of Orangery and Dirty Jane, where you can browse the emporium, galleries and artisanal stores nearby. Specialising in classic, provincial cuisine with a wide international wine list, this is a go to for lunch and dinner.

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Josh’s Cafe –

Always satisfied after a meal at Josh’s – definitely finish your foodie tour here for a dinner date. Located in the picturesque heritage town of Berrima, Josh’s café has created a menu of spicy mushrooms, zucchini flowers with goat’s cheese and pine nuts and a main confit duck to name a few. These approachable and rustic flavours is an unmissable stop on your trip to Berrima.

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VISIT; It is not a stay in the Southern Highlands without a visit to one of the many wineries and farmers’ markets.

Artemis Winery –

This modern cellar door presents a list of tastings of award winning wines from the Southern Highlands along with wood-fire pizzas cooked on the weekend. The lush green lawn is ideal to spread a picnic blanket on a warm sunny day whilst enjoying the live music and the spread of food and wine on offer.

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Mount Gibraltar Look Out – 

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Robertson Farmers’ Markets – 

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Let us know how your weekend away was? What are your tips and secret spots in the Southern Highlands?