Location and Links

Mittagong is an ideal centre to explore the Southern Highlands of NSW with its abundance of antique and craft shops historical attractions and the Bradman Museum in nearby Bowral. For those more inclined to the outdoors the area abounds in beautiful scenery with Morton National Park Fitzroy Falls Kangaroo Valley and Wombeyan Caves in close proximity.  There are several golf courses horse riding and bush walking trails all close by. Wineries surround the area so if you enjoy wine tasting or exceptional dining you'll find it here too. 


There is something for everyone to enjoy in the Southern Highlands.

From our doorstep you can take advantage of the many activities on offer:

Berrima is a must all year round, with its country shops and historic gaol - also offer ghost tours in the Courthouse

Tour the Bradman Museum and learn about Australia’s cricketing history

Enjoy a round of golf at one of the superb courses in the Highlands

Visit the boutique wineries and taste the local produce

Grab a bargain at one of the markets held each weekend - Bundanoon Market, Bowral Farmers Market, Robertson Country Market, Mittagong Market, Sutton Forest Market, Bowral Market, Colo Vale Market, Southern Highlands Country Fair and Berrima School Markets. 

Take a bushwalk on one of the many tracks in the area - Mount Alexandra Walking Track - The walk begins at Lake Alexandra and passes 50 foot falls, the Nattai River and Gibbergunyah before returning to the lake.  

Boxvale Mine Walking Track - A walking trail that follows the historic railway including a tunnel 84 metres in length. 

Purchase an item or two from an antique store or bookshop

Admire the views from Mount Gibraltar

Visit Sturt Craft Centre for an art course, a coffee or simply have a look at the quality work  produced by selected craftspeople.   A great display of pottery, woodwork, jewellery and ceramics.  

Wombeyan Caves - The caves are located 77 kilometres west of Mittagong (around 2 hours drive). Discover the underworld with a guided or a self guided tour tour. Open 7 days. 

Visit Thirlmere Railway Museum

Attend the highly regarded Calm Birth Weekend Course in Mittagong


The Southern Highlands Online

Sturt Craft Centre

Southern Highlands Tourism

Local Markets

Southern Highlands Food and Wine Festival

Peter Jackson's Calmbirth ® classes for pregnant couples.  Weekend classes are held in Mittagong.

Bradman Centre

Toshi’s Japanese Restaurant

Southern Highlands News 

Empire Cinema Bowral 

Southern Highlands Book Trail

© Michelle Paris September 2018