THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS
Just over 1 hour south of Sydney, the Highlands is a place of classic country charm, rustic beauty, exquisite gardens and unique local offerings that attract creatives, nature lovers, designers and foodies.
Whether you want to explore the cool-climate wineries and cellar doors, the intimate cafes and farm-to-table dining, chase waterfalls or simply unwind, the Highlands is the ultimate weekend getaway or day trip for those who want to experience a taste of country living.
Explore our curated and complete guide to the Southern Highlands below.
Whether you are planning your next weekend escape or holiday away, view our curated selection of the Highlands most beautiful accommodation for singles, couples, families and groups.
FOOD & DINING GUIDE
View our curated selection of the Southern Highlands best cafes, casual and formal Dining restaurants, local tasting experiences and speciality produce Stores.
WINERIES, BARS & PUBS
The Highlands offers a unique array of cool-climate wineries, local country pubs, bars and wine tours so you can explore some of the local hidden gems.
When was the last time you truly relaxed and gave yourself unconditional permission to restore and unwind? Self-care looks different for everyone so why not make your next trip to the Highlands one that nourishes both your body and mind. We have selected our favourite hairstylists, skincare salons, day spas, massage therapists & natural therapies below.
DEEP DIVE INTO NATURE
Have you noticed how nourishing it feels to take those deep breaths in nature, sink your feet into the earth, go on an outdoor adventure or simply take in the beautiful scenery? The Southern Highlands is known for it's stunning formal gardens, hikes, waterfalls and outdoor activities. Browse our favourite outdoor activities below for your next weekend escape.
HIKES, OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES & GARDENS
Renew and restore your senses in nature and explore the beautiful natural scenery, local hikes, waterfalls, outdoor adventures and open gardens on offer in the Highlands.
Attend the Highlands weekly, monthly and seasonal local produce markets, live music, art exhibitions, open gardens and our very own in-store Chalk Paint and Design workshops.
ART GALLERIES & MUSEUMS
The Highlands local museums and art galleries showcase a rich history and an array of interactive experiences and exhibitions from both esteemed and emerging artists.