The Southern Highlands has it all when it comes to local produce. From roadside stalls to local wineries and local pubs, you’ll discover the beauty of the region. There’s also horse riding, mountain biking, trout fishing, historic villages to explore, antique shopping or winery tours.
Peppers Manor House is a relaxing retreat from which to enjoy the many annual events staged in the Southern Highlands including the Bong Bong Races, Brigadoon Highland fling, the Tulip Time Garden Festival, Christmas in July and Yulefest celebrations and the Summer Concert Series.
The Highlands Equestrian Centre is located five minutes from Peppers Manor House. One and two hour horse rides are available.
The Southern Highlands is Australia's up and coming cool climate wine region. Visit one or all of the 10 cellar doors in the region on the Southern Highlands Wine Trail or walk to Southern Highlands Wines. Website: Southern-Highlands.com.au
Explore the Southern Highlands
Visit historic sites, antique shops and art galleries in the nearby villages of Berrima, Bowral and Mittagong. Download the free smart phone app for discounts, specials and information for locals and visitors to the Southern Highlands NSW. Download for iPhone or Android.
Visit Bowral village
Once a hill station for Sydney's wealthy, Bowral is now an attractive village retreat for those wanting to enjoy more cosmopolitan living in the country.
Visit the village of Berrima
Berrima is an important and attractive historic village, within close proximity of Peppers Manor House.
Try your hand at trout fishing in the Kangaroo Valley River.
The Southern Highlands offers fantastic bush walking trails through National Parks. Belmore Falls are located at the northern extremity of Morton National Park, eight kilometres from Robertson along a well maintained but unsealed road. The area has scenic bushwalks and unspoiled picnic areas. Hindmarsh lookout offers superb views of Kangaroo Valley.
Browse antique shops & art galleries
The Southern Highlands are known for their stunning collections of antiques. In Bowral, you'll find beautiful Victorian oak and cedar furniture and collectables as well as fine porcelain. Berrima, Sutton Forest Village, Moss Vale, Bundanoon, Exeter and Mittagong are also great destinations. We recommend Mittagong Antiques - (02) 4872 3198 - and Gatehouse Antiques - (02) 4883 4700.
Visit the Wombeyan Caves
The nearby Wombeyan Caves are spectacular limestone caves. Guided and self guided adventure tours are available.
Images courtesy of Southern Highlands Tourism, and Tourism New South Wales.
Visit The Bradman Museum, located in Glebe Park (follow Boolwey Street east from the main streets), home to Bowral's most famous son, cricketing legend, Sir Donald Bradman. The Bradman Museum takes a comprehensive look at the history of cricket, particularly in its early days, and has an interesting display of Bradman memorabilia.
The museum is open from 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. daily and has a 100-seat cinema with Bradman footage and newsreels.