Exploring the Southern Highlands national parks and lookouts is a truly breathtaking experience, from sweeping views and imposing gorges to pockets of rainforest that are full of wildlife. Belmore Falls in the Morton National Park is our pick of the week, enthralling visitors on a grand scale! Only 1hr of the Fitzroy Inn, Belmore Falls [...]
Beautiful crisp sunny days with frosty mornings, this is May in the Southern Highlands. With the autumn leaves still changing our gardens are looking gorgeous here at the Fitzroy Inn and the lavender is blooming. To top it off, it is official!!!! Geoff Jansz Farm Table Restaurant officially opens this weekend. Geoff lives locally and [...]
Wow, I have to say that the Southern Highlands Autumn looks amazing at this time of year. Amber autumn leaves falling, beautiful mild days with a chill in the air in the evening. Just makes you want to rug up, relax and be lazy by the fire. In saying that The Southern Highlands is a [...]
Celebrate your love at the Fitzroy Inn this Valentines Day! Indulge in a three course dinner of entree, main and a decadent dessert plus a complimentary glass of sparkling wine on arrival. Cost: Just $65 per person When: Saturday the 14th February, 2015 Where: Fitzroy Inn - 1 Ferguson Crescent, Mittagong NSW 2575 Bookings are [...]
The Cellar Door Artemis Wines are produced by the Balog family in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, Australia. Winemaker brothers, Anton and Mark Balog began making wine here in 1996 with passion to produce wines of European complexity and structure with intense Australian varietal definition. The wines are created by combining the [...]
Highlands Marketplace, Southern Highlands – A shopper’s heaven! With a great mix of stores, plenty of parking and family-friendly facilities Highlands Marketplace has all your shopping needs covered in one convenient location! Conveniently located at 197 Old Hume Highway Mittagong NSW 2575. Click here to view a map.
Fitzroy Iron Works, Southern Highlands – The Fitzroy Iron Works was the first iron works in Australia, which operated between 1848 to the 1890’s and established the industry in the country. The exposed remains of the protected site are located in the underground car park of Highlands Marketplace. These remains have been conserved, maintained and [...]
Lake Alexandra, Southern Highlands - Lake Alexandra is a man-made lake which started life as a dam supplying water for engines hauling coal to the Fitzroy iron mines almost 140 years ago. A park land reserve surrounds the lake and birdlife lives in profusion on the water and shores. Barbecue facilities and shelter sheds are [...]
Mittagong Antique Centre, Southern Highlands – is the largest antique and vintage marketplace in the Southern Highlands. There are 45 dealers under one roof and you are sure to find a unique gift or special piece for your home.
Bou-saada, Southern Highlands - is home to a 13 acre vineyard which began with plantings of Sauvignon Blanc vines in 1997 followed by Merlot, Chardonnay & Riesling in 1998. ‘Bou’ meaning father and ‘saada’ meaning peace and happiness, it is a place where visitors find spiritual refreshment, goodness and a sense of well-being. The vineyards [...]