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Erith Coal Mine – Bundanoon – Southern highlands

The Southern Highlands is steeped in tremendous history, and the Erith coal mine is a perfect example of times past. Only a few minutes walk from Gambits Rest in the Morton National Park, one reaches the main shaft of the Erith Coal Mine. It is quite eerie when you walk around the entrances to the shafts, a feeling of appreciation for what working conditions must [...]

August 21st, 2015|Activities|

Meredith Woolnough exhibiting at the Milk Factory Gallery and Exhibition Space – Southern Highlands

Whilst visiting the Southern Highlands, why not pop into the Milk Factory Gallery and exhibition space in the heart of Bowral. During the month of August Meredith Woolnough is exhibiting her new works of embroidered specimens. Threads are densely stitched into freeform sculptures that are carefully pinned to paper or set in resin preserving them as delicate handmade artifacts. Quite amazing!! Whilst strolling the gallery [...]

August 21st, 2015|Activities|

Geoff Jansz is excited to launch his degustation experience

Geoff Jansz is excited to launch his degustation experience alongside the regular menu at the Farm Table Restaurant located at the Fitzroy Inn in the southern highlands. The seven course degustation draws on amazing produce picked fresh from his own farm 5 minutes from the restaurant. Geoff Jansz also has an army of food professionals who assist by supplying some of Australia’s premium ingredients… rare [...]

August 21st, 2015|News|

Belmore Falls, Exploring Morton National Park,

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 is in the north-eastern section of Morton National Park and [...]

August 7th, 2015|Activities|

Beautiful crisp sunny days

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 grows most of the restaurant produce on his farm. His [...]

May 1st, 2015|News|

An enchanting Southern Highlands Autumn

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 hype of activity at this time of year. Days can [...]

April 17th, 2015|News|

Fitzroy Inn this Valentines Day

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 essential. Please phone 02 4872 3457 or email bookings@fitzroyinn.com.au Bookings [...]

January 29th, 2015|News|

The Cellar Door Artemis Wines

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 best of both old world and new world techniques in [...]

October 9th, 2014|Activities|

Highlands Marketplace, Southern Highlands

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.

October 9th, 2014|Activities|

Fitzroy Iron Works, Southern Highlands

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 displayed with permanent public access provided as part of the [...]

October 9th, 2014|Activities|