Explore the Southern Highlands

Things to do Southern Highlands, Exeter village

Exeter Village

Exeter​ is a little piece of England hiding in the Australian bush. Home to beautiful English style gardens, weatherboard cottages and modern homes. The hub is the General Store. You can browse or shop at Quintessential Exeter and The Village Pump Antiques.

Things to do Southern Highlands, Wine tasting

Wine Escape

The Southern Highlands is home to over 12 wineries which offer excellent wines. Our favourites are St Maur, Artemis, Mt Ashby, Tertini and the beautiful cafe at Bendooley Estate. Moss Vale’s Wine Mosaic Lounge serves good wine and Southern Highlands Brewing Taphouse is a must.

Things to do Southern Highlands, markets

Markets

There’s a market with fresh produce and locally made goods somewhere every weekend. Exeter Village Market is on the first Saturday of each month in Exeter Park. Others are BowralBundanoon and Mittagong. The choice is yours to browse and enjoy.

Things to do Southern Highlands, Fitzroy Falls

Outdoors

If you’re feeling energetic, there’s activities for everyone from a stroll along the Berrima River Walk to mountain biking in Penrose Forest. There’s family-friendly walking and bike trails, horse riding, golf, bushwalking and more. Visit Destination Southern Highlands.

Things to do Southern Highlands, family friendly activities

Family Friendly

No matter the age of your children, there’s something for them to do – from the Illawarra Fly or Bundanoon Skate Park for the adventurous to the Bradman Museum, Moss Vale Aquatic Centre, parks and playgrounds.

Things to do Southern Highlands, Cafes and restaurants

Dining

The Highlands is bursting with excellent restaurants from the award-winning Eschalot to Bernie’s Diner. Our favourites are Birch Restaurant in Moss Vale, Josh’s in Berrima and Eccetera Trattoria in Bowral. There are many others to suit your tastebuds and budget.