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Travel guide Southern Highlands for Family Friendly


Review - Jellore Cottage
By Hannah Kothe

Best pet-friendly holiday accommodation: Jellore Cottage, Berrima, New South Wales Jellore Cottage is the winner of TakeABreak 2008 National Award for best pet-friendly accommodation and is the perfect pet-friendly destination; a charming self-contained heritage listed 1860s colonial cottage in the idyllic town of Berrima in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. The cottage captures the romance of a bygone era while providing all the modern amenities for a comfortable stay for you and your pet. The town of Berrima was established in 1831 and remains as the only example of an existing and largely preserved Australian Georgian colonial town. Located in a picturesque valley on a bend of the Wingecarribee River, Berrima is comfortable drive from several major centres (Sydney: 125km, 80m... Read more

The Southern Highlands - access all areas!
By Bruce Mumford

The beautiful Southern Highlands region lies to the southwest of Sydney on top of the escarpment overlooking the South Coast.  The region enjoys four distinct seasons and stunning scenery ranging from native wilderness to cool misty pastures reminiscent of England, to hidden valleys with remarkable waterfalls.  All this and only 2 hours away from Sydney! There are many reasons why you should visit the Southern Highlands aside from its rolling green farmscapes and rugged natural beauty.  There are historic villages, superb gardens (and special events like the Tulip Festival held in late September when many gardens are open for display). There’s a wide range of accommodation - everything from farmstays to motels, and antique and book shops that entice you in - with enou... Read more

Review - Mowbray Park Farmstay
By Patty Garforth

Mowbray Park Farmstay Barker's Lodge Road, Picton, Southern Highlands, NSW   Overview A great Australian Farmstay, a wonderful example of Australian farmlife for children as well as international guests, and so close to Sydney as well! With all meals included and ensuite accommodation with a large communal living room, we could not have asked for more. Overall rating: Excellent, with outstanding farm activities for children What makes Mowbray Park different? Not just any old Farmstay, Mowbray Park is well organised to cater for small and large groups alike. It is a fun and action packed place to stay, yet because you don’t need to cook, you can relax, sit back and just enjoy your stay. Accommodation overview We stayed in Majellan lodge, which is perfect for larger group... Read more

 
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