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Travel guide Southern Highlands

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

Review - Ashrowan Bed & Breakfast
By Nicole Corson

Wilshire St Berrima, Southern Highlands You won’t want to leave Ashrowan with its old world charm, friendly hosts, fantastic surroundings and great location. This charming B&B consists of 3 separate suites - The Tower, The Gardener’s Retreat and Grayswood. Overall rating?  Outstanding What makes Ashrowan Bed & Breakfast different? Ashrowan in the Southern Highlands is the perfect retreat away from the hustle and bustle.  Enjoy a romantic weekend away without the kids in this secluded B&B. Meander up the driveway enjoying the sounds of nature and come upon the house… then relax in your private suite and unwind. Wake up in the morning to your beautifully prepared breakfast.  Take a wander down to the shops and find many surprises. Acco... 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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