Placed just 90 minutes from Sydney, Bowral is a delightful country town and the commercial hub of the Southern Highlands. Situated in a scenic valley at the foot of Mt Gibraltar, the beautiful townscape and countryside is characterised by exotic deciduous trees planted over 100 years ago. English gardens and annual mass displays of bulbs and perennials provide a unique charm to the town. A wine and food mecca, the Southern Highlands boasts 60 vineyards and 16 cellar doors with delectable tasting opportunities.
Equally as alluring is Peppers Craigieburn, a restored country house with a total of 72 guest rooms situated across two separate wings. Positioned to take in views over the estate’s private 9 hole golf course and manicured gardens, the property is appointed with beautiful facilities including Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar, along with an all-inclusive conferencing centre and choice of beautifully designed wedding venues.
If you wish to explore the outlying areas, surrounding Bowral you’ll discover a collection of quaint country villages including Mittagong, Moss Vale, Roberston, East Kangaloon, Glenquarry and Kangaloon. The Highlands Equestrian offers horse riding treks should you wish to explore the countryside, or alternatively hire a bike or join a cycling to discover the trails with vantage points over streams, creeks and waterfalls.