Peppers Craigieburn Bowral

- Southern Highlands

Centennial Road , Bowral NSW

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Peppers Craigieburn Bowral
Centennial Road
Bowral, NSW  2576

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
11:00 AM
Reception Hours
7am - 10:30pm
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
On-site parking
Check-in Details
Night service available between 10:30pm and 7:00am to greet guests and complete their check-in process, regardless of the arrival time.
Early Arrivals & Late Departures
Both early arrival and late departures are subject to availability and on request basis only. If available, late departure is $20.00 per hour from 11am (usual check out time). There is no fee for early check in if it is able to be provided.

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Bowral Accommodation

For classic Southern Highland’s accommodation, you can’t go past Peppers Craigieburn.

Nestled on a heritage country estate in Bowral it celebrates the leisurely life. Rooms and Suites are designed with beautiful contemporary furnishings and feature views of the stables or gardens. To ensure complete relaxation, ensuites are designed with rain showers or full size baths. Enjoy a round of golf on the private 9 hole golf course and indulge at Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar, ideal for dinner or a decadent High Tea.

Features & Facilities

Peppers Craigieburn is steeped in tradition. The Craigieburn Hickory Golf Course is over 100 years old. It makes the most of the Southern Highlands scenery, and Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar overlooks the course.

You can have a traditional High Tea in the guest lounge beside the open fire, or on the terrace overlooking the gardens. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. Play a game of billiards before retiring for the evening.


  • Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar
  • Private dining rooms
  • Meeting and function rooms
  • Weddings
  • Outdoor terraces
  • Undercover balconies
  • WiFi (charges apply)
  • Guest lounges with open fires
  • Al fresco dining
  • On-site parking
  • Porter service
  • 5 conference rooms


Peppers Craigieburn has its own private 9 hole golf course. Home to the annual Hickory Cup Heritage Golf Tournament, the Craigieburn Hickory Golf Course is over 100 years old and still features the original course layout.


Be transported back to a leisurely and sophisticated time where a game of billiards in the billiards room was a perfectly respectable way to conclude your day!


Enjoy a spot of tennis in a leisurely or competitive manner.

Picnics on the grounds

In summer, a picnic on the lawn is a leisurely pastime that comes highly recommended. Ask the Peppers Craigieburn kitchen to fill a picnic basket with some tasty local treats.

Foot Golf

Foot Golf is the result of combining the popular sports of football (soccer) and golf. The rules largely correspond to the rules of golf. This game is played, for the most part, without the supervision of a referee. The game depends on the integrity of the player to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules.




Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar is a contemporary dining experience, with views of the stunning gardens and private golf course.

The relaxed atmosphere creates a perfect environment to enjoy the passions of the kitchen, with ingredients fresh from the retreat garden and sourced locally.

Signature dishes and cool climate favourites share the menu with original and inspired contemporary dishes like a mezze platter of local produce. 

Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar is open and offers the perfect setting for an informal evening or a celebration with family and friends.

Hickory’s Restaurant & Bar is currently open Bookings are essential.

Opening Hours

  • Breakfast: 8:00am - 10:00am
  • A La Carte Dinner: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Casual Lounge Bar Menu 5:00pm - 9:00pm 
  • Roast Lunch: 12:00pm - 2:30pm 


For restaurant bookings, please call (02) 4862 8005

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A beautiful and historic Southern Highlands wedding venue, the estate of Peppers Craigieburn celebrates period grandeur, with lacework iron verandahs, a grand staircase at the entrance, heritage listed stables and a secret rose garden. A secluded and private country wedding at Peppers Craigieburn is an ideal celebration of love.

Set on the outskirts of Bowral village, Peppers Craigieburn is within easy reach of Sydney, Canberra and the south coast. Here, all your country wedding ideas will come to life. There are a number of romantic wedding and reception venues to choose from, including the elegant Hickory’s Restaurant and Bar overlooking the estate’s gardens, picture perfect for intimate celebrations right up to grand banquets for up to 160 guests. For a rustic wedding, Peppers Craigieburn is absolutely ideal. Download Wedding Kit »

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The heritage estate of Peppers Craigieburn has a purpose-built conference centre with professional facilities and attentive service. Situated on a tranquil 36 hectares of gardens and natural bush, this idyllic retreat is just 90 mins from Sydney, Canberra and the Central NSW Coast. It is perfect for an intimate meeting, and offers a grand entrance for a gala event. Download Conference Kit »
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Surrounded by history, scenic views and waterfalls, the famous New South Wales winegrowing region invites you to experience its produce and plentiful activities.

Round of Golf in Bowral Southern Highlands


Immerse yourself in the Southern Highlands scenery on the century old Craigieburn Hickory Golf Course, that still features the original course layout.

Walking tracks, hiking in National Park at Bowral, Southern Highlands

National parks

The walking tracks of Morton National Park take you past tumbling waterfalls and sandstone cliffs to limestone caves. Beauty, tranquillity, adventure and excitement is all found here.

Explore night life in ghost tours around Bowral

Night activities

The Highlands are steeped in history. Let the Ghost Tours of Berrima provide the surprises and thrills for a night, with stories of bushrangers, hangings, murder, mystery and adventure.

Bike hire and tours available in Bowral

Bike tours

The Highlands are a cycling Mecca, with mountain bike trails through Wingello State Forest, a singletrack loop at Welby and dirt tracks to spectacular viewpoints and waterfalls.

Horse hire and treks available in Bowral

Horse riding

Experience the high standard and stables of The Highlands Equestrian Centre, before saddling up for an invigorating ride through the countryside.

Delicious food and wine in Bowral

Food & wine tasting

Shop the cellar doors of Centennial Vineyard, Marist Brothers, St Mauer, Diamond Creek, Tertini, Southern Highlands and Eling Forest wineries, while enjoying the accompanying high country produce.

Vineyard and wine tours around Bowral area

Vineyard tours

Highlands Wine Tours and Grape Escape will take you on a tour of the region’s diverse wineries, where you will taste award winning wine and produce from large and boutique wineries.

Vineyard and wine tours around Bowral area

Your guide through the Southern Highlands to Canberra

Take a 90 mins journey from Sydney to Canberra with a 2 night stopover in the picturesque Southern Highlands. Capture the natural beauty and rich history that this region has to offer.


Contact Information
Centennial Road
Bowral, NSW 2576

Points of Interest

  • Bowral Village - 3 km
  • Bradman Museum - 4 km
  • Berrima Village - 8 km
  • Southern Highland Winery - 16 km
  • Sydney Airport - 108 km


Nestled in Bowral within the Southern Highlands of NSW, Peppers Craigieburn is within easy reach of Sydney, Canberra and the NSW South Coast.

Drive time is approximately 90 minutes drive south of Sydney and 90 minutes north of Canberra.

From Sydney:

Take the M5 freeway, and after approximately 90 minutes drive, exit at the Mittagong / Bowral turn off onto the old Hume Highway. Take the lefthand fork at the traffic lights by the clock tower in Mittagong, onto the Bowral Road. After approximately 3.3km, turn right signposted to Kirkham Road and Craigieburn, then right over the small bridge into Centennial Road. Peppers Craigieburn is approximately 1km on the right hand side.

From Canberra:
Take the Highway to Sydney and after approximately 90 minutes drive take the Berrima exit. Drive through the village of Berrima along the Old Hume Highway for approximately 5kms and take the second righthand turn into Centennial Road signposted to Craigieburn. Continue along Centennial Road approximately 3 kms. Peppers Craigieburn entrance is on the left hand side.