Once you enter the Southern Highlands, love is in the air and that why it is repeatedly a well-liked choice for couples looking for NSW romantic weekend getaways! Whether you’re looking to celebrate a special date, searching for the perfect place to propose; or simply needing to find a place for you and your loved one to recharge… the Southern Highlands has something for every taste and budget!
Luxurious lodges, cosy cottages, and sensuous spas are a plenty, but what activities would suite you and your loved one best? NSW country getaways are our speciality and there really is nothing better than getting a couple of ‘tips’ from the locals so let us help you plan your perfect NSW romantic getaway!
Escape the crowd and wander through the picturesque Robinson Nature Reserve. This easy walking track is disability friendly and is a birdwatchers dream with several beautiful bird species including Lewin’s honeyeaters, white-browed scrub hens, crimson rosellas, wonga pigeons, and satin bowerbirds nesting in the overhanging branches. Not to mention wombats and other native animals who call this place home! So if you love nature, prepare for a journey back in time, and soak in all that this slice of heaven has to offer. Another place not to be missed are Corbett Gardens in Bowral as they is one of the oldest gardens in the region, and is the showpiece of the Tulip Time Festival, dating back to 1911. This spectacular example for garden artistry is located in the town centre of Bowral and boasts a huge array of tulips and colourful springtime bulbs, shrubs and trees – making it a go to for any country getaway!
The colonial town of Berrima is a time traveller’s dream and all you have to do is choose your own adventure! In the heart of Berrima is the Berrima Courthouse erected in the 1830s, this Georgian building offers a plethora of activities including light and sound shows, and spooky ghost tours. If artefacts from a bygone era are more your thing then the Berrima District Historical Society Museum will keep you charmed for hours on end. Featuring a treasure trove of artefacts collected from the Southern Highlands including remains of the German built canoe and the work of internees of Berrima Gaol.
What would a romantic NSW country getaway be with our being able to snuggle up in front of an open fireplace, share a bottle of your favourite wine in your private spa bath, or outdoor bathtub under the stars? But first you need to sample “the vines”.
Bendooley Estate Wines
Joadja Vineyards & Winery
Pulpit Rock Estate Wines
So, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion such as a birthday, a honeymoon, an anniversary, or are just looking for a NSW romantic getaway, romance is definitely in the air around here and all that is missing is you and your loved one!