City Scoop: An Adult Guide to Berrima

Unique experiences and relaxing adventures are just around the corner, when you make the decision to visit picturesque Berrima located in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Established in 1831, this historic village boasts being one of the few remaining examples of an Australian Georgian colonial town and offers visitors a plethora of activity options and holiday houses; NSW boasts many picturesque towns. However, Berrima is the pick of the bunch!

Whether it is for work or play, when you are visiting a place for the first time, there really is nothing better than getting a couple of ‘tips’ from the locals! Being Berrima accommodation specialists means that we have put together our picks to make your stay as enjoyable as possible!


Berrima possess several great places all within easy travelling distance of Berrima accommodation, from pub grub to fine dining it is all here – you just have to know where to look!

Life is too short not to have dessert first and the Gumnut Patisserie on Post Office Corner is our pick for pies, quiches, and (of course) cakes. But if grabbing a meal and soaking up over 180 years of history is more your thing, then the Surveyor General Inn is the place to be. Being Australia’s oldest continually licensed inn means quirky layouts, exposed timber beams, and wholesome meals are a speciality. However, what is a get-away without visiting a Good Food Guide 1 hatted restaurant. Let Award winning restaurant Eschalot showcase to you the best of Berrima’s produce in an elegant setting with exceptional service and knowledgeable sommelier.


Many holiday houses NSW offer wineries in surrounding areas, though, none compare to the vineyards of the NSW Southern Highlands with Berrimah at its heart. Over 60 vineyards and 15 cellar doors now call this region home and all of them of exceptional quality. Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Pinot Gris, Pinot noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are all at your feet and ready for your glass!

We recommend:

Bendooley Estate Wines

Joadja Vineyards & Winery

Pulpit Rock Estate Wines

Wedding Venues

Berrima is renowned for its whimsical ability to transport you and your guests back in time for a vintage experience that is only 2 hours from both Sydney and Canberra, and for this reason Berrima wedding venues are like none other. Sandstone churches, country estates, spectacular parks and wholesome hospitality means that when on the search for a place worthy of your “special day” Berrima wedding venues should be at the top of your list.

We recommend:

St. Francis Xavier Church

Dixieland Estate

Zen Oasis

So step back in time and fall in love with the Southern Highlands and Berrima for a getaway that you will not forget.