The ultimate travel guide toBowral

Bowral’s tranquil country setting, antique wares, cosy cafes and picturesque gardens ooze romance and elegance. As the largest town in the Southern Highlands, it is also the perfect place to base yourself to explore the many charms of its neighbouring towns and villages, starting with Mittagong, Moss Vale, Bundanoon, Robertson, and Berrima.

Getting to Bowral

Bowral is an easy 90-minute drive south of Sydney or a two-hour drive north of Canberra, making it an ideal day trip or weekend escape for city-dwellers. Bowral and many of the towns of the Southern Highlands are also linked via a direct two-hour train journey from Sydney.

Top things to do in Bowral

Bowral is full of charm, and with that comes a multitude of activities to keep you busy. You can shop till you drop at one of the glorious antique shops sprinkled around Bowral, enjoy the cool-climate wineries of the Southern Highlands, visit the Bradman Museum and so much more.

Where to stay in Bowral

Bowral’s accommodation options bring a delightful country feel mixed with elegant luxury. From cottages and coach houses to manors and other unique stays thrown in for good measure, you’ll be smitten with Bowral in no time.

Best places to eat in Bowral

There is nothing more luxe than Bowral’s stunning dining scene. The quaint cafes are the ideal start to your day, while the restaurants are demonstrating how incredible Bowral’s food scene is. Finish it off with a nightcap at one of the best pubs and bars and your day is complete.