Today Berrima is surrounded by cool-climate wine producers with more than ten cellar doors located within a 15 minute drive from the village centre. Other key attractions within a short drive include:
BERKELOUW BOOK BARN & RESTAURANT – BERRIMA 3km
A must to visit! The Book Barn was built from convict hewn stone early last century. Featuring soaring cathedral ceilings and exposed timber beams, the interior is now lined with thousands of rare, antiquated and new books that you can browse over a glass of fine wine from the cellar door. The restaurant is excellent for light lunches and stands apart for highly personalised and professional service by the maître-d.
CURRAWONG OLIVE GROVE – BERRIMA
Give olive grower Lyn a call and she will swing open the doors of the olive grove shop stocking farm fresh extra virgin olive oil and her divine Olive I Love Skin Care Range plus seasonal preserves, pickles and jellies. Indulge in a warm stone/cool crystal facial based on olive and herb garden produce or energy balance treatments.
STURT GALLERY & CAFÉ – MITTAGONG, 3km
Showcasing the best of Australian contemporary craft and design and on occasion, touring exhibitions that build links to the Southern Highlands Community. The sun drenched café with outdoor terrace is nestled in the beautiful established cottage gardens and open for brunch, lunch or afternoon tea.
THE BRADMAN MUSEUM – BOWRAL, 10km
Now evolved into The International Cricket Hall of Fame the museum has real soul and charm and pays tribute to cricket’s capacity to bring the cultures and nations of the world together, reflecting the attributes Sir Donald Bradman brought to the game as portrayed in memorabilia, video screens and interactive touch screens.
MITTAGONG ANTIQUE CENTRE – 13km
One of the most substantial antique centres outside of Sydney with more than 45 dealer stalls and coffee shop.
JOADJA CREEK GHOST TOWN & WHISKEY DISTILLERY – 15.8km
A fascinating slice of history and now home to a whiskey distillery. Fully guided or self guided Ghost Tours through the ruins of this old mining town reveal much of its folklore and world heritage significance. A legacy of the original Scottish shale miners, Joadja Whisky lives on with the distillery fuelled by ingredients from the valley including water from a natural spring.