Fitzroy Falls Cluster
#1 reason to visit Fitzroy Falls
The forest hamlet of Fitzroy Falls and the old-world village of Burrawang are home to a host of delicious food, wine and heritage finds just waiting to be discovered!
Enjoy the stunning surrounds while indulging in locally grown, award winning organic vegetables, finest quality free range lamb and pristine, locally bottled spring water. Linger while dining in picturesque, historic surrounds or relax and stay for the weekend in a range of experiential and luxury accommodation.
Burrawang General Store & Café
Step into another time and place as you cross the threshold of Burrawang General Store – a gathering place for locals for more than 140 years, that has continually stepped-up its menus without compromising on character. Indulge in the all-day Sunday breakfast of house-made granola with honeycomb yoghurt or golden waffles with caramel, banana and walnut. Relax out on the old verandah or soak up the sun in the gardens then warm by the wood-fire. Open Sun-Thursday 8am-5pm and now for dinner Friday and Saturday nights 8am-9pm and fully licensed.
Burrawang Village Hotel
The heart and soul of Burrawang Village is this charming, family-run old country pub is set in beautiful flower-filled gardens, overlooking the rolling hills of the Highlands. Warm by the crackling fire at night and devour one of the renowned Burrawang burgers, a slow braised lamb shoulder or rib eye on the bone with local craft beer or something from the extensive wine list. Open every day for lunch and for dinner on Friday and Saturday nights, with a welcoming family vibe.
Hours: 11am – 12am
Address: 14-16 Hoddle St Burrawang
Contact: (02) 4886 4206
Coburns Distillery – love in a glass!
A dream realised for Mark Coburn who equates cooking for someone with ‘putting love on the plate’, you’ll experience ‘love in a glass’ at Coburns distillery. Three acres of the 15acre distillery site is peat bog – making this the only Australian distillery with its own onsite peat for smoking the barley. Add to that peat filtered lake water and four pure water springs on the property and you have a winning formula for wonderfully smooth, single malt whiskey!
Fitzroy Falls General Store
A friendly little road stop for fresh local produce and a pot of tea with a freshly based pastry or hand-made chunky meat, sweet and savory pies – like the award winning medley of mushroom!
Fitzroy Lake Wines
A small, family run estate producing some lively local wines like the Fitzroy Lake Chambourcin.
Contact:0428 482 575
An authentic taste of Highland country living, staying in an exquisitely renovated guest house nestled in beautiful gardens and pastoral surrounds. Cook-up some of the local produce in the large, renovated kitchen and wind down in the grounds and gardens.
Heart Springs Water – mountain-fresh
Heart Spring, pure organic spring water has a fresh, lively character – bottled from a source deep within the heart of the NSW Southern Highlands. Guarded by giant rainforest and trees and protected from modern era pollutants, this is as fresh as it gets! The taste is lighter and sweeter than bore drawn waters and the water is energized by Grader Technology that spins the water in a vortex.
Maugers Meats – local farming royalty!
The Maugers family name is synonymous with the very finest meat the Highlands has to offer. Applying meticulous farming methods to produce generous cuts of pasture-raised beef and lamb for their popular shopfront, generations of the Mauger family have farmed the grassy Highlands hillsides. Their wonderfully succulent hormone-free and antibiotic-free meats feature on menus all around town. You won’t find anything like it anywhere else and you will want to take some back home!
Moonacres Farm – all about the freshness!
Hand-tilled raw earth, compost, crisp mornings and fresh fruit and vegetables that melt in your mouth are the hallmarks of Moonacres Farm – sought after among the Sydney restaurant scene for its exceptional organic harvest. Passionate advocates of all things natural, the farmers let the land and the weather work their magic to produce authentic, nutrient-rich results, with as little intervention as possible. The results are unbelievably delicious!
Free range Heritage breed Wessex Saddleback sows, Black Angus beef, Border Leicester X Merino cross ewes and pastured hens are all raised at picturesque Redleaf Farm. Suckling pigs are wait-listed by some of Australia’s leading chefs, and Redleaf Lamb was awarded 2017 delicious NSW Produce of the Year. You’ll also be greeted by a menagerie of fowl including geese, chooks, ducks and peacocks when you visit. Healthy and sustainable living is the focus at Redleaf and they supply only the finest quality free-range produce.
Unique accommodation is also on offer by way of two converted railway Carriages. Carriage 1238 is a1920’s passenger car that includes a king size bed and chandelier amongst other luxurious touches. A deck overlooks the paddocks, the perfect place for an afternoon glass of wine. You will be woken by the sound of roosters! A true farm experience. Carriage 343 is off-grid solar powered 1890’s guards carriage, still on wheels, positioned with privacy and views of the farm.
Twin Oaks Cottage
The original, early 1900’2 cottage on picturesque Twin Oaks Farm features a balcony over the estate paddocks, perfect for taking in an early sunrise or enjoying a late-afternoon glass of local wine! A secluded, rural setting ideally suited to families and lovers of nature with walks out to the falls, grottos and Maryla State Forest.
WILDfest Southern Highlands
Canoes, Champagne & Canapés Experience at Wildfest Southern Highlands
The perfect combination food, wine and WILDerness. It’s gastronomy heaven for lovers of great food as well as a wine tasting exploration of award winning cool climate varietals and boutique craft beers from the Southern Highlands. All set in the great outdoors connecting you with nature as you explore the breath taking sunken gum tree forrest in Yarrunga Creek.
Gliding downstream on the Kangaroo River from Beehive Point to the mouth of Yarrunga Creek with the backdrop of the Morton National Park in Kangaroo Valley is a place where nature over delivers. Take a seat in one of our custom-built double-canoe rigs and immerse your senses in its sheer beauty. Indulge your taste buds with wild native canapés and a local award-winning cold-climate wine and discover what is unapologetically WILDfest™ heaven.
Award winning, organic, traditional cider from the Southern Highlands of NSW. Using biodynamic orcharding methods, the heritage cider apples are grown on espaliers, hand pruned and nurtured. The fruit is hand-picked and selected for ripeness and processed in small batches to produce Pomologist Cider’s traditional cider. Available via the website and served throughout the Southern Highlands at many venues including the Burrawang Village Hotel.
Do your body and soul a favour and discover the joy of picking and preserving your own fresh garden veggies, with one of Virginia Edward’s fermenting classes. Passionate about equipping people for eating well, to live well, Virginia will walk you through the rambling gardens of her Highlands hideaway to forage for herbs and fresh ingredients for fermenting. You’ll take home the fruits of your labour, beautifully presented in traditoinal preserving jars.
Address: 3 Throsby Road, Fitzroy Falls
Contact: 0403 003 901