Arts, history and heritage in Braidwood
Braidwood was the first town to be listed on the NSW State Heritage register. Today, you can tour the town on a self-guided heritage walk, and see dozens of historic buildings dating from the gold rush days.
This pretty country town, 100 km to the east of Canberra, has historic Georgian buildings, beautiful old stone churches, 100-year-old oak trees and craft and antique shops. The town is an artistic hub, with the studios of artists, potters, ironworkers, craftspeople and fashion designers all based in the town's historic buildings.
There are plenty of things to keep you entertained in and around Braidwood. Browse through galleries, antique shops and craft stores, learn about the gold rush era at the Braidwood Museum or have a beer at the Royal Mail Hotel.
Nearby are waterfalls, bushwalking trails, caves and native flora and fauna in the surrounding national parks.