Arts, culture and heritage in Berrima
Berrima is the best-preserved Georgian village on the Australian mainland. Take a self-guided walk around the village to visit the many historic buildings open to the public and soak up the atmosphere.
This delightful historic destination in the Southern Highlands is just 122 km south-west of Sydney. Berrima has a unique collection of unspoilt Georgian sandstone homes and important public buildings from the 19th century. There are craft galleries, coffee shops and tea houses, making it a great place to stop for a break and discover much about the early days of European settlement in Australia.
Browse through the many craft shops, galleries and antique shops, visit the Courthouse Museum and enjoy a Guinness and a meal at the Surveyor General Inn, Australia's oldest continually licensed inn. Berkelouw Books is a converted barn near Berrima that's packed with 300,000 second-hand books.