Join Charlotte, the mistress of the Star Hotel of the 1860s to 1870s on a lantern-lit walking tour to experience historic Milton, as she tells you about the ghosts and eerie tales of historic Milton...
Enjoy acclaimed restaurants, taste fresh produce and elegant wines, admire beautiful heritage and browse antiques and galleries in charming Milton, on the NSW South Coast. For bushwalkers and climbers, a short drive west is the spectacular Pigeon House Mountain, in the Morton National Park.
A charming historic town in the Shoalhaven region, Milton will delight lovers of fine wine and good food, antique hunters and heritage admirers. A great base for bushwalkers too, as Milton is near spectacular Pigeon House Mountain, named by Captain James Cook in 1770 during his first voyage when he was a lieutenant.
Surrounded by verdant farmlands, Milton’s food and wine experiences are delectable - fresh produce, elegant wines, a microbrewery, a classic country pub, relaxing cafes and quality restaurants. St Isidore is an award-winning restaurant featured in The Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Food Guide.
Enjoy a beautiful and wholesome breakfast or brunch at Milk Haus, browse artisan breads and gourmet pies at Flour Water Salt and smell the aromas in Something’s Brewing. On the first Saturday of every month is the Milton Village Markets, a bustling produce and craft market.
With many lovingly preserved colonial buildings in Milton, amble along the streets and admire the 19th century heritage. Stop in at Turnbull Bros Antiques, the oldest antique shop in Milton, and visit Nulladolla Pottery Group for local handmade wares and the Millhouse Gallery for local artworks.
For intriguing history and fun tales, join a lantern-lit walking tour of the colonial architecture on a Saturday night. Check out the events calendar for festivals and shows, such as Milton Show, a wonderful experience for the whole family.
Getting to Milton is easy. The drive from Sydney along the beautiful NSW South Coast is a little over three hours. From Canberra, it’s 2 h 45 min. You’ll find plenty of places to stay in Milton, which is close to Lake Conjola, white sandy beaches and the seaside towns of Mollymook and Ulladulla.