The Berry Community and Activity Centre have a wonderful display of handmade crafts in wood, wool and material all made locally. Organically grown vegetables for sale, jams, relishes and, pickles made...
Attractions in NSW
In NSW, browse galleries to discover the work of local artists, step back in time in historic museums or enjoy the regions' often unique attractions, shopping and entertainment.
It's easy to soak up the art, culture and history all over Jervis Bay on NSW's South Coast. If you're into antiques, there's great shopping around Berry and Kangaroo Valley. You'll also find flower farms, settlers' museums, Aboriginal arts and crafts to buy and much more.
Country NSW is equally rich in history, architecture and attractions you won't find anywhere else. There are museums dedicated to everything from fossils to fish, military history to writing implements. You'll find unique botanic gardens to explore, arenas where you can hone your riding skills and the chance to go fossicking for sapphires. The truly adventurous can even go gliding in Corowa!
A thriving artist community can be found in NSW's Blue Mountains, where there's a range of local galleries to check out, lots of beautiful architecture and for keen shoppers, a huge range of gift stores and more in Leura and Katoomba.
Broken Hill is also a long-time haven for artists and filmmakers, and the region's many galleries – including Art With Hart, where Pro Hart's daughter Julie exhibits – are well worth a look. Another must-see attraction is the Living Desert just out of town, and its sandstone masterpieces which were created as part of the Sculpture Symposium in 1993.
Keen anglers should definitely head to NSW's Snowy Mountains and the Big Trout of Adaminaby, a popular trout-fishing spot. The region's attractions also include a platypus reserve, memorabilia museum, historic buildings and a number of art galleries. If you're keen to shop, check out stores selling country crafts, Akubra hats – and, of course, a huge range of ski and adventure gear.
Walking into the depths of the subtropical rainforest at Moore Park Nature Reserve gives you an idea of what much of the Northern Rivers region must have been like when it was home to the Githabul peo...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/moore-park-nature-reserve
For some fascinating insights into the historic heritage and landscapes of the Warrumbungles area, visit this exciting education centre located right in the heart of Warrumbungle National Park. Set up...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/warrumbungle-national-park/warrumbungle-environmental-education-centre/tourist-information
Newcastle's highest profile beach, with council Lifeguard Services provided Monday to Saturday year round and volunteer members of Nobbys Surf Lifesaving Club provide beach patrols on Sundays during t...www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/recreation/beaches_and_pools
The Sanctuary was opened in 1985 as a conservation and education centre. The Sanctuary offers a unique chance to experience and learn about the life cycle of an authentic Australian rainforest.
Henty is the home of agricultural innovation as the birthplace as the Headlie Taylor Header, and the perfect place to see agricultural machinery through the ages is at Ed's Old Farm Machinery Muse...
On the far south coast of NSW is a startling area of untouched beauty. Nadgee Nature Reserve is a haven for those who relish getting back to nature and thrive on peace and quiet. The only sign of life...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/nadgee-nature-reserve
Created in 2010, Corramy Regional Park offers visitors a natural playground in a tidy package of 292ha. Not far from suburbia, it protects several species of threatened trees and plays host to endange...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/corramy-regional-park
The Munyunga Waraga Dhugan loop walk is located in beautiful Booderee National Park. Booderee is owned by the Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community and is a very significant place for Koori people.