With a charming main street, lush landscape and an assortment of epicurean experiences, it’s easy to see why Berry is a popular escape for glamorous Sydneysiders. Dine at delicious restaurants, enjoy sophisticated shopping and stay in stylish accommodation in this elegant village in the Shoalhaven region of the NSW South Coast.



Things to do

Berry is a great base for exploring nearby wineries, beaches and nature walks. Learn about the town’s history at the Berry Historic Museum or along the self-guided Berry Historical Walk. Along the way, stop by the Berry Courthouse and browse for antiques and collectables in one of Berry’s heritage buildings.

Shops in Berry

Shops in Berry - Credit: Andy Hutchinson, Shoalhaven Tourism

For collectables and handmade goods, The Berry Markets (also known as the Country Fair) is held on the first Sunday of the month at Berry Showground.

A foodie’s paradise

Take a flavour-filled journey through Berry, enjoying locally made gourmet products. Pick up delicious cinnamon doughnuts from the Berry Donut Van, a local institution found on Queen Street, before stopping by The Berry Tea Shop for afternoon tea and Il Locale Gelato or The Dairy Bar for dessert. At The Treat Factory, see how chocolates and confectionery are made.

Donut Van, Berry - Credit: Shoalhaven Tourism

Donut Van, Berry - Credit: Shoalhaven Tourism

Enjoy lunch in the pretty, all-weather courtyard at The Garden. For dinner, book a table at top dining spots such as South on Albany or Queen St Eatery. From Berry, join a cellar door tour of the local Shoalhaven Coast wine region, calling into wineries such as Silos Estate and Two Figs Winery.

Credit: Silos Estate Vineyard Retreat and Winery

View across the vineyard at Silos Estate - Credit: Silos Estate Vineyard Retreat and Winery

Where to stay

Accommodation options include country cottages, garden retreats, boutique inns and farm stays, such as the charming Yellow Dog Cottage, Willow Farm and Bundara Farm. For an indulgent stay, book into Mt Hay Retreat, which is host to luxury villas complete with an outdoor bath and breathtaking views of the surrounding bucolic hills just minutes from Berry village.

Mt Hay Retreat, Berry - Credit: Mt Hay Pty Ltd

Mt Hay Retreat, Berry - Credit: Mt Hay Pty Ltd

Getting there

Part of the Shoalhaven region on the NSW South CoastBerry is just over two hours’ drive from Sydney, at the end of the spectacular Grand Pacific Drive, or just over 2.5 hours from Canberra. You can also take the train from Sydney to Berry, a scenic journey of around three hours.

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