With heritage buildings and pretty surrounds, Berry is a delightful village in the Shoalhaven region and a perfect destination to unwind and relax. You’ll find elegant places to stay and award-winning restaurants. Nearby are acclaimed wineries, gorgeous beaches, exhilarating walks and wonderful drives.
In the Shoalhaven Coast wine region, Berry is about two hours’ drive from Sydney and at the end of the Grand Pacific Drive, a spectacular NSW South Coast road route. You can also take the train from Sydney to Berry. The train journey is 2h 40 min, a leisurely way to see the splendid coast and verdant escarpment.
A favourite for Sydneysiders seeking a quick escape and rural charm, you’ll be delighted with the food and wine experiences and an events calendar of markets, festivals and fairs. Berry Produce Market is held twice a month, on the second Saturday and fourth Sunday among the shops on Queen Street, the main street.
Amble along Queen and Albert streets and Old Creamery Lane and browse locally made gourmet products, sweet treats, elegant wines and other delights. Stop at Berry Sourdough Bakery and Cafe for wood-fired pastries and coffee. At the Treat Factory, discover how they make chocolates and preserves.
Savour delicious creations at restaurants such as South of Albany, Hungry Duck and Silos Restaurant, which is on the Silos Estate vineyard. Tours depart Berry for cellar doors in the region. For bargain-priced antiques and handmade goods, is held on the first Sunday of the month at Berry Showground.
A short walk from the showground is the Famous Berry Donut Van, a delicious institution on Queen Street. Another drawcard is the, two days of artisan food, markets and music in December. You can also bus around the wineries during the in June.