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 - 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.
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.
Part of the Shoalhaven region on the NSW South Coast, Berry 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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