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 . On the first Saturday of every month is the , 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, the oldest antique shop in Milton, and visit for local handmade wares and the 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. The Milton Theatre also hosts many concerts and performances.
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.