This is Country Living

Escaping to the country is a great way to unwind and rest in our hectic world.

The Southern Tablelands is a country location known for its ‘tapestry of colour’ fields, where you can recharge and enjoy the simple life, but what’s on offer is anything but simple.

Rich in culture as well as produce, the Tablelands is peppered with heritage-listed colonial-style buildings and museums and preserved areas of Aboriginal cultural significance.

A bounty of cool climate wineries, local producers, quality regional restaurants and farm stops create the perfect culinary country escape.

Tempt your tastebuds on this five-day tour through the delicious Yass Valley, Hilltops region and NSW Southern Tablelands.

Packed with pretty farmlands, lush national parks, cool climate wineries, local eateries dishing up paddock-to-plate produce, scenic towns brimming with heritage and history – as well as warm country hospitality – the Southern Tablelands is a place to linger longer. Whatever your interest, there is a day trip for you so you can uncover the region’s many charms. 

Whether you’re looking to live, visit, or invest, the Tablelands is sure to meet your every wish.

Visit and discover country living!

Surrounding Townships

Hilltops RegionBoorowa, Harden & Young: The Hilltops Region includes Young, Harden-Murrumburrah, Jugiong and Boorowa. It yields some of Australia’s finest food and wine. Through wide open country and intimate valleys, the towns and villages offer a visitor heritage buildings, a varied retail experience for shopping enthusiasts and the warmth of country hospitality.

Queanbeyan-PalerangBraidwood, Bungendore & Queanbeyan: Heading east out of Canberra, discover the emerging food and wine region of Queanbeyan-Palerang, with essential stopovers at the impressive galleries of Bungendore and the historic main street of Braidwood, surrounded by many opportunities to explore the great outdoors.

Upper LachlanCrookwell, Gunning & Taralga: Well named as the ‘Shire of Villages’, Upper Lachlan is dotted with picturesque townships along the Great Dividing Range, each with their own stories. The major townships of Gunning, Crookwell and Taralga offer the visitor an excellent base to explore the countryside, caves and waterways.

Yass Valley – Gundaroo, Murrumbateman & Yass: Yass Valley is bursting with wonderful experiences. With a proud heritage connection to early rural Australia, a modern and well renowned food and wine offering, a thriving arts scene and boutique shopping, touring around Yass Valley is an experience not to be missed. Exploring the region’s beautiful historical towns and villages of Yass, Gundaroo, Murrumbateman and Bowning is sure to captivate the young and young at heart.

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