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It’s time to uncover one of the most historic of all the Highlands’ towns and villages, location of our former NSW Governor’s summer residence, Hillview, now with open days and accommodation for visitors. Today this village is also home to celebrities including ‘Nicole & Keith’ and Red Cow Farm one of the most visited private gardens in the region. The MUST SEE is the historic Peppers Manor House and its Great Hall.

Top 5 things to do in Sutton Forest:

1. Red Cow Farm - OPERATION CHANGES

When you visit Red Cow Farm you will want to take a little piece of this heaven with you. VIEW for more for open dates plus details for weddings or photography sessions. Open by appointment only during the winter.

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2. Feel Like Landed Gentry With A Visit To Hillview

Hillview is a heritage listed former Governor’s residence and now operates as a boutique hotel. Hillview’s Sculpture Biennial celebrates some of the most exciting talent in the world of sculpture and is held May.

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3. Explore The Local Cellar Doors

Sutton Forest is home to a large number of boutique cellar doors, all offering visitors a truly unique experience. Check out: Cherry Tree Hill, Southern Highlands Winery, St Maur Estate, Cuttaway Hill Wines, Sallys Corner Wines, Sutton Forest Estate and Eling Forest.

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4. Check Out The Everything Store - You Never Know What You Might Find

Operating since 1830, the Everything Store at Sutton Forest, situated smack bang in the centre of the village, is something of an institution for those who like to search out trash and treasure.

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5. Find The Sutton Forest Monument

Sutton Forest Explorers Memorial MonumentSutton Forest Inn, 7390 Illawarra Highway, Sutton Forest – P 02 4868 1697Front Inscription: ‘Shire of Wingecarribee – The first official party of British explorers passed through this District on 20 March 1798 – Erected by the Council of the Shire of Wingecarribee – Unveiled by S.J. Bryce Beard Esq, MBE, […]

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COVID-19 Update

We want you to keep the Southern Highlands in your thoughts and will look forward to welcoming from 1 June. We strongly recommend that you adhere to COVID health restrictions. Plan you visit by booking online, checking our Open For Business page on our website and by contacting our Welcome Centre to ask questions.

Many Southern Highlands businesses are open  whilst others are offering online shopping, takeaway options, home deliveries and more. This information changes almost daily, check out the latest here.