It’s time to delve into the past and Berrima is just the village to visit. Home to Australia’s oldest continually licensed Inn – the Surveyor General, amazing colonial sandstone buildings, (one which houses Eschalot, a hatted restaurant) and even a ghost, if you look hard enough.
This delightful historic destination in the Southern Highlands is just 122 kilometres south west of Sydney and has a unique collection of Georgian, sandstone homes and public buildings from the 19th century. There are craft galleries, coffee shops and tea houses, making it a great short break.
Browse through the many craft shops, galleries and antique shops, visit the Courthouse Museum and enjoy a Guinness and a meal at the Surveyor General Inn, Australia’s oldest continually licensed inn. Berkelouw Books, now known as Bendooley Estate is a converted barn near Berrima that is packed with 300000 second-hand books, cafe and cellar door.
Surrounding towns and villages include Joadja, Medway and New Berrima.
Berrima is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Wingecarribee in New South Wales, it is located approximately 104kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 54.427 square kilometres. Berrima has a recorded population of 666 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Berrima we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Berrima and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.