This pretty country town, 10 kilometres to the east of Canberra, has historic Georgian buildings, beautiful old stone churches, 100-year-old oak trees and craft and antique shops. The town is an artistic hub, with the studios of artists, potters, ironworkers, craftspeople and fashion designers all based in the town’s historic buildings.

There are plenty of things to keep you entertained in and around Braidwood. Browse through galleries, antique shops and craft stores, learn about the gold rush era at the Braidwood Museum or have a beer at the Royal Mail Hotel.

Nearby are waterfalls, bushwalking trails, caves and native flora and fauna in the surrounding national parks.

Quick Facts

Braidwood is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 216kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 234.616 square kilometres. Braidwood has a recorded population of 1651 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Braidwood 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 Braidwood and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.