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January 20, 2020
TREE CHANGING TIPS // Making The Move To The Southern Highlands

  1 // Stay for a weekend Not only do you get to sneak in a weekend away – woohoo! - but you can also get a good initial understanding of a region in 48 hours. Come as a tourist but observe as a potential resident. Visit as many towns as you can at different times of day. Make sure you get out of the car. Wa...

January 15, 2020
10 Fab Things For Highlanders To Do At Peppers Manor House

Is it the long, winding driveway? The beautiful big trees? The original homestead that whispers welcome to the country? Is it the roaring fire in The Great Hall in the winter? Or the casual lunches in the sun-dappled courtyard in the warmer months?  Whatever it is, Peppers Manor House is super popular with visito...

January 13, 2020
Recipes For Summer Entertaining

Who loves entertaining when it’s warm outside? Balmy, summer evenings on the veranda with friends sharing good food, delicious drinks and a few laughs – nothing better, right?  Here’s a selection of some of our fave recipes in The Guide - perfect for summer entertaining.   White asparagus with hazelnuts & man...


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Sculptress at Berida Day Spa

Sculptress is nestled in Berida Hotel and offers traditional pampering, advanced body sculpting techniques and aesthetic technology. Sculpt sexy curves, lift your brows and jowls and get hydrated, luminous skin.

Mrs Oldbucks Pantry

Mrs Oldbucks Pantry, the original and famous shop on the corner in Berrima, is the home to a range of delicious jams, chutneys and chocolates available for purchase in-store and online.

Aquabliss Mittagong (Frensham)

Aquabliss is an award-winning, highly qualified group of swim instructors who are dedicated to bringing out the best in their customers and swim students. They're dedicated to creating a safe and fun environment to learn to swim.