Gateway to some of Australia's most beautiful landscapes, surfing beaches, national parks, vineyards and wineries.
Short walk from the B&B to the stylish country town of Milton with heritage buildings the setting for alfresco cafés and boutique shops! In and around Milton..
- Cafés, restaurants and gourmet delis; boutique clothing, gift and homewares; antiques and collectibles and 20th century design; art galleries and exhibitions and the Milton Theatre. The Millhouse Art Gallery and the Co-op at Milton's Cultural Centre feature an eclectic display of art, furniture, glass art and sculptures all crafted by local artists.
- Milton monthly markets 1st Saturday for handmade, vintage and local produce; Ulladulla Wharf markets 2nd Sunday; Mollymook beach reserve 5th Sunday
- Milton Agricultural Show held annually February-March. Rodeo, show jumping, dog trials, Grand Parade, woodchop, Jack Russell racing, vintage cars. Display Pavillion for a great range of produce, sewing, embroidery, ceramics, cooking, photography, artworks, quilts. A true country experience!
- Cellar door tasting at local wineries
- Whale watching during the migration season at various vantage points such as Warden Head Lighthouse.
- Close to Mollymook and Narrawallee beaches. Swimming, snorkelling, diving, surfing and paddleboarding. Lake Congola, Tabourie and Burrill Lake for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and sailing.
- Local trails include the Milton rainforest walk, the 'One Track For All' on Ulladulla's northern headland, a feature walk with carvings made by the Budawang Aboriginal Landcare group and 'The Coomee Nulunga Cultural Trail' at Warden Head, a 700m track winds through low scrub to a viewing platform facing the beach.
- Mollymook has two golf courses - 9 holes at Beachside and championship quality 'Hilltop'.
- Ulladulla has cafés, cinema, shopping, tea house, leisure centre and bowling alley. Harbour fishing charters, boat/canoe hire. Guided fossil walks on the harbour rock platforms and a sea pool! Information and maps of Shoalhaven are available at the Ulladulla Visitors Centre Ph 4444 8819.
- From the beauty of ancient natural wonders through to artistic expressions and galleries, heritage buildings and museums, explore the South Coast Cultural Trail to plan your visit with ease.
Close to south coast beaches including Mollymook beach. Trails cover 40 kms of coastline walks from Lake Conjola to Merry Beach. The Conjola National Park reaches north from Milton along the coast to Sussex Inlet and covers an area of over 11,000 hectares. With large areas of woodland and heath with masses of wildflowers in spring, the park has an abundance of picnic areas, walking tracks and some of the best beaches in Australia.
Milton is set on a ridge between valleys and the Great Dividing Range and has sweeping coastal views to the east. The landmark Pigeon House Mountain (719m) in The Budawangs forms a spectacular backdrop to the west. The mountain ranges are situated at the south-east corner of the Morton National Park (162000ha) one of the state's largest parks. The landforms are various and so there is a diversity of flora and fauna. To the north-west of Pigeon House Mountain are the plateaux of Byangee Wall, The Castle, Mt Bushwalker and Granite Falls. To the east the views of the coast stretch from Point Perpendicular in the north to Mt Dromedary in the south. For bushwalks Take a Walk Southern NSW & ACT.
Milton est.1860s is heritage listed by the National Trust, along with many of its buildings, including the Town Hall c1871 (now library) Court House c1877 and Post Office c1878, original workers' cottages built in the 1870's, the Wesleyan Stone Church c1883 in Wason Street, and outlaying farm houses.