Bowral in the southern highlands of New South Wales is famous for being the home of Sir Donald Bradman. Bowral is the centre of the NSW highlands, and has historic buildings, beautiful gardens, guest houses and good restaurants.
A small town just to the north east of Bowral with historic buildings and cemeteries
International Cricket Hall (Bowral)
Situated in Bowral, Sydney’s southern highlands is The International Cricket Hall of Fame. Located near Bradman Oval, the museum is a tribute to Australia’s most famous cricketer, Sir Donald Bradman, a former Bowral resident. There’s plenty of cricket memorabilia, interactive activities and sporting footage for the cricket enthusiast. It’s a great day out for the family and open daily from 10.00am-5.00pm.
Mount Gibraltar (Bowral)
Mount Gibraltar is a Reserve is composed of a collapsed volcanic hub and is surrounded by elevated mountainside and lush vegetation. The lookout provides a fantastic opportunity to really appreciate the striking natural scenery. There are also picnic areas and undemanding tracks, which makes it a perfect outing for families.
The Hopewood Country House Estate (Bowral)
Hopewood have the most beautiful gardens in the Southern Highlands. Created in 1884, originally as a family home it is now host to vivid rolling lawns and various large mature trees which are older than the house. Open days run throughout the year and The Potting Shed is a garden and gift shop with a range of products for sale. Popular destination for weddings and other celebrations.