Take a mini-break at the township of Berry
Horizon Bank Berry has your back. Berry was awarded Gold as the Top Tourism Town in NSW in the 2022 NSW Top Tourism Awards, so you’re sure to have a wonderful time. We have a list of the top attractions and activities that will ensure your stay in Berry is sensational. There's something for everyone here!
You can find exactly what you're looking for, whether it's an outdoor adventure or a relaxed shopping day with friends. Plus, our recommendations are from locals who know their way around town, so you'll be exploring as if you were one of them!
Don’t forget to check out Horizon Bank in Berry. We’re here to help you with your banking needs. There’s also an ATMx ATM at the branch if you need one.
Berry, located in the Shoalhaven region of New South Wales, is a gorgeous little town that offers its visitors the perfect mix of countryside vistas, boutique shops, cafes and wineries.
This charming destination is definitely worth a visit if you're planning a day trip or mini break.
We’re sharing a comprehensive guide to help you plan your stay in Berry, from getting there to things you absolutely must do during your visit.
If you drive to Berry from Sydney, you can take the Princes Highway towards the south and turn off at Berry. It's just about a two-hour drive from Sydney. If you prefer public transport, hop on the South Coast Line from Sydney Central Station and get off at Berry Station. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney's Central Station, which takes around three hours.
Where to Stay:
Berry has a range of accommodation options that are suitable for different budgets and needs. From camping, caravanning, farmstays, holiday houses, hotels, motels cosy bed and breakfasts to luxurious resorts, this town has something for everyone.
Things to Do:
Despite being a small town, Berry has opportunities for outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, and more. Here are some top things to do while you're in Berry.
Enjoy the Outdoors:
Berry is blessed with some stunning natural scenery, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts. Take a stroll along the Seven Mile Beach and soak up the sun.
Seven Mile Beach
You can also rent a bike and explore the nearby mountain trails to admire the picturesque views.
Indulge in Local Cuisine:
One of the best ways to know and understand a place is through its food; Berry is no exception.
One highly recommended restaurant to try is The Hungry Duck - a modern Asian restaurant serving delicious and unique dishes that will tantalise your taste buds.
South on Albany is another place for a fine dining experience showcasing local produce and wines.
The Berry Farmers’ Market is a wonderful place to try some of the local produce. It features bakeries, produce and specialty foods. It’s on every Thursday afternoon at the Berry Showground.
Why not browse over 100 stalls at the monthly Berry Markets at the Berry Showground. They’re held on the first Sunday of every month (except February). The market offers handmade / hand-produced products, arts and crafts, locally grown vegetables and produce, collectables, books, plants, leather goods, clothing and many other interesting stalls to browse.
Explore the Town:
While you're in Berry, take some time to stroll around and explore this gorgeous little town. One of the most popular spots is the Berry Donut Van, which serves up fluffy and freshly made donuts, which are definitely worth a try.
Berry Donut Van
You can also visit the Berry Museum, one of the town's most historic buildings, showcasing the town's history. It is located on Queen Street.
Stop in at the Precinct Galleries where you can take in contemporary Australian sculpture, objects, functional, and contemporary art. You’ll find art exhibitions by local artists, art and craft classes at the Historical Muir House Gallery.
Berry is a picturesque destination with much to offer its visitors. From its beautiful natural scenery, outdoor activities, cultural experiences, and flavoursome local cuisine to delightful accommodation choices and welcoming locals. Berry provides a great escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, perfect for short weekend holidays or long getaways.
Plan your itinerary well ahead of time and get ready to immerse yourself in the charming little town of Berry. Don’t forget to visit Horizon Bank while you’re there! Our newest branch is open for business in 2023, providing locals with personalised banking needs.
Horizon has branches in Berry, Nowra & Ulladulla (Shoalhaven region). In Moruya (Eurobodalla region), Thirroul, Wollongong & Albion Park (Illawarra). Bermagui, Bega & Merimbula (Bega Valley – Sapphire Coast).