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Hilltops Region orchards and berry farms offer the opportunity to “pick your own”. The scent of the fruit in the warm sun will entice you, and you’ll take home a delicious reward for your efforts.
Welcome to the Hilltops Region, located just over an hour north-west of Canberra in southern NSW. The thriving towns of Young, Boorowa, Harden and Jugiong and our quaint local villages, tell distinctive Australian histories.
Not only orchards and vineyards but also olive groves and green pasture - our culinary delights will tantalise every tastebud.
In the 1820s Europeans arrived in the region; Gold rushes brought a higher population, and from 1860 and towns and villages grew.
Our renowned festivals celebrate our land, our heritage and our people; drawing thousands of visitors every year.
The industries of the Hilltops Region have shaped the way the towns and villages function. Each visit will bring a different delight.
Explore our heritage towns, our ever changing landscapes; meet the makers and sample our award winning produce.
Our region boasts a diverse range of retailers, from charming boutiques to well-known favourites, homewares, beauty and more.
A handsome country town in a deep valley, Young offers the full urban experience, with comfy motels, B&B’s and self-catering accommodation as well as a central caravan park.
With a colourful Irish heritage, wide open landscapes on the Boorowa River, a long tradition of pastoral activity, Boorowa is a vibrant township and oozing pure country charm.
Explore a rich history spanning the gold rush era, visits from bushrangers and the Australian Light Horse, complemented by old-world charm and warm country hospitality.
On the banks of the Murrumbidgee River just off the Hume Highway, Jugiong is a treat for foodies and an ideal entry point and introduction to your Hilltops Region adventure.