Capital Country, NSW
Capital Country is one of the oldest established areas in the country; this region combines the vitality and energy of Canberra with the tranquility of an established rural landscape.
Close to Sydney and wrapped around Canberra; it is set in one of Australia’s handsomest landscapes, a fascinating mix of heritage towns and villages, stunning country gardens and beautiful waterways.
This is a place to revel in, to revisit the past and refresh the spirit.
You’ll delight in tasting local fare, making the most of scenic walks, exploring caves, visiting galleries, helping out on a working farm, mixing with the locals, discovering early colonial buildings and spring gardens.
One of the highlights of this area are the magnificent gardens that come in all shapes and sizes, from a few hanging baskets of bloom to acres of landscaped gardens with many open to the public.
There is always something around the corner to surprise you at Capital Country – an interesting little road, a glorious garden, a delightful little restaurant or an exquisite antique shop.
Canberra itself is packed with national landmarks and the city boasts a lively cultural calendar and is abundant with great restaurants and cafes. A short drive away you’ll find quaint colonial villages and some of Australia’s most fertile farming country. There are orchards, wineries, and renowned wool and cattle properties.
So, visit Capital Country and enjoy a breath of fresh air.
- Food and Wine
- National Park
- World Heritage
About Capital Country
- State: New South Wales