Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Rural Holidays

Pigeon HouseThere is growing interest in the region for those who enjoy self-drive tours, bush walking and the beach. The area offers many excellent beaches, cultural attractions and fine accommodation catering for all tastes, interests and budgets.

There is a strong emergence of cultural industry with many art and craft galleries and studios offering an exciting range and diversity of product, style and creative concepts from professional arts practitioners in the district. Along with outdoor activities such as bush walking in the national parks and along coastal reserves.

Pigeon House viewThe climate is temperate and even all year round, pleasantly sunny and crisp in winter to warm in summer. Milton Ulladulla offers you a pristine environment; a quiet place to relax; a tranquil setting in the forest or by the sea. Enjoy your holiday and visit to our region.

Milton offers real country style hospitality with B & B’s and others. There is a wonderful selection of Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfasts and rural retreats either tucked away in deep green forest or in historic Milton. They all offer great getaways hosted with genuine warmth and friendliness.

There is always much to do while staying in the area. The wilderness and the beaches offer walks for both the adventurous and the carefree. Pigeon House Mountain in the Morton National Park is a well-known South Coast landmark attracting bush walkers to an exhilarating half-day adventure. It is only 20 minutes drive from Milton.

KookaburraFrom the peak of Pigeon House Mountain you can take in the surrounding country with views of chains of beaches, natural forests and wilderness and the other grand geological formations that stand near Pigeon House.

The Morton National Park and Budawang National Park contains many scenic sites easily accessible to tourists. Noted for magnificent old growth forests of fresh eucalypts and pockets of lush rainforest, wildflowers and vines, as well as a vast array of attractive palms and many species of Australian native wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, parrots, possums and kookaburras.

In Milton you are surrounded by living history, a rich culture life, a delightful range of colourful shops, fascinating galleries and lively food places. Milton is an attractive township with its range of gift shops, cafes, antiques and craft outlets.

Scarecrow FestivalMilton country spirit comes alive with the scarecrows at the  Scarecrow Festival along with other rural activities and entertainment over the June long weekend.

As well as the annual Milton Settlers Fair which is held every October long weekend with its ‘Rural tribute’ with historical & family history displays, Police memorabilia, historic photo collections, didgeridoo playing and demonstrations of our Pioneer Skills. Fun for the whole family and activities from clowns, magicians, story tellers, street theatre performers, there are also kids rides and lots of craft stalls at the Village markets.

Stroll around the rural village of Milton and take in the country town atmosphere enjoying fascinating shops and emporiums. Get to meet the artists and crafts people in the many art and craft galleries, artist studios, wood and leather craft stores, workshops and studios. The historic township of Milton is classified with the National Trust. Take a walk around the streets of Milton and see home and buildings dating back to 1870s.

Murramarang National Park & Aboriginal Area, with its beaches, rock platforms, spotted gum forests, rainforest gullies and spectacular Durras Lake can all be explored on a visit to this National park accessed from Pebbly Beach.

The Aboriginal area has a self-guided walking track with panoramic views of the coastline, Brush Island, Durras Mountain and the hinterland ranges. The Park protects the extensive headland with middens, shell mounds and other artefacts of importance to local Aboriginal people. Enter via Murramarang Road off the Princes Highway at Termeil 20kms south of Ulladulla. Visitors must walk 800 metres along the public right of way to Racecourse Beach.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Add to favorites
  • email