a destination to stop, shop, eat and stay in the atmosphere of history
2015 Festival: 15 – 17 May
Theme: “NURA NABU” “All cultures, all people, all land”
Where is Braidwood ...
Campbelltown 226km; 2.5hr
Canberra 87km; 1h 19m
Goulburn 84.1km; 1h 7m
Batemans Bay 60.6km; 48m
How to use this Guide
The information in this guide has been written by local people and people who live in and around Braidwood and love the town - so you get the information first hand.
You'll find many suggestions on this website about where to
stay or eat
visit or shop
find antiques & collectables
find a variety of services and specialties.
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Let us welcome you to Our Town
Our Braidwood is the first Town listed on the NSW Heritage list. It is ideally located in an easy driving distance from Canberra, the South Coast, and only three hours from Sydney - an easy day trip to discover Braidwood's treasures or for a weekend getaway.
Braidwood businesses have been welcoming visitors for over 150 years, from those seeking their fortunes on the goldfields, to those seeking relaxation, good food and the cultural attractions of a un-spoilt country town.
Come and visit Braidwood where history blends with the 21st century in harmony.
Hotels & Motels
B & Bs
The Old Police Station B&B Majors Creek
Bakers Flat Cottages, Deua
Clyde Cottage boutique self contained accommodation
Grey-Stanes historic Braidwood home
Braidwood Cafes and Restaurants
The Albion Cafe, Restaurant and Store
The Boiled Lolly
Chick-a-licious - free range BBQ chicken, gourmet salads and more
Eureka Pizzeria - wood fired pizza
Dojo Bread - coffee, pastry, bread
The Royal Mail Hotel - meals, drinks, pizza
What's On & What's Coming
Learn to make bread like a pro!
What is so special about Our Town, Historic Braidwood
If you are on the road - stop and take a break, look at the many tempting wares displayed in historic buildings on the main street or pretty tree lined side streets.
If you are looking for a weekend getaway, you do not need to look further.
Heritage Listed Braidwood and its surrounding villages and country side has everything you need: breathtaking nature, romantic accommodation, fine restaurants and indulgent shopping.
You can still find old fashioned service and those things you used to love - homemade burgers, boiled lollies, handcrafted items, toys, models and works by renowned artists and craftsmen.
Antiques, Collectables, Galleries and Studios in Braidwood
Born Vintage - Collectables & Old Wares
Championship Vinyl - large selection of vinyl records, Australian music from the 60's to the present
Dransfield's Mill - Millpond Farm Jembaicumbene, Archer Gallery, Millpond Carriages and Millpond Alpacas
Longbarn - at Tidmarsh, antiques for a contemporary lifestyle
McLeod Gallery - the all Australian gallery
Original Lamp Shop - antique kerosene lamps, lamp parts
Pig & Whistle - Pottery Studio & Gallery
Sugden Hamilton - Studio & Shop, hand built earthenware ceramics & collectables from the 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s
Strings - Old & New - Wallace Street