Hawkesbury Highlights

The stunning Hawkesbury region is known for its’ historic towns and delicious produce. Only a short drive from the city, it makes for the perfect weekend escape. You’ll find heaps to do in the area, the picturesque Hawkesbury River is fantastic for water sports and there are a bunch of outdoor activities like bike riding, bush walking and horse riding.

Windsor is at the heart of the Hawkesbury and Lime & Coconut Café makes the best coffee in town. These guys have a passion for creating great food, they use the highest quality produce and source a lot of their ingredients from local farms, helping to support their local community. Stop by for a tasty breakfast or delicious lunch!

Ironbark Distillery is another highlight – you’ll find them in Richmond. These guys are producing award winning spirits and they’ve picked up a bunch of medals since they started. They have even been recognized internationally for their fantastic products. Everything is made on site, from vodka and gin, to moonshine and now single malt whisky. Their cellar door is open every weekend for tastings.

To make a weekend of your Hawkesbury visit, book a cottage through James Rose Unique Accommodation. They have four properties available in the area and specialise in restoring heritage homes, giving them a modern touch whilst retaining their historic, country charm.