We very much enjoyed our stay and look forward to more exploration around the area. Pigeon House was wonderful and look forward to Mt Bushwalker next time.
Chocolate Workshops – Open to the public!
Would you like to make your own chocolate sculpture? How deliciously exciting, our talented chocolatier Cassandra provides chocolate workshops onsite at our property. These decadent and fun workshops are designed for beginners to enjoy the art of chocolate making. Cassandra’s workshops are designed so you can make your own unique chocolate sculpture, as decadent and as artistic as possible. The workshops are fun and include complimentary champagne as Cassandra believes in everything being as delicious as possible. Refer to our chocolate page for further details. We provide night workshops and weekend workshops, by appointment only. CLICK TO BOOK
Chocolate Workshops for Kids!
We now provide Kids Chocolate workshops, a perfect indulgent activity for kids aged 5yrs-12yrs to explore their creative side. These workshops are available for our cottage guests and also the general public. Workshops can also be tailored for children’s birthday parties & family groups. Contact us direct for further details. CLICK TO BOOK
Champagne Chocolate Picnic Experience
This picnic is decadent in everyway, a perfect way for our guests to celebrate a hens, birthday, anniversary, engagement, baby moon, girls weekend or family holiday. We believe everyone deserves to be spoilt. This experience includes a lavish faux fur picnic set up in our open field where you are hand delivered a magical Belgian hand sculpted chocolate creation by our talented in house chocolatier. All perfectly decadent and deliciously beautiful, with a majestic sunset panoramic view of Pigeon House mountain and complimentary champagne. Picnics are subject to calendar availability, contact us direct for calendar reservations. Picnics are $35 per person, Children 0-14 years are free. Picnics are weather permitting. CLICK TO BOOK
Vintage High Tea – Annie’s High Teas
Would you like to indulge in style? How about an authentic Vintage High Tea?
We have 3 gorgeous locations on our property you can choose from. How about Vintage High Tea in our country garden with breath taking views of Pigeon House Mountain, or perhaps High Tea by the pool presented on our large stone Tuscan table or perhaps you may want to enjoy it in your own cozy cottage. Annie has an extensive knowledge and expert culinary skills from her experience owning a renowned tea house in the heart of England’s beautiful Peak district. The attention to detail will tantalize your senses with fine vintage china, perfectly presented table setting and a scrumptious assortment of Scones, cakes, tarts, slices and shortbread. You will be deliciously spoilt rotten!
Bookings in advance necessary & are subject to availability – Min 6 people required. $50 per person
Scones are homemade and freshly baked on the day. They are served with cream and a selection of homemade jams.
A delicious selection of mini Cakes, fitting for the occasion eg: Raspberry Mousse filled Tarts, Melting Moments, English Butter Cherry Shortbread, Dark Chocolate & Raspberry Slice.
Tea: English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Australian Afternoon Tea, Pure Green Tea, Chamomile and Pure Peppermint
Milk, Sugar and fresh Lemon Slices are provided and to ensure that your High Tea is complete, vintage crockery, cutlery and napkins.
Milton is a beautiful, charming heritage town with a friendly ‘small town’ atmosphere. The town is surrounded by rolling green hills containing many of the local dairy farms.
Experience the attractions of a relaxed, country town feel as you visit the many boutiques, antique shops, galleries, craft shops, as well as the many coffee shops and attractive eateries.
The heritage aspect of the town is evident by the numbers of buildings from a bygone era still in use.
There are a variety of outstanding restaurants and cafes serving delicious meals from vegetarian and gourmet take-away convenience to traditional pub fare or a la carte dining.
Just a few minutes drive from Milton are the stunning surfing beaches of Narrawallee, Mollymook and Burrill Lake. Many of our guests with children enjoy the beach in the morning and relax by the pool in the afternoon.
The well known Milton Markets are held on the first Saturday of each month attracting folk from near and far.
The area provides entertainment like horse riding, stand up paddle board hire, Burrill Lake cruises and fishing charters, surf lessons, bush walking, Fun land Ulladulla, local art galleries, great shopping, mountain bike riding, bowling at the civic centre and the famous Pigeon House mountain walk.
Pigeon House Mountain
The first explorers of Pigeon House were the local Aboriginals of the Walbanja and Wandandian tribes who called it Dithol or Did-Dell. It has great prominence to these tribes as its close proximity to one of their trading routes from the coast to the tablelands.
Magnificent panoramic views ranging from Nowra in the North to Mt. Dromaderry in the south can be seen after ascending to the summit of Pigeon House mountain.
The rewarding 3-4 hour return walk to the top of Pigeon House is a very popular tourist activity with some 10,000 people enjoying the walk annually.
The cottage is the closest accommodation option to the start of the walk and for this reason it is also a very popular option for those wishing to base their holiday around the popular walk.
As the area is surrounded by 5 National and State Parks, there are plenty of other bush walks in the local area to enjoy. A comprehension guide to these walks can be found in the cottage for your convenience.
It is also only 20 minutes from a horse riding facility that operates on weekends and school holidays.
For the golf enthusiast, two courses are available in nearby Mollymook. The 9 hole beachside course is for the casual golfer, with the championship Hilltop course available for those waiting for a challenge
Mogo Zoo is a comfortable 45 minutes south just past Batemans Bay. The zoo is home to the famous and rare white lions. Mogo itself is a quaint historical town with an extensive amount of craft and antique shops, restaurants and cafes.
Picturesque Ulladulla Harbour has a large number of cafes and shops to explore. Many half and full day trips can be organised on the local boats for fishing as well as whale or dolphin watching. Fishing is also available at any of the local beaches, lakes and inlets.
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