With the autumn leaves falling and beautiful mild days, it’s the perfect time to visit the Southern Highlands, especially when there are gardens to explore. Three town gardens — Carisbrooke and Retford Park in Bowral and Yarrawin in Burradoo. Three country gardens — Wildewood and Dragon Farm in Wildes Meadow and 5th Chapter Estate in Avoca. Tickets available online at shbg.com.au and at each of the gardens on the day. $40 full weekend pass provides entry to all 6 gardens $8 single garden entry | Schoolchildren free Gardens open from 10:00am – 4:00pm