THINGS TO DO IN THE ADELAIDE HILLS

The Adelaide Hills are renowned for their natural beauty and quality of local produce. Including; stunning scenery, amazing local produce, historic villages, pretty scenic drives, nature and wildlife on tap, plus loads of wineries, attractions, and a vast array of regional events. Why not spend your holiday exploring this beautiful region, with these things to do in the Adelaide Hills.

 

Art Galleries

Hahndorf is a regional art destination, largely influenced by Sir Hans Heysen. His residence ‘The Cedars’ is open to the public with daily tours. The Hahndorf Academy reflects the Adelaide Hills’ ever evolving passion for art and the 150 year old buildings host many exhibitions, galleries, studios and even art classes.
 

Produce Markets

There really is nothing better than buying food straight from the farmer or producer in the Adelaide Hills. Every weekend you’ll find a farmer’s market stocked with the freshest seasonal produce.  Stirling Market and Adelaide Hills Farmer’s Market in Mount Barker are always popular.
 

Cellar Door Experiences

With more than 60 wineries and acclaimed locally grown food and produce, indulge your appetite in the Adelaide Hills. As one of Australia’s best cool climate wine regions, there’s a cellar door around every corner.  For something a bit different visit Hahndorf Hill Winery to taste chocolate with their wines, Shaw & Smith for a cheese and wine flight or even enjoy a wine Masterclass at the beautiful Lane Vineyard.
 

Towns and Villages

Twenty minutes from the Adelaide CBD and you are in the heart of the Adelaide Hills. Explore the lovely towns of Stirling, Oakbank and Balhannah.  In Birdwood, learn all about Australia’s motoring history at the National Motor Museum.  The historic German town of Hahndorf has something for everyone: food, wine, heritage, galleries and shops.
 

Fresh Food

The Adelaide Hills has its own vibrant dining scene with delicious local produce such as cheeses, fruits and nuts. Strong German flavours are still instilled in Hahndorf, most evident in the smallgoods outlets and German bakeries that line the bustling main street.
 

Cute Accommodation

Stay in quaint cottages, unique conversions or romantic manors; accommodation in the Adelaide Hills has something for everyone.  Whether you wish to steal yourself away to a rural retreat or be within walking distance of cafes and restaurants, you will be well catered for.
 

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