What to see and do in the Tilba Region
The Tilba Region greets visitors with an amazing outlook across green rolling pastures to dramatic mountains, rich in European and aboriginal history and culture.
Featured in the TV series River Cottage Australia, the Tilba Region provides a scenic backdrop for a contemporary take on living off the land and creating gourmet masterpieces from local and seasonal produce.
Tilba is also famous for comfy cottages, B & B’s and guesthouses. You’ll be rewarded with good old-fashioned hospitality while you unwind to the country rhythms of birdsong, cowsong, tranquillity and stunning views.
Prepare to be enchanted by a picturesque working heritage village!
Central Tilba is classified under the National Trust and named as one of Australia’s top 20 heritage sites.
Home to local artists, craftspeople and purveyors of gourmet food, this thriving village continues the creative traditions of early settlers.
Meander around charming antique and gift stores in19th century weatherboard cottages for a unique boutique shopping experience.
Food lovers can’t go past Tilba Growers’ Market – held every Saturday morning from 8am – noon in the Big Hall. Linger over a tasty Devonshire tea, lunch or delicious treat in one of Central Tilba’s eateries.
Stroll down the tree-lined street to visit the iconic ABC Cheese Factory is a must. Experience award winning speciality cheeses and creamy dairy products made from the fresh milk of the gentle jersey cows dotted around Tilba pastures.
Drop in at the historic Dromedary Hotel for great beer and wall-to-wall character, or take a drive out by the sparkling waters of Corunna Lake to one of Eurobodalla's fantastic wineries, Tilba Valley Wines, where you can sip a local drop. Enjoy morning and afternoon tea or lunch in this delightfully rustic setting.
If you're in the Tilba Region over Easter, you're in for a treat! Central Tilba comes alive with the annual Easter Festival. Join in the fun and entertainment that’s on tap for all ages - live music, roaming street performers, street games, art and craft demonstrations, market stalls and a ton of tasty food.
Wind your way down a twisty country road to find another gem – Tilba Tilba.
Just a short yet exquisite drive south of Central Tilba, this tiny village is another of Eurobodalla’s most popular drawcards.
Tilba Tilba nestles at the base of Gulaga (Mount Dromedary). Here you’ll find fertile soils and lush pastures – the perfect setting for horticulture and dairy farming.
Venture through The Foxglove Spires Gardens and be captivated by 3.5 acres of romantic woodland garden.
Don’t miss its stunning neighbour – The Spires Nursery. Be delighted by colour galore in an all year round display of beautiful plants. Tap into unsurpassed gardening expertise. Enjoy the vintage wares sourced from near and far by the owners.
If you’re in need of groceries, fuel or refreshments... ‘Look no more, you’ve found Pam’s Store’.
It is a truly magical experience to walk Gulaga. A track leaves from behind Pam's store and will take you through amazing rainforest to the summit. For more information call 1800 802 528 or visit Narooma and Batemans Bay Visitor Centres for local knowledge and maps of the area.