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Gateway to the Southern Highlands
Robertson Pie Shop
Illawarra Highway NSW 2577 Ph: 4885 1330
The Robertson Pie Shop is a well known and extremely popular family owned
business, which specialises in making a large variety of pies and various other
baked goods. It is located 3 kilometres east of Robertson on the Illawarra
Highway and is open 7 days per week.
This country style Motel, centrally located in Robertson, has
six rooms available, five with queen size beds and one family
room. All rooms have en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making
facilities, heaters, large flat screen TVs, air conditioning and
direct dial telephone facilities.
There is also an a-la-carte cafe which
ser ves breakfast, dinner, light lunches, morning and afternoon
teas, and take-aways. Fully licensed.
Illawarra Highway, Robertson, NSW
Ph: 4885 1444
delight, and the location for the 1995 George Miller/Chris
Noonan film, "Babe".
Robertson is famous for growing the "Robbo potato" which
can be purchased from farm gates and local businesses
between December and March.
WHAT TO SEE AND DO?
• Take "The Cockatoo Run" heritage train to
Robertson from Sydney or Wollongong.
• Visit nearby Carrington, Belmore and Fitzroy
• Try a famous pie from the Robertson Pie Shop.
• Call into Robertson Recollections for a unique
• Visit the lovely Ranelagh Gardens at
Fountaindale Grand Manor.
• Drop into the Robertson Cheese Factory for
a tasty lunch and wander through the deli,
cheese room and Green Heart Gallery.
• Visit the Illawarra Fly for spectacular views on
the award-winning elevated tree-top walk.
• Meander through the Robertson Country
Markets, held in the village on the second
Sunday of each month.
• Visit the open gardens around the area in
• Enjoy live music every Sunday in the gardens
of the Robertson Motel.
Open Gardens for 2011
OCTOBER 1-9 AND NOVEMBER 5-13
This year Robertson has three new gardens open in
spring. There are two new gardens in Mackey's Lane;
Harlam's Hollow, a beautiful garden with a rainforest and
alpacas and Binnia Farm, a large garden with sweeping
views and sheltered garden rooms featuring colourful
plantings. Off Belmore Falls Road is Robertson Park; an
exciting must see garden set above the escarpment with
amazing views and its own waterfall. Another feature is
that the gardens will be opening from October 1-9 and
November 5-13. This gives everyone a chance to see
Azaleas and Rhododendrons in
flower plus early roses. Don't
miss out on Robertson's super
gardens, mark your calendar
For more details visit
www.robertson.nsw.au or look
out for the brochure available
from Robertson shops.
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