Perennial Hill

Mittagong, NSW, 2575

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Situated on the 'sunny side' of Mt. Gibraltar, Perennial Hill is a jewel in the making. This one acre garden grows many rare and unusual plants, creating a garden of immense beauty and tranquility. The garden is divided into a series of rooms with different themes and contrasting styles which include magnificent dry-stone walls and unique poplar 'hurdles'. Full of variety, this charming garden shows country life at it's best.

Open Garden Dates/Times

JanuarySaturday 05 to Sunday 06 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 12 to Sunday 13 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 26 to Sunday 27 10:00AM - 4:00PM
FebruarySaturday 02 to Sunday 03 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 09 to Sunday 10 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 10:00AM - 4:00PM
MarchSaturday 02 to Sunday 03 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 09 to Sunday 10 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 10:00AM - 4:00PM
AprilFriday 19 to Monday 22 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Entry Fee: $8

Children 16 & under free.
Seniors $7

Warning: Water in the garden, Uneven surfaces, Trip hazards

Location & Contact Info

  • 1 Nero Street.
  • Mittagong, NSW, 2575

Local Climate Zone: 8-9 - Cool Temperate to Alpine

Summer avg. Max: 24°C Winter avg. Min: 2°C
Avg Frost Days:59
Annual Rainfall avg: 935mm. Summer avg. 268mm.
No. of rainy days: 48 Winter avg. 175mm.

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Garden Guide

We commenced construction of the garden in 2001. Although we didn't have a 'master plan' we knew we'd be able to create an interesting garden due to the slope of the 1 acre block.

There were some existing eucalypts on the proper ...

The Cottage Garden

The Cottage Garden in Summer.

The Flower Walk

Enjoy a stroll down this garden path!

The Perennial 'Island'

The 'Island' is an abundance of colour in Summer!

The Perennial 'Island'

Another 'sneak peek' of the Island.....

The Parterre

Just can't get enough of those Coneflowers!

Visitor Comments

Lovely - plenty of colour, although the summer flowers aren't out yet it was still a visual feast.
Kirsten - November 2018
We traveled from Canberra just to visit this garden as we had heard that it was worth a visit. It certainly was! There were so many 'ooh' and 'aah' moments. Plans have already been made to return in Spring.
Jan - March 2018
...only wish that this beautiful garden was open until Sunday April 8! Our group always travel the distance to the Southern Highlands to visit Bundanoon is Brigadoon (always on a Saturday). We are always dismayed that so very few locals ignore the influx of visitors to the area...who have a free Sunday...and would LOVE to see more gardens/village fetes/Sunday Markets in the area.
Margaret - March 2018
We visited this garden at the end of our day trip to the Southern Highlands last weekend and were very pleasantly surprised by what we found. There were many flower varieties which we didn't expect to be flowering at this time of year being early Autumn. My wife found a variety of flower that she has never seen in Australia before since arriving here over 30 years ago. She had only seen this flower previously in her native Japan. The summer borders section of the garden was particularly impressive and I was amazed how the owners were able to shape a cherry tree into the form of a dome shaped enclosure. I look forward to a visit in Spring to see its seasonal transformation. The odd native bi
Brian - March 2018

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