The Drawing Rooms of Berry


Please join me amongst rolling green hills, framed by the spectacular Shoalhaven escarpment at the Drawing Rooms of Berry.

Just 2 hours south of Sydney this 15 acre retreat is less than 10 minutes drive along Woodville Mountain Road to Berry. The estate includes four luxurious private lodges with the famous Drawing Room Rocks bush walk on its doorstep.


Monday 12 – Friday 16 October 2020


Berry Gardens



Mon 12 Oct

Depart Sydney by private vehicle (approx 2 hours) or by train from Central to Berry (approx 3 hours).  

Arrive at our accommodation mid afternoon and relax in your lodge and around the 15 acre retreat.

Dinner on the terrace with our hosts Lissette and Nick, owners of the Drawing Rooms estate.

veranda Drawing Rooms of Berry 


Tuesday 13 October

Continental breakfast in your lodge. Unwind from the city pace with a relaxing day creating art in different locations on Berry Mountain with a picnic lunch.

Many choices for dinner at a local restaurant in Berry or you may prefer dinner delivered to your lodge.

Berry scenery


Wednesday 14 October

Continental breakfast in your lodge. Explore Hampden Bridge and Kangaroo Valley with time to create en plein air or just relax and enjoy this beautiful area.

If there is time we’ll spend late afternoon exploring galleries, boutiques and history around Berry.

Group dinner in Berry.

Berry Bridge


Thursday 14 October 

Continental breakfast in your lodge then a day exploring the environs of Jervis Bay.  

Lunch and dinner en route.


Friday 15 October

Farewell brunch with our hosts, Nick & Lissette before departing Drawing Rooms of Berry.  

Return to Sydney by private vehicle (or train if you prefer) and arrive mid afternoon to avoid Friday traffic chaos in Sydney.

7 Mile Beach




  • 4 nights single supp accom / continental breakfast + 1 x brunch with our hosts
  • 2 dinners – Mon 12/10;   Wed 14/10
  • en plein air art sessions in gorgeous environments
  • vehicle transfers by private ‘people mover’
  • either join the tour in Sydney for private vehicle transfer or arrive by train ($2.50 seniors)


  • meals other than those listed
  • alcohol
  • art materials

Gardens - The Drawing Rooms of Berry



  • layered casual clothing for warm, cool or inclement weather
  • toiletries
  • sensible walking shoes
  • hat/sunnies
  • umbrella

WHAT TO BRING – art materials

  • any materials and surfaces you prefer (oils not recommended)
  • for beginners – 2b pencil / sketch book /rubber
  • optional: portable stool


  • Three private lodges (Lyrebird / Rainforest / Wattamolla). Each lodge has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; a fully equipped kitchen stocked with essentials and a private outdoor verandah with stunning landscape views.
  • Lodges are set around the estate and offer total privacy.

Watamolla lodge


Lyrebird / Rainforest / Wattamolla Lodges :
$1,500.00 per room with bathroom 


Lyrebird Lodge



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