Stones Patisserie Berrima - Award-winning Head to Tail Pie
Stones Patisserie Berrima
25 Jun 2018

We began this pie trail run at the 2017 PieTime winner, Southern Rise Bakery in Moss Vale. It was fitting then that we finished it with the newly crowned 2018 PieTime champions,...

Two Skinny Cooks Berrima
Two Skinny Cooks Berrima
25 Jun 2018

Berrima is a hot spot for pies in the Southern Highlands. Four bakeries in Berrima make it to the official trail yet there are more bakeries in Berrima to choose...

Shaggy Cow Mittagong - Pie
The Shaggy Cow Mittagong
25 Jun 2018

The Shaggy Cow Mittagong is a popular lunchtime venue on the turn-off to Bowral. It has quite a gourmet and seasonal menu with all food made fresh on-site. Despite not...

mcvitty grove cafe pie
McVitty Grove Cafe
25 Jun 2018

McVitty Grove Cafe is on the remote and winding Wombeyan Caves Road about 7km from Mittagong. Rolling hills quickly take over the scenery and you instantly ease into a relaxed frame...

The Scottish Arms Bowral
The Scottish Arms Bowral
23 Jun 2018

Persistent rain on this pie run made it feel like I was in the Scottish Highlands rather than the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Which of course was a...

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Southern Pies Kangaroo Valley
21 Jun 2018

I admit I was a bit delirious when I arrived at Southern Pies in the township of Kangaroo Valley. After running a marathon punctuated with 3 stops at various pie shops...

barrengarry general store worlds best pies
Barrengarry General Store
20 Jun 2018

Pie lovers would know the Barrengarry General store. It has been displaying the bold claims of 'The World's Best Pies' on its roadside sign just outside Kangaroo Valley for many years....

fitzroy falls general store
Fitzroy Falls General Store
18 Jun 2018

The newly crowned 'Best vegetable pie in NSW & ACT' the Fitzroy Falls General Store is an unassuming dark horse on the Southern Highlands Pie Trail. With no listing on...

Exeter General Store
13 Jun 2018

I had actually already passed by Exeter General Store some days ago by surprise whilst heading out to Heatherbreas Pies at Sutton Forest. I thought this the first time and...

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Farm Club Australia, Werai
13 Jun 2018

Farm Club Australia is a working farm, accommodation, cafe, nursery and soon to be outdoorsy mecca. It is only 10km off the Hume Highway from Sutton Forest yet it is in...

Pie Time
The Mill Cafe Bowral
13 Jun 2018

The Mill Cafe Bowral is a large warehouse whose bohemian style interior wouldn't be out of place along a street in Sydney suburbs like Surry Hills, Darlinghurst or Newtown. It's eclectic...

stones patisserie bowral
Stones Patisserie Bowral
11 Jun 2018

A contrast to recent runs, this was only a 2.5km jog through the streets of Bowral to Stones Patisserie just off Bong Bong St. A few extra runners joined in the...

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Robertson Pie Shop
10 Jun 2018

Let's say up front, Robertson Pie Shop is an institution. A family run business for the last 37 years, all family and friends were on deck when we visited in...

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Hilltop Village Bakery
08 Jun 2018

Hilltop Village Bakery is a community-minded bakery in this remote outpost of the Southern Highlands. A scenic run was had through equally remote Colo Vale with farmlands making up much...

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Stumps Cafe in the Bradman Museum, Bowral
04 Jun 2018

Australia's favourite son, Donald Bradman 'The Don' perfected his cricketing talents here in the Southern Highlands before taking his unmatched skills to the world. Apart from his batting records, many...

Heatherbraes Pies
Heatherbrae’s Pies, Sutton Forest
03 Jun 2018

It was a long 26km out to Heatherbrae's Pies Sutton Forest. Winding country roads were well suited to a Sunday motorcycle ride. Alas, I'd have to proceed on two feet!...

courtyard cafe berrima
Courtyard Cafe Berrima
02 Jun 2018

We were pleased to attend the official launch of the Southern Highlands Pie Time event in Berrima. We got the low down on Pie Time events happening across June and...

burrawang general store
Burrawang General Store
30 May 2018

This was the first of the 'long runs' for the Pie trail run. It was exactly 20km to run out to Burrawang. The Burrawang General Store has been in existence...

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Gumnut Patisserie Mittagong
11 May 2018

Part of the Southern 'Pielands' Gumnut franchise. The Gumnut Patisserie Mittagong acts as the beating heart of this local Gumnut pie enterprise. It forms the warehouse where the famed Gumnut...

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Chelsea Bakery Mittagong
11 May 2018

Chelsea Bakery Mittagong is a dark horse in the pie trail stakes. A simple setup with some delicious pies. The run over from Burradoo felt longer than expected but relatively...

Mt Oxley Aboriginal Tribute
Gumnut Patisserie Berrima
09 May 2018

The run to the Gumnut Patisserie Berrima was up and over Oxley Hill. Running was under clear and sunny skies, yet not too hot, a wonderful time of the year...

gumnut patisserie bowral
Gumnut Patisserie Bowral
08 May 2018

Repeated winners of the Royal Easter Show pie competitions, Gumnut Pattiserie Bowral is considered royalty by locals in Bowral. The shopfront windows are littered with gold medals it's difficult to...

Southern Rise Bakery Moss Vale
04 May 2018

As winners of the 2017 Southern Highlands PIE FEST it made sense to start at the Southern Rise Bakery in Moss Vale. The run was very pleasant following the trail along...