See & Do


The booktrail will help you uncover books on shelves in the Southern Hemisphere's largest book barn (Berkelouws), at general stores, in little traditional book shops, even coffee shops all filled to the brim with new and old tomes.

1. The Good Reader

356 Bong Bong Street, Bowral
PH. 02 4861 1541

The Good Reader specialises in new, second hand and vintage books.

You will find a whole world of stories and ideas to tantalise the inquiring mind.

We have gone to great lengths to keep our books affordable in all our categories, which include a wonderful children's section, interesting history and biography sections, fiction, science fiction, pop culture and non fiction in general.

We have an extensive art and photography section, design and architecture, crafts, gardening and a delicious array of cooking books.

Open 7 days from 9am to 5:30pm.


4 Bees Books

Shop 99 Dirty Janes Emporium, Bowral and Shop 15 Mittagong Antique Centre.
PH. 0434 943 955

We sell a wide range of quality secondhand books for all ages.

We will seek out books for you....

We sell at monthly markets in the Southern Highlands.

2nd Saturday - Bowral Public School

3rd Saturday - Mittagong Uniting Church

4th Sunday - Berrima Public School

You can also find us at Shop 99 Dirty Janes Emporium, Bowral and Shop 15 Mittagong Antique Centre.

Art of Bookbinding (The)

2/19 Old Hume Highway, Berrima
PH. 02 4877 1705


Berkelouw Book Barn

Old Hume Highway, Berrima
PH. 02 4877 1370 /

The centre piece of Bendooley Estate, our Book Barn has long been the home of Berkelouw Books. A beautiful building, with its soaring cathedral ceilings and beautiful sandstone veranda and garden, the Book Barn houses thousands of new, secondhand, and antiquarian books. Built early last century and recently renovated, this multi-functional space operates as a bookshop by day, as well as housing the Bendooley Estate Restaurant and Bar, and can be transformed into an incredible event space. Just down the lane is the Rare Book Department.

Browse the shelves and enjoy coffee and lunch or sample some of our cool-climate wines in the stunning new stone-built Cellar Door and enjoy some warm, country hospitality.

Visit for an hour or a day.

Bookshop Bowral (The)

309 Bong Bong Street, Bowral
PH. 02 4862 1634

Eccleston Books & Curios

22 Argyle St, New Berrima
PH. 02 4877 1174

Kids Classics

2 Chapman St Moss Vale
PH. 02 4869 3773


Leura Books of Bowral

Shop 12 Highlands Arcade 279 Bong Bong Street Bowral
PH. 02 4872 4567 /

Located behind the ANZ Bank Bowral, leura books of bowral has a great selection of out of print and used books as well as CDs and DVDs.

Open 7 days a week from 10 am till 4 pm