Milton was established as a private town in 1859 by John Booth. The new township was given its name Milton by the first postmaster, George Knight. Before then it was simply called “The Settlement”. The entire town has now been classified by the National Trust as an historic village.
Milton is situated between the mountains and the sea and is an artist haven, offering a great range of locally produced artwork and handcrafted wares. The Milton Hotel is a stand out feature in the centre of town and have their own craft beer on tap to enjoy. Its many trendy café’s and restaurants are set amongst the historic buildings and it is a great stagging point for outdoor adventure.
Close to the Budawang Ranges and Moton National Park, there are many immersive walks and riverside adventures to enjoy including a hike to the top of the iconic Didthul Pigeon House Mountain.