Nimmitabel Hotel

Before pokies and tellies, talented pets were popular pub attractions

WAY before pokies and television screens, pubs had to find other means to attract and entertain customers to their bars. Pets of various descriptions were often used to draw custom, and occasionally the talented animals and the the pubs they… Read More ›

Bega’s Royal Hotel was established by legendary mountain horseman, Jimmy Kiss

By MICK ROBERTS © LEGENDARY mountain horseman, 29-year-old Jimmy Kiss opened Bega’s Royal Hotel on the NSW South Coast in 1873. Jimmy was a well-known Snowy Mountain’s rider, who was “never known to be unseated by any bucking horse”. Reportedly,… Read More ›

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