Summer Gardens in the Blue Mountains

Gory'u Maple Springs

Illustrated: Gory’u Maple Springs

MT WILSON GARDENS

www.mtwilson.com.au

Windyridge Garden
25 Queens Ave, Mt Wilson
Open most days 8am to 5pm. Please ring to check opening days any time of the year.
Entry: Adult $10, Child under 12 years $3
Inc. tea /coffee and biscuits. Feel free to bring a picnic lunch to eat in the gardens.
Contact:  02 4756 2019
www.windyridgegarden.com
www.facebook.com/windyridgegarden
E: windyridge.mnt.wilson@gmail.com

Yengo Sculpture Gardens
Queens Ave, Mt Wilson
Open every weekend Autumn and Spring or by appointment for groups, weekends or week days (groups of 7+), 10am to 5pm.
Entry:  Adult $10, Child under 10yrs $3.
Coach groups (10+) welcome by appointment. Sculptures in the gardens are for sale.
Ph: 02 4756 2002  E: peterhugh701@live.com

Breenhold Gardens
29 The Avenue, Mt Wilson
Open daily and weekends from Friday 2 April to Sunday 23 May 2021, 10am to 4pm.
Entry: Adult – $15.00; Children 5 yrs old and over – $5.00; Children under 5 years old – FREE; Family Rate for 2 adults and 3 or more children – $40.00.  Dogs on leads, coach groups and weddings welcome.
Contact: tom.breen@me.com
www.breenhold.com.au
www.facebook.com/breenholdgardens

Nooroo
Church Lane, Mt Wilson
Open daily from Friday 2 April (Good Friday) to Monday 14 June 2021 inclusive, 10am to 5pm. Entry: Adult $10, Child $2 (under 16yrs, over 5 yrs). Feel free to picnic in the Garden. Dogs on a leash also welcome. Open for groups any time by appointment.
Contact:  02 4756 2018, 0447 647 748,
E: nooroobm@gmail.com

Bebeah
60 The Avenue, Mt Wilson (opposite the Church, red gates)
Open every day Spring and Autumn, 10am to 5pm. Entry: Adult $10, Child $2
Picnickers welcome.
Ph: 02 4756 2014 E: malvareez@yahoo.com

OTHER GARDENS

Everglades Historic House & Gardens
37 Everglades Ave, Leura
Open Thursday to Monday 10am – 4pm. Last entry 3pm.
Entry: Adult $15, Concession $10, Family $35, Child under 5 years free. National Trust Members free. To ensure we can manage timed entry and safe physical distancing, we are asking visitors to pre-purchase tickets via Eventbrite. Booking fees will apply. Tea rooms remain closed – please check the website for updates.
Contact: 02 4784 1938 www.nationaltrust.org.au/places/everglades-house-gardens

Leuralla Toy and Railway Museum
36 Olympian Parade, Leura NSW
Open daily, 10am – 5pm. Entry: $15 Adult, $5 Child for access to the House, Garden and Museum. The 5 hectares of beautiful temperate gardens offer mature trees, cool walkways and seasonal underplantings that reflect the seasonal changes.  The Historic House, built in 1912 is in original condition, a rare example of decorative arts and furnishings of this period.
Exhibits of the important toys, games, models and books of the 20th Century add to the visit. Currently the House & Gardens are open for your enjoyment, as well as the train museum and railway displays in the gardens. Common sense social distancing and responsible hygienic measures are practised at this time.
www.toyandrailwaymuseum.com.au
02 4784 1169 E: info@toyrail.com.au

The Campbell Rhododendron Gardens
Bacchante St, Blackheath
Open Daily. Car park open 9am to 4pm – walk in any time. Entry: $5 donation per person. Deciduous trees have been planted throughout the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens 18.3 hectares, and in autumn, the Gardens’ Maple Grove is a wonderland of glowing yellowed and russet leaves. There are wheelchair accessible paths to the Lookout over the Gardens, and to the toilets. Contact: www.rhodogarden.org.au www.facebook.com/rhodogarden.org.au

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden
Bells Line Rd, Mt Tomah
Open daily, 9am to 5pm. The Visitor Centre is open 7 days a week from 9.30am to 5pm. Cool-climate plants from around the world with changing events and exhibitions.
Entry: Free. Contact: 02 4567 3000
www.bluemountainsbotanicgarden.com.au

Gory’u Japanese Garden & Maple Springs Nursery
85 Baaners Lane, Little Hartley
Nursery Open daily. Prime viewing time for Autumn in the Garden is from 1 March to 30 May 2021, 9am – 5pm (or Sunset and Early Morning tours by appointment). Entry: Adult $20, Concession $15, Student/Child $8 (Adult supervision required). Partial wheelchair accessibility to garden. Group bookings & tours by appointment. No pets permitted in the Garden.
0414 879 082, 02 6355 2140, 0414 933 467
www.maplespringsnurseryandgardens.com.au

Wild Meadows Garden
243a Coxs River Rd, Little Hartley
Open 6 & 7 March, 24 April, 22 May, 19 June and 17 July 2021. 9.30am – 3.30pm. Entry: $15. Family picnics on the lawns or just stroll and enjoy the vastness of the 3 acre garden. Garden bus groups are welcome but please book via email: stephenvella70@gmail.com. P: 0439 070 670
https://www.facebook.com/HartleyValley/

Highfield Gardens
111 John Grant Road, Little Hartley
Open on the following weekends: 6 & 7 March, 25 & 26 April 2021. Time 10am – 4pm. Entry: $15, Children under 16 free however must be supervised by an adult at all times. Self-serve Tea/Coffee with package sweet treat available free. Gardens have spectacular views of the mountains and surrounding valley. Rare plants for sale grown in the gardens. Some disability access to the gardens in areas that are gravel and lawns. Please note this garden isn’t suitable for small children due to water features. Group discounts and free guided tour available for groups 20+.
Contact: 02 4782 9225 or 0419 133 154  www.cloverhillrareplants.com