The rocket has returned to Blackheath Soldiers Memorial Park, providing a unique experience for children of the Blue Mountains and beyond. Blue Mountains City Council, the Rotary Club of Blackheath and the community worked together to get the new replica rocket installed at Blackheath Memorial Park. Mayor, Cr Mark Greenhill, said: “I am pleased to… Read More »
The Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge began in 2011 in the Leura Mall. The next Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge will be held at the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath on Saturday, February 24, 2018. In 2013 it set a Guinness World for the largest number of costumed people dancing the Charleston Record and then retained… Read More »
Ask Roz will now start introducing “Interactive Photos”. These photos are designed to give a visual reference with key hot spots on various Blue Mountains’ locations. Our first “Interactive Photo” is from Echo Point, Katoomba. Simply click one of the location hotspots for more information. This is our first one, so be kind 🙂
Read our latest eMag, Leura Lookouts. In Issue No.1 we look at 13 popular lookouts, all with active GEO links that will give you turn by turn directions. READ and SHARE with your family and friends.
Read our latest eMag, Katoomba Lookouts. In Issue No.1 we cover 32 popular lookouts, all with active GEO links that will give you turn by turn directions. READ and SHARE with your family and friends.
With the removal of the 2nd Scenic Skyway, Katoomba on Monday 9th October 2017, we thought it would be a great time to look back at Skyway No.1. Skyway No.1 was installed in 1958 at a cost of £20,000. According to the Reserve Bank that would be the equivalent of over $600,000 today. You have to… Read More »
The 53rd Leura Gardens Festival promises to maintain the high standard of past festivals with several beautiful new gardens for visitors to enjoy as well as a good selection of old favourites. The Leura Gardens Festival will be held from Saturday 30 September – Sunday 8th October 2017 inclusive. Gardens are open from 9.30 am… Read More »
The Daffodils at Rydal celebrates the arrival of spring. Thousands of daffodils have been planted in the parks and gardens of Rydal. Daffodils at Rydal 2017 will take place over the two weekends of 9/10 September and 16/17 September. $10 entry takes you to all the gardens. www..rydal.com.au Enjoy the heritage village of Rydal while… Read More »
Ask Ros Blue Mountains The superb lyrebird has a spectacular tail of fanned feathers, when spread out in display, looks like a lyre, which is a musical instrument of ancient Greece. The male superb lyrebird is 80-100 cm long, including his 55-cm-long tail. He is dark brown on the upper part of his body and… Read More »
This property has also been known as: Weemala; Numantia; Metchley; Weston; Alphington There is NO PUBLIC ACCESS to this property. The following is information from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage:- ‘Eurama’ has qualities which mark it out as something quite exceptional among all the country retreats. Whereas each of the others represents the individual… Read More »