Category Archives: What’s On

Majestic snatch back of Ashes of retro dance at Hydro

The Poms have snatched the Ashes (well, the Ashes of the retro dance world) and every pair of left feet will help give the Blue Mountains a sporting chance at reclaiming it on Saturday, February 25. The annual Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge Guinness World Record attempt for the largest number of costumed people to dance… Read More »

The 2017 Charleston Challenge ~ Hydro Majestic Hotel

The original Blue Mountains party palace has taken up the gauntlet (most elegantly of course) thrown down by the town of Bexhill in England by announcing a return of the annual world record retro dance attempt in February. The Blue Mountains Charleston Challenge will be held at the Hydro Majestic Hotel at Medlow Bath on… Read More »

Hydro Majestic to host majestic grazing event

The original Blue Mountains party palace will host a regional food and wine showcase on a majestic scale at the annual Roaring 20s Festival long lunch on Saturday, February 25. The mouth-watering feast of shared plates will begin with antipasto by Kinship Kitchen, followed by a chicken and rabbit rillettes with toasted brioche main dish… Read More »

What does this mean?

More frequently in the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Facebook page you’ll see posts starting with (i). The (i) is to show you that this is a “Facebook Instant Article” that is enhanced to open instantly and beautifully on your phone. The experience is totally different to the one you get via a web browser. You… Read More »

Summer flowers at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba

The Carrington Hotel is one of the Blue Mountains premier hotels and tourist attractions. Opened in 1883 as The Great Western, this Grand Old Lady soon became a popular mountain retreat for international visitors, the elite of Sydney, and those eager to see the natural wonders of the Blue Mountains. Renamed ‘The Carrington’ in 1886,… Read More »

Orphan Rock, Katoomba

DO NOT attempt to climb Orphan Rock, the track is closed and EXTREMELY unsafe. Orphan Rock is that amazing rock formation near Scenic World. In 1878 John Britty North developed his coal mine below the cliffs at Orphan Rock and Katoomba was soon recognized as an important mining town. Around this same time Sydney society were… Read More »

FEATURED LOOKOUT – Spooners Lookout, Katoomba

To the immediate east of Echo Point is Spooners Lookout and it’s about a 200m walk from the Visitor’s Information Centre and is wheelchair friendly. Pass through the archway, next to the Echo Point Visitor Centre, and you’ll soon be surrounded by soaring eucalypt forest, bird calls and fresh mountain air. Keep an eye out for the… Read More »

There’s Nothing Like Australia: Blue Mountains, New South Wales

Is it any wonder why we live in the Blue Mountains!  In case you need a reminder, watch this great video. 🙂 Experience The Blue Mountains, a nature lover’s paradise. Take in blue-hazed views of Three Sisters and the limestone Jenolan Caves. See Wolgan Valley Resort and Spa and other accommodation options. >> To FIND… Read More »

Steins up for Hydro Majestic Oktoberfest

Raise a stein at the original Blue Mountains party palace, the Hydro Majestic Hotel, for Oktoberfest and dip into an oft overlooked part of the history of one of the world’s most famous hotels. The inaugural festival celebrating the golden draft will be held at the Hydro Majestic at Medlow Bath in the Blue Mountains… Read More »