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Kings Tableland Aboriginal Place

By | July 29, 2021

Kings Tableland Aboriginal Place is a wonderful place to visit. It was a camping and meeting place of significance to Gundungurra people. Be respectful of the history of the location when you visit. It was historically used as a camping site by Aboriginal residents of the Burragorang Valley Aboriginal camp who would walk to Wentworth… Read More »

BID STAYS – Let us find you the best value holiday accommodation in the Blue Mountains

By | July 27, 2021

If you’re looking for holiday accommodation in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia, then Bid Stays may be able to help. BID STAYS will find you the best value accommodation in the Blue Mountains. THIS IS A FREE SERVICE.  Simply complete the form below and within 1 business day, you’ll receive some great offers for… Read More »

Layers in Time Woodford Reserve

By | July 28, 2021

Updated: 7th July 2021 Layers in Time takes visitors on a self-guided 1.4km loop of Woodford Reserve, capturing the site’s history and sharing these stories in an accessible and engaging way. Illustrated signage along the heritage trail now immerses the visitor in the history of the site and features QR codes to quickly and easily… Read More »

The origin of Blue Mountains village names

By | July 15, 2021

Updated: 5th July 2021 The City of Blue Mountains is a confederation of more than 20 townships and localities, formed in 1947. The city is located within the boundaries of the national park. The principal centres are Katoomba, Leura, Mount Victoria, Blackheath, Springwood, Wentworth Falls, and Lawson, all of which lie on both the rail… Read More »

Great Markets in the Blue Mountains

By | July 27, 2021

There are 3 very special markets, in the Blue Mountains, the “Springwood Grower’s Market”, the “Magpie Market” and the “Blackheath Growers Market“. SPRINGWOOD GROWER’S MARKET FOURTH Sunday of each month – Except April due to Anzac Day and at Christmas we run on the third Sunday. Here: https://w3w.co/slug.redid.exteriors We are a farmers and growers market… Read More »

Yulefest 2021, Winter Christmas in the Blue Mountains

By | June 19, 2021

Updated 17th June 2021 In July, a number of Blue Mountains foodie place are offering a wonderful Yulefest experience, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy a northern hemisphere Christmas in July. MOUNTAIN HERITAGE You’re invited to the ultimate Christmas in July experience at the Home of Yulefest, Hotel Mountain Heritage Blue Mountains. Hotel Mountain Heritage… Read More »

Blue Mountains Adventure Experiences

By | June 22, 2021

The Blue Mountains offers some amazing adventure activities including abseiling, canyoning, rockclimbing, mountain biking, bushwalking and horse riding.  Blue Mountains Adventure Company Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Canyoning, Bushwalking. It provides a fantastic environment for the thrilling adventure activities of abseiling, canyoning, rockclimbing, mountain biking and bushwalking – a lifetime’s worth of adventuring is to be had… Read More »

Origin of Blue Mountains Town Names

By | June 15, 2021

The Blue Mountains west of Sydney is steeped in History and each of its villages has a wonderful link to the exploring past. This list was compiled by John Low for the Blue Mountains Library. Lapstone (106m) The name “Lapstone Hill” was in use from at least the 1820s and derives from the shape of… Read More »

Blue Mountains Cellar Doors and Farm Gates

By | June 15, 2021

Updated: 14th June 2021 The Blue Mountains has a number of quality and diverse Cellar Doors and Farm Gates. TIP: If you click on “Location” link it will open “What 3 Words” and give you “turn by turn” directions. NOTE: Opening times can change so always make your own enquiries about open times before your… Read More »

Leura Cascades Picnic area

By | June 22, 2021

The Leura Cascades Picnic area has reopened after being closed for over 12 months following torrential rain in early 2020 that caused flooding and land slippages. Here: https://w3w.co/example.varnish.footprint The walk down along Leura Falls Creek to the main cascade area and after about 150m at the junction of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk track. We… Read More »