Category Archives: Visit Lawson

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 »

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 »

Ask Roz Concierge has arrived

By | June 1, 2021

Updated: 30th May 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched its exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge to help people find great things to see and do in the Greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge service will allow visitors to or residents of, the Greater Blue Mountains region to submit… Read More »

Honour Avenue and Memorial Gardens Lawson

By | May 4, 2021

Lawson is one of the first settlements on the eastern slopes of the Blue Mountains, and was identified on early maps as 24 Mile Hollow, a name which was changed to Christmas Swamp for a few years. When the Blue Mountain Inn was opened in 1848, the locals adopted the name Blue Mountain for the… Read More »

Wilson Park, Lawson, once know as Snake Gully

By | April 20, 2021

Updated 20th April 2020 Wilson Park is the home to Lawson Pool and the historic Map of Australia. It also offers a wonderful picnic area and an adjoining playground. Wilson Park is bounded by St Bernards Drive, Evans Street and Park Road, North Lawson. Here: https://w3w.co/bumpy.names.figs It was named after Percy Wilson (1867-1937), Councillor of… Read More »

Ask Roz Concierge, created just for you

By | July 17, 2021

Updated: 21st April 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched an exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge (ARC) to help people find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge (ARC) service allows visitors to or residents of the greater Blue Mountains region to… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains eMags

By | March 24, 2021

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Lawson Visitor

By | April 6, 2021

Like many of the smaller townships in the Blue Mountains, Lawson is essentially a Community Village with some particularly beautiful bushwalks on both its northern and southern extremities. Its distinctive Blue Mountains Hotel alerts the traveller but it is only by leaving the Great Western Highway and travelling to the edges of the ridge that… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains – Interactive eGuides

By | June 22, 2021

Download an “interactive” eGuides for the things that interest you. Simply click on the Guide’s and then save them to your desktop or phone/tablet. You can then access them whenever you like. TURN BY TURN: All links are interactive, including the “Turn By Turn voice” guides to get you there and lots more information. LOCATION… Read More »