Category Archives: Visit Springwood

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 »

Eringarth Historic House, Springwood

By | May 17, 2021

Eringarth is a historic house located at 1-10 Railway Parade, Springwood, 2777.  The estate is an outstanding example of a wealthy Sydney businessman’s country retreat and philanthropic bequest to the Catholic church. Eringarth is a rare example of a Victorian Tudor style house in the Blue Mountains. The house has fine proportions and a distinctive… Read More »