Think Spring, think LEURA! – Leura Gardens Festival

Walk in nature, give gratitude for its beauty. Gardens truly are natures art. There will be 8 spectacular gardens, all with something special for you to visit. Some gardens will be familiar, some are brand new to the festival. The Braes Heritage Garden Estate open Sunday 2 October with Katoomba Jazz Quartet. Karoola is at … Read more

Welcome Weeks

Spring is when our gardens come alive! Come and see our spectacular rhododendrons and azaleas in a unique bushland setting of 18 hectares. Enjoy a Devonshire tea in our tea rooms Thursdays to Sundays, or bring a picnic. Note that November 5 is also Gnome Festival Day in the gardens! Entry is a donation of … Read more

Yoga with Ana Feord

Yoga with Ana Feord The session this morning is a gentle connection to your body. The word yoga is loaded with as many meanings as there are people, so I like to simplify the experience, into “taking the time to have a conversation (sensory, not verbal) with your body and breath, in the same way … Read more

COME AND TRY DRAGON BOATING

We believe that every Australian should be able to participate in sport and physical activity in a welcoming and inclusive way. To show our commitment and dedication to the Pride in Sport Collective Blue Mountains Dragon Boat Club are opening our doors on September 18th to everyone who wants to paddle for free. Register now … Read more

The Blue Gum Forest: a place, what does it mean to you?

From the original indigenous custodians, then the colonial explorers, to the 1930s bushwalkers, to today’s visitors: how have people regarded and connected with the Blue Gum Forest. Historian Andy Macqueen and ecologist Wyn Jones will explore these questions and ask – “90 years since the forest’s reservation – does it matter?” FREE EVENT but RSVP … Read more