Winter is almost over for another year. While some may celebrate the conclusion of the cooler months we are trying to savour the remaining crisp sunny days and cool nights by the fire. The Blue Mountains offers the ultimate in relaxation and is the perfect weekend destination for Sydneysiders looking to escape the hustle and […]
As summer fades and leaves start to turn, there’s something about heading to the mountains that promises to rejuvenate the soul…
Epic views and sunshine are best enjoyed from a top notch picnic spot in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Here are our favourites to tempt you up the mountains this Spring.
There’s more to the Blue Mountains than amazing views of shifting skies, with access to some of Australia’s top waterfalls also on the menu. We did all the groundwork to bring you a list of the local favourites.
For many of us, there is something about winter that makes us want to head for the hills.
With over a million hectares of sandstone plateaus, escarpments and gorges to choose from, it was difficult to select just 7 lookouts in the Blue Mountains – but here they are. We are sure there are plenty of others out there just waiting to be discovered.
We asked the mums and dads of Scenic World to nominate their favourite kid-friendly hikes to bring you their top five. And here it is:
1. Bert Hinkler Park Named after the famous aviator Bert Hinkler, this park is small but cute, just like your kids. In addition to the standard slide and swings, there’s an old fashioned metal plane complete with steering wheel. So bring your aviator glasses and bring her in to land. Cnr Katoomba & Warialda Streets, […]
A photographic exhibition at the Woodford Academy lays bare the soul of the oldest collection of buildings in the Blue Mountains, revealing the colourful history which played out on the property. The collection of black and white images by Blue Mountains photojournalist David Hill is a revealing interpretation of the collection of buildings which make […]
Where better for a little escape from all the hustle and bustle of modern life than Katoomba and Leura – set in the heart of the Blue Mountains, where romance is part of the scenery.