Blackheath Getaway
Blackheath Getaway Newsletter
25 Aug 2019

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Blue Mountains Winter Wonderland  

Soft morning mist shrouding the valley, crisp, clear days, fresh mountain air, roaring log fires and Christmas in July. Even snow, if you're lucky. The Blue Mountains is a winter wonderland. Base yourself at cosy Blackheath Getaway for a few days or a weekend, and take it all in.

Here's some of what's on offer this Winter in the Blue Mountains: 

Yulefest 2018 

Yulefest is celebrated in the Blue Mountains between June and August where many venues get into the spirit offering traditional Christmas style celebrations, to give Australians a northern hemisphere Christmas experience.

While it’s cold outside and sometimes snow falls, sleigh bells are ringing. Celebrate Yulefest with a hot Christmas lunch or dinner, carol sing-a-longs and perhaps even a visit from Santa.

Many establishments have Winter Yulefest lunches including the Mountain Heritage Hotel every Saturday in July. Enjoy a five course meal and special Yulefest entertainment. 

The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah 

This breathtaking Garden is the only botanic garden in the world located in a World Heritage Area. Focused on the conservation of cool climate plants it’s home to 21,000 plants and 900 species. 

2018 Bald Archy Exhibition Tour 

Wednesday to Sunday until 24th June 2018

Now in it's 25th year, the Bald Archy competition was created as a spoof to allow artists to create portrait paintings of humour, satire and caricature.

Leura Golf Club, Fairmont Resort
1 Sublime Point Road, Leura

Admission: $5.00 (Children Free) 

Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum 

Billjims and Brothers exhibition - until the end of July.

Discover the different ways artist Norman Lindsay and his brothers were involved in the World War I effort. Norman created the famous war recruiting posters for the government. while his two brothers, Reg and Daryl, fought in the war. The exhibition includes recruitment posters, cartoons from The Bulletin, photos, war memorabilia and personal effects.

The Norman Lindsay Gallery & Museum Shop is operated by all year round by The National Trust with the opportunity to purchase original and authenticated reproductions of Norman Lindsay's works. 

Blue Mountains Glow Worm Tours 

Jenolan Caves 

The Jenolan Caves are the world’s oldest caves, and are considered Australias most outstanding. Guides show you through your choice of eight spectacular caves, for all ages and fitness levels. There are also night tours, ghost tours, Adventure Caving, self-guided tour, bush walks, and kids tours (in NSW school holidays).
Just 1 hour drive from Blackheath; open daily. 

Scenic World 

Scenic World provides the ultimate Blue Mountains Adventure - from native birds and fresh air, to breathtaking views of the World Heritage-listed region including the Three Sisters, Katoomba Falls & Jamison Valley.

Open daily 9am-5pm

Adult $39
Child: $20 to $23

Tickets include unlimited travel on the Scenic Railway, Skyway, Cableway and Walkway.

Blue Mountains Guides 

The Blue Mountains is fill of stunning bush walks but it can be difficult to know where to go.

Blue Mountains Guides is a locally owned and operated company offering exclusive, tailor made, personalised tours and adventures: Full day walks, sightseeing tours, dinner with wild kangaroos, canyoning and abseiling adventures - tailor made to suit you.


Lithgow Ghost Tour 

There are said to be ghosts aplenty in the Blue Mountains region.

If that is your thing, book a ghost tour with Paranormal Pete on Saturday 23rd June 2018.

Bookings: 0247 512 622. 

Valley Height Rail Museum 

Visitors can enjoy rides on the 19th century steam engine and carriage.
17b Tusculum Road, Valley Heights


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