Open Gardens in the Blue Mountains

While Autumn and Spring are the best times to visit open gardens in the Blue Mountains, you will find a number of gardens open to the public at anytime of year.

In Spring the Blue Mountains is host to many garden festivals showcasing local gardens during September, October and November.

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A highlight of any trip to the region for garden lovers is a visit to the beautiful Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah - open throughout the year. There is a program of guided walks, exhibitions, workshops and talks of interest to anyone who loves gardens.

The following gardens are open at various times during the year - usually Spring and Autumn, however a couple are open all year round and are worth a visit at any time of year. We have also included a couple of open gardens in Oberon.
 

Campbell Rhododendron Gardens

Where: Bacchante St, Blackheath
Open: Daily, walk in any time, carpark open 9am-4pm 
Entry: Admission by gold coin donation
Contact: 02 4787 8965 or 4787 6983
Website: www.rhodogarden.org.au

Blackheath Rhododendron Festival is in early November each year. Other highlights at the garden are April-May for autumn colours and camelias; Sep-Oct for spring blossoms and bulbs; Oct-Nov peak blooming for rhododendrons and azaleas.
 

Clover Hill

Where: 82 Camp St, Katoomba
Open: 26-27 August 2017, 10am - 4pm
Entry: Adults $7, Free for under 18 yrs
Contact: 02 4782 9225 or 0419 133 154
Website: www.cloverhillrareplants.com

Unfortunately this garden is not suitable for wheelchairs. It is also not suitable for small children as there are water features. Rare plants on sale on open days. Tea/coffee and light snacks available to purchase.

 

Everglades Gardens

Where: Everglades Avenue, Leura
Open: Daily 10am-5pm Spring & Summer (Daylight Savings), 10am-4pm Autumn & Winter
Entry: Adults $13, Concession $8, Child $4, National Trust members - free
Telephone: 02-4784-1938
Website: www.everglades.org.au

 

Falkirk Garden

Where: 2070 Edith Road, Oberon
Open: Falkirk will not open for 2017.
Entry: Adult $7.50, Child $4 (5-16 years), Young Child Free (4yrs and under), Family 2 Adults+ 2 Children (5-16yrs) $20
Telephone: 02-6336-1757 (office hours); 02-6336-1282 (farm)
Website: www.daffodils.com.au

 

Fuchsia Garden

Where: 4 Allen Street, Lawson
Open: 9am-4pm, second Sat in November (To be confirmed for 2017), or by appointment.
Entry: $3
Telephone: Barbara Cooper 02-4759-1170
This small garden contains over 400 fuchsias and there are hundreds of fuchsias and geraniums for sale on the open day. Demonstrations of pruning and shaping and other aspects of growing fuchsias are given and lucky gate prizes to be won during the day. See dozens of beautiful and easy to grow fuchsias that are sun and frost resistant. This is a joint project of the Blue Mountains-based Fuchsia Club of NSW Inc and Hazelbrook Public School.

 

Gairloch

Where: 27 Blenheim Ave, Oberon
Open: Twice a year in mid-Spring & Autumn. Autumn 2017: 15-17, 22-23 & 29-30 April 2017. Spring 2017 TBA.
Entry: $5
Telephone: 02-6336-0291
Website: www.gairlochgarden.com
 

Glenhaven

Where: 36 Craigend St, Leura
Open: 2017 dates TBA
Entry: $3 Adult, Child free (fundraiser for NSW Guide Dogs)
Telephone: 02-4784-1473

 

Leura  Garden Festival

Where: 10 gardens open in Leura
Open: 9.30am-4.30pm, 30 Sep - 8 Oct 2017
Entry: $5pp single garden or $25pp for all gardens
Telephone: 0431 095 279

 

Leuralla

Where: 36 Olympian Parade, Leura
Open: Gardens open year round, 10am-5pm daily
Entry: Adults $7, Free for under 18 yrs

 

Mayfield Gardens

Where: 530 Mayfield Road via Oberon
Open: Water Garden open daily 9am-4.00pm (last entry 3.00pm). Closed Public Holidays.
Open: Private Garden open Autumn 2017: Sat 15 Apr - Sun 30 April 2017. Closed Public Holidays.
Entry: Private Garden & Water Garden TBA.
Telephone: 02-6336-3131
Website: www.mayfieldgarden.com.au

 

Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens (The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, Mount Tomah)

Where: Bells Line of Road via Bilpin
Open: Daily - Mon-Fri from 9am-5.30pm. Sat, Sun & Public Holidays from 9.30am-5.30pm. Closed Christmas Day.
Entry: Free
Telephone: 02-4567-3000 or 02-4567-2154
Website: www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au

 

Wildwood

Where: 29 Powells Rd, Bilpin
Open: Autumn 2017: 10am-4pm, 24 March-12 June 2017 including public holidays, Anzac Day 25 April 2017 from 10am-4pm
Open: Salvia Show: 10am-4pm, 7-10 April & 14-17 April 2017.
Open: Spring 2017: 10am-4pm, 11 Aug-6 Nov 2017 including long weekend.
Open: Camelia Show: 10am-4pm, 19-20 & 26-27 August 2017.
Entry: $10 adults, $8 students/concession, Free for children under 16 yrs. Groups by appointment.
Facilities: Cafe serves coffee, tea, cakes, light lunches; gift shop,nursery, toilets, disabled parking, picnic grounds beside the lake.
Website: www.wildwoodgarden.com.au
Telephone: 0417 042 460 (Wayne) or 02-4567-2194 after hours.

 

 

Mount Wilson Gardens

Spring and Autumn are the best times to visit the gardens of Mount Wilson. There are several privately owned gardens open to the public:

 

Bebeah

The Avenue, Mt Wilson
Open 10am-5pm every day Spring and Autumn
Entry: Adult $8, Child $2
Telephone: 02-4756-2014

 

Bisley

Mount Irvine Rd, Mt Wilson
Open 10am-4.30pm Dates TBA.
Entry: Adult $7

 

Breenhold Gardens

The Avenue, Mt Wilson
Open: Open daily 10am-4pm from Sat 15 April to Sun 28 May 2017, Easter and Anzac Day included. Open Good Friday.
Entry: Adult $10, Child over 12yrs $5
Telephone: 02-9968-1232 or 0425 252 326
Website: www.breenhold.com.au

 

Dennarque Estate

26 Church Lane, Mt Wilson
Open: Sat 29 April & Sun 30 April 2017 - 9am-4pm.
Workshops: Available by appointment on garden design, horticulture and lifestyle in the historic gardens. See website for details.
Telephone: 0449 849 670
Website: www.dennarque.com

 

Merry Garth

17 Davies Lane, Mt Wilson
Open: Daily 9am - 6pm Spring 2016.
Entry: Adult $5.00, Children are free
Telephone: 02-4756-2121 (after 7pm)

 

Nooroo

Church Lane, Mt Wilson
Open: 10am-4pm. Open daily from Fri 14 April to Wed 31 May 2017.
Entry: Adult $10, Child $2 (under 16 years). Open to groups (10+) by arrangement any time.
Telephone: 02-4756-2018 or 0447 647 748

 

Windyridge Garden

Queens Avenue, Mt Wilson
Open: daily 8am-5pm (call 02-4756-2019 to confirm times). Spring and Autumn especially colourful.
Entry: Adult $10 (including children, individuals, groups). Tea and coffee available in forecourt.
Telephone: 02-4756-2019
Website: www.windyridge.com.au

 

Yengo Sculpture Gardens

Queens Avenue, Mt Wilson
Open: Open every weekend in Autumn 2017, 10am-5pm. Groups 4+ welcome by appointment.
Entry: $10 Adult, $3 Children under 10 yrs. Sculptures in the gardens are for sale.
Telephone: Peter or Anne at 02-4756-2002, or email: parma-wallaby@bigpond.com
Website: www.yengo-sculpture.org
 

 

Take time to explore the gardens of the region - book accommodation in the Blue Mountains and stay a while.

Azaleas in Leura Garden Blue Mountains

Everglades Gardens Leura Blue Mountains

Abbotsford Garden Leura

Gardens in Mt Wilson Blue Mountains

Garden in Mt Wilson

Waterfall Road Mt Wilson Blue Mountains

Cherry Blossoms Leura Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens Mt Tomah

Azaleas Rhododendron Gardens Blackheath Blue Mountains

Francesca Park Gardens Springwood

Gardens Mt Wilson

Daffodils at Rydal