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Leura Guidebook

Leura Guidebook

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Leura Streetscapes & Landscapes

Leura Streetscapes & Landscapes

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Leura is an enchanting village located in the Blue Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. With its Edwardian storefronts and 19th century cottages, Leura sits framed upon a background of stunning natural wonders: sandstone escarpment, dense eucalypt forests and rugged terrain.


 

LEURA'S BULLETIN BOARD

Happy New Year and best wishes for 2018 . . .

BEN PEARSE (PHOTOGRAHER) captures most of the images on our website.  His exhibition, Ambient Moods opened at Gallery One88 on 30 December. His images document unusual and often breathtaking vistas and sites that mere mortals rarely see. 0405 052 660  • Contact Details: Pearse photography

EVERGLADES GARDENS OPENS THE LEURA SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: Jan 18 - 28 in the Garden's beautiful outdoor setting. Shakespeare's dark satirical masterpiece Measure For Measure and Goldoni's Italian dish of laughs, The Servant of Two Masters. Bring a hamper, a bottle of sparkling and your love of theatre. For Details 

TEDDY SINCLAIR shop is stocked from floor to ceiling with beautiful and unusual items for you gift-givers. 177-179 The Mall. Open daily 9.30 am - 5.15pm.  Read our blog for more info on Teddy's.  Who's your uncle?

TREAD LIGHTLY ECO TOURS. A 2018 Adventure -- breakfast with Australia's finest -- mountain kangeroos. It's an early morning adventure, so an overnight stay is recommended. Breakfast with our Kangaroos

THE ALEXANDRA HOTEL, 62 Great Western Highway has the perfect outlook over look, lunch or dinner on the terrace is perfect in this weather. Book on weekend nights.  02 4782 4422. 

ROOSTER RESTAURANT (48 Merriwa Street located midway between Leura and Katoomba) with its traditional French cuisine now offers a Monday, Tuesday and Friday Lunch Special.  With a view out to the escarpment and beautiful sunny days Un coq chante (the rooster crows). Circa 1895 Traditional French Lunch Specials

MEGALONG BOOKS, Leura's independent bookstore (182 The Mall) -- stop by when you are up in the mountains. Great book choices and, you'll find a staff who reads! [grandparents alert -- a great gift ] This week's recommendation is for young readers. 'Secret of Ron Mor Skeery' Ten-year-old Fiona takes a nostalgic journey back to the islands of Scotland and to the home of her grandparents.  And it is here in the Western isles in a mist of fantasy, lore, and possibility, she reclaims from the sea her lost brother, who as a child became a ward of the seals, totally adapted to the life of the ocean. (Kirkus Review) [See our locator map for Megalong Books] Locate your favourite store or cafe

THE WALDORF LEURA GARDENS RESORT is surrounded by delightful gardens and Blue Mountains views. A hearty hot breakfast or, on hot days a cold breakfast is served in the on-site Olive Tree restaurant 20 Fitzroy Street overlooking the nearby golf course. 02 4784 4000. Plan ahead for your accommodation.

IF TRAVELING BY CAR UP TO LEURA, stop by the Glenbrook Visitor Information Centre on the Great Western Highway at Glenbrook -- the first village of the mountains trip. Pick up a copy of our 2017 Leura Guide and other guides about NSW destinations. The staff are BETTER than terrific! Hours: Open Daily, 8:30am to 4pm Monday - Saturday 8:30am to; 3:30pm Sundays.