Category Archives: Blue Mountains

Wentworth Falls, NSW. Just Glorious after rain.****4 stars

Stepping Out at Wentworth Falls    Thought we were going to get soaked while walking at Wentworth Falls recently. Here’s a map. Fortunately, it was just grey and overcast with no wind. Parked at the Conservation Hut, down the steps to … Continue reading

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Wentworth Falls, NSW. Great for a Family Picnic- Next Time.

Food for Thought If your looking for somewhere in the Blue Mountains to bring the family for a picnic, byo scones & thermos, then it’s here at Wentworth Falls. Here’s some info & a map.    The whole picnic area … Continue reading

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Katoomba Falls, NSW. A Hidden Treasure.

How Tall is a Tall Waterfall?      Start at the Katoomba Falls Kiosk & walk down a little way staying on top of the cliffs. Checked World of Waterfalls to find how tall Katoomba Falls is but it didn’t … Continue reading

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Mt Tomah, NSW. Magnificient Views. Scones ***3 stars

What:The Blue Mountains Botanic Garden Mt Tomah Where: Bells Line of Road via Bilpin, NSW 2748   Ph: 02 4567 2154 When: 10-4pm Mar-Oct, 10-5 pm Oct-Mar. Web: http://www.mounttomahbotanicgarden.com.au Entry: FREE to Gardens. Value: Pricey            Cost: … Continue reading

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Medlow Bath, NSW. Hydro Majestic Hotel Closed Until late 2012.

  Nestled between Katoomba & Blackheath is the Hydro Majestic Hotel, at Medlow Bath which straddles the escarpment above the Megalong Valley. A refurbishment is long over due as it was rather dark and uninviting. Let’s hope there’s great scones, a … Continue reading

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Mt Victoria, NSW. Sadly,The Bay Tree Tea Shop is CLOSED.

Shock & Horror. After enjoying their marvellous scones & pies for many years, the Bay Tree is closed until further notice, according to the notice on the door. It appears to have been For Sale recently and this is how … Continue reading

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Leura Falls, NSW. BYO Thermos & Scones****4 stars.Wonderful..

Taking Time to Walk & Wonder Suitably fortified, it was time to visit the Leura Cascades & continue on this section of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk. It’s good to have a map. The Blue Mountains Tourist Newspaper is available in … Continue reading

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Leura, NSW. Cafe Madeline ****4 stars. Sweet scones..

What: Cafe Madeline   Rating Today: ****4 stars Sweet scones.Great jam . Where: 187a Leura Mall, Leura NSW 2780      Phone:  02 4784 3833 When:  7 days a week 9am-5pm Web:   http://www.josophans.com.au Value: Pricey    Cost: Scones,butter & … Continue reading

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Katoomba, NSW. Solitary Kiosk. ***3stars.Too crumbly.

What: Solitary Restaurant & Kiosk    Rating Today: ***3 stars for scones.Too crumbly. Where: 90 Cliff Drive, Leura Falls NSW 2780 Ph: 4782 1164 When: Daily  10.30am- 4.30pm  Web: http://www.solitary.com.au Value: Good        Cost: $10 Devonshire Tea. Notes: … Continue reading

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