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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

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. The staff are BETTER than fantastic! Hours: Open Daily, 8:30am to 4pm Monday - Saturday; 3:30pm Sundays

Everglades House & Garden has plans for  your Winter Sundays -- Sunday Roasts at The House. A two course meal with all the trimmings for groups. You must have 6 to 8 people in your group to make a reservation. Set along the heritage wilderness, the Everglades art deco house is a lovely spot for dinner - all the trimmings included - with lovely friends and family. BYO wine - no corkage fee. Bookings 02 4784 1938.

Megalong Books' staffer, Jodi gave us a new recommendation this week -- the staff are avid readers. Elizabeth Gilbert's fictional, The Signature of All Things, is the story about a botanist whose hunger for explanations carries her through the better part of Darwin's century. Rumour on the street: a film is in the making.  

Signs of Autumn Part I: Little Wing is decked out for the cold.  Don't think you must contend with black for the next months -- you'll find wonderful colours and fabulous materials at Little Wing. Italian made. Dresses for work and party. Shop 1, 201 The Mall.

Signs of Autumn Part II: Gifts 'n Things has a Blue Mountains exclusive: Crabtree & Evelyn products. The cold and strong winds can play havoc with our skin. Look for face and hand remedies to protect you through the winter months.

Signs of Autumn Part III: The Shirt Lady's assorted knitwear of alpaca, merino, lambs wool and angora (and many others) are perfect in this first round of winter weather. Beautifully coloured scarves will keep you toasty and don't forget gloves. Shop 2, Leura Aspects Arcade. 

Birches of Leura (Gardens & Gifts). Longing for a touch of spring? Birches brings in fresh cut flowers every Friday. Tulips, chrysanthmums, stock, jonquils and lisianthus to name just a few. A surprise on each Friday delivery. Scents to remind you of what is to come in six months!  2/ 156 Megalong Street. 02) 4784 3146

Bygone Beautys Teapot Museum & Tearooms are undergoing major renovations and come June, visitors are welcome to the new museum displaying so many lovely elegant teapots. The final renovation includes the museum, a new function room and a formal tearoom. All things tea-related will be on sale in the retail shop.