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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

LEURA HARVEST FESTIVAL, 1 MAY is just around the door. It's the slow-cooked movement at its best!  Bake offs, brewers, produce and artisans all gather on The Mall. Don't miss the 'talks' (not lectures) by guest chefs and specialists who discuss myriad of topics -- bee keeping, permaculture and micro-farming. Of course, the highlight is the Pet Chook Show. Quidditas Creative Arts Gallery is the major sponsor.

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

BYGONE BEAUTIES HAS AN 'IN-HOUSE' WINNER...Kerry Anne placed FIRST at the Bathurst Show Baking Competition for her sensational scones. She cooks up the same recipe for ByGone Beautys Teas... delicate and delicious. For bookings 02 4784 3117. Later this week, in the blog we'll post a photo of lovely Kerry Anne with a tray of her scrumptious scones.

BLUE MOUNTAINS HERITAGE TRAIL PHOTO CHALLENGE: We blogged about the competition on 2 April at the Heritage Trail Open Day and thought you would want to check out the winners! Photos from Competition

EVERGLADES HOUSE & GARDENS GALLERY: Artist, Peter Wale exhibition, "Fashioned by Nature" opens 3April. You can visit the Gallery Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 3pm through 1May.  The works depict birds, animals and plant life, many can be found in the Blue Mountains. 

 

NOW, ISN'T IT TIME FOR A LITTLE SHOPPING SPREE?

SERAI LIVING (Shop 4, Aspects of Leura Arcade) is prepared for a change in the weather with new items for the home from India. Beautiful lamps and large tables of burnished wood  Very dramatic and unique!

LEURA VINTAGE (178 The Mall, off the Leura carpark), is your shop if you need a few more items for our 'extended' summer. The Mistress of Vintage, Susie Mitchell has special little cotton frocks for entertaining or going out on the town.. 02 4784 3333.

MRS PEEL MODERN VINTAGE has faith that autumn is on the way and we spied an unusual pair of boots.and several pairs of stylish vintage shoes. These go quickly, so drop by frequently to the shop at the front of the Aspects of Leura Arcade (186 The Mall)

BIJOU, JEWEL OF LEURA (185 Leura Mall) is a shopper's dream -- lovely jewelery to fit all budgets. Beautiful summer blues, greens and pinks. You'll find a new range of textile handbags and summer scarves. For those of us who love opals, Bijou specialises in Australian opals! ph. 0411 087 507.

GIFTS-n-THINGS Leura's shop that still has that Edwardian look and feel offers us so many fun choices.. . fun flirty dresses and gorgeous scarves. While browsing, pick up your favourite Crabtree and Evelyn product -- so good for our skin.