A few minutes’ drive from Katoomba is the charming village of Leura. Known for its picturesque gardens, quaint streets, and old-world charm, Leura offers a peaceful and idyllic retreat for nature lovers and culture enthusiasts alike.

 31591 One of Leura's picturesque gardens

Leura traces its roots back to the 19th century when it was originally established as a railway town. The village grew because of the coal mining industry and later transformed into a haven for artists and creatives seeking inspiration in its natural surroundings. Today, Leura has become a beloved tourist destination, showcasing its heritage architecture, stunning gardens, and a thriving arts and crafts scene.

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 71576 Details of Leura Cascades

Situated just a stone's throw away from the Blue Mountains National Park, Leura serves as an excellent base for exploring the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Within close reach, you'll discover waterfalls, breathtaking lookouts, and awe-inspiring hiking trails that showcase the sheer beauty of the Blue Mountains.

Exploring Leura

  • Leura Mall: Meander through the charming streets of Leura Mall, lined with boutique stores, galleries, and quaint cafes. Browse through unique shops offering handmade crafts, antiques, and local artworks. Indulge in a cup of tea or coffee at one of the charming cafes, where you can savour delicious treats while soaking up the relaxed atmosphere.
  • Leura Cascades: Embark on a nature-filled adventure at Leura Cascades, a breathtaking waterfall nestled amidst lush rainforest. Follow the well-maintained trails that wind through the forest, leading to various lookout points that offer mesmerizing views of the cascades. Immerse yourself in the sounds of nature and enjoy a peaceful picnic surrounded by the beauty of the Blue Mountains.
  • Everglades Historic House and Gardens: Step back in time at the Everglades Historic House and Gardens, a delightful heritage property surrounded by stunning landscaped gardens. Designed in the 1930s, this Art Deco-style house offers a glimpse into the elegant lifestyle of the past. Take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, adorned with vibrant blooms, terraced lawns, and tranquil water features.
  • Leura Garden Festival: If you can visit in October, don't miss the annual Leura Garden Festival. Celebrating the region's stunning gardens, this festival showcases a variety of private gardens in full bloom. Take a self-guided tour through the colourful landscapes, marvelling at the unique flora and gathering inspiration for your own garden.

Pictures of Leura

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