Blue Mountains, just over an hour's drive west from Sydney, has
long been a favorite holiday destination to escape for Sydneysiders, who come here to
unwind in a region of national parks, fresh air and awe-inspiring
Some pretty villages are dotted throughout the mountains,
offering luxury guesthouse accommodation, restaurants with reputations
for fine food, art and craft shops and cosy pubs to enjoy a wine
or ale beside a fire.
season brings its own rewards in the mountains, from the spring
and autumn garden festivals to summer golf tournaments and winter
Yulefest events - a time when guesthouses stoke up roaring fires
and serve all the traditional Christmas Day indulgences.