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Mount Wilson & Mount Irvine

  • The Church of St George
  • The Church of St George
  • The Church of St George
  • The Church of St George
From Sydney:
124kms   ·  114 mins by car
Quick Stats:
218 population

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Mount Wilson & Mount Irvine are uniquely different areas of the Blue Mountains. They are most famous for their private gardens and fabulous trees.

Mount Wilson & Mount Irvine also experience high rainfall. Combine the rainfall with volcanic soils and you have a perfect formula for cool-climate gardens.

Surveyed in 1868, Mount Wilson was named after John Bowie Wilson, the colonies Minister for Lands. To get to Mount Wilson take the turn off on the Bell’s Line of Road between Bell and Berambing.

The quiet tree lined streets of Mt Wilson and Mt IrvineThe quiet tree lined streets of Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine

Gardens in Mount Wilson include Yengo Sculpture Gardens featuring Australia's first endangered wildlife reserve, Nooroo including a world famous wisteria collection, Sefton Cottage, Koonawarra, Cherry Cottage, Clairne, Windyridge, Wynsta, Linden, Merry Grath and the overwhelming Lindfield Park. Mount Wilson holds an annual Autumn Garden

Walks and picnic grounds are also very special in Mount Wilson. A beautiful location for a picnic is opposite 'The Cathedral of Ferns' - not to be missed. Back towards Bells Line of Road you will discover Bowens Creek Picnic Ground. Other places of interest include Wynne’s Rock Lookout, Du Faurs Rock, and Pheasants Cave.

 

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