Australia’s first Yulefest destination

Australia’s first Yulefest destination

It’s been more than 40 years since hotel owner Gary Crockett put on a festive feast to ease the homesick pangs of a group of Irish travellers waxing nostalgic as snowflakes danced on the wind one freezing July evening.

Hotel Mountain Heritage continues the tradition of Australia’s first Yulefest celebration to this day, with tables laden with traditional fare, decorations and atmosphere you expect to see at Christmas.

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Wintergarden Yulefest Recipe

Wintergarden Yulefest Recipe

Explore a taste of the Blue in your own kitchen with this mouthwatering Yulefest recipe, created by Wintergarden Restaurant’s head chef, Saran Sasikumar.

 

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Megalong Valley Itinerary

Megalong Valley Itinerary

Ever wondered what that beautiful rural patch seen through the windows of the Hydro Majestic Hotel is, its rolling green hills often swathed in mist that swirls around the sandstone escarpment? Megalong Valley is one of the Blue Mountains’ best kept secrets, and a great place to spend a day or even a whole weekend.

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Grand Cliff Top Walk Itinerary

Grand Cliff Top Walk Itinerary

What if there was a way to experience the wildness of the big Blue – without sacrificing comfort?

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Blue Mountains Craft Beverage Trail

Blue Mountains Craft Beverage Trail

For early travellers, the only place to stop for a drink was along the old highway, where rough drops were served at colonial inns. Now we’ve carved out a different route, featuring everything from roasteries to wineries. Find cider from a century-old orchard, beers brewed down canyons and spirits infused with local botanicals for a true taste of the Mountains.

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