8th & 9th July - Open Weekend

Open Weekend: 8th & 9th July

Image by kind courtesy of the photographer, Lindy Kerr
Entertainment in the gardens
Our famous teas

Eryldene is open on the second weekend of each month from April to September and for special events at other times during the year.

July Open Weekend

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th July 2017
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Entry: $8 Adults; $6 conc.; $4 children (6-15yrs)
$18 Family (2 adults, 2 children);

Free entry for members of Eryldene Trust, NT and HHA

Stroll between the glorious blooms at Eryldene and THE CAMELLIA RESEARCH SOCIETY's 48th Annual CAMELLIA SHOW at nearby Ravenswood School, Henry Street, Gordon. Admission to this event is $7.00, children free.  Afternoon tea and lunch are available and camellia plants will be for sale. Bring your blooms for identification, or help with problems. For more information phone the Camellia Society on 0406 985 295 or 02 9988 3280 or see their webpage.

Eryldene Sunday Afternoon Teas
These will be available from 1.00 pm. Tea bookings recommended - see form below.
Cost for Afternoon Teas: Non-members $32 ; Child (6-12yrs) $14 (includes entry) Members $24 ; Children (6-12yrs) $10

Bookings/enquiries 02 9498 2271 or use the enquiry form below.

Download a booking form here (PDF document 25kb)

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 Other dates for 2017:

  • Open Weekend - 12th & 13th August
  • Open Weekend - 9th & 10th September
  • Christmas Fair - 25th & 26th November

Please note that there is plenty of free off street parking available at the railway end of McIntosh Street


TAKE A GUIDED TOUR of the house and garden study and learn about life in the Waterhouse family in the early part of the 20th century on our Open Weekends.

ENJOY THE BEAUTY OF THE GARDEN, its many structures, meandering paths and secret places.

RELAX OVER TEA, coffee and home made cakes in the Garden Cafe on our Open Weekends or take Tea on Sunday open days from 1.00 pm.

CHOOSE A GIFT from the range of items in Eryldene's gift shop.

BOOK A GUIDED TOUR with morning, afternoon tea or lunch for your group, minimum number 10 weekedays and 20 weekends.

HIRE ERYLDENE'S GARDEN for a wedding, family, corporate event or commercial photo shoot.

Eryldene Christmas Fair

Each year one our major fundraisers is our Christmas Fair. This year's fair will be on Saturday, 25th November and Sunday, 26th November. Upwards of 50 stalls are set up in our gardens offering a wide variety of unusual gifts and treats - from garden and kitchen wares to Christmas puddings and hampers.

Aspiring stallholders can click this link to download the 2017 information pack  (220kb) .pdf file

One hundred and two years ago, in April, 1914 Mr & Mrs Waterhouse and their first son Gordon moved into their newly completed house at Eryldene, designed for them by Hardy Wilson.   Explore its beauty and the role it played in the cultural life of Sydney in the first half of the twentieth century.

Take in both the camellias in full bloom at Eryldene and at the Society's show nearby