Sat & Sun 9 & 10 July Eryldene's Camellias in all their glory

Sat & Sun 9 & 10 July Eryldene's Camellias in all their glory

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


Open Weekend: Saturday & Sunday 9 & 10 July

This is an ideal time to experience the garden at Eryldene in full bloom. Come and delight in the colour and beauty of these wonderful flowers as you stroll through the garden. Join our house guides for a tour of the house.

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm on both the Saturday and Sunday

Entry: $8 non-members; $6 conc.; $4 child (6-15); $18 family (2 adults, 2 children)

The Garden Cafe will be open

Afternoon Teas available on Sunday from 2.00pm. Bookings recommended.

For bookings or any other enquiries please contact us on 02 9498 2271 or [email protected]

To book a High Tea you can use our booking form which can be downloaded in PDF format from here. For more information about our high teas please see the High Teas page here

Special Eryldene opening: Sunday 17th July
The Camellia Research Society's CAMELLIA SHOW

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm (on Sunday only)
Stroll between the glorious blooms at Eryldene and the Camellia Research Society’s annual camellia show at nearby Ravenswood School, Henry Street, Gordon.
Entry: $8 non-members; $6 conc.; $4 child (6-15); $18 family (2 adults, 2 children)
The Garden Café at Eryldene will not be operating.

Entry to the Camellia Show $7. Afternoon tea and lunch will be available at the show, and camellia plants will be for sale. Contact the Camellia Society on 9653 1036 or 9489 4482.

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

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 or lunch in the Garden Cafe on our Open Weekends or take High Tea on Sunday open days from 2.00 pm.

CHOOSE A GIFT from the wide 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. 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 download our 2016  information booklet in PDF format here.

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.


Visit Eryldene this coming Open Weekend : Sat & Sun 9 & 10 July Eryldene's Camellias in all their glory