Open Weekend: Mothers Day Weekend : Sat 7 & Sun 8 May

Celebrate Mothers Day @Eryldene - Sat 7th and Sun 8th May

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


Open Weekends

In May our Mothers Day Weekend is on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th May. We will be serving our famous Mothers Day Celebratory High Teas on both the Saturday and Sunday  from 10.30am  to 2.30pm.  To make a booking for a High Tea please download and complete this  booking  form in PDF format and send it back to us by mail or email

Our teas have become a way for many families to treat their mothers and family members at a traditional high tea. These are presented in style with embroidered table linen, fine china and home made delicacies, typical of the teas served by Mrs Janet Waterhouse when she was the châtelaine of Eryldene.

We already have a number of reservations so be quick and secure your preferred day and time. To make a booking for a Mothers Day high tea please download and complete this booking form in PDF format and send it back us by mail or email.

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

For more information about our high teas please see the High Teas page here

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.

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 Mothers Day Weekend : Sat 7th and Sun 8th May