WHAT'S ON IN 2016
Eryldene Christmas Fair
Saturday & Sunday 26 & 27 November 2016
10.00am to 4.00pm
As the Jacarandas flower, experience the personal attention of 50 stallholders showcasing their products, amongst the beauty of Eryldene and its late spring garden.
Enjoy choosing your Christmas gifts, many handmade and original from displays of stationery, jewellery, antiques, Christmas hampers, cakes and puddings, gingerbread house kits, home-made jams chutneys and poached fruit, silk ware, garden ornaments, linen, vintage textiles, home wares, children’s and women’s clothing, scarves and wraps, floral arrangements, specialty teas, scented candles, organic body products, luxury soaps, plants and original artworks.
The Garden Cafe will be open both days serving light refreshments and homemade festive treats.
Eryldene is a short 5-10 minute stroll from Gordon railway station.
Free parking in the council carpark is also available, one minute away, at the junction of Werona Avenue and McIntosh Street. Then take refreshments in our Garden Cafe. Time: 10.00 am to 4.00pm each day
Entry $5 Adults/Conc - children free
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
WHEN VISITING ERYLDENE YOU CAN:
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.