Open Weekend Information
ERYLDENE HISTORIC HOUSE AND GADEN
HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN

Eryldene Open Weekends and Special Events

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

Eryldene What's On for 2020

Eryldene House and Garden is normally open on the second full weekend of each month from April to September from 10am to 4pm.   

However, due to COVID-19, our Open Weekends, including Mother's Day, will be suspended until at least June 30, 2020.

Event hire at Eryldene has also been suspended until further notice. Please call us or use the form on our Contact page.



OPEN WEEKENDS

Entry: Free entry for members of the Eryldene Trust, HHA and NT;$12 non-members; $10 concession; $5 children (6-15yrs); $30 family (2 adults, 2 children)

Free parking in commuter car park at intersection of McIntosh St and Werona Rd

Enquiries: 02 9498 2271 or [email protected]

 

JULY OPEN WEEKEND

Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 July, 2020
10.00am - 4.00pm

This is the perfect time to see Eryldene’s camellias in full bloom. Explore this tranquil garden with its background of remnant native trees, its layered planting of jacarandas, camellias, azaleas and ground covers. Immerse yourself in the creativity of Professor Waterhouse and the role he played in the popularisation of the camellia as a suburban garden plant. Take a tour and hear snippetsof family lore and home management which is part of the rich history of this State Heritage-listed property.

The Garden Cafe will be open for light refreshments.

Treat yourself to Eryldene Special Sunday Afternoon Teas - two sittings 1.00 pm & 2.30pm.

Cost for Afternoon Teas: $27 adults; $13 children (6-12yrs). Does not include entry.

Tea bookings essential. Book Teasat www.ticketebo.com.au/eryldene or visit our website http://www.eryldene.org.auto find a booking form.

Stroll between the glorious blooms at Eryldene and The NSW Camellia Research Society’s 51st Annual Camellia Show at nearby Ravenswood School, Henry Street, Gordon. Saturday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm and Sunday from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Camellia plants will be on sale. Bring your blooms for identification or help with problems. For more information www.camelliasnsw.org.au or phone Daniel Low on 9988 3280.

 

AUGUST OPEN WEEKEND

Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 August, 2020

10.00am – 4.00pm

Visit the garden and admire the continuing display of colour while magnificent azaleas and late-flowering camellias are in bloom. Make time to take a guided tour of the house which includes an exquisite Ikebana displayand hear about the Waterhouse family and the making of Eryldene.

Join us in the garden for an Ikenobo Ikebana demonstration by the Ikenobo Sydney Chapter on Saturday 2.00pm and on Sunday at 12.00pm. Admire the bloom display in the Teahouse, which showcases the camellias that are currently flowering.

The Garden Cafe will be open for light refreshments.

Treat yourself to Eryldene Special Sunday Afternoon Teas - two sittings 1.00 pm & 2.30pm.

Cost for Afternoon Teas: $27 adults; $13 children (6-12yrs). Does not include entry.

Tea bookings essential. Book Teasat www.ticketebo.com.au/eryldene or visit our website http://www.eryldene.org .au to find a booking form.

 

SEPTEMBER OPEN WEEKEND

HISTORY WEEK – History: What is it good for?

Saturday 12 & Sunday 13September, 2020

10.00am – 4.00pm

Enjoy Eryldene in the spring time with camellias, azaleas and iris blooming together. 

Tease out the subtleties of the landscape as you stroll through the tranquilly of his garden 'rooms'. Admire his very personal collection of camellias and azaleas, now at the height of their flowering season. 

Book a granny-chic Sunday Afternoon Tea, inspired by those served by Mrs Waterhouse.

The Garden Cafe will be open for light refreshments.

Treat yourself to Eryldene Special Sunday Afternoon Teas - two sittings 1.00 pm & 2.30pm.

Cost for Afternoon Teas: $27 adults; $13 children (6-12yrs). Does not include entry.

Tea bookings essential. Book Teasat www.ticketebo.com.au/eryldene or visit our website http://www.eryldene.org.auto find a booking form.

 

BROADWAY COMES TO ERYLDENE

Saturday, October 10, 2020

5.00pm – 8.00pm. Gate opens at 4.00pm

Cost: $35 Eryldene/NT/HHA members & students under 25; $40 non-members;

$15 children (6-15); $95 family (2 non-members, 2 children)

Kick back on a perfect spring evening and enjoy a concert featuring beloved toe-tapping songs from your favourite musicals. Bring a picnic, drinks, a rug or low folding chair.

Purchase homemade treats, tea and coffee from the Garden Café. Order gourmet rolls before Thursday, October 8  to complement your picnic. Bookings recommended.

Enquiries - 02 9498 2271 or [email protected]

Book at www.ticketebo.com.au/eryldeneor visit our website http://www.eryldene.org.auto find a booking form

Free parking in commuter car park at intersection of McIntosh St and Werona Rd

Enquiries: 02 9498 2271 or [email protected]

 

ERYLDENE CHRISTMAS FAIR

Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 November, 2020

10.00am – 4.00pm

Wander the exquisite historic gardens of Eryldene as the jacarandas flower and enjoy the personal attention of 50 stallholders showcasing their unique Christmas gifts. Stalls have been selected for their quality and originality.

Relax in the shade of the garden cafe and savour delicious homemade Christmas treats.

Eryldene is a five-minute stroll from Gordon railway station.

Free parking in commuter car park at intersection of McIntosh St and Werona Rd

Enquiries: 02 9498 2271 or [email protected]

Entry: $5 Adult / Concession. Children free

Special offer of complimentary tea/coffee and a Christmas treat for entry from 1.00 pm on Sunday.

ERYLDENE CHRISTMAS FAIR 2020 STALL HOLDER'S APPLICATION
We invite you to apply to be a stall holder at this year’s Eryldene Christmas Fair on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November, 2020 - 10am to 4pm.

Please DO NOT make any up-front payments via EFT. Rather, kindly provide your credit card details on your application form and participation fees will not be processed until the Fair dates and your involvement are confirmed.

Please click here for a site plan and here for the Stall Holder’s Information Kit (including the Application Form).

To secure your stall at this year’s Eryldene Christmas Fair, please complete the attached Application Form (pages 7 & 8), sign the Indemnity Form (page 8) and scan/return these pages with your credit card payment details and a copy of your Public Liability Insurance  to Eryldene by Friday June 19, 2020.

Credit card payments will not be processed until your application is approved and the Fair dates are confirmed.

The Eryldene Trust is a not-for-profit company responsible for the overall management and ongoing conservation of the property. Eryldene is maintained as a house museum, open to the public for tours, public activities and functions. Its income is derived solely from these sources as Eryldene receives no ongoing government funding and relies on its own efforts to meet recurring expenses. The Trust requires all users to recognise Eryldene’s fragile environment and abide by an established protocol outlined in the Stall Holder’s Information Kit. This is to protect the property and its buildings and structures, wall finishes, garden & plants, stone paved paths and driveway.

Please be aware that stall allocations are limited so prompt submission of your application is recommended. You will be notified by August 21, 2020 as to whether your application has been approved. If you require side walls for your stall (to enclose it after hours and/or in inclement weather) they must be ordered via this application form, as side walls are limited. We look forward to receiving your application for the 2020 Eryldene Christmas Fair.

ENJOY Eryldene Historic House and Gardens - Sydney THROUGHOUT THE YEAR in 2020