Open Gardens Sydney Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September, 2018

Open Garden at Eryldene: Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September, 2018

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.

No bookings required. Open from 10am - 4.00pm.

Also available for hire for special events at other times during the year.


History Week - Life and Death

Saturday 8
th & Sunday 9th September, 2018

The Waterhouses of Eryldene in Gordon lived full and interesting lives. Tour the house and discover how the various family members approached the adventure of life. Hear the stories – personal, domestic, cultural and political from their height of productivity, through retirement, illness, and all the cycles of life.

Visit Eryldene and enjoy the exhibition of beautiful smocked dresses for babies and children and also for stillborns and premature babies, made by The Smocking Arts Guild of NSW. Their aim is to preserve and foster the art of smocking and related needlework through education, communication and quality workmanship.

Sit and enjoy the tranquility of the garden “rooms” and the collection of camellias and azaleas, now at the height of their flowering season. Book a granny-chic Sunday Afternoon Tea.

 The Garden Cafe will be open for light refreshments

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

Eryldene Sunday Afternoon Teas from 1.00 pm.
Tea bookings essential. Download the booking form here.

Cost for Afternoon Teas: $25 adults; $12 children (6-12yrs)

Bookings/enquiries - 02 9498 2271 or [email protected] 

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

Eryldene Christmas Fair

The 2018 Christmas Fair is to be held on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th November, 2018. Stallholders can download the information pack and application form in PDF format by clicking here.


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 on weekdays and 20 on weekends.

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

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