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ERYLDENE HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN
HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN

Celebrate Mothers Day at Eryldene: Sat 12th & Sun 13th May

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 and for special events at other times during the year.

MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND AT ERYLDENE

AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL ‘My Culture, My Story’

Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May, 2018

Take a tour of the house and learn about Mrs Janet Waterhouse née Kellie, of Eryldene, Kilmarnock, Scotland, as she strove to cope with the Australian climate and embrace the new ways of life at Eryldene, Gordon, Sydney. 

Hear about the ways she managed a busy life of entertaining, theatre, lectures, practised the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana and managed a busy household for her husband and four sons.

Enjoy the traditional Japanese art of Ikebana, arranged throughout the house especially for your visit.

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

The Garden Cafe will not be open, but Mother’s Day Celebratory Tea will be served both days from 11.00am

Mother’s Day Celebratory Tea
– served on both Saturday and Sunday (bookings essential) Invite your mother, grandmother, mother-in law, aunts and friends to enjoy the leisurely pastime of taking tea in the beautiful garden at Eryldene created by Professor Waterhouse between 1914 - 1977. 

Sit down to a table set with embroidered linen and fine china reflecting the teas served by Mrs Waterhouse at her Sundays "At Home" and indulge in our homemade delicacies to celebrate the day.

Cost for Celebratory Tea:
$25 members; children (6-12) $11;
$36 non-members; $16 children (6-12)

Bookings/enquiries - 02 9498 2271 or download this booking form (pdf) and fax/mail/email it back to us...


Eryldene Christmas Fair

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



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 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 weekedays and 20 weekends.

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

Please use this enquiry form to contact Eryldene management:

 

 

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