Things to Do

In and around Elsewhere:

There is no better place to stay than Elsewhere if you are after a totally relaxing break. Wile away your time swinging in a hammock or rocking in a chair as you watch the eagles soar over the valley.

If you want to be energetic, grab one of our mountain bikes and explore Megalong. Alternatively, pack a picnic and wander down to Chaplow creek on the Elsewhere property to sit under the shady tree.

There are numerous bushwalks near Elsewhere, including the famous “Six Foot Track”.

A short 20 minute drive to Blackheath takes you to other walks and look out spots such as the Grose Valley, Govett’s Leap and Evans Lookout, or there is Mermaid’s Cave and Coachwood Glen from Megalong Road itself. Check the Elsewhere library for other bushwalking ideas ranging from casual strolls through to more challenging walks.

Horse riding is available in the Megalong Valley. Choose from Megalong Valley Farm or  Werriberri trail rides – or venture to Centennial Glen stables in the neighbouring Kanimbla Valley.

Drive down Megalong Rd to the Famous Six Foot Track and try a spot of wine tasting at Dry Ridge estate or sample some local beef and Olive oil at the Megalong Beef door (Open Sundays only).

Blackheath offers a golf course and public swimming pool or watch Keith Rowe glass blower in action producing his marvellous glass works of art.

Antiques, art galleries, craft shops and restaurants all abound in the Blue Mountains and are all within 20-30 minute drive from Elsewhere.

Here are some ideas and useful links for things to do in the Blue Mountains.

Dining

In Blackheath we recommend the following fine dining experiences:

Vulcans
33 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath Ph: 4787 6899

Ashcroft's Restaurant
Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath Ph 4787 8297

Escarpment Restaurant
246 Great western Highway, Blackheath. Ph: 4787 7269

Victory Cafe
15-17 Govetts Leap Rd, Blackheath

In House Catering

Red Pepper Catering
Woodford Ph 4704 9494

Loaves and the Dishes Catering
180A The Mall, Leura Ph 02 4784 3600

Golf

Blackheath Golf Club - Ph +61 2 4787 8406

Leura Golf Club - Ph +61 2 4782 5011

Lithgow Golf Club - Ph +61 2 6352 3422

Horse Riding

Megalong Valley Farm Horse Riding - Ph +61 2 4787 9171

All Day Megalong Valley Horse Ride - Ph +61 2 4787 8188

Alternative Accommodation

If we can't accommodate you and you would like to look for alternative accommodation, either of the following websites offer excellent quality alternatives:

- Stayz Blackheath Accommodation   click here

Please call us on 0417 275 113 or email us at louise@elsewhereretreat.com.au

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