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FAQs2021-02-02T23:29:26+00:00

FAQs

What are the opening hours?2021-02-15T07:20:59+00:00

10.00am to 4.00pm each day in the Spring and Autumn seasons.

Autumn 2021: 2nd April – 30th May
Spring 2021: 23rd August – 31st October

Cost of Entry during Autumn and Spring?2020-11-03T23:41:58+00:00

Entry is $15.00 per adult, and $5.00 for children over 5 years old. Family Rate for 2 adults and 3 or more children is $40.00. EFTPOS preferred.

Do I need to book?2020-11-03T23:55:56+00:00

No. Just come and pay at the main entrance gates on the Avenue.

How do I locate Breenhold?2021-02-15T07:23:25+00:00

Take the Mount Wilson Road off Bell’s Line of Road. Follow it for approximately 5 kms to the “Mount Wilson” sign on the right, and climb the hill, turning around the zig-zag bend. Keep to the left at the top of the hill on The Avenue. The entrance gates of Breenhold are 200 metres along The Avenue on the left  and are clearly sign posted. Click here for location map.

Is there free parking?2020-11-03T23:57:38+00:00

Yes, you will be directed to park in selected areas along The Avenue.

Are the Gardens wheelchair accessible?2020-11-03T23:59:21+00:00

Yes, much of Breenhold is on fairly level ground, but not paved. Some areas have stairs.

Are dogs allowed?2020-11-03T23:59:49+00:00

Dogs on leads welcome, but they must not be allowed to leave anything behind.

Are there toilet facilities?2021-02-17T01:55:41+00:00

Yes, toilet & disabled toilet facilities are available for visitors.

Is there public transport to Mount Wilson?2020-11-04T00:00:50+00:00

No. The nearest railway station is Mount Victoria, some 20 minutes’ drive to Breenhold. A taxi should be arranged in advance. Coming by car is strongly advised as being the easiest.

How long is the drive from Sydney?2020-11-04T00:01:16+00:00

The drive should be no more than 2 hours each way from the CBD, depending on traffic conditions.

Are there café’s nearby?2020-11-04T00:01:45+00:00

No, but you can bring picnics to Breenhold. No barbeques are permitted.

How large is Breenhold?2020-11-04T00:02:22+00:00

Breenhold comprises over 40 hectares of heritage listed gardens and parklands. It is one of the largest privately owned and extensive garden estates in Australia. It would be easy to spend most of the day exploring the property – or just for an hour or two.

Can I have my wedding ceremony at Breenhold?2020-11-04T00:07:09+00:00

Absolutely yes. Please refer to the Weddings page for more details.

Can photoshoots be arranged?2020-11-04T00:04:18+00:00

Yes, pre-wedding and other photo-shoots at Breenhold are very popular. Please refer to the Photography page.

Are coach tours welcome?2020-11-04T00:05:17+00:00

Yes, coach tours are welcome. The Gardens can be made available for large functions, conferences, concerts, or special admissions at any time of the year, by special arrangements.

Safety & the Environment2020-11-04T00:06:41+00:00
  • Please refrain from standing or staying under large trees as, despite all our precautions, branches can unexpectedly fall and hurt anyone underneath, particularly during windy weather.
  • There are snakes from time to time on the property, particularly during the hotter months. It is important to be mindful of this and watch where you walk.
  • Please take all rubbish with you when you leave
  • Please do not pick flowers or fruit on the property.
  • Please keep children under your watchful care at all times – for their safety.
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