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Warrimoo

Warrimoo is an Aboriginal word meaning place of the eagle. Warrimoo is located 75 kilometres west of Sydney.

Settlement of the area began in the 1880s and grew with the development of the railway station in 1918.

The Lower Blue Mountains bush walk from Warrimoo to Blaxland along the Florabella Pass and Pippas Pass track is a popular trek for locals and visitors to the region.

Warrimoo: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum


Explore the oldest roundhouse in NSW and enjoy the sights, sounds (and smells) of railway travel over the last 100 years!

Enjoy unlimited 20 minute rides on our 1890s Sydney Steam Tramcar and view model railway layouts including a five metre long HO scale model of the Depot as it was in the 1950s.

Climb aboard steam engines, carriages and wagons from many eras of trains across the mountains. See the remarkable "Caves Express" and the "Ice Van", carefully restored to their former glory!

View exhibits of rail artefacts and paintings, local history and photographic display plus a large collection of books, videos and souvenir items.

Kids can do the quiz and check answers on the website.

The museum is normally open the second and fourth Sunday of every month. Barbecue facilities are available or relax with a cup of tea or coffee and cake in the tea rooms.




17b Tusculum Road
Valley Heights, NSW, 2777

Located 3.3K from Warrimoo

The Glass Gallery - BS Glass Art


The Glass Gallery in Springwood in the Lower Blue Mountains is a beautiful space showcasing glass art by artist Barbara Stephenson.

Barbara specialises in fused and slumped glass art and fused glass jewellery. She has been working with glass for over 20 years firstly making leadlight panels and stained glass objects before moving into the world of kiln formed glass in 2002.

The Glass Gallery holds an ever changing selection of Barbara's unique works. Every piece is made by a true lover of glass and exhibits that passion.




32 Mackellar Circle
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Located 3.4K from Warrimoo

Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve and Nursery


Since 1969, The Glenbrook Native Plant Reserve and Nursery has been maintained by volunteers from the Australian Plants Society, Blue Mountains Group. Over 2,000 hours of volunteer work per annum preserves a valuable remnant of Lower Blue Mountains flora.

A wide range of native plants is for sale in the Nursery. Children enjoy exploring the many tracks inside the Reserve too, bring a picnic lunch.





41 Great Western Highway,
(Opposite Tourist Information Centre)
Glenbrook, NSW, 2773

Located 3.7K from Warrimoo

Nanas Teddies and Toys


Nana's Teddies and Toys is Australia's largest speciality teddy bear mega store with over 15,000 teddy bears, dolls, collectable figurines and plush animals in stock including collectables and limited editions.

Approximately one hour from Sydney city with parking at the door. Approximately one kilometre to trains and a local bus service at door.

The huge range includes collectable bears, porcelain dolls, Australian animals, rocking horses, plush animals, doll and bear furniture, prams and accessories, dogs, cats, farmyard animals and jungle and wild creatures. Great gift ideas for all occasions.

Major brands include Steiff, Deans, Hermann, Ganz, Grizzly, Boyds, Bearington, Korimco, Russ, Cherished Teddies, Boyles, Chester, Teddy Love, Gund, Tomfoolery, Me to You, Tatty Teddy, Hibernation, Disney, Forever Friends, Balmoral, Paddington plus a large selection of local and international handmade artist bears.

Be warned... serious teddy bear lovers may never want to go home again!





21 Great Western Highway,
Brooklands Village
Blaxland, NSW, 2774

Located 3.9K from Warrimoo

Braemar Gallery


Opened in 1988, Braemar Gallery functions as a community gallery, hosting changing exhibitions that showcase works of local and regional artists. Situated in beautiful historic Braemar House, the gallery is a valuable community venue.

Braemar has a particular interest in displaying works by local young artists and annually holds an exhibition of lower Blue Mountains Candidates in the HSC. Over time, the gallery has become well known for high standard art works of various mediums.

Beginners and experienced artists are invited to join as a "Friend of Braemar" and exhibit their individual work offering a fantastic chance for all to be part of the gallery. You can exhibit one or two pieces.

For details of all exhibitions please visit the Braemar Gallery website.




104 Macquarie Road
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Located 4.2K from Warrimoo

Springwood Country Club


Springwood Country Club is a golf and social club set in the Blue Mountains, just a one hour drive west of Sydney and 371 metres above sea level, taking advantage of the beautiful temperate climate of the region.

With panoramic views of the city and surrounding vista, the golf course takes in 360 degree views of nature at its very best. The Club has been established on its present site for over 100 years and welcomes you as a visitor or to become a member to play golf and to enjoy the entertainment provided at the Clubhouse.

Relax on the balcony of the Clubhouse and soaks in the views over a quiet drink and meal from The Club Bistro.
The Club caters for all types of functions including; weddings and birthdays to conferences exhibitions and tutorial lessons as well as providing live entertainment for the benefit of members and guests.




Hawkesbury Road
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Located 4.2K from Warrimoo

Warrimoo: Events

Blaxland Explorers Day


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
Blaxland Explorers Day is an annual community day celebrating the Crossing of the Blue Mountains in 1813. It also recognises the first inhabitants, the Darug and Gundungurra people, early settlement by Europeans, and the current multicultural community.

The Blaxland and Districts Chamber of Commerce are hosting this fun-filled day which will feature markets, jumping castle, petting zoo, pony rides, exotic foods, and much, much more.

Bring your mother along for a very special Mother's Day celebration.



Event Dates
2016
      9th May


Station Street Mall
Blaxland, NSW, 2774

Located 2.7K from Warrimoo

Steam Train or Tram Rides at Valley Heights


On selected Sundays, visitors may ride in a vintage open-ended "cowboy" carriage. This will be pulled by a Stephenson Tank Engine from 1899 which has recently been revived for the Museum's 25 minute return trip (subject to change/operating conditions).

Other operating days (see website) will still see all day rides on the ever popular Steam Tram from the 1890s.

Now in full swing is a new free Smartphone app that visitors can download to enjoy interesting facts and figures about the exhibits. Take the app home to share.

A newly unveiled World War One Honour Board commemorates 18 local railwaymen who enlisted for World War One. Read the stories behind these young mens' lives.

Entry prices include museum entry and steam train or steam tram rides. Please refer to the website for schedule details.


Event Dates
2016
      14th Feb
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Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum,
17b Tusculum Road
Valley Heights, NSW, 2777

Located 3.3K from Warrimoo

Santa Arrives by Steam Tram*


Santa completes his annual trip from the "North Pole" to the Museum in style!

At 11am and 1.30pm on both days, he greets the throng of excited children from the back of the famous 19th century Sydney Steam Tram*. Accompanied by his elves, Santa makes his way to the 1914 Roundhouse to have a personal chat with all the children, dispense free gifts to each one, and be available for photos. Then enjoy all the regular activities at this fascinating Museum, including unlimited rides on the Tram* and the chance to climb on brilliantly restored engines and carriages.

Everyone can enjoy a total experience, Santa in the surrounds of steam trains and trams plus a jumping castle*. A kid's quiz will keep the older ones amused, and the cafe is open for cold drinks and ice creams. Don't forget the camera!

Note: *subject to operational restrictions.


Event Dates
2016
      10th Dec
      11th Dec


Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum,
17B Tusculum Road
Valley Heights, NSW, 2777

Located 3.3K from Warrimoo

Springwood Growers Market


Smell, buy and taste wonderful regional food at the Springwood Growers Market. Meet the Growers and Producers of the fantastic array of foods.

Supporting local Farmers and Producers. You will see that what you buy is fresh and lasts. Tantalising your tastebuds with fresh Australian foods is wonderful. Come out, buy fresh produce and show your support.




Event Dates
2016
      24th Jan
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104 - 108 Macquarie Road
Springwood, NSW, 2777

Located 4.2K from Warrimoo

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