Everglades House & Gardens, Leura

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Visit Everglades House & Gardens, one of Australia’s most notable heritage gardens. Built in the 1930s by Dutch designer Paul Sorensen, the site features elaborate sandstone terraces, sweeping lawns, and European-style landscapes set against a backdrop of native bushland. The former home of Belgian-born industrialist Henri van de Velde, the property includes a Moderne-style house, 5 hectares (13 acres) of manicured gardens, and an outdoor theater, which hosts dramatic performances and an annual Shakespeare festival. Spend some time resting in the gardens, visit the gift shop, and drop by the site’s art gallery. Indulge yourself at the popular tea room, which serves coffee, herbal teas, local apple juice, and freshly baked cakes. PutEverglades House & Gardens into our Leura route planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Visited the gardens in autumn and it was an excellent experience. Lady at the entrance was excellent and made is feel very welcome. Being able to walk around the gardens and appreciate the work...  more »
  • Magic gardens well worth a walk around. Amazing what they had achieved The views amazing and the grotto magic little place  more »
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  • Nice garden to walk around. Thumbs up for the volunteers to keep the place running. Especially the ladies at Tea room. I felt their love in my iced coffee ❤ Thank you.
  • Stunning gardens and loverly Art Deco house, hidden at the back of Leura, without tourist masses. Not expensive (not sure why some are saying it is). Great for kids too
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