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Blue Mountains Tourist : Autumn 2011
OPEN MON-FRI 10am-4.30pm • SAT-SUN 10am-5.30pm "Yummy!" Shop 6 Leura Strand Arcade 178 The Mall LEURA PH 02 4782 5190 The Candy Store in Leura is packed with every lolly, chocolate and sweet you have ever thought of... plus hundreds more! Stop in and admire, enjoy and indulge in the sweeter things life has to offer. • Relive your childhood with old-time favourites • Select from over 1000 unique and unusual candies, chocolates, nougats, novelties, tins & toffees from all over the world... and enjoy the old-fashioned service! ALSO Australian and imported Vinegars, Gourmet Jams, Oils, Sauces, Honey and Tea, Nostalgic Postcards, Enamel & Tin Plate Signs, Coca-Cola Memorabilia • Old World Ornate Tins. As seen on Sydney Weekender, Great Outdoors & A Cook's Journey • LEURA'S OLD TIME LOLLY SHOP • The Original and the Best... Celebrate Autumn in the Nepean Valley www.bluemountainstouristnewspaper.com.au autumn 2011 8 There are so many things to see and do in Penrith Valley. Here are our Top 10 suggestions for Autumn on things you might want to check out and experience while visiting the area. • Cruise the picturesque Nepean River on the Nepean Belle paddle wheeler. • Go rafting or watch from the caf at Penrith Whitewater Rafting Centre. • Visit the Museum of Fire, a museum dedicated to the history of fire fighting • Check out the display of historical artefacts at the Arms of Australian Inn Museum, one of the oldest buildings in Penrith • Visit and have a meal at the historic Mamre Homestead. • Sail, fish, canoe hire, skydive! At the Sydney International Regatta Centre, site of the 2000 Olympic rowing. • Take a self-guided historical tour of Penrith Valley along the Penrith Valley Heritage Drive. • Experience Aboriginal culture first hand at the Muru Mittagar Aboriginal Cultural and Education Centre. • Take in the stunning views of the Nepean Gorge and surrounds from The Rock Lookout. • At the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, catch 'Dad and Dave' live; or on March 19 hear the Penrith Symphony Orchestra. Penrith Valley is also well known for its modern shopping centres. There's a wide range of retail shopping, markets, factory outlets and villages where you can buy everything from fashion goods to souvenirs of your visit to the area. There are major shopping centres like Westfield Penrith Plaza and Centro Nepean to choose from as well. The Penrith Valley Visitor Information Centre has details about every single one of our Top 10 selections for Autumn, as well as lots of other handy information about what other things you can see, do and experience whilst in the area. The centre is located in Panthers car park, Mulgoa Road, Penrith and is open from 9.00am-4.30pm seven days a week. Call 1 300 736 836 or visit www.penrithvalley.com.au, www.penrithvalley.blogspot.com