Parklands Country Garden & Lodges are situated within the 28 acre heritage property which adjoins the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park in Blackheath. The splendour of Parklands is almost overwhelming as you drive through the sweeping gates leading off Govetts Leap Road. The driveway, lined with old pines, cypresses and Japanese maples which were planted over one hundred years ago, takes you past glorious flower beds and sweeping green lawns to reveal a luxurious homestead and intimate garden cottages in the traditional Blue Mountains weatherboard style.
Parklands Country Gardens & Lodges is a secluded 4 ½ star country retreat set within 28 acres of beautifully manicured grounds, reminiscent of a European great estate, with its haven of beauty and tranquillity whilst offering a secluded and relaxed atmosphere. Situated in one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations, the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains and with the picturesque Grose Valley and Govetts Leap lookout right at your doorstep, Parklands Country Gardens & Lodges is only 130 km west of Sydney, travel by car takes approximately 2 hours.
Parklands Country Garden & Lodges was designed to provide an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity with seven garden cottages. Each cottage with a Hampton-like feel and decorated in soft furnishings, they contain two elegant Garden Suites and two Loft Rooms. All suites and rooms have expansive views of the manicured gardens and sweeping bush land grounds.
With an elegant function room complete with natural light and stunning views of the grounds, Parklands Country Garden & Lodges is the ideal venue for any corporate event or for stylish wedding reception for up to 90 guests.
The retreat is a refreshing sanctuary and haven for relaxation and offers an extensive range of beauty treatments and therapies at Parklands Day Spa. The Day Spa completes the immersion for this luxury retreat with 4 double treatment rooms along with a private shower and steam room. The spa treatments are individually tailored to suit guest needs and the multi-sensory journey is designed to revive and rejuvenate. Recreation facilities include an outdoor heated swimming pool, multi-purpose tennis court, outdoor terrace with BBQ area and fireplace and a private lake with jetty.
Parklands Kitchen Garden
Following the vision of the late Thomas Kerslake, Parklands Country Garden & Lodges has developed its own private Blue Mountains organic kitchen garden within the grounds. Complete with new vegetable garden beds covering an area of 4000 sqm, various fruit orchards, rose gardens, a dedicated compost area and a workshop for processing and packaging.
The Parklands kitchen garden will provide seasonal fruit and vegetables for Parklands Country Garden & Lodges along with the other properties within the Escarpment Group; Lilianfels Resort & Spa, Echoes Boutique Hotel & Restaurant and the Hydro Majestic. All with the vision of having each property sustainable with their own fresh produce.
Total: 28 guest rooms and suites
Seven garden cottages which are individually named with a historical significance to Parklands and comprise of 4 rooms, two ground floor Garden Suites and two top floor Loft Rooms.
The Garden Suites are approximately 50 sqm in size and feature a separate bedroom and lounge area with private garden patio. The Loft Rooms are approximately 40 sqm in size and feature an open plan style room with raked ceilings and a Juliet balcony. All rooms feature an open fireplace along with views overlooking the Retreat grounds.
Wedding & Conference Facilities
With a state of the art function room, Parklands Country Garden & Lodges is the ideal venue for your next corporate and wedding event in the Blue Mountains. No matter the style and scale of your event, our venue has the versatility to meet your needs. The Karawerra meeting room has an abundance of natural light and stunning views of the manicured gardens and grounds of the Retreat, and can cater for meetings and events for up to 90 guests.
Parklands Day Spa
Indulge in some pampering at the luxurious Parklands Day Spa featuring a refreshing sanctuary and haven for relaxation whilst offering an extensive range of beauty treatments and therapies.
· Four private treatment rooms
· Steam and shower room
· Retail boutique
· Wedding & hen’s day packages
· Gift certificates available
· Open 7 days