Things To Do
The surrounding area of the beautiful Blue Mountains contains an enormous range of things to do, sites to see and places to eat!
We have listed a few things to do below.
Don’t hesitate to ask us if there is something you are interested in.
Bilpin Organic Market
Held every Saturday 10am - 12pm at Bilpin District Hall, Bells Line of Road. This weekly market is a great place to meet our friendly local community and replenish with some morning tea. There are also stalls selling local produce including fruit, vegetables, plants, flowers, jams and honey, freshly baked cakes and seasonal fruit pies. Other stalls showcase knitted items and crafts made by local crafts people, second hand goods and more!
Jackie is a volunteer guide at the gardens, ask her about the tours available.
Mt Tomah is an incredible cool climate gardens and the only Botanic Gardens which is in the world heritage listed site of the Blue Mountains.
With events held on weekends and mid week, it is a great place for a walk and a picnic.
They also have a fantastic cafe on site, The Potager which is open for lunch only.
Wine and Dine at superb local restaurants - Lochiel House, Kravings at Kurmond, The Village Kitchen at Kurragong Village and Loxley on Bellbird Hill are a few local restaurants we have sampled and recommend.
Let us know in advance and we can book you a table to avoid disappointment.
Or for more casual dining, there are some wonderful local cafes and delicacies at The Hive, Tutti Fruitti and Pie in the Sky Roadhouse (some of the best pies in the area!)
The Bilpin area famed for its mountain apples has more recently become known for its delicious cider! We are lucky to have two Bilpin cider companies popular with cider drinkings Australia wide on our doorstep. Hillbilly Cider and Bilpin Cider Company now offer tastings at their 'cellar door', no appointment is necessary. A great refreshment for after a long day visiting the sites of the Blue Mountains.
Pick Your Own Fruit
During the months of February to March at Mountain Devil Bed and Breakfast non-spray apples and peaches are available to pick in our own orchard. Pick your own fruit season has become synonymous with Bilpin and depending on the time of year you can pick apples, peaches, and sometimes even strawberries! Check the different orchards as you drive through Bilpin to find out what is in season.
Mount Wilson is a mountain village which has been known for its fantastic cool climate exotic private gardens. Some of these gardens are over 120 years old. Fortunately many of these gardens are open all year round. Although naturally the best time to visit is during Spring and Autumn with the gardens are at their most vivid! All gardens are privately owned and so a per person entry fee will be charged.
Located just a short drive from Mountain Devil Bed and Breakfast on a private property, you can even check out glow worms at night! Yes this amazing spectacle is on your doorstep at Bilpin and has become a must-see for any visitor to the area.