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Glorious natural area to revel in nature at its best. Easy short walk into these stunning giant... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kincumber, Australia
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Always The Best For Autumn Colours

This is always the best spot for a nice picnic and a spot for viewing autumn colours - it's become... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Paul H
Sydney, Australia
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“short walk”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Cathedral Reserve Picnic Ground, Mt Wilson, New South Wales 2786, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Glorious natural area to revel in nature at its best. Easy short walk into these stunning giant tree ferns caps off the whole Mt Wilson experience. I’ve seen many of the gardens and loved them all but this time we took in Nooroo. Again a...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

This is always the best spot for a nice picnic and a spot for viewing autumn colours - it's become almost an annual ritual for us. Definitely a worthwhile place to stop and have a picnic when you're up in Mt Wilson visiting the numerous...More

2  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 25 November 2017

An unspoilt area of damp Blue Mountains forest that is easily walked by most people. Although it is on the side of a hill the walking track is has gentle grades. There is also a park across the road where camping is legal, if you...More

2  Thank HeyJude49
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a difficult attraction to rate. I could not decide whether to give it 4 dots or 5 dots. The Cathedral of Ferns is located on the edge of the Cathedral Reserve Picnic Ground. It is basically a just 10 minute walk into the...More

3  Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for a picnic or to just view the beautiful autumn colours. This is our second trip here and it seems it's our biannual getaway spot for when we want to see the lovely autumn colours.

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We had one of those beautiful days in autumn to do this . A little damp underfoot and muddy but just lovely to see. The greenery is ever changing and the big tree that was struck by lightening is still very impressive. Do yourself a...More

2  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 26 April 2016

nice spot if you're out around Mt Wilson area. There are a few fire pits around the park and scavenge for tinder and firewood/charcoal. Most people were roasting chestnuts here. No wifi, no mobile reception, clean air. toilets are horrible though, can't have it all....More

1  Thank 186jason
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Free access... plenty of parking... People come here with family to spend a day out in the park. Colourful trees in the Autumn, a good place for photos. We spent under an hour there but you could spend all day if you want to picnic...More

1  Thank codebeans
Reviewed 17 December 2015

my partner and i got lost in the amazing greenery that is the ferns he is a professional photographer and he enjoyed this place immensely. i wandered and got lost in fern heaven , i walked for what seemed like an eternity and never got...More

1  Thank tealw2015
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

My Wilson, with its willows and ferns , is a hidden hideaway from the world. It's charm is not just its array of old grand sprawling houses, but moreover it is Ferny dells and woodlands , which to stroll in on a winters afternoon is...More

2  Thank Scentedlotus
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Ritu D
23 May 2018|
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I'd go if you have a chance. They may be past their peak but I'm sure there would still be beauty.