Newnes Hotel Cabins
as seen from the hotel verandah.
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IMAGINE A PLACE WITHOUT MOBILES
Imagine a place with no TV - Imagine a place without distractions
A place where you can just "be".
This is us - a very special place.
Switch off and enjoy undisturbed time with your family or friends.
Our guests enjoy relaxing on the verandahs, experiencing nature, playing games and sitting around the fire -
Quality time for you and the ones close to you.
|It's Winter at Newnes|
June is coming and with it the crispy mornings and brilliant blue skies.
Great weather for bushwalks but the days are short.
Long evenings around the fire under the clear starry sky.
We had a very busy two weekends and all went well. The Long Weekend was a stunning, sunny weekend which everyone enjoyed.
That was followed by a big crowd 'Glow Worm Marathon' event which brought a lot of new people to Newnes.
All good and back to peace and quiet again at beautiful Newnes.
The marathon runners and lots of 'normal' guests have used the Wolgan Valley Rail Trail and we had great feed back.
This is the fantastic walk or bike ride (specially down hill) along the former railway line from the Coach Road all the way down to Newnes.
It was opened last December after three years of input from many volunteers.
Come and try it out !
The sealing of Wolgan Road has been completed between the resort and the gap. Thanks to the Emirates and the Australian Tax payers this project has become possible.
This makes life a lot easier for us and our visitors. Thank you.
|WOLGAN RIVER ALERT|
Centennial Coal has lodged an application for the expansion of their long wall mining activities from both Springvale and Angus Place collieries.
After having damaged the water catchment of the southern branch of the Wolgan River they are now moving north and east under the still pristine Carne Creek area.
Carne Creek joins the Wolgan at the resort and despite of what the miners want to tell us on their 536 page + Environmnetal Impact Statement
the undermining of the gorge will drain the aquifers and it is likely that the swamps dry out, the rock will crack and the aquivers will change for ever -
the southern branch is clear evidence of that.
But not only that.
According to the Colong Foundation's media release they plan to pump 42 mio litres per day of mine water out of the mines and dump it untreated into Sydney Water's catchment.
More than 400 submisssions were received by the Department of Planning and Infrastructure
when the exhibition period ended on 26th of May.
Let's see what happens. You can keep up to date on
"MEMORIES OF NEWNES" - The whole story on DVD
We are sure you will enjoy the wonderful footage of the mining town, railway, school and the move of the pub together with interviews with former residents and the Friends of Newnes. The DVD brings the whole story of Newnes together in an hour of brilliant entertainment. It also forms a record of the rich history of this part of Australia.
The DVD is available at the Newnes Kiosk for $30.00 or by mail order for $35.00 (cheque or money order) payable to "The Newnes Hotel"
and sent to the Newnes Hotel, PO Box 63, Wallerawang, NSW, 2845.
|Photos - Cabins||Photos - from a "chopper"||Photos - Newnes area||Photos - Main walks||Photos - Cliff-top views|
|HOW TO CONTACT US:|
|By Telephone:||(02) 6355-1247 (at Newnes)|
|(02) 9698-8251 (in Sydney)|
|By Post:||PO Box 63, Wallerawang, NSW 2845|
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