Mt Wilson, NSW, 2786



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Opening Times

Open by appointment from 10am to 5pm.
Please phone 02 4756 2014 if you intend to visit.

Entry Fee: $10

Entry: Adult $10, Child $2

Warning: Water in the garden

Location & Contact Info

  • 60 The Avenue
  • Mt Wilson, NSW, 2786

Local Climate Zone: 9 - Cool Temperate

Summer avg. Max: 23°C Winter avg. Min: 3°C
Avg Frost Days:55
Annual Rainfall avg: 1236mm. Summer avg. 391mm.
No. of rainy days: 54 Winter avg. 230mm.

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Garden Guide

Bebeah is one of the original large garden estates of Mt Wilson, having been built by Edward Cox in 1880. The name 'Bebeah' is believed to be an Aboriginal word meaning 'a place where stone axes are found'. Several generations of the Cox family seem ...

Passion in a cool climate

The garden you see came about through the inspiration of Barry Byrne and is the result of more than 20 years hard work. His passion has transformed horse paddocks into the massed plantings, lakes, springs, vistas and walkways you see today. Spring and Autumn are the best times for colour, but Bebeah is lovely all year round. Wander past hedges that merge with sweeping lawns, white gravel drives and pathways, around the lakes and springs, classical statuary and take in enticing glimpses of immaculately framed vistas.

Stunning colours all year round

Azaleas, rhododendrons, cherry blossom and more ... the Mount Wilson area is famous for its amazing cool climate gardens and Bebeah is a gem at its centre though all seasons.

Autumn's Glow

Intriguing Statury

.. and stay over at Bebeah Cottages

Bebeah Cottages are luxurious, self-contained cottages tucked away in a secluded corner of our superb 12 acre formal garden. The larger cottage has two double bedrooms, two ensuites, full kitchen, dining room, sitting room and conservatory, and is suitable for 1 or 2 couples. We also have a one bedroom cottage available. Breakfast ingredients are provided.
Telephone: (02) 4756 2014 or email for enquiries and bookings.

Visitor Comments

If I feel like going to Europe I just go to Bebeah and I am happy Wendy 2019
Wendy - July 2019
We visited a couple of weekends ago; it is one of Sydney's best kept secrets in terms of gardens. Whilst not abounding in flowers in autumn, it has been designed with plants, mature trees and water features so that it is presents as the perfect backdrop for those pre-wedding photo shoots. I plan to re-visit again in Spring to enjoy the 5000+ azaleas in bloom along the azalea walk.
Burnette - February 2019
A breathtaking & beautiful garden leading you into different areas full of surprise and beauty. We wandered around for hours as one garden led into another and although the autumn colour had not happened it was still a stunning garden. Will definately come back in the spring ..The owners were delightful and loved chatting to them about the history of Bebeah.
Brenda - April 2018
One of the very best. Bebeah has a superb layout complimented by restrained plantings. Every turn offers not only a pleasant vista but an artistic detail that draws the eye - and the camera lens.
Christine - October 2016
It was hard to imagine I was still in Australia! This is the most spectacular formal garden I've visited for some time. It's beautifully cared for, stunningly pretty & easy to spend hours admiring. A regular on my list from now on & one I highly recommend in such a special location...
Dean - February 2016

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