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Baileys Cottage

Glenrock State Conservation Area

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Baileys Cottage in Glenrock State Conservation Area offers holiday accommodation near Newcastle. There’s a load to do, including mountain biking, fishing and walking.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type Cottage
Where 237 Scenic Drive, Merewether, NSW, 2291 - in Glenrock State Conservation Area
Bedrooms 3
Maximum guests 6
Facilities Barbecue facilities, carpark, drinking water, showers, toilets, wireless internet, electric power, balcony, outdoor furniture, kitchen, plates and cutlery, pots and pans, bed linen, air conditioning, heating, tv, towels, washing machine
What to bring Shampoo and soap, food supplies
Please note

Check in 2pm, check out 10am.

Perfectly positioned on the fringe of Glenrock State Conservation Area, Baileys Cottage has been tastefully refurbished to offer comfortable holiday accommodation close to Newcastle.

It’s a great place for a weekend getaway or family holiday. Glenrock State Conservation Area conserves over 500 hectares of natural coastline near the heart of Newcastle, with striking headlands, attractive beaches and pockets of littoral rainforest.

There are loads of things to do in Glenrock State Conservation Area. Be sure to bring your mountain bike because the trails in Glenrock are there to explore, and don’t forget your fishing rod if you want to try your luck the park’s coastal spots.

The cottage is only a short drive from the local shopping centre and the cafes of Newcastle, so you can easily pick up supplies for your holiday or enjoy an evening out. Merewether Beach isn’t far away either, so be sure to pack your swimmers or surfboard.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

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    Glenrock mountain biking trails

    Spend the day riding your mountain bike on the trails in Glenrock State Conservation Area near Newcastle. There are rides to suit all levels, and even the kids can ride.

  • Father walking bride down the sandstone steps at Hickson Street lookout. Photo: Michael Delore © Michael Delore

    Hickson Street lookout

    Hickson Street lookout is a hidden gem tucked away in Merewether, Glenrock State Conservation Area. Just 5km from Newcastle, this idyllic outdoor wedding venue offers a landscaped lawn area with unmatched views over Burwood Beach and Glenrock State Conservation Area.


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