Glenrock State Conservation Area
All the practical information you need to know about Baileys Cottage.
Getting there and parking
Baileys Cottage is located at Merewether, near Newcastle.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Off-street parking is available for two cars at Baileys Cottage.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Glenrock State Conservation Area. Here are some of the highlights.
Enjoy exploring the park's mountain biking trails when the weather becomes cooler.
The park's birds will be chirping and singing, look out for them in the trees as you hit the tracks and trails.
The park's beaches are a delight at this time of year – you can surf and swim to your heart's content.
Walk the Bombala walking track for excellent coastal views – you may even spot a whale or two.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
11°C and 18°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
- The cottage has 3 bedrooms. Bedrooms 1 and 2 have a queen bed and bedroom 3 has 2 single beds.
- The cottage has 1 bathroom. with a shower, toilet and hand basin.
- Furnished lounge room with lounge and dining table with 6 chairs.
- Hairdryer and vacuum.
- Flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Off-street parking is available.
- Hot showers
- Wireless internet (free)
Large deck and balcony.
Outdoor setting with 6 dining chairs on deck.
The fully equipped kitchen includes a fridge, gas stove and cooktop, microwave, kettle and toaster.
Plates and cutlery
Pots and pans
Air conditioning in the lounge room.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in Glenrock State Conservation Area in the North Coast region
Glenrock State Conservation Area is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.