Sydney Tourism welcomes Edmund Rice Retreat And Conference Centre, in Mulgoa for all your holiday accommodation needs, save booking direct with your provider.The Edmund Rice Retreat and Conference Centre has modern facilities to offer within buildings which re-tell the early history of New South Wales. It was originally the property belonging to George Cox, whose father William was notably associated with building the first road over the Blue Mountains. Although the original Cox mansion burnt down in 1920, the Bath House and Winery (later converted into the ballroom) still remain along with the stables, all of which have been restored as a chapel, additional conference rooms, and a large dining room. The Edmund Rice Retreat and Conference Centre is located 15 minutes from Penrith, just 10 minutes off the M4 motorway. On site caterers are available, and barbecue facilities are provided for guests. Set on 250 acres in the Mulgoa Valley, it is the venue for many different functions or a rural getaway. There is overnight accommodation for over 100 guests....
Edmund Rice Retreat And Conference Centre has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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