Windybanks boatshed, Cowan Creek

Remembering sunny days at Bobbin Head and other Australian recreational waterways. Celebrating a quieter slower pace of life and relaxation. The boats, the boathouses and the people who made and used them...
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Ku-ring-gai chase map

Map of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park north of Sydney, showing Bobbin Head and Cowan Creek

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Berowra Railway Station.   The trip to Windybanks starts here

“The Squirt” at Berowra Railway Station. Photo courtesy of Kath Baigent

1897 Lands dept map showing Windybanks location and the walking track from Berowra  station

1897 Lands dept map showing Windybanks location and the walking track from Berowra station

Windybanks boatshed, Waratah Bay, Cowan Creek. They had a small orchard here, a pony and trap to transport visitors to and from Berowra station, and a cow for fresh milk.

They had a small orchard here, a pony and trap to transport visitors to and from Berowra station, and a cow for fresh milk.

The trip from Berowra station down to Windybanks in waratah Bay

Tourists leaving from the railway station for the creek. Imagine going down those steep tracks in one of these!

Cowan Creek Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.jpg

Test your bushwalking stamina on this taste of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

popular tourist spot

popular tourist spot

Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - 1930), Sunday 19 February 1928, page 47

Sunday Times (Sydney, NSW : 1895 - Sunday 19 February page 47

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