Willoughby Living

Have You Discovered All the Kid-Friendly Cafes on the North Shore?

There are lots of lovely local brekkie and lunch spots that cater to kids. Have you found them all yet? Here’s a handy list of some of the nearby cafes where the whole family can enjoy eating out. We’ll keep adding to it!!

Ask an Expert: How Can We Keep Our Pools Summer Ready All Season?

With summer in full flow, those of us with pools are enjoying spending some serious time beside them! We speak to a long-time pool expert – David Cameron from Poolwerx Lower North Shore – about how we can keep our pools in peak condition over ...

What Awesome Playground is That?

Willoughby Park Playground's upgrade is complete and the playground is open! Have you visited yet? It definitely tops the list of our local playgrounds!!

What's On for Summer School Holidays

There are a heap of fun camps, workshops, stage shows and activities popping up to keep kids and families entertained these summer holidays...

5 Exciting New Restaurants To Try In Lane Cove!

Much anticipated shopping precinct The Canopy in Lane Cove is now buzzing with energy - it includes an incredible children's playground, a dining precinct, supermarkets and more. Here are five of the new restaurants to try...

How Two Local Venues Saved Aussie Feature Film, Malibu Crush

An upcoming Australian feature film, Malibu Crush, almost didn’t make it following the halting of its production due to Covid. But while in conversation with us, writer and director James Pratt praised two North Shore venues for coming to the film’s rescue and ensuring it will be on the big screen in 2021.

Huge New Inclusive Playground Opens at St Ives Showground!

If you’re looking for a new playground to explore, head up to St Ives and check out the huge all-inclusive play space. It has a great range of equipment and nature play experiences as well.

Did you Know There's an Actual Castle in Castle Cove? And it's Currently Up for Sale!

We have some truly amazing historical properties on the lower North Shore, and now our very own magical Innisfallen Castle is on the market - so we can all have an online sticky beak inside! 

Mini Maestros is Back - Introduce Your Kids to the Magic of Music!

We're so lucky to have the award-winning Willoughby Symphony perform Mini Maestro concerts for our children in Chatswood. These are a musical awakening for kids and it's absolutely magical to watch. Here's a review of the last concert and more on the upcoming Mini Maestros featuring Justine Clarke.




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