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Katey Chesterton

Ryde River Walk: Kissing Point to Putney

As a group fitness instructor I’m always looking for parks with lots of options for prams, little legs, fur babies, with wheelchair access, bush tracks to wander, and spectacular views. Read more…

Paradise Calling! Outdoors at Sirius Cove

Discoverer Katey Chesterton had seen a lot of cool videos and websites about parks made especially for dogs, but they all seemed to be overseas! So she thought, well, there has to be something just… Read more…

By the sea! A day at Clifton Gardens

There’s a waterside park that lots of lucky Mosman locals know about, but perhaps it’s time this secret spot got out to more North Shore families! Clifton Gardens in Mosman is a one-stop spot for… Read more…

A water wonderland at Balmoral Beach

Our NSM Discoverer headed to Balmoral Beach on a beautiful sunny day, ready to make the most of the weather. Katey Chesterton tells the story. Read more…

Going gumnuts at Artarmon Reserve!

If you’ve been looking for a park that’s great for families and fur babies within a beautiful tranquil setting, here it is! Katey Chesterton visits Artarmon Reserve, Artarmon. Read more…

How’s the serenity? Waverton Park and Merrett Playground

If you’re looking for a park that offers sweeping water views and gorgeous expanses of green grass (plus play equipment) for a day of play, Waverton Park is the place to go, says Katey Chesterton.… Read more…

Berry Island: A bushland park by the beach

Berry Island Reserve is a harbourside oasis which combines a trip to the park with wonderful water views and a beachside vibe, Katey Chesterton writes.  A trip to Berry Island Reserve is a trip to… Read more…

Mindaire Park at Lane Cove: Everyone Can Play!

A fabulous new playground in Lane Cove opened in March 2019 and it’s truly designed for everyone… from walkers to wheelies, the hearing or sight impaired, and everyone (or anyone!) who loves to play. Read more…

A rainbow of colourful blossoms Hornsby Park

If you like an explosion of colourful blossoms in a picturesque setting then this is a must-visit park in Hornsby, writes Katey Chesterton. Read more…

Gone to the dogs! Off-leash play at South Turramurra Dog Park

If you have furry friends, you’re always looking for a dog-friendly destination or simply an off-leash area where they can roam free and enjoy everything nature has to offer. Read more…