Historic watering holes in new book

The Cross Roads Hotel features on the cover of a new publication.

The Cross Roads Hotel features on the cover of a new publication.

Some of the district’s famous old pubs now feature in a new publication.

From the Publisher of Australian Bush Pubs, comes a stunning review of the historic watering holes of New South Wales.

Historic Pubs New South Wales is an eclectic collection of 25 of the state’s historic watering holes featuring over 50 stunning full colour photographs and showcasing the irrepressible character and a glimpse into the uniqueness of these long-lived establishments.

The book portrays a short history of each establishment along with any particular aspects, such as happenings and famous patrons.

There are city hotels, like the Lord Nelson Hotel in Sydney’s The Rocks through to more remote outposts such as the Mount Hope Hotel in the state’s western districts.

New South Wales’ oldest continuously licensed hotel is also revealed.

The local watering holes to feature in the book include the Trundle Hotel and on the front cover is the Tomingley Hotel.