Berowra is a warmly welcoming and tight-knit community with two of the districts four schools, several pre-school and childcare centresand a clutch of shops around allto convenient train station. Berowra, which is and Aboriginal word meaning 'place of many winds', has a country feel to it and is just moments to the modern comforts of a comprehensive shoppiing and services complex in Berowra Heights. Local Primary Schools include Berowra Chistian Community School and Berowra Public School (established in 1894).
George Collingridge was granted 88 acres ( approx 356,000sqm) in 1880 and played a part in having the northern railway line extended, so a station was opened at Berowra in 1887. The train station has recently refurbished and now has parking and a lift. The berowra railway station is serviced by trains from the North Shore line, Newcastl and the Central Coast. It's about 15 minutes to major department stores and iconic provate schools at Hornsby. Berowra has immeidate access to the M1 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway heading North and South, especially from the prestigous Illoura Estate developement.
Water sports, fishing, bushwalking and boating are all withing easy reach, and it's a short scenic drive to Berowra waters where you can moor your own boat at the Berowra Waters Marina, or take your car on the ferry to top class restaurants. Houseboats can be hired at nearby Brooklyn on th pituresque Hawksberry River. All kinds of sports are played in the district which two council run tennis venues, two ovals, a park and skate parks.