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Bathurst – History & Adventure

Bathurst sits on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range, 207 km west of Sydney. This gracious and historical Country NSW town has grand heritage buildings, parklands and tree-lined streets. It’s also home to Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit , where two major endurance meets take place each year: […]

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Portland Blue Mountains

Portland was the home of the first cement works in Australia, and has since become known as the town that built Sydney. The cement works and quarries (now closed) are a landmark feature. Today the quarries have given way to water filled ‘lakes’, and the cement works buildings, workers cottages […]

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Glen Davis Blue Mountains

Glen Davis is situated in the Capertee Valley. From 1938, the town became the centre of an Oil Shale Industry. The post office for the town opened on 1 March 1939.[6] The township was abandoned in 1952 because shale oil was not viable in a non-war, non-government supported economic environment. […]

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Capertee Valley

Surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee valley is the world’s second largest canyon. Capertee, a small township at the top of the Valley has a Hotel, Accommodation, Petrol Station, Police Station & School. Take a look at the valley from the new Pearsons Lookout, just […]

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The Hawkesbury

Discovered in 1789, The Hawkesbury is one of the earliest colonial settlements in Australia and with many of the area’s original buildings surviving from that era, creates a “time capsule” of Australian Colonial History. The atmosphere of the historic towns of Windsor, Richmond and St. Albans, together with the quaint […]

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Mount Tomah Botanic Gardens

Stroll through rainforest or marvel at the Garden’s ancient conifers, giant redwoods and colourful flowering plants through all seasons. Enjoy the panoramic view from the restaurant or picnic at the scenic spot. Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays 9:30am to 5:30pm Closed Christmas Day […]

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Upper Blue Mountains

Less than two hours from Sydney by road or train, the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area is one of the country’s most spectacular icons. The surrounding picturesque towns of Mount Victoria, Blackheath, Megalong Valley, Faulconbridge, Katoomba, Leura, Springwood, Wentworth Falls & Glenbrook offer a great range of café’s and […]

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Oberon – The High Country

Oberon supports a strong rural community, producing lamb, beef cattle and a wide range of vegetables. It’s particularly delightful in spring, when the appearance of bulbs and colourful wildflowers joyfully greet the season. 50 minute drive from Black Gold Country Cabins visitbluemountains.com.au

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Historic Hartley

In 1837 a Courthouse was constructed in Hartley to deal with the number of convicts living in the area. Settlers moved into the village and a number of houses and inns were built. Today 17 buildings remain and Courthouse tours are available. Located at Hartley 11km east of Lithgow. 20 […]

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Heritage Rich Lithgow

On the western fringe of the Blue Mountains, just two hours from Sydney and at the gateway to the Central West, the Lithgow area is the perfect getaway. Best known for its industrial heritage, Lithgow is also an exquisitely beautiful area boasting six national parks and rare flora and fauna. […]

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