Highest in the Blue Mountains
Hassans Walls Lookout, near Lithgow, is the highest in the Blue Mountains. Admire to Mt Wilson, Mt York, Mt Tarana and Mt Blaxland as well as the pretty Hartley Valley below. To the south are the Kanimbla and Megalong valleys and Mt Bindo. While there, go for a walk or ride around the lookout.
- Saturday 25 January to Sunday 26 January 2014 The Ladies National Special Karting Event
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- Sunday 26 January 2014 Australia Day Celebrations Lithgow
- Saturday 1 February to Sunday 2 February 2014 Rydal Show
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Lithgow has numerous fine public and private buildings that reflect the town's significant role in the shaping of Australian commerce and industry in the 1880s. Learn more about Lithgow’s heritage on one of various tours on offer. Explore Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Railway, fish at Lake Wallace and visit historic Esbank House Museum. Neighbouring Hartley also provides a taste of colonial Australia, with historic sites and heritage buildings.
Don't miss the spectacular Glow Worm Tunnel at Newnes Plateau near Lithgow. Located within the World Heritage-listed Wollemi National Park, the area offers magnificent views of pagoda rock formations, extensive flora and native wildlife including glow worms, kangaroos and wallabies. Walk into the tunnel following the disused railway line that once descended into the Newnes Valley and transported oil shale. Make sure you take a torch with you to see the thousands of glow worms that inhabit the tunnel.
glow worm tunnel, near Lithgow
Entrance to the glow worm tunnel, near Lithgow, Blue Mountains. Image Ian-Ritchie
Hassans Walls Lookout
Hassans Walls Lookout Blue Mountains, Image Lithgow Tourism
Eskbank House Museum, Lithgow, Blue Mountains
Learn about Lithgow’s heritage with a visit to Eskbank House Museum. Image Lithgow Tourism
Family, Black Furnace Park, Lithgow, Blue Mountains
Children will enjoy exploring the historic remains at Black Furnace Park, Lithgow, Blue Mountains. Image Lithgow Tourism
Hoskins Church buildings, Lithgow, Blue Mountains
Opened in 1928, Hoskins Church in Lithgow contains some of the area’s finest gardens. Image Lithgow Tourism
Gardens of Stone National Park
Gardens of Stone National Park. Image Suzanne Lollback for Lithgow City Council
Zig Zag Railway, Lithgow, Blue Mountains
Hop aboard the historic Zig Zag Railway and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Blue Mountains escarpment. Image Nick Rains, Destination NSW