Lithgow Area


Colonial Hartley

The small village of Hartley features one of the finest collections of historic buildings in Australia, providing a captivating look into the country's colonial past.

  • Hassans Walls Lookout
  • Hartley historic site

Lithgow Area

Lithgow lies at the western edge of the Blue Mountains, along the Great Western Highway. The area features a range of places to stay, from cosy cabins and cottages to self-contained accommodation from which it's easy to visit Lithgow's historic sites and heritage buildings.

Enjoy bushwalking in the area's magnificent parklands such as Lake Lyell Recreation Park. Wollemi National Park is home to the Wollemi pine, one of the world's oldest and rarest plants.

Lithgow is a popular stop for visitors heading to Country NSW and has a number of fine public and private buildings, reflecting its key place in Australia's industrial history. Hartley is a proud working town that has played a significant role in the shaping of Australian commerce and industry.


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  • Hartley Hartley is located on the western side of the Blue Mountains. lists things to do in Hartley, ac
  • Lithgow Lithgow sits in the foothills of the Blue Mountains of NSW. lists things to do in Lithgow, acco