Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail

Overview

The Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail starts at Emu Plains with the Arms of Australia Inn and proceeds up the Blue Mountains and through to Lithgow and then back down the Bells Line of Road to…

The Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail starts at Emu Plains with the Arms of Australia Inn and proceeds up the Blue Mountains and through to Lithgow and then back down the Bells Line of Road to the Hawkesbury. There are many places of interest along the way, historical societies, family history societies, museums, heritage buildings, heritage gardens and businesses with a heritage or historical aspect. They are all listed under 'Hosts' on the brochure and on the website, both of which were updated 2019.

Brochures can be obtained from Visitor Information Centres at Glenbrook, Katoomba, Lithgow, the Hawkesbury and also some other areas. You will also find heritage or historical 'Places to Eat' and heritage or historical 'Places to Stay' listed for your convenience. Come and stay for the weekend or longer. Brochures can be downloaded on the website.

Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Advise tour guides of the access needs of guests at the time of booking (includes pick up and drop off requirements)

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Employ people with disability
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have grab rails in the bathroom
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Provide assistance with booking arrangements (includes providing clear itineraries with written instructions on what to do at various destinations)
Provide seating in common areas including reception area
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use non-slip tiles in the bathroom or slip resistant matting

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