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  1. Eskbank House and Museum

    Eskbank House and Museum in Lithgow is a historic home, with splendid furniture, display of Lithgow Pottery and other period pieces, blacksmith's forge and a coach house. Built in 1842 by Thomas Brown, Eskbank House is a sandstone build…

  2. Glen Davis Ruins

    The Glen Davis Shale Oil Works, located in the Capertee Valley, was one of the largest employers in the area. Producing gasoline, the operation was an important strategic resource during the war era. In its heyday about 2,500 people lived i…

  3. Lithgow Workmen's Club

    The Lithgow Workmen’s Club has been providing excellence in entertainment and leisure for over a century. The club also caters for the many visitors who come from across the state and the country to enjoy their excellent facilities. They …

  4. Horseriding at Turon Gates

    Experience horse riding in the Blue Mountains, cross rivers and enjoy the magic of the Australian bush with the experienced Turon Gates team. They cater for beginners to experienced riders and group riders by ability (unless otherwise req…

  5. Lake Wallace

    Lake Wallace is situated at Wallerawang off the Great Western Highway, fifteen kilometres south west of Lithgow. Facilities include: children's playground, picnic and barbecue areas, toilets and hot showers are available. Activities inclu…

  6. Craft Works Distillery

    Craft Works Distillery is nestled on the edge of the stunning Capertee Valley and at the back of the Royal Hotel Capertee in a small tin shed about 40 minutes from Lithgow. Craft Works Distillery although relatively new on the distilling …

  7. Lithgow Golf Club

    The picturesque, and very easy walking, 18 hole golf course at the Lithgow Golf Club offers quite a challenge to all levels of player. The mens par is 72 at just a few metres under 6,000 metres, and 74 for the ladies at over 5,400 metres. P…

  8. Newnes Plateau

    Newnes State Forest is located on Newnes Plateau and contains a plantation of Radiator Pine, natural forest and Sandstone escarpments. There is access to Glow Worm Tunnels and Wollemi National Park. The town of Newnes is located in the W…

  9. Baal Bone Gap picnic area

    If you’re four-wheel driving, head out to Baal Bone Gap for a picnic and some of the finest views in the Blue Mountains. You’ll find huge examples of the rock pagodas that make this part of the mountains unique and see stunning sandstone cl…

  10. Madjestic Tours

    Madjestic Tours conducts Local and Regional Tours and mini bus charter for special events, sporting events, group tours and excursions. Charter is also available for corporate or group transfers, bush walking drop off/pickup and Airport …

  11. Gang Gang Gallery

    Gang Gang features a variety of contemporary art from the Blue Mountains region, Central Western NSW as well as other parts of Australia. The gallery has a focus on representational pieces from all traditions, expressionist to abstract and …

  12. Capertee Valley

    Surrounded by the wonders of World Heritage listed wilderness, the Capertee Valley is the world's second largest canyon. Sandstone cliffs dominate the escarpment, drawing down into a deep chasm carved into the environment over millions of y…

  13. Energy Expo at Mt Piper

    Tours are available by prior arrangement. Here you'll be able to enjoy exhibits, models, displays, photographic and printed information, videos and touch screens and gain an understanding of the way NSW electricity is produced and distribut…

  14. Capertee Woolshed ruins

    When spending time in Capertee National Park, remember to visit Capertee Woolshed ruins while you’re there. On the river flat below Capertee Homestead – ‘Port Macquarie’, these ruins are one of the surviving remnants of the area’s pastoral …

  15. Station Expresso

    The station Expresso has become a meeting place for both locals and visitors to Wallerawang. Featuring Home Made: Gourmet Pies, Cakes, Tarts, Scones and Pastries all made daily on the premises as well as a selection of breakfast and luncheo…

  16. The Newnes Plateau Cliffs

    This is the stuff adrenalin junkies’ dreams are made of. Whether your thing is bushwalking, canyoning, rock-climbing or mountain-biking, Newnes Plateau is an adventure wonderland. While you’re here, you’ll catch breathtaking views of the m…

  17. Turon National Park

    Turon National Park is great for remote bushwalking and camping, trout fishing, birdwatching, swimming, mountain biking or canoeing. If you want to really feel like you’ve gotten away from it all with a remote and rugged bush camping exper…

  18. Wollemi Full Day Bushwalk

    A great day out to explore the breathtaking wilderness of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. The Wollemi's pagoda rock formations, stunning plant life and dramatic cliffs are just some of the magical features of the area. Walki…

  19. Glow Worm Tunnel

    The Glow Worms are located in an old rail tunnel 400 metres in length. It was originally constructed as part of the railway line to Newnes Kerosene Shale Works. The line was dismantled around the 1940s.The tunnel is located 40 kilometres fr…

  20. Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

    In 1906 the Australian Government decided Australia should be independent from Britain for her defence needs. The Lithgow Small Arms Factory commenced production in 1912. This museum, situated in the grounds of the Small Arms Factory, cel…

  21. Newnes Shale Oil Ruins

    At the end of Wolgan Valley lies a reminder of the shale oil industry. The township and shale oil mining complex was established in 1906. The Newnes Oil Shale Mine produced low grade oil. Set within beautiful mountain scenery, a collection …