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Attractions

Blue Mountains Botanic Gardens

Located 1,000 metres above sea level, this magnificent cool climate collection has over 40,000 plants and 5,000 different species.

Blue Mountains Lavender Farm

Producer of organically grown lavender flowers, distiller of lavender essential oil, and maker of quality body care and lifestyle products .

Blast Furnace Park

The remnants of the Blast Furnace stand tall reminding us that Lithgow was the birthplace of the Australian iron and steel industry.

Bowenfels Gun Emplacements

Lithgows Bowenfels Gun Emplacement is the only known inland heavy anti aircraft gun emplacement of its type in NSW.

Bracey Lookout

Recently revamped, the Bracey Lookout gives a 180° view of the Lithgow Valley, offering one of the best overviews of the township of Lithgow.

Craft Works Distillery

Craft Works Distillery is nestled on the edge of the stunning Capertee Valley at the back of the Royal Hotel Capertee about 40 minutes from Lithgow.

Eskbank House & Museum

Set within a historic estate, the museum aims to collect, preserve and interpret the histories associated with the early development of the region.

The Foundations

A combination of industrial heritage and picturesque natural beauty, the Foundations Portland is a unique regional destination.

Glen Davis Ruins Tour

Vertical sandstone cliffs stand guard as you explore the crumbling, vegetation-covered Glen Davis Shale Oil Works structures.

Glow Worm Tunnel

Following a disused railway line, which once descended into the Newnes Valley, star-like glow worms hang their webs from the tunnel walls.

Hartley Historic Site

A heritage-listed 19th century village, Hartley has one of the finest collections of historic buildings in Australia, including its 1837 courthouse.

Hassans Walls Lookout

Just minutes from the town centre of Lithgow, Hassans Walls Lookout is the highest scenic lookout in the greater Blue Mountains.

Highfields Gardens

Highfield gardens is located in the beautiful Little Hartley area just 30 mins from Katoomba and a short drive from the centre of Lithgow.

Jenolan Caves

Jenolan boasts Australias most spectacular cave system, the largest cave system in Australia that is open to the public.

Lake Lyell Recreation Area

A picturesque recreational lake just minutes from Lithgow, where you can enjoy camping and all types of water sports, including fishing and swimming.

Lake Wallace & Thompsons Creek Dam

Lake Wallace is a popular spot for camping and a favourite spot to fish, sail or swim. An off-leash dog area is also available.

Lithgow Family History Society

Lithgow & District Family History Society provides a resource library and facilities for people researching their family history.

Lithgow Small Arms Factory Museum

The most comprehensive and world class display of historic firearms and precision metal working machines anywhere in Australia.

Lithgow Valley Film Society

The Film Society is a community organisation run by volunteers providing quality movies for senior members of the community.

Jannei Goat Dairy

Family-owned and run, Jannei Goat Dairy specialises in fresh and semi-hard style Australian goat cheese, available from the cellar door.

The Lolly Bug

Something for everyone – confectionery from all around the world, including old-fashioned English sweets and traditional Aussie favourites.

Maple Springs Nursery & Gardens

Over 250 of varieties of Japanese maples, Conifers and Shrubs as well as a Japanese Garden with ponds and hand made bridges and islands.

Mayfield Garden

Inspired by the grandeur of English country garden estates, Mayfield Garden near Oberon extends across more than 160 acres.

Mayfield Water Garden, Nursery and Café

A six acre stone and water feature garden with a Nursery and the Kitchen Café serving seasonal, freshly prepared food.

Mt Vic Flicks

Mount Vic Flicks is a family-run independent cinema located in the upper Blue Mountains village of Mount Victoria.

Newnes Kiosk

The Newnes Kiosk is within the bar of the now de-licensed Newnes Hotel, and is open at weekends for ice creams and soft drinks.

Pearsons Lookout

Pearsons Lookout, just south of the village of Capertee affords one of the best views of the majestic Capertee Valley below.

Southern Cross Kayaking

Experience the wonders of Dunns Swamp in the Wollemi National Park from a kayak on the pristine waters of the Cudgegong River.

State Mine Heritage Park

Lithgow State Mine’s newest attraction is a spectravision presentation which tells the story of the dangers faced by miners in their everyday work.

Talisman Gallery

Talisman Gallery is created and run by artisan and blacksmith Ron Fitzpatrick whose metal creations have been astounding people for years.

Trees Adventure

Soar through the treetops at the foothills of The Blue Mountains on on an array of flying foxes, tightropes and tunnels!

Windyridge Garden

Voted as one of Australia's most beautiful gardens, Windyridge is a 5 acre private garden located in the historic Mount Wilson.

Wolgan Valley Eco Tours

Let a multi-award winning local ecotourism operator guide you on walks through the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

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