Hawkesbury & Surrounds

Hawkesbury Region towns and villages, accommodation in the Hawkesbury Valley NSW 

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Acadia Baulkham Hills Berambing Bilpin
Cattai Clarendon Colo Ebenezer
Grose Vale Kurmond Kurrajong Lower Portland
Penrith Richmond Vineyard Windsor


The Hawkesbury, one of New South Wales’ best kept secrets, and only one hour north-west of Sydney. With 17 small town and villages to explore, 5 rivers, and more than 70 percent of our area being National Parks, The Hawkesbury is a haven for adventure and nature lovers, as well as for art and history lovers alike.

We invite you to visit The Hawkesbury and experience what this special place has to offer. Whether you’re interests lie in art, culture, history, water-skiing, swimming, canoeing (bring your own), bushwalking, horse-riding, or a wide range of other sports, you will find The Hawkesbury caters for you. If it is retail therapy that you are looking for, you will love spending time exploring our many village shops and galleries, or you will find some fantastic bargains by visiting our local craft and food markets held regularly throughout the year. On the other hand you may simply wish to soak up the peace and quiet while enjoying our magnificent scenery.

Whether it is for Business or Pleasure, Fun or Romance, for a day, a weekend or a week, The Hawkesbury has something for you! Our range of accommodation includes secluded camping spots, Caravan Parks, B & B’s, Guesthouses, 5 Star Resorts, Cottages, Hotels and Motels. Catering for both your taste and your budget, you can be sure our accommodation selection will enable you to enjoy your visit to the Hawkesbury.


Windsor - photo Wikipedia
photo Wikipedia

Richmond - photo by Ozeres Services
photo by Ozeres Services

Whether you enjoy waking up to the sound of native birds singing, the gentle flow of creeks and streams, opening your eyes to see the magic of mountain mists rolling up to your door, or snuggled up in your sleeping bag with your tent nestled in the middle of a National Park, we have it all here in the Hawkesbury.

While in The Hawkesbury you may wish to visit our newest attraction, the Hawkesbury Regional Gallery located in the Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street Windsor. This is an exciting gallery space exhibiting both Traditional and Contemporary work.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a little time out of your busy life style to relax and discover the wonders and secrets of the Hawkesbury…we’re looking forward to meeting you.

Hawkesbury River - Windsor
Hawkesbury River

Opal Museum Kurrajong Heights
Opal Museum
Kurrajong Heights
photo Ozeres Services


Nestled on the edge of the Wollemi and Blue Mountains National Parks,  the Hawkesbury invites you to explore the countless

  • bushwalking
  • camping
  • canoeing (bring your own canoe)
  • and swimming activities
  • as well as the most gorgeous picnic and BBQ spots.

Promoting our local produce is the Farm Gate Trail where you can follow:

  • a self-drive tour of our orchards
  • local art & craft shops
  • eateries
  • self-drive wine trail.
  • Or if you prefer you can relax and book a tour that will take you to these delightful places.

Other attractions include:

  • self drive or organised tours of our Historical Macquarie Towns and their historic buildings
  • our Museum
  • Hawkesbury Artists Trail
  • regular Markets
  • Gardens
  • Horse Riding
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Go Karts
  • Grass Karts
  • Harley Davidson Rides
  • Ten Pin Bowling
  • Golf Courses
  • Tennis
  • Horse Racing
  • Gliding

the list goes on and on…
Mt Tomah
Mt Tomah
Bells Line of Road

Bilpin Fruit Bowl photo by Michaelavk flickr
Bilpin Fruit Bowl
photo by Michaelavk flickr


Information provided by Hawkesbury Tourism.
Please feel free to call into our Visitors Centre, opposite the Richmond RAAF Base, where you’ll find a playground for the children to unwind as well as a café for refreshments. Open 7 days a week Mon-Fri 9.00 am – 5.00pm Sat & Sun 9.00 - 4.00pm Closed Christmas & Boxing Day, New Years Day, & Good Friday.

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Featured Events

Leura Gardens Festival

Leura Gardens Festival

Saturday Saturday, 5 to Monday, 7 October and Friday, 11 to Sunday 13, October 2019 inclusive.  Open 9.30am to 4.30pm daily. Ten Gardens on Display.

Lithgow Halloween

Lithgow Halloween, Oct 26th 2019

The Main Street of Lithgow, Street Party for Halloween. Come and join us for a spooky time, with zombies, light show, themed shops and props, dancers and much more ...


IRONFEST - LITHGOW April 27 & 28 2019

Regular Event: April 27 & 28 2019

The 18th annual Lithgow District Ironfest 2018, will be held at the Lithgow Showground over the weekend of April 27 - 28, hours: Sat. 10.00am – 6.00pm & Sun. 10.00am – 4.00pm.

Ironfest is an arts festival with a metal edge, featuring art exhibitions, stalls, live music, street performance, historical re-enactments, (including the Australasian World Jousting Tournament and a colonial battle re-enactment entitled ‘The Battle of Lithgow’ featuring cannons and cavalry!), blacksmithing demonstrations, workshops, busking competitions, automotive displays, educational, historical and technological displays and lots more!

Featured Accommodation

Best Western Colonial Motel, Richmond NSW

Best Western Colonial Motel, Richmond NSW

The Best Western Colonial Motel offers 39 modern and comfortable units, conveniently located close to all amenities in historic Richmond.

Bilpin Guest House

Bilpin Guest House, Bilpin, NSW

Bilpin Guest House is a 2 story, 3 bedroom cottage located in the heart of Bilpin. Ideal for travellers, couples or small groups of up to 6 people.

Gateway Motel, Vineyard NSW

Gateway Motel, Vineyard NSW

The Gateway Motel offers luxurious modern suites and excellent facilities. Our top priority is your comfort and the friendly and efficient service from our staff ensures that you will have a wonderful stay.

Hawkesbury Race Club Motel, Clarendon NSW

Hawkesbury Race Club Motel, Clarendon NSW

The luxurious new Hawkesbury Race Club Motel is situated at Clarendon, directly in between the towns of Windsor and Richmond, NSW. The motel is located in the beautiful grounds of the famous Hawkesbury Race Club.

Hidden Valley Retreat Cottages, Grose Vale, NSW

Hidden Valley Retreat Cottages, Grose Vale, NSW

Imagine... your own private solid slab settlers cottage tucked away in the middle of nowhere, only one and a half hours from Sydney.

Madison's Mountain Retreat, Kurrajong Heights NSW

Madison's Mountain Retreat, Kurrajong Heights NSW

Madison 's Mountain Retreat is a four-star peaceful bed and breakfast farmstay in Kurrajong Heights, on acres bordering the Wollemi and Blue Mountains National Parks.

Sebel Resort And Spa, Windsor NSW

Sebel Resort And Spa, Windsor NSW

The resort is set within eight hectares of manicured and landscaped gardens, and offers guests a luxury getaway. Incorporating a superb array of recreational facilities and including the magnificent Villa Thalgo Day Spa, the largest day spa in Sydney.

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