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Mount Blackheath Lookout

Along Shipley Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Travel along Shipley Plateau through a mix of bush (spot the waratahs in Spring), small farms and orchards - at the end you will reach Mount Blackheath Lookout with views to the north and west to the Great Dividing Range over the Kanimbla Valley. At 1,076 metres it is the perfect place to relax and watch the sun go down after a strenuous bike ride or when the weather is right you might be fortunate to see colourful hang gliders and parasails riding the thermals after launching from this popular site. There are dirt sections along Shipley Plateau.
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Hargraves Lookout

Views over Shipley Plateau, Blackheath NSW 2785
A pleasant drive to the western end of Shipley Plateau passing local apple orchards will bring you to Hargraves Lookout and provide magnificent views over the rural Megalong Valley. At the very end of Shipley Plateau is Mount Blackheath, a popular hang-gliding site from a purpose built ram near the lookout at 1076 metres. If the conditions are right gliders soar over the Kanimbla Valley and sometimes can reach Bathurst.
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Centennial Glen

End of Bundarra Street and follow the dirt road west, Blackheath NSW 2785
Just one kilometre west of Blackheath, Centennial Glen is a cool Glen with small waterfalls, ferns and impressive sandstone overhangs and provides excellent views of Kanimbla Valley. The Glen is also a popular site for rock climbers. The Centennial Glen/Porters Pass circuit walk takes about three hours, and has some steep sections and can be damp underfoot so care should be taken.
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Campbell Rhododendron Gardens

Bacchante Street, Blackheath NSW 2785
The purpose of the Campbell Rhododendron Gardens is to conserve the natural features of the area for the pleasure of visitors and encourage tourists to enjoy the beauty of the garden. The garden of 18 hectares contains azaleas, rhododendrons, camellias, maples, spring bulbs, towering trees both native and exotic, and a lake. Picnic areas are available. A feature of the garden is the beautiful natural fern glades and the abundance of native flora. Membership subscriptions and donations help towards the upkeep of the garden. The Blue Mountains Rhododendron Society is a volunteer organisation which manages the Gardens and does all of its own fundraising. The Lodge in the Gardens is open during the peak flowering season from the beginning of October to the first week of November for the best Devonshire Teas in the Blue Mountains.
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The Gardners Inn

255 Great Western Highway, Blackheath NSW 2785
The Gardners Inn is the oldest licensed hotel in the Blue Mountains, it was established in 1831. The grand old building boosts many enticing features and has always been a popular watering hole and rest stop for those travelling across the historic mountains. There is the Main Bar, perfect place to kick back and relax with your friends and the Sports Bar to catch up with mates and watch the races, rugby and many other various sports.
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Hat Hill Gallery

3 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
The Hat Hill Gallery is a commercial fine art gallery located in an original 1920s printing factory in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, 120 kilometres west of Sydney. Presenting fine contemporary art created by artists of the Blue Mountains region and beyond. Artists include Jenny Kee, Cate Dudley, Andrew Ireland and Viken Minassian.
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Greater Blue Mountains Drive

Corner Govetts Leap Road and Great Western Highway, Blackheath NSW 2785
This Greater Blue Mountains Drive Discovery Trail explores five routes radiating out like the spokes of a wheel, each an out-and-back drive and can be done in any order from the charming mountain village of Blackheath. Offering a journey across plateau and valley environments, this Discovery Trail includes a wide selection of lookouts, picnic sites and walks. Highlights of the Trail include Pulpit Rock, Govetts Leap, Evans Lookout, all with unsurpassed yet different views of the Grose Valley, home of the Blue Gum Forest; the rural Megalong Valley and Shipley Plateau. Starting and returning to Blackheath this 92 kilometre trail will take two to three hours to drive, plus stops. It includes suburban streets, narrow sealed and sometimes windy and unsealed roads. Stop at the National Parks Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and learn more about the area through interactive displays and free film screenings in the theatrette.
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Blue Mountains Walking Tracks

Blue Mountain National Park, Blackheath NSW 2785
Enjoy the beauty of the Blue Mountains by taking a walk through the forests. Discover the diversity of the area as you travel through natural landscapes and those that exhibit the shaping hand of human occupation. There is a walk to tempt everyone - from a gentle stroll to the Blue Pool, a more difficult climb to see the Aboriginal hand paintings or the challenging Wentworth Falls track. The Blue Mountains are waiting to be explored by you.
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The Victory Theatre Antique Centre

17-19 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
The Victory Theatre Antique Centre is the largest antique centre west of Sydney. Blackheath village, 10 kilometres west of Katoomba, has become a Mecca for antiques and collectables shopping. The Victory Theatre Antique Centre, presents 50 dealers over two floors with wares ranging from jewellery, books, vintage clothing, paintings, dolls, ornaments, light fittings, fine china and porcelains, through to furnishings and furniture, and boasts the greatest variety of stock in the Blue Mountains. The building is a revamped Art Deco picture theatre, originally named the Arcadia when it opened in 1921, is now, with its Jenny Kee designed community murals, a Blue Mountains landmark. Included in the centre is Blackheath Jewellery, with its extensive range of modern and estate jewellery, and the popular Victory Café, which opens for breakfast and lunch seven days a week and for dinner from Thursday to Saturday.
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Day Fine Art

27-29 Govetts Leap Road, Corner Govetts Leap Road and Wentworth Street, Blackheath NSW 2785
Day Fine Art is a business that has an eclectic interest in Australian Painted and Printed works and Old Master Drawings and Prints. The gallery aims to present rare works that are aesthetically appealing and also offer an interesting historical significance. They provide an exceptional client service and cater for all budgets, styles and interests. Stock includes a selection of Australian pantings, drawings and prints by artists such as: Norman Lindsay, Arthur Streeton, Thea Proctor, John Brack, Arthur Boyd, Adam G Ball, William Raworth, Murray Griffin, Ethleen Palmer, Peter H Marshall, Ken Knight, Robert Dickerson, Yosi Messiah and many more... A bespoke art advisory service is available spanning from buying and selling artworks to conservation and restoration of private collections. Please visit the gallery or contact for further information.
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Gallery Blackheath

44 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Established in December 2001, Gallery Blackheath is an artist owned and managed non-profit gallery, showcasing a selection of fine paintings, drawings, printworks, and photographs by prize-winning Blue Mountains artists - Margaret Aalders, Ray Harrington, Les Love, Leonie Lyall, Pat Skenridge, Michael van Langenberg and David Newman White. The professional presentation of a diverse range of quality artworks, many of which may be found in local, national, and international private and corporate collections, has ensured that the Gallery Blackheath is widely recognised as playing a major role in the establishment of Blackheath as a significant regional art destination.
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Blackheath lookouts driving route

Blackheath lookouts driving route, Blackheath NSW 2785
30km (one way) - 2 hour - Easy difficulty For some of the most awe-inspiring mountain, valley and waterfall views in the state, you can't miss this driving route, taking in an amazing cluster of Blackheath lookouts. A brilliant introduction to the spectacular western region of Blue Mountains National Park, it's a hassle-free driving tour for keen photography buffs and visitors of all ages. From Anvil Rock lookout ... Visit website for more info
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Bakehouse on Wentworth Blackheath

105 Wentworth Street, Blackheath NSW 2785
Bakehouse on Wentworth is an organic sourdough bakery and cafe. The dream became reality in 2002, when a passionate baker, dedicated to his craft opened for business in Blackheath. Shelves stocked with a display of hand moulded sourdough loaves and the scent of freshly baked bread filling the streets, enticed the senses of passers by. Sweet, tempting cakes, irresistible treats and mouth watering gourmet pies were created to complete the bakeries range. The journey has continued and the dream has expanded to four retail outlets.
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Anvil Rock

End of Hat Hill Road, Grose Valley, Blackheath NSW 2785
Located at the end of Hat Hill Road in the Grose Valley, this weathered sandstone rock formation offers magnificent views over the Grose Valley to Mount Banks and Mount Hay. The Lookout gets it's name from an anvil that was placed on the lookout in 1940. A wind eroded cave is just 400 metres to the west. Dirt road access for two kilometres. It is a ten minute walk from the carpark and Hat Hill Road has approximately eight kilometres of dirt access - however the view is well worth it.
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Blue Mountains National Park

Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, end of Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
It's big, blue and beautiful! Blue Mountains National Park is located just 60 kilometres west of Sydney. It is unique in it's history, its wildlife and world famous scenery. The landscape is part of the traditional country of Aboriginal people including Daruk, Gundungurra, Wiradjuri and Dharwal. The park includes the Grose Wilderness, dedicated for its wild unspoilt natural beauty. At Katoomba see the Three Sisters and Katoomba Falls. Glenbrook, (45 minutes from Sydney) has camping areas, scenic picnic areas, Aboriginal cultural sites and swimming holes. There are 300 kilometres of heritage walking tracks and hundreds of lookouts, most within easy reach of a string of train stations. It's a wilderness made easy to get to! Part of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, this park is internationally recognised and was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2000 for its outstanding and universal values of significance for all people.
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Govetts Leap Lookout

Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Govetts Leap Lookout is a popular spot to stop and view the spectacular panorama before descending into the Grose Valley for one of the regions more physical walks where you can view the towering cliffs leading back up to Perry Lookdown and Evans Lookout. At the top of the escarpment is a picnic ground, toilets and access to cliff top walks plus the Fairfax Heritage Track which is suitable for wheelchairs and prams. For more information please visit the Visit Blue Mountains website.
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Perrys Lookdown

Hat Hill Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Perrys Lookdown is located at the end of Hat Hill Road, Blackheath. It offers grand views from the top of the escarpment into the World Heritage National Park and the Grose Valley. From here there is a bushwalk which is the shortest but steepest descent into the famous Blue Gum Forest. Five and a half hours return for experienced walkers only. There is a small camping area and car park. Campers should bring drinking water and a fuel stove. No camp fires are permitted. One night stay only. Non flush toilets.
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Pulpit Rock lookout

Pulpit Rock Walk, Blackheath NSW 2785
If you've got something to shout about, then head for Pulpit Rock lookout near Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. Jutting out on a dramatic blade of rock, you might be lost for words or end up singing the praises of the sweeping views of vast forested gorges and magnificent Grose Valley below. Unpack the picnic basket and enjoy ... Visit website for more info
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Evans Lookout

Evans Lookout Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Evans Lookout is located at the top of the escarpment at the end of Evans Lookout Road This is the beginning of a number of tracks in and out of the Gorge including the Grand Canyon walk and the Cliff Top Track to Govetts Leap. From this point you have magnificent views of the Grose Valley and Govetts Gorge.
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Blue Gum Forest

Blue Gum Forest, Blackheath NSW 2785
Six different ways in and out - all of them strenuous - lead to this fabled forest deep in the Grose Valley. The area was set aside for conservation some 20 years before the Blue Mountains National Park was created. The walk however is well worth the effort for the more experienced walker and you should take some time to rest and gaze up at the massive trees, set among a grass and fern understorey. As it is a five hours walk each way you may chose to camp overnight at nearby Acacia Flat (about 500 metres to the right). Camping is not permitted in Blue Gum Forest.

Hat Hill Gallery

3 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
The Hat Hill Gallery is a commercial fine art gallery located in an original 1920s printing factory in Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, 120 kilometres west of Sydney. Presenting fine contemporary art created by artists of the Blue Mountains region and beyond. Artists include Jenny Kee, Cate Dudley, Andrew Ireland and Viken Minassian....

Blackheath Growers Market

Blackheath Community Centre, Blackheath NSW 2785
Smell, buy and taste wonderful regional food at the Blackheath Growers Market. Meet the growers and producers of a fantastic array of foods. Time: 8am to 12noon. Closed January. A Twilight Market will be held on 23 December 2015 from 4pm to 8pm. ...

Govetts Leap Lookout

Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Govetts Leap Lookout is a popular spot to stop and view the spectacular panorama before descending into the Grose Valley for one of the regions more physical walks where you can view the towering cliffs leading back up to Perry Lookdown and Evans Lookout. At the top of the escarpment is a picnic ground, toilets and access to cliff top walks plus the Fairfax Heritage Track which is suitable for wheelchairs and prams. For more information please visit the Visit Blue Mountains website....

Perrys Lookdown

Hat Hill Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Perrys Lookdown is located at the end of Hat Hill Road, Blackheath. It offers grand views from the top of the escarpment into the World Heritage National Park and the Grose Valley. From here there is a bushwalk which is the shortest but steepest descent into the famous Blue Gum Forest. Five and a half hours return for experienced walkers only. There is a small camping area and car park. Campers should bring drinking water and a fuel stove. No camp fires are permitted. One night stay only. Non flush toilets. ...
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Federation Gardens

185 Evans Lookout Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
Located in the heart of the World Heritage Listed Blue Mountains at Blackheath, Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway is the ideal holiday setting. It is also the perfect base from which to explore the spectacular scenery and many tourist attractions this region has to offer. Less than two hours drive from Sydney and 10 minutes from Katoomba, this eight acres of natural bushland, established gardens, and manicured lawns provide plenty of space and seclusion for all guests to enjoy. The resort has an indoor heated swimming pool, tennis court, fire pit, and a large undercover barbecue area....

Blackheath Holiday Cabins

C/- 231 Great Western Highway, Blackheath NSW 2785
At Blackheath Holiday Cabins, choose from six two bedroom or two four bedroom, well presented cabins. The two bedroom cabins each have one double bedded room, with two or three single beds in the other bedroom. The four bedroom cabins have two double bedrooms, plus one bedroom with two single beds and another with either three or four single beds. Each neat cabin has a cosy, wood burning slow combustion heater together with natural gas heating. All cabins have television and a clean, self-contained kitchen with electric stove and fridge. All crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils are provided to cater for those hearty mountain appetites. Blankets, doonas, pillows are all supplied. Please note that linen is not included. You must bring your own sheets, towels and pillowcases....