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Lidsdale: Where To Go / Sightseeing

St John the Evangelist Church


St John's was erected by Mrs Georgina Abbott as a memorial to her parents, Mr and Mrs James Walker and her first husband, Mr Edwin Barton. It was designed by Blacket and Son, architects and built by George Donald, opening on 6 November, 1881 as the "Wallerawang" estate private chapel. From its opening it was used by Presbyterian and Anglican Churches and was given to both on 18 November, 1952. Services are held at this beautiful little church on the first and third Sunday of the month.




Main Street
Wallerawang, NSW, 2845

Located 2.5K from Lidsdale

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 include: sailing (no power boats), kayaking and fishing (rainbow and brown trout) walking and bird watching.

Lake Wallace is RV friendly.




Great Western Highway
Wallerawang, NSW, 2845

Located 4.1K from Lidsdale

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. Play a round of golf surrounded by native wildlife. Visiting players are welcome and your bookings can be made at the pro shop.





Eskroy Park
Marrangaroo, NSW, 2790

Located 6.3K from Lidsdale

Bicentennial Trail


Visitors to Gardens of Stone National Park can ride or bike the Crown Creek fire trail, a section of the iconic Bicentennial trail, which stretches for 5,330 kilometres along the Great Dividing Range of eastern Australia, from Cooktown in Queensland to Healesville, near Melbourne.

The trail allows you the total freedom of riding through this unspoilt and dramatic country as well as a sense of the pioneering spirit of the horse riders of old. Taking in the jaw-dropping views and beautiful rock pagodas on horseback or from your bike is not to be missed for wilderness adventurers.

Spring and autumn are the most pleasant times to ride the trail, and you must be self-reliant in the bush.




Corner Blackfellows Hand Trail and Wolgan Road
Lidsdale, NSW, 2790

Located 6.4K from Lidsdale

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 distributed.

While the tour mainly focuses on coal-fired thermal power stations, like Energy Australia's Mt Piper, you'll also get to explore information on developments in renewable energy sources. Entry and tours are completely free, and the power station includes picnic facilities, a children's playground and electric barbecues to make for a great day out for the whole family.

Bookings are essential.




350 Boulder Road
Portland, NSW, 2847

Located 8.0K from Lidsdale

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 Wolgan Valley but there is no vehicular access from the Glow Worm Tunnel area.

For a circular day walk, go through the Glow Worm Tunnel, then walk along the Wolgan Valley railway only as far as the old coach road and return via this path and the Pagoda Track, a total distance of 7.5 kilometres.




Newnes State Forest (north of Lithgow)
Lithgow, NSW, 2790

Located 11.0K from Lidsdale

Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Railway


An open air museum consisting of a former colliery site and three kilometres of rail line, The State Mine Heritage Park and Railway offers mine museum guided tours, coal mining displays, picnic areas and Heritage rolling stock and machinery.

Here the displays relate to mining history, steam power and the town's rail heritage. There are picnic areas at the powder magazines, nature trails, lovely scenery plus flora and birdlife.




Via Atkinson Street
Lithgow, NSW, 2790

Located 12.2K from Lidsdale

Japanese Bath House Blue Mountains


Be a world away from the hectic city life at the Japanese Bath House in the Blue Mountains. Just a two hour's drive from Sydney, situated in front of Lake Lyell on 300 hectares of farmland.

Designed to calm and relax your body and soul, Japanese Bath House offers grounds framed by a picturesque rose garden and an exquisite Japanese Zen Garden, this unique bathhouse is indeed 'heaven on earth'.

Blue Mountains Sparadise is the only Japanese onsen (hot spring) in New South Wales where you can experience the Japanese spa culture. The bathing ritual has great health benefits - it stimulates your circulation, warming your body in winter and removing grime and toxins from your body in summer. A hot spring, or onsen, also has medicinal benefits due to the high mineral content in the spring water.

Also available is a range of Cabin style or Tudor House accommodation.




259 Sir Thomas Mitchell Drive
Bowenfels, NSW, 2790

Located 12.2K from Lidsdale

Lidsdale: Events

West of the Great Divide: Surveyors and Settlers


Coach tour for National Trust Heritage Festival hosted by Lithgow Regional Branch to routes and sites important in opening up land west of the ' Divide'. Visit the point of Evans' first crossing by a European, Evans Crown, and parts of Cox's Road 1815. Lunch locally then view O'Connell Plains properties .

Itinerary: subject to variations at the discretion of Lithgow NT.
In late 1813 Assistant Surveyor, George Evans travelled over the Blue Mountains following the steps of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth but journeyed many miles past the explorers' route, the first European to cross the Great Dividing Range. Visit that site and enjoy morning tea at 'Barkridge' atop the Divide. Then view Evans Crown from which Evans viewed the grazing potential of the land beyond. On Cox's Road, built in 1815 with convict labour, they pass land grants taken up by first settlers.

After lunch at the Tarana Hotel 1873 they reach the fertile O'Connell Plains, named by Evans, where Gov. Macquarie rewarded William Lawson for services to exploration with the property Macquarie in 1822.
Booking essential - please phone the number provided.


Event Dates
2017
      23rd Apr


Great Western Highway,
1137 Great Western HWY
Lithgow, NSW, 2790

Located 12.1K from Lidsdale

Lidsdale: Travel Tips

Lithgow Visitor Information Centre


Call into the Lithgow Visitor Information Centre for information on the local area. Souvenirs and other merchandise are available for purchase.

Lithgow is a popular stop for visitors heading to Heart of Country NSW, and has a number of fine public and private buildings, reflecting its key place in Australia's industrial history.




1137 Great Western Highway
Lithgow, NSW, 2790

Located 12.1K from Lidsdale

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