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Cambridge Gardens

Cambridge Gardens, New South Wales Australia, is located within the City of Penrith. Cambridge Gardens is a small residential suburb north of Cambridge Park with the busy arterial Northern Road its western boundary. Werrington Downs lies along its eastern border and the extensive unoccupied ADI (Australian Defence Industries) site to its north. For visitor information contact the Penrith Valley Visitor Information Centre.

Cambridge Gardens: Where To Go / Sightseeing

St Stephens Anglican Church


The foundation stone of St Stephens Anglican Church was laid in 1837, with the first service held in the courthouse. St Stephens is the 14th oldest church still in use in Australia and is of gothic design. The trig location of Penrith is taken from the north west corner of the church tower.

The historic cemetery behind the church is open at all times.




252 High Street
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 2.7K from Cambridge Gardens

Penrith Whitewater Stadium


Penrith Whitewater is located only an hour from Sydney at the foot of the world famous Blue Mountains. Purpose built for the canoe/kayak events during the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games; it's the only man-made whitewater river of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

The channel has been designed to recreate the characteristics of a wild river and provides the watercourse for whitewater rafting and kayaking.

Guided and self-guided trips are offered. Both are 90-minutes in duration.

Guided rafting is an action packed introduction to whitewater rafting. Adventure level is moderate to high. They recommend that you be physically fit, a strong swimmer and be very confident in the water.

Participants must be at least 12 years and have a sense of adventure! The necessary equipment is provided and all fun takes place under the friendly guidance of their trained river guides.




McCarthy's Lane
Cranebrook, NSW, 2749

Located 2.7K from Cambridge Gardens

Escaperoom51


The premise for the game at Escaperoom51 involves a small group of two to six people solving a series of logical puzzles to escape from a room in one hour.

An original and alternate group activity, perfect for those who like to challenge themselves, Escaperoom51 is ideal for adults, late teens and family groups looking for a fun afternoon activity.




51 Cassola Place
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 2.9K from Cambridge Gardens

Museum of Fire


There is nothing boring about the Museum of Fire!

With engines dating back to the early 1800's the Museum of Fire stands as a fitting monument to our heroic firefighters and guards the heritage and history of their selfless dedication.

Experience interactive displays, a house fire simulation, the Junior Firefighter's Zone (a children's play area), and a ride on a historic fire engine.

Visitors shouldn't underestimate the time they need to investigate this fascinating collection. There are over thirty displays, which showcase the Museum's extensive and unique collection.

The Museum makes for a great day visit, or stop-off destination on your way to/from the Blue Mountains.

The Museum of Fire is located in the former Penrith Power Station, at 1 Museum Drive. Located about one hour west of Sydney via the M4, it is also a short three minute walk from Penrith Station.





1 Museum Drive
Penrith South, NSW, 2750

Located 2.9K from Cambridge Gardens

Jetpack Adventures


Take flight in the world's newest activity and fly through the air on a JETPACK!

Try the most exciting new experience in Australia! The jet pack unit blasts hundreds of litres of water through specially designed thrust nozzles to enable you to fly as high as 15 metres above the water. And then try the fly board craze that is sweeping the nation. With a water-jet powered board attached to your feet you can soar above the water and dive under it like a dolphin.

This 45 minute session will teach you the basics while your instructor talks you through each move via a radioed helmet. Or the latest, Bike. Crusty Demon inspired devices where you just ride the hose like a bicycle.




Sydney International Regatta Centre,
Old Castlereagh Road
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 3.2K from Cambridge Gardens

Penrith Skatel


Penrith Skatel caters for both rollerskating and rollerblading enthusiasts. They provide general skating, learn to skate classes, artistic lessons, inline hockey, roller derby, birthday parties, group bookings, and school bookings.

Check the web site for session times. Great school holiday activity. Hire or bring your own skates. Even scooters and skateboards are welcome on Friday nights only. Fun family discos every Saturday night.




120 Russell Street
Emu Plains, NSW, 2750

Located 3.3K from Cambridge Gardens

Cambridge Gardens: Events

Sydney International Rowing Regatta


Held at Penrith's Sydney 2000 Olympic rowing venue, Australia's largest rowing event features a week-long regatta with the world's best rowers competing in over 100 events. This will include the Australian Open Rowing Championships, Australian Open Schools Rowing Championships and the King's and Queen's Cups Interstate Regatta.

For more information please visit the Rowing Down Under website.


Event Dates
2016
      14th Mar
      15th Mar
      16th Mar
      17th Mar
      18th Mar
      19th Mar
      20th Mar


Castlereagh Rd
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 2.7K from Cambridge Gardens

Australian Koi Association 17th Annual Young Koi Show


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
This September, The Museum of Fire will host the 17th Annual Australian Koi Association Young Koi Show.

View the many displays and exhibitions and learn everything there is to know about the fascinating history of Koi.



Event Dates
2015
      27th Sep
2016
      27th Sep


1 Museum Drive
Penrith South, NSW, 2750

Located 3.0K from Cambridge Gardens

Sydney Classic and Antique Truck Show


After an outstanding event last year, the museum is proud to present the 6th annual Sydney Classic and Antique Truck Show. Classic trucks, buses, fire engines, and vehicles of yesteryear from across the country are gathering to be on display.

Come along and open up a world of fascinating nostalgia and activities for all ages. See trucks from the solid rubber boneshakers of 1914 through to the kings of the highway of the 60s and 70s.

On stage, there will be non-stop entertainment, and your entry ticket includes unlimited free amusements rides.


Event Dates
2016
      29th May
      29th May


1 Museum Drive,
Museum of Fire
Penrith, NSW, 2750

Located 3.0K from Cambridge Gardens

Doll Bear and Craft Fair


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***
The Doll, Bear and Craft Fair has over 120 stalls undercover within the Museum of Fire main building.

It is the only time during the year that 15 major exhibits are removed from display. The Junior Firefighters training area remains open for kids along with the theatre and a number of other display areas. The popular playground and picnic area in the grounds of the Museum remain available and coffee, tea and a barbecue is available at the front door. Raffles are held during the day, drawn Sunday afternoon.

Featuring many stalls which include: dolls, accessories, porcelain dolls, living pottery, lace draping, wood turning, wooden toys and furniture, sewing items, knitted toys, teddy bears, teddy bear making supplies, scrapbooking supplies, eggs artistry, Christmas decorations, window colours, cottage craft and more.

The type of stalls change each year depending on bookings.


Event Dates
2015
      24th Oct
      25th Oct
2016
      24th Oct
      25th Oct


1 Museum Drive
Penrith South, NSW, 2750

Located 3.0K from Cambridge Gardens

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