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Beautiful Lithgow Valley sits on the western slopes of the Blue Mountains, boasting many picturesque lookouts, national parks, historical destinations and exciting events. Lithgow is just two hours from Sydney via the Great Western Highway and is well-worth a visit. Explore the fascinating Glow Worm tunnel, explore the secrets of the Secret Creek Sanctuary and experience the Zig Zag Railway. If you visit the city during Ironfest, be sure to catch the re-enactment of the Battle of Lithgow.
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Lithgow Tourist and Van Park is located at 58 Cooerwull Road in Lithgow. It is a family owned and managed site near the Blue Mountains and surrounded with beautiful trees. Its campsite facilities include a barbecue area, camp kitchen, car park, iron, kiosk, laundry, sullage, playground and public telephone. The accommodations that it offers are cabins, camping site and powered site.
Eskbank House Museum is located at Bennett Street in Lithgow. It is a historical house that dates back to 1842. The house used to be the home of Thomas Brown. The house has an impressive Georgian architectural design with unique furniture, Lithgow potteries, photographs, gardens and a coach house. Get a peek into what life was like in Lithgow at the time. The house is open from 10am until 4pm from Wednesday to Sunday.
Glow Worm Tunnel can be found in Newnes State Forest. The tunnel used to be a part of the railway going to Newnes Kerosene Shale that was dismantled in the 1940s. A long walk through the tunnel enables explorers to see the majestic glowworms of the fungus gnat. The site is accessible anytime and is also an ideal location for bird-watching and bush-walking.
Hartley Historic Site lies within Hartley Village, Hartley. It is a historic village that grew around the first and only courthouse with churches and accommodation in the area. It is the perfect example of an early 19th century village with around seventeen well-preserved buildings.
Hassans Walls Lookout is located within the Hassans Walls Reserve. The site is said to be the Blue Mountains' highest lookout, more than 1100 metres above sea level. It is a popular location for picnicking and enjoying the beautiful views.
Lake Lyell could be reached via Magpie Hollow Road in South Bowenfeis. The lake offers cooling water to Mount Piper Power Stations and Wallerawang. It also serves as a fabulous recreation area, ideal for barbecuing, camping, fishing, leisure walking, picnicking, power boating, skiing and swimming. The site is open everyday except Christmas Day.