Sydney North Attractions
The Great North Road, surveyed in 1825 and completed in 1836, was constructed using convict labour. Up to 720 convicts - some in chains - worked on the road, which spanned 264 km, connecting Sydney to...www.environment.nsw.gov.au/nswcultureheritage/theoldgreatnorthroad.htm
If you're after a beautiful waterside setting for a great day out with family or friends, Davidson Park picnic area is perfect, and just a short drive from the Sydney CBD. Large open grassy areas, fre...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/garigal-national-park/davidson-park-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
The sounds of the birds singing from trees that rustle with the wind - it won't take you long to relax at this scenic spot right next to Lane Cove River. Moola picnic area is one of Lane Cove National...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/moola-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
0.75km (return) - 0.5 hour (each way)
Go for a wander in the bush through Red Cedar loop and be rewarded with a grand finale. The scenic walking track leads you to the foot of a 48m red cedar...
Lisgar Gardens covers an area of 2.4 hectares (six acres).
The site was originally purchased in 1917 by Max Cotton (1887 to 1967) from his brother Leo, specifically for the purpose of creatin...
12km (one way) - 2 hour - Easy difficulty
Canter, trot or gallop through the 12km of horse riding trails in Scheyville National Park, which are situated in a picturesque, diverse woodland set...
Central Hornsby now has its own arts hub at the Wallarobba Arts and Cultural Centre. Wallarobba is a facility of Hornsby Shire Council and is located at Willow Park, 25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsb...www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/my-lifestyle/arts-and-culture/wallarobba-arts-and-cultural-centre-project
Rouse Hill picnic area and playground makes for a perfect family day out. When the kids have had enough of monkeying around on the swings, slides, maze, playhouses and rope bridge, they can ride their...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/rouse-hill-regional-park/picnic-area-playground/picnic-bbq
1km (return) - 1.5 hour (each way)
Step out of your car and into the past. This short walk, perfect for walking with children and for visitors with ties to the local area, pulls you back thro...
Bradleys Head is another place where military history and stunning landscapes combine to offer a complete harbour experience. Just next to Taronga Zoo, the convict-built battery at Bradley's Head was ...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/sydney-harbour-national-park/military-relics-at-bradleys-head/historic-site
Halfway Point picnic area is an idyllic small, riverside picnic area, surrounded by bushland. Why not gather a group of friends or head to the area with family for a riverside refresher? There is unco...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/lane-cove-national-park/halfway-point-picnic-area/picnic-bbq