The Hawkesbury region is suburb in the city’s north set on the beautiful Hawkesbury River. With some of the oldest colonial buildings in Australia and a wealth of beautiful bushland, it’s a tranquil part of the city and an ideal place for a day out bushwalking, fishing, and exploring on foot or by boat. The Hawkesbury River runs through the heart of the Hawkesbury, and here you can hire a kayak, a canoe or even a houseboat and cruise the calm waters.
The region is a haven for produce, and here you can buy local apples, stone fruit, nuts and vegetables from local farms; you can even pick your own. There’s also a whole host of great Sydney events on offer in the Hawkesbury. Many of the events are based around rural life or local produce, such as farmers’ markets and livestock competitions, and there are also music festivals, farm gate tours, and art classes.