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  1. Pugh's Lagoon - Smith Park

    When visiting the historic town of Richmond you will find a pretty spot called Pugh’s Lagoon, located in Smith Park. The quiet lagoon has grassy banks and mature trees. The park is a peaceful recreation space where you can stop for a picnic…

  2. Richmond Lowlands

    The Richmond Lowlands are located in the picturesque Hawkesbury Region. It is the perfect place if you are looking for a beautiful rural spot for your next bike ride. When cycling through the Lowlands you will gain insight into the local a…

  3. Wilberforce Park

    Wilberforce Park is a place of State heritage significance in the Hawkesbury as it is a wonderful surviving example of the Great Squares that were created in Australia 200 years ago. When you are in the area the park is the perfect place t…

  4. Tizzana Winery

    Approximately 15 minutes from Windsor or just over an hour from Sydney, Tizzana Winery is set in a tranquil valley off the Hawkesbury River. The winery is a National Trust classified sandstone building (1887) and has five acres of grapevin…

  5. Bulga Bridge over Wollombi Brook

    Bridges are not just functional, they can also be scenic and engineering attractions. Spare a few minutes to admire Bulga Bridge over Wollombi Brook. The Bulga Bridge is a representative example of Dare timber truss road bridges. The Dar…

  6. Settlers Arms Inn

    Historic Georgian coach inn built in 1836 offering quaint rooms, a restaurant, a cosy bar and open fireplaces. Full of bush atmosphere the Inn is surrounded by mountains and is nestled alongside the MacDonald River in the tiny village of S…

  7. Barrels and Ashes

    Barrels and Ashes offers a modern Australian menu with a smokehouse twist alongside an exceptional bar offering that champions excellent whiskey, creative cocktails and an extensive array of spirits. You’ll find them in a character-filled …

  8. Hawkesbury Race Club

    The Hawkesbury Valley is one of the oldest Australian settlements and first explored by Governor Phillip in 1789. The Hawkesbury racing pioneers fashioned a race course from 200 acres of virgin bush land in 1865 which led to the first race …

  9. Bobbin Head

    Located in the west of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, Bobbin Head is a large area offering lots of attractions and facilities. As well as being a great place to bushwalk, paddle or go fishing, Bobbin Head is the perfect waterfront picnic …

  10. Longneck Lagoon Walking Track

    Longneck Lagoon walking track, a track which hugs banks of the small permanent freshwater wetland, has one very big attraction: birds. Over 140 species have been recorded at the park, with at least 42 species using the wetland on a regular …

  11. Muogamarra Nature Reserve

    Located in the northern outskirts of Sydney, Muogamarra Nature Reserve is an extraordinary place, and it’s easy to see why. It's open around spring time for just six weekends a year to preserve the fragile ecosystems and Aboriginal heritage…

  12. 11 Kilometre Walking Track

    11 kilometre walking track is near Wisemans Ferry and follows a steep mountain ridge through lush gullies, past clear running creeks in Dharug National Park. This rough track will really get your heart racing with several steep climbs along…

  13. Richmond Park

    Beautiful Richmond Park is located on Windsor Street, it was originally the towns market square and has a large historical pavilion overlooking the oval. The Park has a market every Saturday morning showcasing the Hawkesbury's amazing produ…

  14. Streeton Lookout

    A well known lookout and reserve that is located at scenic Freemans Reach in the Hawkesbury. The lookout attracts visitors and locals alike who stop to take in the beautiful views across the Hawkesbury River and Richmond lowlands. The lo…

  15. Area History Tours

    A 3.5 hour history ferry tour of Broken Bay/Lower Hawkesbury River and Brisbane Water/Gosford with live commentary and Audio Visual presentation on a 58 inch monitor. Multiple topics of interest will be covered, come along for an enjoyab…

  16. Womerah Range Trail

    Womerah Range trail is a challenging hiking, mountain biking and 4WD route with scenic views through the dramatic sandstone landscape of Parr State Conservation Area. Explore the rugged and remote landscape of Parr State Conservation Area …

  17. Marramarra National Park

    Marramarra National Park is a one of the Hawkesbury’s best-kept secrets. It’s great for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling, camping, bushwalking, picnicking and birdwatching. Marramarra National Park is one of the Hawkesbury’s best-kept …

  18. Kurrajong Radio Museum

    Kurrajong Radio Museum takes visitors on a nostalgic trip through The Golden Years of Radio. There are hundreds of radios on display covering the domestic, armed services, professional, commercial and hobby fields. There are interactive…