Lithgow is located in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, on the western side of the Great Dividing Range. It is popular for bushwalking, heritage-listed guesthouses, luxurious resorts, spa treatments and dining experiences.
Lithgow played a significant role in the shaping of Australian commerce and industry in the 1880s reflected in its historic public and private buildings. Take a self-guided walking tour and explore the town's heritage.
Surrounded by the World Heritage Blue Mountains National Park, visit Hassans Walls Lookout, the highest in the Blue Mountains, and admire Mt Wilson, Mt York, Mt Tarana and Mt Blaxland.
Tour the Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park and Railway, fish at Lake Wallace or visit the historic Esbank House Museum. Don't miss the Glow Worm Tunnel at Newnes Plateau offering magnificent views of pagoda rock formations, extensive flora and a wide array of native wildlife including glow worms, kangaroos and wallabies.