Blackheath is a popular destination for those looking to explore the mountain ranges just outside of Sydney. Backed against the Blue Mountains National Park, there are a number of great lookout spots near the village with picturesque views of the unique landscape. For those interested in the Govetts Leap Lookout, which gives you a view of the valley, the Kubba Roomba Guest House is a 25-minute walk away.
Another good location to explore the park from is in the south of Blackheath. Here there are a number of good walking tracks into Hayward Gully or along Greaves Creek. The Jemby-Rinjah Eco Lodge is a 5-minute walk away from the start of the popular Grand Canyon Walking Track, which will take you through the rainforest and across to the Beauchamp Falls.
For those looking to stay in the peace-and-quiet of Medlow Bath to enjoy some fishing, a quiet establishment just south of Blackheath village, the Chalet Guesthouse and Studio, is a good option. This area is only a 10-minute drive to the Cascade Creek and upper dam fishing spot and is only 5 minutes south of Blackheath‘s centre.
If you enjoy staying close to parks or gardens, the Blackheath Motor Lodge is only a 10-minute walk from the Campbell Rhododendron Garden, a picturesque spot to enjoy the flowers in the early spring. You can also book the garden, making it a popular spot for weddings.
For those looking to relax with some leisurely sport, the Blackheath Golf and Community Club not only offers an attractive course framed with maples, blossoms and azaleas, but also a popular restaurant sporting a view across the green. The Redleaf Resort is 1 minute away from the Country Club, which welcomes both members and visiting players.
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Are there hotels in Blackheath that are heritage listed?
Blackheath is also a popular place for historians, with its rich history and many heritage listed buildings. The Norwood Mountain Lodge is a listed cottage in the centre of the village that was built in 1888. Another good alternative is the Hydro Majestic Hotel, built in 1903, with its interesting architecture in Medlow Bath. This hotel also offers history tours of the building, and fine high tea to put you in the mindset of the Victorian era.
What hotels in Blackheath are good for those on a budget?
There are also a number of comfortable places for those wanting to enjoy Mount Victoria and the Blue Mountains on a budget. The Gardners Inn Hotel and Glenella Guesthouse are both good options, both within 10-minutes of the Blackheath Train Station.
What hotels in Blackheath are good to stay in over the summer?
While the snow-covered mountains are picturesque during the winter, Blackheath is at its most popular in the summer so you can best enjoy the great outdoors. The Secrets Hideaway Hotel is a good location to stay in during the summer months in part because of its proximity to the national park only 5 minutes away, but also because of the attached 2 acres of mountain gardens to relax in.
What hotels in Blackheath are in the centre of the village?
For those looking to stay in the centre of Blackheath village, close to the best shops and restaurants, the George Boutique Hotel and High Mountains Motor Inn are both good options, located along the major thoroughfare.