Blackheath is a vibrant town 15 minutes from Katoomba. Enjoy crisp mountain air, brisk walks, great food and cosy accommodation.
This historic town is on an escarpment that has spectacular mountain scenery on both sides. Explore Blue Mountains National Park and see Govetts Leap, a lookout with spectacular views of the Grose Valley and the nearby waterfalls including Bridal Veil Falls, the tallest single drop waterfall in the region.
Enjoy one of its many bushwalks including the Grand Canyon Track which is a four hour circuit or an easier walk is the Fairfax Heritage Track which is also accessible. Stay in a quaint guesthouse, dine in its cafes, pubs and restaurants, or play a round of golf at the Blackheath Golf Club, that’s lined with cool-climate trees.
Blackheath Rhododendron Festival is held on the first weekend in November showcasing the areas seasonal gardens.