Heritage is a strong drawcard for Picton, with visitors beginning their visit to the Visitor Information Centre to collect maps, information and local advice. The town boasts a modern shopping centre and a vibrant collection of main street businesses, including a variety of gift shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and clubs. The Picton Walking Tour brochure offers a chance to view a large number of heritage buildings, bridges, tunnels.

The Botanic Gardens is a popular visitation point. There is also a significant rail heritage, with a unique railway viaduct still in use on the main southern line as well as the Redbank Range Tunnel, fondly known by locals as the Mushroom Tunnel.

Quick Facts

Picton is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Wollondilly  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 66kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 42.298 square kilometres. Picton has a recorded population of 4816 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to Picton we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Picton and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.