Richmond is sited at the beginning of the scenic Bells Line of Road, a popular tourist drive providing access to the Blue Mountains and Wollemi National Park.
Richmond’s town centre hosts a magnificent park and many of its historic buildings are still in use today. Grab a free Heritage Walking booklet from the Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre (open seven days a week). Richmond is also home to Western Sydney University, polo fields and eclectic shops. If you drive to the end of town and through an arbour of trees, Pughs Lagoon will be revealed; an idyllic spot for picnics, fishing and watching black swans and a wonderful array of bird life.
Experience fine food and wine at one of Richmond’s excellent restaurants or cafes. Pop into the Saturday Good Food Markets in the centre of town. While you are in the area come and see the Richmond Air Base from the Hawkesbury Visitor Information Centre and watch planes from the cafe while children are entertained in the playground.
Richmond is a suburb of Sydney in New South Wales. It is located approximately 52kms from the capital Sydney covering an area of 26.813 square kilometres. Richmond has a recorded population of 5482 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.
If you are planning a visit to Richmond we’ve put together some of the things nearby that 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 Richmond and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.