Skip to main content Skip to footer site map
Menu

Find a hotel

Mulgoa

Situated 15kms South from Penrith along Mulgoa Road this area was among the first outside Sydney to be settled by Europeans but it had been home to the Aboriginal Dharug tribe for thousands of years prior to settlement.

Amongst the first European settlers were the Cox family, known for building the first road across the Blue Mountains. The historic homes ‘Winbourne’, ‘Fernhill’, ‘Glenmore’ and ‘Fairlight’. Please note: These establishments are privately owned and public viewing is seldom allowed.

Enquire at the Penrith Valley Visitor Information Centre for maps and further information.

Highlights of the valley are:
* The Rock Lookout
* Rileys Mountain lookout (40 mins loop walk from the Rock lookout)
* The Peppercorn Cafe
* Settlers Receptions and Functions
* Li’l Treasures Homewares Gifts and Antiques
* Mt Schoenstatt Shrine (replica of a German Chapel)
* St Thomas Church and pioneer cemetery consecrated in 1838
* Mulgoa school building built 1883
* Glenmore Heritage Valley Country Club
* a slab cottage built 1870
* Gate to ‘Regentville’, destroyed by bushfire in 1864
* ‘Glenleigh’ built in 1887
* ‘Glenmore’ built 1825
* ‘Fernhill’ built in 1842
* St James Church and cemetery
* Winbourne – original home of William Cox and now a conference centre run by the Christian Brothers

Activities and Experiences at Mulgoa

  • Historic/Heritage
  • Relaxation

Nearest Airport: Sydney Kingsford Smith Mascot

Accommodation In Mulgoa

Discover some of the accommodation in and around Mulgoa

Where Are Australia's Best Beaches?

Australia's Best Beaches

Australia has miles and miles of shoreline but which beaches are really great? Ultimately it depends on what you're looking for in a beach. Pristine wilderness without a single footprint in sight, the sparkle of cosmopolitan high rise on the waters edge, the adrenalin pumping roar of a powerful surf beach, or quite simply the perfect white squeaky sand that squelches between your toes.

See our short list of Australia's best beaches.

Australian Online Fashion Shops

Share with friends