At 1,065 metres above sea level Blackheath is the highest township in the world heritage listed Blue Mountains. Located 114 km west of Sydney it is easily accessible by public & private transport. Blackheath, and its surrounding townships, are renowned for both its natural attractions & its vibrant community life.
Blackheath village sits at the top of the magnificent Blue Mountains and is beautiful, whatever season you choose to visit. From vibrant autumn colours, to the spring flush of brilliant rhododendrons, or the cosiness of a mountain mist softly enveloping the town, it’s always perfect in Blackheath.
Reminiscent of an old-fashioned, sleepy village, Blackheath, nonetheless wakes up to the aroma of great coffee, freshly baked breads and pastries. Long known for fine dining, Blackheath is home to some of the best restaurants, delis and cafes, in the Blue Mountains.
Whether you visit Blackheath for the spectacular scenery, adventure activities, or a cosy, romantic getaway, you can be assured that your preferences will be well catered for.
When you’re ready to explore the village, you’ll find an eclectic mix of clothing, books, gifts, homewares, pre-loved goodies, and an antique market packed to the rafters with jewellery, furniture, toys, vintage clothing and myriad other collectibles, just waiting for you to find them. Blackheath is also home to many fine artists, and a stroll around the village galleries, is recommended.
Further afield, Mount Victoria and Medlow Bath offer the visitor a quieter experience of the Blue Mountains. The canyon of Megalong Valley opens up opportunities for horse riding and yet more stunning bushwalks.