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Hartley Historic Site

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
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Stroll back in time

Very interesting accounts of very early white settlement. Shame that we couldn't go into the... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Ros D
Sydney, Australia
A trip back in time

If you want to see what it was like in the very early days of the colony of New South Wales then... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Sydney, Australia
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“courthouse”(3 reviews)
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Farmers Inn, Old Bathurst Road, Hartley NSW, Hartley, New South Wales 2790, Australia
+61 2 6355 2117
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Very interesting accounts of very early white settlement. Shame that we couldn't go into the Courthouse, that building really looked interesting. 17 buildings dating from the 1830's. Short drive from Lithgow and just off the Great Western Highway.

Thank Ros D
Reviewed May 20, 2018

If you want to see what it was like in the very early days of the colony of New South Wales then this is a terrific spot for tourist and history buffs.

Thank MartinConboy
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't particularly go out of my way to visit Hartley, but if you're on your way to (or back from) Lithgow, then a slight detour off the highway to stop, revive & survive might be worthwhile. If anything, there's an opportunity to stretch your...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Worth stopping and having a look at when traveling west of the Blue mountains. Just a short drive east of Lithgow the site boasts several historic buildings that include a beautiful church and well maintained Court House. There is also a beautiful walking track to...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely stroll around the township. Make sure to go up to the Aboriginal site and down to the serene river.

2  Thank Alexis H
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Its the old Hartley Village that has been bypassed by the hwy now so makes a interesting little stop over. It has a old court house old church old service station and a mix of old houses all restored and with information on the history...More

1  Thank r0bb01966
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Located within Hartley Historic Village is The River Walk. The River walk includes a boardwalk that is 200 metres in length and follows along the banks of The river Lett. Not wheelchair friendly. At the end of this gruelling walk (I am having a go...More

Thank KeenTraveller12372
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