Alerts for Hill End Historic Site: closed areas, fire bans
Updated: 24/10/2014 12:01 AM
“History comes alive in Hill End; you can really feel the past”
Step back in time at Hill End Historic Site and discover the enduring legacy of colonial New South Wales and the roaring early days of the gold rush.
Explore the town on a self-guided tour starting at the Hill End Visitor Centre and museum. You’ll find streetscapes and buildings little changed since the village’s 1870s goldmining heyday.
Join a tour of impressive Craigmoor House for an intriguing peek into the past, try your luck gold panning at the Fossicking Ground, and experience the subterranean world of a colonial goldminer on a guided tour of Bald Hill Tourist Mine.
Spend a couple of days uncovering the layers of history at this remarkable site, home to a thriving community and artists’ retreat. You can camp at one of two campgrounds or stay in heritage accommodation in town.