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Post Office Residence

Hill End Historic Site

Overview

Special Offer

Stay 3, pay 2

Stay 3 nights, pay only 2 nights. Valid for stays between 29 April and 29 November 2019. Excludes NSW school holidays and public holiday weekends. Subject to availability. Book online.


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Stay in stylish heritage accommodation at the Post Office Residence, between Bathurst and Mudgee. Enjoy comfort and convenience as you discover the country charms of historic Hill End Historic Site.

Accommodation Details
Accommodation type House
Bedrooms 3
Maximum guests 6
Facilities Amenities block, barbecue facilities, drinking water, public phone, showers, toilets, electric power
Price
  • Rates and availability are displayed when making an online booking.
  • Minimum stays may apply.
Bookings Book online or call the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.
Please note
  • Check in from 2pm to 6pm. Check out by 12pm.
  • You can also stay at Hosies accommodation or Village campground
  • The front of the Post Office Residence still operates as a working post office
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Step back in time to the gold rush days at the former postmaster’s home in Hill End Historic Site. Built in 1872, this handsomely restored single-story residence is a great country getaway for families or small groups.

Located in the village, a short stroll from Hill End Heritage Centre, the Post Office Residence combines grand colonial style with modern convenience. Enjoy a peaceful night's rest in 1 of 3 attractively decorated bedrooms, sleeping up to 6 guests. Wake up refreshed for a relaxing breakfast in your guest kitchen, before stepping out to delve into Hill End’s many attractions.

Once a bustling gold mining town, today Hill End is a popular art, culture and history spot. Stroll down avenues of elm, oak and plane trees, especially beautiful in autumn, as you take a self-guided tour around town. Explore nearby churches, galleries and cottages, with beautiful English cottage-style gardens. Stretch your legs along Bald Hill walking track or head further afield to Golden Gully or Beaufoy Merlin lookout.

Top off it off with dinner at the Royal Hotel bistro or beer garden. Then return to your accommodation to relax in the lounge and enjoy a good nights' sleep in comfort.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

Strike creative gold at Hill End

Hill End is not your run-of-the-mill gold rush town. A small village full of original Victorian buildings, it's also home to a thriving community of artists, artisans, poets and painters.

Great Western Store, Hill End Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer/OEH

Accommodation:

Hosies

Hosies offers Hill End accommodation in a beautifully-renovated 1870s building in this historic gold rush town between Bathurst and Mudgee. Discover the attractions, history, and walking tracks of Hill End Historic Site from your doorstep.

A family on the balcony of Hosies accommodation Hill End Historic Site. Photo: J Spencer/OEH
Post Office Residence at Hill End Historic Site. Photo: John Spencer/OEH